Our People & Our Homeland
Series’ First Two Speakers
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November 8 Mr. “Dry Bones” Yaakov Kirschen, Antisemitism and the Power of Cartoons: 50 Years of Zionist Cartooning
You can see the video at https://www.facebook.com/clubzteens/videos/1289643261398306/
Back in 1970 he was a successful cartoonist in Manhattan who caught the Zionist bug, moved from “the Big Apple” to Jerusalem, and morphed into Israel’s famous Dry Bones cartoonist. Now, 50 years later, he returns to share his thoughts on cartoons, life in Israel, American Jewry, the future of Zionism, and the current wave of antisemitism.
December 13 Charlotte Korchak Director, International Student Programs, StandWithUs Israel
Concepts and Misconceptions about Israel, Zionism, and Jews
Charlotte educates and trains students from around the world in Israeli history and activism. In her current role as Senior Educator, Charlotte works with over 10,000 students a year from nearly every continent educating them about Israel and training them to be effective activists in their high schools, universities, and communities worldwide. She has quickly become one of the foremost public speakers in her field.