Post -Election Analysis with Sir Simon Schama and Professor David Myers

Join us for an exclusive opportunity to hear about the recent American elections from two of the greatest leading minds on Jewish history: Sir Simon Schama and Professor David Myers, on Tuesday, November 24, between 8-9 pm.

This interactive webinar will give a long view on the recent American election results, what they mean for civil society and for the U.S. Jewish community, and the implications for a new global political landscape.

NIF CEO Daniel Sokatch described the recent American elections as “a great sea-change” in American public life, which has left many of us wondering what that means for us and for our mission of building a vibrant and just democracy. This is a chance to take a front seat at the heart of this debate.

Following the conversation between Schama and Myers there will be time for live questions from the audience.

This event forms the closing of the New Israel Fund’s gala Human Rights Awards season. and is included in the Special Access Ticket.

For those who would like to join we are offering standalone tickets for this event at a special price of £20.
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Sir Simon Schama is a world-renowned expert on Jewish history. He is the writer and presenter of more than fifty television documentaries for the BBC, PBS and the History Channel including the Emmy-winning Power of Art and The American Future: A History which was first broadcast on the eve of the 2008 presidential elections. A History of Britain, The Story of the Jews and the recent Civilisations have been broadcast and acclaimed all over the world. He is a University Professor of History and Art History at Columbia University, New York.

David N. Myers is the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Professor of Jewish History at UCLA as well as the director of the UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy. Myers undertook graduate studies at Tel-Aviv and Harvard Universities before receiving his Ph.D. with distinction in 1991 in Jewish history from Columbia University. His books include Re-inventing the Jewish Past, Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction, and The Stakes of Jewish History: On the Use and Abuse of Jewish History for Life.
He is the global President of the New Israel Fund.

24 November 2020