Join us — in person! — to celebrate the strength of women and the collective power of our Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy during this 50th anniversary year of Lion of Judah. We welcome Israeli activist, author, and actress Noa Tishby in conversation with our Federation’s President & CEO Rabbi Noah Farkas. You’ll get an inside look at Tishby’s book ISRAEL: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth, her thought-provoking and personal take on the myths and misconceptions surrounding our Jewish homeland.

Couvert: $118 per person

For more information, please contact Lauren Shorten at or (323) 761-8306.


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Noa Tishby is an Israeli-American actress, producer, writer, and activist. A Tel Aviv native, Tishby served in the Israeli army before landing a starring role on the nation’s highest-rated prime time drama, Ramat Aviv Gimmel. After becoming a household name and appearing in numerous TV shows, films, theater productions, and fashion campaigns, Tishby moved to Los Angeles where she sold the Israeli TV show In Treatment to HBO, which made history as the first Israeli TV show to become an American series. Tishby earned a Peabody Award and Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for her work on the show. She is the founder of “Act for Israel,” Israel’s first online advocacy organization, and is the author of ISRAEL: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth.


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