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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEMBER OF KNESSET & FORMER ISRAELI AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S. MICHAEL OREN TO ADDRESS THE ISRAEL / U.S. RELATIONSHIP AT ANNUAL MANHATTAN JEWISH EXPERIENCE LECTURE
Event Open to the Public
NEW YORK, NEW YORK NOVEMBER 01, 2015 – Manhattan Jewish Experience will be featuring Michael Oren as their speaker for the Annual Ruth B. Wildes Memorial Lecture. From an insider’s perspective, he will address the question burning in the minds of American Jews and Pro Israel advocates world wide: What is the status of the relationship between the United States and Israel? Does the U.S. really have Israel’s back?
The lecture will be held on Saturday evening, November 14 at 8pm, at the Ramaz School Middle School Auditorium in the Upper East Side. A private catered VIP reception for MJE top donors and Press will be hosted at 7pm. Journalists interested in covering the event should email michelle(at)jewishexperience.org to receive a complimentary ticket. Tickets for admission to the lecture are open to the public for $20 and can be purchased at http://mkoren.eventbrite.com.
This lecture is an event held annually in memory of Ruth B. Wildes, mother of MJE’s Founder and Director Rabbi Mark Wildes and former Mayor of Englewood, immigration attorney Michael Wildes. Past speakers have included Alan Dershowitz, Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, Dr. Norman Lamm, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, Rabbi Mayer Soloveitchick, Dr. Jacob J. Schacter, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin and other notable figures.
“My mother was a proud Zionist and profound believer in bringing people together to learn” said Rabbi Wildes. “It is the highest honor to be able to host this most meaningful discussion, with such an esteemed leader of our time in her memory.”
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