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AIPAC speaker kicks off Israel Week on Thursday

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April 29, 2011 |

Emily Blanck. Courtesy photo

Congregation Bet Haverim will kick off its annual weeklong celebration of the 63rd anniversary of the formation of the state of Israel with a program on the consequences of the current upheavals in the Middle East.

Emily Blanck, a staff member of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, will discuss the impacts on Israel of the revolutionary changes occurring in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and other nations in the Middle East at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5.

The program, sponsored by the Israel Matters Committee of Congregation Bet Haverim, will take place in the congregation’s North Classroom, 1715 Anderson Road.

Blanck is AIPAC’s leadership management director for the East Bay and Sacramento Valley. She has worked in the organization’s Pacific Northwest region since 2007. Before, she was the director of JIMENA (Jews Indigenous to the Middle East) and worked in the government relations industry. She has degrees from Mills College and John F. Kennedy University.

AIPAC is a national advocacy group that focuses on fostering strong ties between the United States and Israel.

Thursday’s program is the first of three scheduled by CBH for May 5–15. On Wednesday, May 11, at 7 p.m., Akiva Tor, counsel general for Israel in the Pacific Northwest, will give an update on major issues in Israel. This program is co-sponsored by the Israel Peace Alternatives Discussion Group.

The annual Israel Independence Celebration Barbecue will begin at noon Sunday, May 15. Like the others in the series, this event is free and open to the community.

For more information, contact George Rooks at [email protected]

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