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A Conversation with Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh

December 14, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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On December 14th, meet Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh, Israeli Druze politician, journalist, and the first Druze Jewish Agency shlicha (Israeli emissary).

Federation CEO, Gil Preuss, will sit down with Gadeer to discuss her inspiring career as a journalist and first female Druze member of Israel’s legislature, her motivation to become an emissary in Greater Washington, and her plans to convey the multifaceted reality of Israel to our local community and throughout North America.

Join us for a live*, community-wide conversation between
Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh and Federation CEO, Gil Preuss

Tuesday, December 14th
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


Federation is committed to helping Jewish Greater Washington deepen our connections with Israel and Israelis, while making space for our differences. We are thrilled to continue this work with Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh as a senior shlicha to Greater Washington through an innovative collaboration with our partners at The Jewish Agency for Israel.

*Can’t join the live session? Register in advance to receive the recording!

About Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh

Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh Headshot

Israeli Druze politician and journalist Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh has a history of breaking barriers.

Born to a Druze family in the village of Daliyat al-Karmel on Mount Carmel, Gadeer served as the first Druze woman to anchor a Hebrew-language news program on Israeli television, the first female Druze member of Israel’s legislature (from April 2019 – April 2021), and now, as the first Druze to serve as an Israeli emissary for the Jewish Agency. Kamal-Mreeh balances national and local responsibilities to forge meaningful connections between Israel and world Jewry.

As we welcome Gadeer to Greater Washington, we look forward to learning from her to strengthen our Jewish communal connection to Israel. Her unique perspective will help foster dialogue and shape immersive experiences, beginning with the ability to help train and support campus advocates through a unique partnership with Hillel International.


December 14, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


United States

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