March 15 International Conference “Aleph-Bet. Zionism” is to be held
The very word “Zionism” still causes many born in the Soviet Union fear, distrust, and most born after the collapse of the Union and the upheavals do not know the true meaning of this concept and the depth of the historical events associated with it.
The event marks the start of the election of delegates from the Jewish community of Ukraine to the 38th World Zionist Congress.
The Jewish community of Ukraine is holding such elections for the second time, and is the second-largest community in the world after the US, where democratic elections are held for delegates, not the distribution of mandates.
The conference will last one day and will consist of a plenary session (plenary panel) and two parallel panels – scientific and discussion.
With a plenary report at the Aleph-Bet Conference. Zionism “is scheduled to speak by Ariel Zeev Khanin, a professor of Israeli Studies and Judaics Master’s Program.
The plenary program also includes lectures by Joseph Sisels, co-president of Vaad of Ukraine.
Victor Dotsenko, Professor of the Department of History and Archeology of the Slavic National Pedagogical University, will act as the moderator of the conference and the moderator of the scientific panel. M.P. Drahomanov, Ukraine.
The conference is scheduled for a presentation of the Hebrew Speaking Clubs “There are Things to Talk about?!”, a joint discussion “How to explain the term” Zionism “in one minute to anyone who knows nothing about it”, which will be held by the chairman of the Zionist Federation of Belgium, Raphael Lehaye. Also, there will be a presentation of the exhibition dedicated to those born on the territory of Ukraine famous figures who made a great contribution to the creation of the State of Israel under the name “State of Israel – Ukrainian Roots”, which will be presented to the guests of the Conference by students of Tavrida University.
Representatives of the Embassy of the State of Israel in Ukraine, heads of Israeli missions in Ukraine; Raphael Lahaye, chairman of the Zionist Federation of Belgium; Archives Friendship Foundation and others.
The conference will be attended by representatives of Jewish and Ukrainian organizations, teachers and students of Tavrida National University. In I. Vernadsky and others.
Anyone interested can participate in the Conference.
Registration for the event is required by link until March 8, 2020.
The conference is being held by the Zionist Federation of Ukraine (ZFU) with the support of the World Zionist Organization (WZO) and Vaad of Ukraine in partnership with the Ukrainian Judaica Association (UAJS) and Taurida National University named after VI Vernadsky.
Event address: Kyiv, str. 33 J. McCain
VI Tavriya National University Vernadsky,
concert hall (third floor).
Check-in: 8:30 – 10:00;
Conference hours: 10:00 – 19:00
Media Representatives Question and Accreditation – firstname.lastname@example.org
or +38 066 4328216.