Mon 19 March 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mendalimos - Hayarkon 102, Tel Aviv,
Join us for our inaugural JDC Entwine event in Tel Aviv! Go beyond the headlines to understand key social challenges impacting Israel and the innovative solutions JDC-Israel is helping to build. Hear from Dr. Sigal Shelach, CEO of Tevet, and the first woman to hold the role of Director-General of JDC Israel.
This is an unparalleled opportunity to take part in an intimate conversation about the most pressing issues facing Israel today.
Meet Entwine alumni and guests from across Israel and reconnect with old friends over delicious drinks & appetizers at Mendalimos!
About JDC & JDC Entwine: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian organization. For over a century, JDC’s mission has been saving Jewish lives and building Jewish life around the globe. Entwine, an initiative of JDC, is a one-of-a-kind movement of young Jewish advocates, influencers, and leaders who are striving to make a lasting impact on the global Jewish community and humanitarian needs, Entwine offers unique opportunities to engage with the world as global Jewish citizens, ultimately creating a generation of young Jews who lead and live a life of action with Jewish responsibility at its core.
About Sigal Shelach:
Dr. Sigal Shelach is the Deputy CEO of JDC-Israel and CEO of TEVET, the employment initiative of the Israeli Joint Distribution Committee and the Israeli Government for integrating new populations into the workforce, thereby removing them from the cycle of poverty. Shelach is one of Israel’s leading experts on labor market integration and on advancement of non-employed, populations including minorities, immigrants, and the disabled. She will be taking over as Director-General of JDC-Israel in summer 2018. Shelach completed her BA at the Hebrew University Faculty of Agriculture, and her MA (with honors) and PhD in the Department of Labor Studies at Tel Aviv University. Her PhD thesis focused on the field of migration and employment. In 2001, Dr. Shelach joined the research team of the Research and Economics Authority within the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and served as a senior researcher in various fields of the Ministry’s activities. Throughout her years there, she was involved in running programs to integrate populations in employment. In 2007, she joined TEVET, and supervised development of employment programs amongst Arab-Israelis, immigrants, and employer relations. Since 2012 Dr. Shelach has served as the organization’s CEO.