Jewish Education (President’s Conference)

The President’s Conference held on May 2008 in Jerusalem hosted a very well attended panel titled “Jewish Education in the 21st Century – Is it Important? The panel was moderated by Alan Hoffman – Director of the Education Department of the Jewish Agency. Participants in the panel included Yitzhak Devash – a business and social entrepreneur, David Landau – Former Editor of Haaretz, Suzanne Last Stone – Professor of Jewish Law at Cardozo School of Law, Scott Shay – Author of Getting our Groove Back: How to Energize American Jewry, Barry Shrage – President of the Combined jewish Philanthropies of Boston and Dr. Einat Wilf, author of “Back to Basics: How to Save Israeli Education (at no extra cost)” who is seen speaking here on the importance of saving Israel’s education system to the future of Israeli education.