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Monday, June 10 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Pro-Israel advocacy: Comparing America and Australia

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American Pro-Israel advocacy is both lauded and castigated for its high profile and strength. This session will first look at the development and activity of American advocacy groups, particularly the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and J Street, and discuss what it all means for Israel, the United States and the American Jewish community. It will then consider the Australian context.


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Kenneth Bob

Kenneth Bob is President of Ameinu, the North American Labour Zionist organization. He is Board Chair of the American Zionist Movement and a member of both the Jewish Agency for Israel Board of Governors and the World Zionist Organization Executive. Professionally, Ken is an experienced high tech entrepreneur and currently serves as President of RenewTricity, a solar energy development company. Kenneth Bob is a guest of Ameinu Australia.
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Yair Miller

Yair Miller is President of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies and a Vice President of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry. Yair is on the Executive and Board of Governors of the JCA and the Board of the Council for Jewish Communal Security. He also sits on the Board of Governors for numerous international organisations, including the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture and the International School for Jewish Leadership. Yair has a BA... Read More →


Monday June 10, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Engineering Building Room 102

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