Israeli Elections Analysis with the New Israel Fund

April 29, 2019 Atlanta Free
Israeli Elections Analysis with the New Israel Fund

Join NIF for a special evening conversation and analysis of Israel’s elections results from Israeli expert Mikhael Manekin, Director of NIF grantee The Alliance for Israel’s Future, and Libby Lenkinski, NIF’s VP for Public Engagement.

What is the path forward for Israeli democracy? What issues will define the struggle for equality and democracy in Israel in the new Knesset? As Israelis makes sense of election results this April, join NIF for a conversation on its implications and a look at the path ahead.

Mikhael Manekin is an Israeli-American orthodox activist and strategist based in Jerusalem. He serves as the Israel Director of The Alliance for Israel’s Future, a consortium of donors and organizations focused on building new, progressive political leadership in Israel. Through the Alliance, Mikhael established the Shutafut fellowship, a yearlong fellowship for up-and-coming progressive leaders from diverse backgrounds to deepen political analysis and skills. Shutafut is rapidly becoming a catalyst for political change on the municipal and national levels.

Libby Lenkinski is the Vice President for Public Engagement at the New Israel Fund, where she leads all aspects of NIF’s public efforts in the United States – including communications, digital, programs, events, leadership, community partnerships and engagement, New Generations and our fellowships. Prior to joining NIF, Libby lived and worked in the Israeli non-profit field for almost a decade.

ABOUT NIF:The New Israel Fund is the leading organization advancing and defending democracy in Israel. Widely credited with building Israeli progressive civil society, we have provided over $300 million to more than 900 organizations since our inception in 1979. Learn more about NIF on our website at

NIF doesn’t support or oppose any candidate or political party for election; we look at the big picture and share the most important stories about issues that affect Israelis from all walks of life.

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