- Open to the public
3:30 PM – Reception
4:00 PM – Conversion in Israel: What is at Stake?
Prof. Yedidia Stern, Vice President, Israel Democracy Institute
Conversion in Israel Today
Dr. Netanel Fisher, The Academic Center for Law and Science, Kohelet Forum
The Future of Conversion in Israel– A Proposed Reform
Adv. Moshe Nissim, Former Minister of Justice
4:30 PM The Nissim Report on Resolving the Conversion Crisis – A Debate
Moderator: Dr. Shuki Friedman, Director of the Center for Religion and State at the Israel Democracy Institute
6:15 PM Visions for Conversion
Panel Moderator: Shahar Ilan, Journalist
Participants: Dr. Yossi Beilin, Rabbi Dr. Diana Villa , Rabbi Eliyahu Birnbaum, Rabbi Rivka Lovitz, Rabbi Menachem Waldman
The conference is in Hebrew and will be broadcasted on the Israel Democracy Institute website: www.idi.org.il.
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