About The Event

Organized By: 
The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University
Partner Organization: 
Brandeis University's Office of the President
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Zoom Event

Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy in conversation with Jonathan Sarna and Shirley Idelson, based on the book "Never Alone"

Presented by Brandeis University's Schusterman Center for Israel Studies. 

Hear Natan Sharansky, hero of the Soviet Jewry movement and former chair of Israel's Jewish Agency, along with his "Never Alone: Prison, Politics, and My People" co-author, historian Gil Troy. They will discuss Israel's relationship with American Jewry, antisemitism on college campuses, the failed compromise aimed at opening the Western Wall for non-Orthodox prayer services and more with Schusterman Center Director, University Professor Jonathan D. Sarna, and Leon A. Jick. Director of the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University, Rabbi Shirley Idelson.

Co-hosted by the Office of the President. Free and open to all. Registration required to receive the Zoom link. For details and to register, please visit: https://www.brandeis.edu/israel-center/events/index.html#neveralone