Abraham Initiatives: Israel discussion
Annon Be’eri-Sulitzeanu and Dr. Thabet Abu Rass of the Abraham Initiatives will discuss work they are doing in Israel to fulfill the promise of full and equal citizenship and complete equality of social and political rights for Israel’s Jewish and Arab citizens. This event is free and open to the public. The event is free and open to all. The program will include a 30-45 minute discussion around the following issues, with an opportunity for the audience to ask questions. • Introduction to the Abraham Initiatives • Arab/Jewish shared municipal government and the role of minorities in local government • Community policing initiatives • Women’s empowerment and the role of Arab women in public leadership ABOUT THE ABRAHAM INITIATIVES: The Abraham Initiatives strives to fulfill the promise of full and equal citizenship and complete equality of social and political rights for Israel’s Jewish and Arab citizens, as embodied in Israel's Declaration of Independence: A state which is the national homeland of the Jewish people and a full, complete and equal home for its Arab-Palestinian national minority; A state that exists peacefully alongside a Palestinian state fulfilling the national aspirations of the Palestinian people.