Former Minister of Immigration, Minister of Education and Deputy Speaker of the Knesset, Dr. Yuli Tamir was trained as a political philosopher, has been a scholar-in-residence at universities across the globe and was a founding member of the Israeli peace movement. She is the recent past president of Shenkar College of Engineering and Design and current president of Beit Berl Teachers’ Training Academic College.
About the series:
A 3-Part Virtual Series
After 25 years in the Israeli Foreign Service — negotiating with the Palestinians, advising the Minister of Foreign Affairs and serving at the helm of Israel’s largest diplomatic mission worldwide, New York —Ambassador Ido Aharoni knows almost everyone who is anyone.
Now, he’s invited three of Israel’s most fascinating women to chat about the future of the country. Hear candid dialogues with Israel’s movers and shakers in arts and culture, politics, education, business, finance — and add your questions to the mix.
Rakefet Russak-Aminoach: On Business, Finance and the Economy
Monday, March 8
Former President and CEO of Bank Leumi, Rakefet Russak-Aminoach is the only Israeli to win a spot-on Fortune magazine’s list of the “100 Most Powerful Women in Business,” where she landed three times. She is a pioneer in the field of digital banking, having launched Pepper, Israel’s first mobile-only bank, and is currently Managing Partner of Team8 Fintech.
Ruth Direktor: On Art, Culture and Society
Monday, March 15
Curator of Contemporary Art at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (TAMA), Ruth Direktor has long been a major player in Israel’s vibrant art scene — as a newspaper art critic, a curator and a former member of the committee member of the national culture council.
All events in the series start at 11:30 AM EST