Israel Under Fire: An Insider’s Look at the Fight for Israel in the Media

  • February 4, 2024 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Stephen Wise Free Synagogue

    30 West 68th Street
    New York, New York 10023
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As the executive director of HonestReporting, Gil fights for Israel by exposing the abundance of inaccurate and sometimes malicious reporting in international media.

If you're interested in learning the real story, join Gil as he reviews the most recent political and military developments in Israel, and how those events were covered in global media. Brunch will be provided. 

This program is co-sponsored by Stephen Wise Free Synagogue's Amplify Israel initiative and Israel Committee, with generous support from the Schwartz Israel Fund.


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Gil Hoffman is the executive director and executive editor of HonestReporting, which fights for Israel in the international mainstream and social media. A lecturer on political strategy at Israel’s College of Management and former chief political correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Post for 24 years, Gil is well-connected to Israeli and Palestinian leaders. He has interviewed every major figure across the Israeli political spectrum, has been interviewed by top media on six continents and is a regular analyst on CNN, Al-Jazeera and other news outlets.

He was raised in Chicago, graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and wrote for the Miami Herald and Arizona Republic before moving to Israel. A reserve soldier in the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, he has lectured in every major English-speaking country in the world, more than half the Canadian provinces and recently made history in Hawaii by becoming the first speaker to have lectured about Israel in all 50 U.S. states. He lives with his family in Jerusalem.

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Sun, Feb 4, 2024 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Stephen Wise Free Synagogue

30 West 68th Street
New York, New York 10023 Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue

A vibrant Reform congregation on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Stephen Wise Free Synagogue has served as a catalyst for progressive Jewish thought, committed social action in the local community and beyond, and support for Israel for more than 115 years.

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