OUR ACTIVITIES

Personal Conversation with the former member of the Knesset, Shakib Shanan, in the memory of his beloved Son, Kamil Shanan Z"L

 

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 -

In honor of Israel’s Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of the Wars of Israel and Victims of Actions of Terrorism, we are honored to host a former member of the Knesset Shakib Shanan, for a personal conversation about his family story and the loss of his beloved son Kamil Shanan, who was killed in the line of duty at the Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem on July 14, 2017. 

Special Commemoration Event for Holocaust Remembrance Day: "Childhood in the Shadow of the Holocaust"
 

Thursday, April 7, 2021 -

On the Eve Holocaust Remembrance Day, the opening event of the Brave Together and the Center for Jewish Impact was launched. During the event, we heard testimony from survivor Arie Pinsker, born in Romania, who told his personal story 'Child in the shadow of the Holocaust,' to hundreds of participants from the Leo Baeck school. Prior to Mr. Pinsker's testimony, the Romanian Ambassador to Israel, Mr. Radu Loannid, spoke about the reasonability each of us have in countering hate speech.

Publication of the Book: "The Righteous Among the Nations in Ukraine" 

 

Thursday, April 8, 2021 -

In commemoration of the devastating tragedy of Babyn Yar, and on the occasion of Yom HaShoah, we are pleased to support the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine and the Memorial Center for Holocaust “Babyn Yar”, under the support of Yad Vashem, for the publication of the book “The Righteous Among the Nations in Ukraine."

Robert Singer speaks at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations' event-  Exploring Holistic Approaches to Combating Antisemitism 

 

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 -

Don't miss our Chairman, Robert Singer's speech at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations special event - "Exploring Holistic Approaches to Combating Antisemitism", under the leadership of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and UN High Commissioner Miguel Moratinos, focusing on Exploring Holistic Approaches to Combating Antisemitism.

Inauguration of the embassy of Kosovo in Jerusalem

 

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 -

Itai Hacham, the Center for Jewish Impact's Head of Operations and Policy had the pleasure of participating in the official inauguration of the embassy of Kosovo in Jerusalem, becoming the third country after the US and Guatemala to do so.

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations' Exploring Holistic Approaches to Combating Antisemitism

 

Monday, March 14, 2021 -

We are honored to participate tomorrow in a special event organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, under the leadership of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and UN High Commissioner Miguel Moratinos, focusing on Exploring Holistic Approaches to Combating Antisemitism, with the participation of distinguished participants, stakeholders and heads of major Jewish organizations worldwide.

Commemoration Ceremony in Honor of North Macedonian Jews who perished in the Holocaust

 

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - Our Chairman, Robert Singer, spoke today in a special event in Yad Kennedy near Jerusalem, in partnership with Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Keren Kayemet Le'Israel (JNF) and Bitula Jewish Heritage Foundation to plant a tree as a token of commemoration of the Jewish community of North Macedonia who perished in the Holocaust. 

Planting Trees in the Memory of the Jewish Community of North Macedonia

 

We are proud to partner once again with Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Bitola Jewish Heritage Foundation and KKL-JNF to commemorate the Jewish community of North Macedonia who perished in the Holocaust. we invite you to join us and plant a tree to commemorate them.

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Special Online Briefing on COVID-19 Vaccination in Israel

 

Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 - The Center for Jewish Impact, in cooperation with Bar-Ilan University held a special online briefing on COVID-19 and the vaccine campaign in Israel. World-renowned experts in virology, immunology and epidemiology delivered a virtual briefing on COVID-19 and Israel's ongoing vaccination campaign to an audience that included hundreds of health ministry representatives and members of the Jewish community from around the world.

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WATCH: Robert Singer, Chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact, speaking to Channel 9 for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Op-ed: Sports and Anti-Semitism 

By Robert Singer, Chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact

Athletes Speak About Anti-Semitism for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

For International Holocaust Remembrance Day, as part of our campaign to raise awareness on the need to fight anti-Semitism and bigotry, and to commemorate the Holocaust, we gathered leading athletes from across the world who serve as role models of the values of sports – respecting and accepting one another regardless of any background, race, or religion.

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Remembering the Jewish community of North Macedonia with Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv

As part of the 1000 Chanukah Candles of Remembrance campaign, the Center for Jewish Impact led a special commemoration event together with Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv, the leading basketball club in Israel, and Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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1000 Chanukah Candles of Remembrance Campaign

"1000 Chanukah Candles of Remembrance" is a global campaign led by Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bitola/Monastir Jewish Heritage Foundation and the Center for Jewish Impact that calls people from all across the world to light the menorah during Chanukah, December 10-17, 2020, in dedication to the memory of North Macedonia Jewry, which was almost completely destroyed during the Holocaust. 

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WATCH: Alumot Or - Promoting Inclusiveness through special education in Israel

Israel serves as a world leader in promoting inclusiveness in its society, and especially through special education schools.

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WATCH: Robert Singer, Chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact,  speaking to Channel 9 on our activities

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WATCH: Sonia Gomes de Mesquita, Director of the Center for Jewish Impact, delivering an address during the Knesset's Committee on the Promotion of the Status of Women and Gender Equality

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The South Program IV of the Council of Europe 

 

The Center for Jewish Impact participated in the South Program IV by the Council of Europe, comprised of senior representatives from the Middle East and North Africa, which is generally focusing on promoting human rights and the rule of law.

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2020 Balkans Forum Against Anti-Semitism

 

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 the Center for Jewish Impact co-sponsored and was one of the main organizers of a historic gathering - the 2020 Balkans Forum Against Anti-Semitism, in partnership with the Parliament of Albania, the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement (CAM) and the Jewish Agency for Israel, with the aim of creating a united front in the Balkans against anti-Semitism.

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2020 Kyiv Jewish Forum

 

On September 9, 2020, Robert Singer, the Chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact, spoke in the annual Kyiv Jewish Forum. 

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United Nations in Geneva & World Academy of Art and Science Conference 

On June 18, 2020, Robert Singer, the Chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact gave an address as part of a distinguished panel in the Global Leadership in the 21st Century Conference - Transformations of Global Education led by the United Nations in Geneva and the World Academy of Art and Science.