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All sessions (with the exception of Live Tours) can be run virtually or as on-site presentations, subject to conditions allowing for it.

Everything Israel

Israel 101


A comprehensive overview of Israel’s inspiring story, from 3,000 years ago until today. Duration: 1 Hour




A Middle East Overview: Part 1


Part 1 of “A Middle East Overview” demonstrates the bilateral and multilateral relationships and power struggles in the region. We will explore the relationship between Sunni and Shia populations, including how their ancient split impacts the modern-day relationships between countries in the Middle East. Duration: 30–45 Minutes




A Middle East Overview: Part 2


Part 2 of “A Middle East Overview” provides a foundation for understanding the current dynamics in the region. It will explain how the complex nature of modern relationships between these countries has developed over time. This program will provide a greater understanding of the relationships between Israel’s neighbors so that we can more accurately recognize how these relationships influence the decisions these countries make regarding Israel. Duration: 30–45 Minutes




Understanding the History of the Arab–Israeli Conflict


This fact-based and fast-paced presentation will cover the origins of the Arab–Israeli conflict as well as the rise of Palestinian nationalism. We will discuss root causes and the impact they have had—and will continue to have—on the peace process. Duration: 1–1.5 hours




Diving Deeper into the West Bank: History, Legality, and Policy


This informational presentation will examine the history of the West Bank/Judea and Samaria and how we arrived at where we are today. We will discuss control over the area and how it has changed in the last 100 years, resolutions and agreements that were passed or signed, settlement communities and the controversies surrounding them, possible solutions, and proposed compromises. This is a fact-based and content-driven presentation that does not push any one political agenda but allows the participants to decide for themselves how they feel about this complex and disputed area. Duration: 1–1.5 hours




Ethiopian Experience


There are approximately 150,000 Ethiopian Jews in Israel. Learn about Ethiopian Jewish history, tradition, and culture in this interactive lecture. You will hear first hand about the history of Ethiopian Jews and their arduous journey to Israel. We will open your eyes to the diversity of Israel and your senses to the amazing customs, music and food of Ethiopian Jewry!





Legal

Know Your Rights


An in-depth look at the rights of and current legal issues facing Jewish and pro-Israel students, faculty, and community members. We will focus on select examples of antisemitism or anti-Israel activity on U.S. campuses and in communities nationwide and how the StandWithUs Saidoff Legal Department empowers the pro-Israel community to fight back and enforce the pro-Israel communities’ rights when they are infringed upon. Duration: 1 Hour




The Legal Landscape of Antisemitism Today


This presentation addresses recent manifestations of antisemitism, the progression of hate, and how we can work together during this time to combat the world’s oldest hatred through legal tools. Duration: 1 Hour




Answering Tough Questions About Israel Under International Law


This presentation reviews core concepts of international law and then addresses those questions most asked about Israel under international law, such as whether settlements are legal, what is a disputed territory, what is a refugee, etc. Duration: 1 hour




What Is Antisemitism and How to Fight Back


An age-appropriate look at what antisemitism is, how it is legally defined, and how it manifests today. We will focus on select examples of how other students have faced antisemitism and been empowered by fighting back with the help of the StandWithUs Legal Department. Duration: 1 hour




Title VI and Holding University Administrations Accountable for Antisemitism


An examination of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, how Title VI protection has been recognized regarding various religious and ethnic groups, and the responsibilities of college administrators to protect Jewish and Israeli students from discrimination on campus. We look to recent Title VI lawsuits and the Executive Order formally recognizing Title VI protection for Jewish students on campuses to guide this discussion. Duration: 1 hour





Legal

Know Your Rights


An in-depth look at the rights of and current legal issues facing Jewish and pro-Israel students, faculty, and community members. We will focus on select examples of antisemitism or anti-Israel activity on U.S. campuses and in communities nationwide and how the StandWithUs Saidoff Legal Department empowers the pro-Israel community to fight back and enforce the pro-Israel communities’ rights when they are infringed upon. Duration: 1 Hour




The Legal Landscape of Antisemitism Today


This presentation addresses recent manifestations of antisemitism, the progression of hate, and how we can work together during this time to combat the world’s oldest hatred through legal tools. Duration: 1 Hour




Answering Tough Questions About Israel Under International Law


This presentation reviews core concepts of international law and then addresses those questions most asked about Israel under international law, such as whether settlements are legal, what is a disputed territory, what is a refugee, etc. Duration: 1 hour




What Is Antisemitism and How to Fight Back


An age-appropriate look at what antisemitism is, how it is legally defined, and how it manifests today. We will focus on select examples of how other students have faced antisemitism and been empowered by fighting back with the help of the StandWithUs Legal Department. Duration: 1 hour




Title VI and Holding University Administrations Accountable for Antisemitism


An examination of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, how Title VI protection has been recognized regarding various religious and ethnic groups, and the responsibilities of college administrators to protect Jewish and Israeli students from discrimination on campus. We look to recent Title VI lawsuits and the Executive Order formally recognizing Title VI protection for Jewish students on campuses to guide this discussion. Duration: 1 hour





