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An Evening with David Makovsky

The Jewish Community Relations Council, in collaboration with the Center for Jewish Learning and Congregation B’nai Amoona, present

Israel Updates: Elections, Peace Plan, and What’s Next?

An Evening with David Makovsky

The Washington Institute, Director of the Project on Arab-Israel Relations

Thursday, September 26, at 7 pm

Congregation B’nai Amoona
324 S. Mason Rd., 63141


Join us for this timely discussion a week after the scheduled Israeli elections and the release of Makovsky’s new book with Dennis Ross, Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel’s Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny.

David Makovsky is the Ziegler distinguished fellow at The Washington Institute and Director of the Project on Arab-Israel Relations. He is also an adjunct professor in Middle East Studies at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). In 2013-2014, he worked in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of State, serving as a senior advisor to the Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations.

Sponsored by the JCRC and Dr. Carl and Lynn Lyss in memory of Paul and Bluma Lyss and Dr. Stanley B. Lyss. For additional information, call 314-442-3871 or email



Sh’ma: Listen! Speaker Series is generously funded by the Lubin-Green Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

The Sh’ma: Listen! Speakers Series promotes engagement with a wide spectrum of ideas as a means to deepen our community’s education and commitment to Jewish life. The views expressed by speakers are their own and not necessarily those of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis or the Center for Jewish Learning.

Sh’ma: Listen! Advisory Committee Chair
Rabbi Jeffrey Stiffman

Rabbi Tracy Nathan, Senior Educator, Center for Jewish Learning
Cyndee Levy, Director, Center for Jewish Learning

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Gerald P. Greiman, Board Chair
Don Hannon, Chief Operating Officer