The New Jewish State Law and Israel’s Future - 92Y, New York

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Abdallah and Francine Simon State of World Jewry Event

The New Jewish State Law and Israel’s Future

Peter Beinart, Einat Wilf, Eugene Kontorovich, and Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein
Peter Beinart, Einat Wilf, and Eugene Kontorovich

This distinguished panel of analysts to explore the New Jewish State Law and its implications for Israeli democracy.

They will explore the complex issues of reconciling Israel as the state for Jewish people along with ensuring complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants, regardless of religion, race, or sex. Global perceptions, as well as Jewish identity, the state-sanctioned Orthodox Rabbinate, and more, will all be addressed. This challenging discussion aims at bringing greater understanding and insight into these most pressing questions about the future of Israel and the Jewish people.

Peter Beinart

Peter Beinart is an associate professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York …

Einat Wilf

Einat Wilf, former Member of Knesset, is considered one of Israel’s most articulate representatives on the international stage …

Eugene Kontorovich

Eugene Kontorovich is a professor at George Mason’s Antonin Scalia School of Law, specializing in constitutional and international law …

Peter J. Rubinstein

Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein is the director of Jewish Community and the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at 92Y …

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