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Youth Hasbara

 

The Hasbara was created to provide the youth with the knowledge, the tools and the  resources to connect and understand the history of the state of Israel, the conflicts and the current events, and with possessing the right information to handle and combat distorted issues.

Introduction session

The first session focused on introducing the community to the challenges and the issues youth may face in schools and in the universities.  As well as, we have had a panel consisting representatives from organizations with missions to educate, guide, raise awareness and support the community in dealing with antisemitism.

The list of the organization that participated in the session is listed below in the Resources Section.

 

Next Sessions

The next sessions have lesson plans which were designed to provide students with information about the history of the state of Israel, the conflict and current events in an engaging and interactive ways, through discussions, video clips and debate.

Dates and topics:

  • 9/19/2019: Media 101, Reading Between the Lines, conducted by Debbie Sasson
  • 11/14/2019: Narratives, Differentiating facts from fictions
  • 2/6/2020: Refugees
  • 4/2/2020: Law of Return

Register to the next session (Media 101, Reading Between the Lines), click here.

 

 

Resources Section

Chabad on Campus

The Chabad is warming the globe (in a good way) by spreading a culture of community, kindness and enlightenment. We have homes on more than 260 campuses worldwide where Jewish students can chill and connect. Our Chasidic-run houses nurture social, educational and spiritual enlightenment. No judgement, just joy.

Our mission is to support the vibrancy and growth of Jewish student life on campus through the sustainability and success of Chabad Houses worldwide.

Our promise is to transform Jewish lives and campus communities from what they are today, to what they can be tomorrow. Everything we do is in the service and support of others towards this end—and, we are all in this together.

  • Contact

Link: https://chabadoncampus.org/about/

help@chabad.edu

USA 718-510-8181

England (020) 80898181

Israel + 972 (2) 3752181

Argentina + 54 (11) 52738180

 

Hillel at UGA

UGA Hillel is the focal point for more than 1000 Jewish undergraduate and graduate students. Our mission is to enrich the lives of these individuals so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Our primary goal is to significantly increase the number of Jewish students who have meaningful Jewish experiences at UGA.

Hillel at UGA creates opportunities for Jewish students on campus to create and develop a Jewish identity and a connection to Israel using social programming, cultural events, Jewish learning fellowships, birthright and many more.

Hillel at UGA is a Jewish home away from Home for nearly 1000 Jewish students 

  • Contact

Executive Director of Hillel at UGA:

Roey Shoshan roey@ugahillel.org

 

StandWithUs

StandWithUs (SWU) is an international and non-partisan Israel education organization that inspires and educates people of all ages and backgrounds, challenges misinformation and fights antisemitism. SWU empowers and energizes students and communities with leadership training and educational programs on hundreds of college campuses, high schools, and middle schools. SWU informs and influences public opinion through social media, print and digital materials, films, weekly newsletters and missions to Israel.  We believe that education is the road to peace.

  • Contact

Associate Director of StandWithUs (SWU) Southeast SWU):

Maxwell Adelstein  maxa@standwithus.com

 

ADL (Anti-Defamation League)

ADL is a leading anti-hate organization that was founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of anti-Semitism and bigotry. Today, ADL is the first call when acts of anti-Semitism occur and continues to fight all forms of hate. A global leader in exposing extremism, delivering anti-bias education and fighting hate online, ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no group or individual suffers from bias, discrimination or hate. In his role, David oversees campus affairs, Words to Action, ADL’s educational program for recognizing and responding to anti-Semitism, international affairs, incident response, and young adult leadership development.

  • contact

Associate Regional Director for ADL Southeast (serving Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee):

David Hoffman  dhoffman@adl.org

 

CUFI (Christians united For Israel)

As the largest pro-Israel organization in the United States, with over 7 million members, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is also the only Christian organization devoted to transforming millions of pro-Israel Christians into an educated, empowered, and effective force for Israel. The breadth of CUFI’s diversity across generational, ethnic, cultural, and denominational lines gives us a tremendous depth of influence and power in our fight for the truth.

  • Contact

Co-Executive Director:

Shari Dollinger shari@cufi.org

Prior to this position, Shari was CUFI’s Associate Director for 11 years. Before CUFI, Shari served as the Assistant Director of The Donor Forum, as the Officer for Inter-Religious Affairs at the Embassy of Israel in Washington, DC, and a Foreign Policy Research Associate at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Shari holds a Masters in Public Administration from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Politics and Islamic/Middle Eastern Studies from Brandeis University. At Brandies, Shari wrote her senior thesis on Christian Zionists’ Impact on U.S. Foreign Policy.

Sat, December 14 2019 16 Kislev 5780