Neveh Shalom, Israel360 And The Suher Family Present
the 2nd Annual Scholar-In-Residence* with:

Amir Tibon

Award Winning Journalist And Washington DC Correspondent

December 8-10








Friday, Dec 8 | 7:30pm | Vestry & Stampfer Chapel
Dinner and Talk (Click here to RSVP required for dinner)*
The Future of the Kibbutz Movement in Israel – A Personal Reflection

Saturday, Dec 9 | 11am | Main Sanctuary
Shabbat Services Drash
Why Israel Supports Kurdish Independence

Saturday, Dec 9 | 7pm | Stampfer Chapel
Israel and the Arab World – The Secret Alliance
Reception to follow

Sunday, Dec 10 | 10am | Birnbach Hall
Brunch and Talk (Click here to RSVP required for brunch)*
An Israeli Journalist’s Perspective on Covering Trump’s Washington

*To RSVP for dinner on Friday, Dec 8, click here.
*To RSVP for brunch on Sunday, Dec 10, click here.

Seating is limited.


About Amir Tibon

Amir Tibon is an award-winning journalist and Washington DC correspondent for the Israeli newspaper, Ha’aretz. His writings on Israel and the region have appeared in The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, The New Yorker, Politico Magazine, The New Republic and other leading US publications.


An article Amir published in 2014 on the latest round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks was nominated in the US for a National Magazine Award. In 2012, he filmed a first-ever Israeli television report from inside the Syrian civil war. Amir is fluent in Hebrew, English and Arabic and has served in the IDF Intelligence Corps.


His latest book, “The Last Palestinian, The Rise and Reign of Mahmoud Abbas,” was published in July, 2017 by Prometheus Books.


For more information

For more information, contact:, 503.246.8831.This weekend, including the dinner and brunch, is underwritten by the Stan and Ethel Katz Briller Jewish Education Fund of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation.The Scholar-in-residence program is in memory of Yoni Suher, who died in a terrorist attack in Turkey in March, 2016.