The panel will include leaders from the diplomatic, religious, entertainment, business, and civic sectors who will discuss the challenges and opportunities confronting the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and, how more intensive collaboration among these groups provide new opportunities to move the peace process forward. As part of the panel, OneVoice will unveil its new "People's Blueprint" focusing on grassroots mobilization to achieve peace.
About the Speakers:
Daniel Lubetzky is the CEO and founder of KIND Healthy Snacks and the KIND Movement; the founder of PeaceWorks Inc. and the OneVoice Movement; and co-founder of Maiyet.
Jason Alexander is an American actor, director, producer, writer, singer, and comedian. He is best known for his role as George Costanza on Seinfeld.
Daisy Khan is Executive Director of the American Society for Muslim Advancement (ASMA), a non-profit organization dedicated to developing an American Muslim identity while building bridges between the Muslim community and general public through dialogues in faith, identity, culture and arts. Ms. Khan mentors young Muslims on challenges of assimilation, gender, religion and modernity, and intergenerational differences.
Rabbi Jennifer Krause (moderator) is the author of "The Answer: Making Sense of Life, One Question at a Time," her writing and commentary also have been featured in Newsweek, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast and O, The Oprah Magazine.
Ambassador Dennis Ross is Counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, having recently returned to the Institute after serving two years as special assistant to President Obama and National Security Council senior director for the Central Region, and a year as special advisor to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton focusing on Iran.
OneVoice is an international grassroots movement that aims to amplify the voice of Israeli and Palestinian moderates, empowering them to demand a two-state solution. The movement educates and trains Israeli and Palestinian youth in leadership skills, non-violent activism, and democratic principles. To support and contribute to OneVoice, join us at www.onevoicemovement.org.
About 92nd Street Y:
92nd Street Y is a world-class nonprofit community and cultural center that connects people at every stage of life to the worlds of education, the arts, health and wellness, and Jewish life. Through the breadth and depth of 92Y's extraordinary programs, we enrich lives, create community and elevate humanity. More than 300,000 people visit 92Y's New York City venues annually, and millions more join us through the Internet, satellite broadcasts and other digital media. A proudly Jewish organization since its founding in 1874, 92Y embraces its heritage and enthusiastically welcomes people of all backgrounds and perspectives.