StandWithUs

InternationalConference:

Israel in Focus

January 30 – January 31, 2021

Conference Highlights

The StandWithUs International Conference: Israel In Focus will provide an incredible platform for participants around the world to learn, network, and share ideas. Together, we will discuss our CHALLENGES, embrace our OPPORTUNITIES, and build our RESILIENCE. This conference will feature many thought-provoking programs, including:

  • An intimate conversation with Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy

  • An inside look into Israel’s recent peace deals with the UAE and Bahrain, led by distinguished voices on the ground 

  • An in-depth conversation about global antisemitism, led by the StandWithUs international offices

  • An insightful panel on intersectionality and allyship, led by leaders in the field

  • A moving performance by the talented storyteller and concert pianist, Mona Golabek

  • The compelling stories of two prominent Arab Zionists

 

We will have workshops ranging from the legal battle against antisemitism to having more enriching conversations about Israel. We will hear from experts that will discuss improving your debate skills, new trends in BDS, and what exactly are IHRA and Title VI. Keep reading to get a closer look at what this conference will offer!

HIGH SCHOOL

High School participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in a track tailored to their region and interests

  • Gain intimate access to prominent leaders in the field 

  • Identify challenges and opportunities on campus and how they can best prepare for college/university

  • Enhance their activism skills like telling their Israel story, answering tough questions about Israel, and media literacy

  • Interact with partner organizations and learn about the opportunities available to them

  • And more!

 

After the conference, high school participants will feel ready to continue their Israel activism as they prepare for campus. They’ll leave with newfound confidence and a network of other pro-Israel student leaders around the world.

 

CAMPUS

Campus participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in a track tailored to their region and interests

  • Gain intimate access to prominent leaders in the field 

  • Learn how to identify antisemitism and how they can combat it

  • Unpack the narratives of progressive movements in relation to Israel

  • Enhance their activism skills like telling their Israel story, answering tough questions about Israel, and effective relationship building on campus

  • And more!

 

After the conference, campus participants will feel ready to return to campus and apply what they learned. They’ll leave with newfound confidence and a network of other pro-Israel student leaders around the world.

 

COMMUNITY

Community participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about antisemitism in high schools and new BDS trends on campus

  • Meet some of our top student leaders who will share their experiences

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of Title VI, led by our Center for Combatting Antisemitism

  • Unpack BDS legislation, what it means and accomplishes

  • Enhance their activism skills like utilizing social media to mobilize and inspire, articulating the legal battle against antisemitism, and becoming effective alumni within their university networks

  • And more!

After the conference, community participants will feel reenergized to continue educating about Israel and fighting antisemitism. They’ll leave with newfound confidence and a network of other pro-Israel leaders around the world. They’ll also have a better understanding of how to support family members that are in high school or on campus.

In summary, this will be a truly transformative conference that will inspire and empower all participants. We look forward to ‘seeing’ you soon! 

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