Emanuel Synagogue

Conversations About Israel

A wide-ranging conversation about the land and people of Israel (wherever we may be found) addressing society, culture and other issues of concern.

Every Monday morning from 10:00 am.

Join us on Monday 15 November with guest Yair Miller MFIA and Jasmine Malul  to discuss Israeli Arabs in Israel today – Part of the Government on one hand, involved in conflict and violence on another, how to make sense of their situation.

Click here to join Zoom https://zoom.us/j/631843337

Guest Speakers:

Yair Miller MFIA , CEO Federal and NSW, United Israel Appeal
Jasmine Malul, Executive Director and Shelicha UIA

Yair Miller OAM is a Past President of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies and Vice President of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) and is currently CEO of the Keren Hayesod – UIA Australia.

He serves as Honorary Secretary of the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture representing the ECAJ.

A founding member of the Australian Dialogue of Muslims, Christians and Jews, Yair has worked in the interfaith space for nearly two decades. Yair serves on a wide range of community Boards including the Committee of Management of the ECAJ and as a Director of The Council for Jewish Community security (NSW), NSW Jewish War Memorial, Y2I, The Shabbat Project and Kehillat Masada.

Yair served on the NSW Parole Authority Board for three years and now sits on the Judicial Commission of NSW as a community Board Member. These are both significant appointments by the NSW State Government.

He was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for community service and interfaith relations on Australia Day 2017.

Jasmine Malul is the executive director/Shelicha of UIA since January 2020 in Sydney.
Born and raised in Kibbutz Shamir in the Upper Galili of Israel.


18 Oct Conversations About Israel: Are Israeli Settlements Illegal or not

11 Oct Conversations About Israel: Funding for Iron Dome

27 Sep Conversations About Israel: National Israel Fund with Eve Altman & Liam Getreu

20 Sep Conversations About Israel: The Abraham Accords

30 Aug Conversations About Israel: 5781 A Year in reflection

9 Aug Conversations About Israel: Lise Waldek

2 Aug Conversations About Israel: Miriam Frommer

26 July Convesation about Israel: Tammy Gottlieb

19 June Conversation About Israel: Howard Gelman, Bob Trijbetz, Ian Mansell and Dina Berlin

5 July Conversations About Israel – Rev Sam Zwarenstein and Dr Gili Kugler

12 July Conversations About Israel: Rev Sam Zwarenstein

28 June Conversations About Israel: Rabbi George Mordecai and Eman Amasha

21 June Conversations About Israel: Rabbi Rafi Kaiserblueth

7 June Conversations About Israel: Peter Gacs and Ian Mansell

31 May Conversations About Israel: Yair Miller

24 May Conversations About Israel: Jack Frisch – “The Economics of Fairness”

3 May Conversations About Israel: Yigal Nisell – “73 years of demography and the shaping of Israel’s borders”

26 April Conversations About Israel: Bruce Wolpe – “President Biden’s First 100 Days