Hot Topics for Cold Nights

Robust and Civil Conversations about Israel

  • All sessions held from 7-8:30 pm at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
  • Led by Keren Fraiman, Ph.D., who is the Director of Research and Evaluation at the iCenter for Israel Education. She received her PhD in International Relations and Security Studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her BA in Political Science and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago. Her work has been supported by the US Institute of Peace, the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism, and the Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism. Additionally, Dr. Fraiman was a Schusterman Israel Scholar, worked at the Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis, led multiple Birthright Israel trips, and served as an officer in the IDF.

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018
Israel as Jewish and Democratic: Explorations, Implications and Questions

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018
Religious Expression, Pluralism and Control in Contemporary Israel

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Exploring the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict through Multiple Narratives

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Destined to Live Together: Looking ahead to the possibilities of coexistence

RSVP required for all events. RSVP through event links above or call 414-390-5781.


A series of programs of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Israel Center and Jewish Community Relations CouncilFor more information, contact:

Rabbi Hannah Wallick
Vice President of Outreach, Israel and Overseas
(414) 390-5764

Elana Kahn
Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council
(414) 390-5736