Dialogue. Education. Connection

The Associated’s Insight Israel Forum brings the Baltimore Jewish community leadership together to promote learning and robust conversation surrounding Israel. Through PODS (Personal Opinion Dialogue Seminars), the Forum facilitates open, honest and sometimes difficult discussions in a respectful, candid environment.

Building on our inaugural year’s highly successful PODS model, participants will engage with world-class thought organizations such as Shalom Hartman Institute, Resetting the Table, Opendor, Inside the Middle East and Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Affairs as well as learning from the rich diversity of Baltimore’s own local educators, scholars and rabbis.

Check back regularly for a complete list of PODS 2020-21.

The 21%: The Arab Minority in Israeli Society

October 20; November 10; January 19; February 9
Tuesdays, 1:00 p.m. EST
The Associated’s Insight Israel Forum and Baltimore Jewish Council bring you this four-part series that explores timely questions and offers beyond-the-headlines insights from leading experts on Israel’s Arab society and internal Jewish-Arab relations.

Table Talk Yerushalmi PODS

October 27; December 1; December 15
Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST
The Associated’s Insight Israel Forum, in partnership with Shabbat of a Lifetime (SOAL), are offering, for the first time ever, the opportunity to virtually sit at the Shabbat table and build personal relationships and connections with local Jerusalemites. Table Talk Yerushalmi provides dynamic, interesting personal stories of diverse Israelis and reflections on daily life in Israel.
Registration is now closed.

Modern Israel: Founding Fathers

December 15
Lifelong stories from a man that rubbed the shoulders with Israel’s founding fathers.
Registration is now closed.

Prohibition Pickle – Illicit Delicacies

December 1
The greatest bootlegging the Judean Hills have seen since the sacred olive oil production under the Assyrian-Greek occupation during the Hasmonean dynasty.
Registration is now closed.

Questions? Contact Jeffrey Blavatt at jblavatt@associated.org or 410-369-9208.

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