Legal

Know Your Rights


An in-depth look at the rights of and current legal issues facing Jewish and pro-Israel students, faculty, and community members. We will focus on select examples of antisemitism or anti-Israel activity on U.S. campuses and in communities nationwide and how the StandWithUs Saidoff Legal Department empowers the pro-Israel community to fight back and enforce the pro-Israel communities’ rights when they are infringed upon. Duration: 1 Hour




The Legal Landscape of Antisemitism Today


This presentation addresses recent manifestations of antisemitism, the progression of hate, and how we can work together during this time to combat the world’s oldest hatred through legal tools. Duration: 1 Hour




Answering Tough Questions About Israel Under International Law


This presentation reviews core concepts of international law and then addresses those questions most asked about Israel under international law, such as whether settlements are legal, what is a disputed territory, what is a refugee, etc. Duration: 1 hour




What Is Antisemitism and How to Fight Back


An age-appropriate look at what antisemitism is, how it is legally defined, and how it manifests today. We will focus on select examples of how other students have faced antisemitism and been empowered by fighting back with the help of the StandWithUs Legal Department. Duration: 1 hour




Title VI and Holding University Administrations Accountable for Antisemitism


An examination of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, how Title VI protection has been recognized regarding various religious and ethnic groups, and the responsibilities of college administrators to protect Jewish and Israeli students from discrimination on campus. We look to recent Title VI lawsuits and the Executive Order formally recognizing Title VI protection for Jewish students on campuses to guide this discussion. Duration: 1 hour





Everything Israel

Israel 101


A comprehensive overview of Israel’s inspiring story, from 3,000 years ago until today. Duration: 1 Hour




A Middle East Overview: Part 1


Part 1 of “A Middle East Overview” demonstrates the bilateral and multilateral relationships and power struggles in the region. We will explore the relationship between Sunni and Shia populations, including how their ancient split impacts the modern-day relationships between countries in the Middle East. Duration: 30–45 Minutes




A Middle East Overview: Part 2


Part 2 of “A Middle East Overview” provides a foundation for understanding the current dynamics in the region. It will explain how the complex nature of modern relationships between these countries has developed over time. This program will provide a greater understanding of the relationships between Israel’s neighbors so that we can more accurately recognize how these relationships influence the decisions these countries make regarding Israel. Duration: 30–45 Minutes




Understanding the History of the Arab–Israeli Conflict


This fact-based and fast-paced presentation will cover the origins of the Arab–Israeli conflict as well as the rise of Palestinian nationalism. We will discuss root causes and the impact they have had—and will continue to have—on the peace process. Duration: 1–1.5 hours




Diving Deeper into the West Bank: History, Legality, and Policy


This informational presentation will examine the history of the West Bank/Judea and Samaria and how we arrived at where we are today. We will discuss control over the area and how it has changed in the last 100 years, resolutions and agreements that were passed or signed, settlement communities and the controversies surrounding them, possible solutions, and proposed compromises. This is a fact-based and content-driven presentation that does not push any one political agenda but allows the participants to decide for themselves how they feel about this complex and disputed area. Duration: 1–1.5 hours




Ethiopian Experience


There are approximately 150,000 Ethiopian Jews in Israel. Learn about Ethiopian Jewish history, tradition, and culture in this interactive lecture. You will hear first hand about the history of Ethiopian Jews and their arduous journey to Israel. We will open your eyes to the diversity of Israel and your senses to the amazing customs, music and food of Ethiopian Jewry!





Legal

Know Your Rights


An in-depth look at the rights of and current legal issues facing Jewish and pro-Israel students, faculty, and community members. We will focus on select examples of antisemitism or anti-Israel activity on U.S. campuses and in communities nationwide and how the StandWithUs Saidoff Legal Department empowers the pro-Israel community to fight back and enforce the pro-Israel communities’ rights when they are infringed upon. Duration: 1 Hour




The Legal Landscape of Antisemitism Today


This presentation addresses recent manifestations of antisemitism, the progression of hate, and how we can work together during this time to combat the world’s oldest hatred through legal tools. Duration: 1 Hour




Answering Tough Questions About Israel Under International Law


This presentation reviews core concepts of international law and then addresses those questions most asked about Israel under international law, such as whether settlements are legal, what is a disputed territory, what is a refugee, etc. Duration: 1 hour




What Is Antisemitism and How to Fight Back


An age-appropriate look at what antisemitism is, how it is legally defined, and how it manifests today. We will focus on select examples of how other students have faced antisemitism and been empowered by fighting back with the help of the StandWithUs Legal Department. Duration: 1 hour




Title VI and Holding University Administrations Accountable for Antisemitism


An examination of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, how Title VI protection has been recognized regarding various religious and ethnic groups, and the responsibilities of college administrators to protect Jewish and Israeli students from discrimination on campus. We look to recent Title VI lawsuits and the Executive Order formally recognizing Title VI protection for Jewish students on campuses to guide this discussion. Duration: 1 hour





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