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"The Future of Israeli Democracy" with MK Tamar Zandberg Receiving the "Steven Glass Truth to Power Award"

Tue 26th Nov 2019, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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FREE - $30 AUD

FREE - $30 AUD

New Israel Fund Australia

"The Future of Israeli Democracy" with MK Tamar Zandberg Receiving the "Steven Glass Truth to Power Award"

Date and Time

Tue 26th Nov 2019, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Location

Bondi Pavilion Theatre
Queen Elizabeth Dr, Bondi Beach NSW 2026, Australia

Event description

Israeli Member of Knesset Tamar Zandberg (Democratic Union) will be honoured with the ‘Steven Glass Truth to Power Award’.

Zandberg, a former academic, was a leader of 2011’s social justice protests in Israel and a member of Tel Aviv’s city council before entering the Knesset for the Meretz party in 2013. She was the party’s leader from 2018-19, including the April 2019 election. She was reelected in September’s election on the Democratic Union ticket.

The award is named for NIF Australia’s vice-president and founding board member Steven Glass who passed away in February. Throughout his life, Steven was a fierce supporter of social justice, human rights, liberal democracy and equality in Australia, Israel and around the world.

In choosing Tamar Zandberg to receive the ‘Steven Glass Truth to Power Award’, NIF Australia is honouring her leading role in promoting human rights and democracy in Israeli society.

In a conversation with journalist Deb Whitmont, Zandberg will address the challenges to Israeli democracy and the role that political parties, grassroots activists, the judicial system and everyday Israelis play in promoting democracy, equality and coexistence.

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The New Israel Fund Australia Foundation is a leading organisation committed to social justice, human rights and democracy in Israel. We work with Israelis experiencing poverty, discrimination and injustice to create a more inclusive, tolerant and equal society.

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