Today is November 19, 2019 -

Community-Wide Event featuring NEW SPEAKER Chuka Ikpeze

We regret to inform you that our speaker, Shahar Azani, had to return to Israel for a family emergency. Azani arranged for an excellent StandWithUs speaker Chuka Ikpeze, a medical student and Nigerian-born American, for this Sunday, December 16, 2018, for our Community-Wide Event.

Anti-Semitism & Israel’s Battle for Public Opinion: The Fight for our Future

Featuring Chuka Ikpeze, medical student and Nigerian-born American 

Open to the entire community!

Sponsored by the Brandeis Baruch, Chaim Weizmann, and Maimonides Societies.

Wine, Cheese & Dessert Reception

$18 per person 

NextDor Mixer at 5:00 PM (ages 22 to 40)

The Jewish State faces many challenges today: internally, regionally, and internationally. The disproportionate media coverage presents another challenge in capturing heart and minds, and portraying the true image of Israel.

Anti-Semitism adds a significant dimension in the perception of Israel, in both its classic form and its newer manifestations. There is much we need to know, and DO, to secure our future as a Jewish community and to stand up for ourselves and the Jewish State.

Chuka Ikpeze is a Nigerian-born American completing his final year of medical school. As  a representative of StandWithUs, Ikpeze frequently speaks at conferences and campuses supporting Israel.

Ikpeze is a friend of Israel and had the privilege of visiting the Holy Land twice, staying for a total of three months.

“I believe we are living in a crucial time where the dichotomy of perception regarding Israel is more skewed than ever. The unprecedented rise in anti-Semitism warrants an equally strong stance against it. As a voice for Israel, it is a responsibility of mine to speak up in an effort to dispel the prevalent biases that unfortunately plague the country today.”

Donations to the Federation Annual Campaign are appreciated, but not required to attend.

Society members are recognized in Federation’s honor roll booklet.

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