Film: "Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference"
Join Hadassah New Orleans to see
Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference
Sunday, April 7, at 1 p.m.
at Tulane Hillel, The Goldie & Morris Mintz Center for Jewish Life,
912 Broadway St., New Orleans
View a feature-length documentary that explores the positive characteristics of Israeli society from a humanistic, psychological and emotional perspective. Following the film, we will hear from a panel of speakers, including students who have been on the Birthright Israel program, and Evette Ungar, who attended the Centennial conference in Israel.
This insightful and uplifting documentary sidesteps the usual conversation of politics, conflict and violence, and tells the story of the Israeli people whose resilience has propelled Israel to the forefront of world innovation and progress.
The film explores core Israeli character strengths that enable the country to succeed against incredible odds. It delves into the deep-seated values such as freedom, education, family, and responsibility to the world (tikkun olam), which directly contribute to Israel’s extensive global contributions in the economic, medical, environmental, technological and humanitarian spheres.
The 55-minute film is hosted by Dr. Tal Ben Shahar, who gave up the unique distinction of being Harvard University’s most popular lecturer to return to his native country, Israel.Israel Insidefeatures interviews with leading entrepreneurs, academics and politicians including Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Sir Martin Gilbert, Prof. Alan Dershowitz, Prof. Jacob Frankel, Tamar Jehuda-Cohen and Shai Agassi.
This program is free and open to all. Light refreshments will be served.
Questions? Contact: Barbara Katz, Programming VP, at504-837-8970.