Speakers and Partner Organizations

J Street's 2022 National Conference
Living Our Values, Defending Democracy
December 3-6, 2022 | Washington, DC + Virtual

All Speakers

(We will continue adding new speakers right up until the Conference. Check back for updates!)

Sally Abed, Standing Together
Ali Abu Awwad, Taghyeer
Dr. Thabet Abu Rass, The Abraham Initiatives
Dr. Tareq Abu Hamed, Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
Lobna Agbaria, Our Generation Speaks
Laila al-Sheikh, Parents Circle – Families Forum
Balquees Aldeek, Palestinian Peace Coalition
Wajahat Ali, Author
Eric Alterman, Author
Fred Andes, EcoPeace Middle East
Max Antman, T’ruah
Alon Arad, Emek Shaveh
Noor Awad, Roots
Hamze Awawde, Hands of Peace
Dr. Bishara Bahbah, US Palestinian Council
Gadi Baltiansky, Geneva Initiative
Nancy Becker, J Street Board Member
Sec Antony Blinken, Secretary of State
Elianna Blumberg, J Street U
Kenneth Bob, Project Rozana USA
Joel Braunold, S Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace
Dr. Daniel Brumberg, Georgetown University
Rev. Aune Carlson, Churches for Middle East Peace
Rep Sean Casten
, IL-06
Rabia Chaudry, Author
Rep Gerry Connolly, VA-11
Amy Cohen, Ir Amim
Nomi Colton-Max, Ameinu
Robi Damelin, Parents Circle – Families Forum
Rep Madeleine Dean, PA-04
Todd Deatherage, Telos
Ido Dembin, Molad
Rabbi Tyler Dratch, Beth Am Synagogue
Gil Dor, Guitarist
Matt Duss, Carnegie Endowment For International Peace
Dr. Shira Efron, Diane and Guilford Glazer Foundation, Israel Policy Forum
Rahna Epting, Move On
Rabbi Nora Feinstein, Sixth & I
Dan Fleshler, DLL Communications
Nidal Foqaha, Palestinian Peace Coalition
Shams Frej, Tomorrow’s Women
Cora Galpern, J Street U
Ron Gerlitz, aChord – Social Psychology for Social Change
Mickey Gitzin, New Israel Fund
Maj. Gen (ret.) Yair Golan, Israel Defense Forces
Kate Gould, Rep. Ro Khanna
Rabbi Lisa Grant, PhD, HUC-JIR
Leah Greenberg, Indivisible
Marsha Greenfield
Avner Gvaryahu, Breaking the Silence
Sara Hadigian, J Street U
Tania Hary, Gisha – Legal Center for Freedom of Movement
Amira Hassan, Justice Democrats
Mark Hetfield, HIAS
Koby Huberman, The Israeli Peace Initiative
Leah Hunt-Hendrix, Way to Win
Rabbi Jill Jacobs, T’ruah
Jonathan Jacoby, Nexus Task Force
Rep Pramila Jayapal, WA-07
Rep Mondaire Jones, NY-17
Allison Kaplan-Sommer, Haaretz
Mary Kaszynski, VoteVets
Kate Kizer, Center for International Policy
Yossi Klein Halevi, Shalom Hartman Institute
Rabbi Ashira Konigsburg, Rabbinical Assembly
Hela Lahar, Tech2Peace
Rabbi Esther Lederman, Union for Reform Judaism
Libby Lenkinski, New Israel Fund
Alisha LeVine, Gettysburg College
Lev Littman, Tzedek Centers
Rabbi Andrea C. London, Beth Emet, The Free Synagogue
Yael Lotan, Breaking the Silence
John Lyndon, ALLMEP
Daniel Marans, Huffpost
Majd Mashharawi, SunBox
Ruth Messinger
Jessica Montell, HaMoked
Monica Montgomery, Center for Arms control and Non-Proliferations
Reut Mor, Citizen HQ
Tiffany Muller, End Citizens United & Let America Vote
Dr. Gil Murciano, The Mitvim Institute
Shaker Nairat, Palestinian Internship Program
Achinoam Nini, Singer and Peace Activist
Eran Nissan, Mehazkim
Shir Nosatzki, Have You Seen the Horizon Lately
Moien Odeh, Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution
Hagit Ofran, Peace Now
Ose Oyamendan, Filmmaker
Ayelet Oz, Hotline for Refugees and Migrants Israel
Brian Paler, GQR
Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Jim Pickup, Middle East Investment Initiative
May Pundak, A Land for All
Rep Jamie Raskin, MD-08
Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, American Immigration Council
Nancy Reichman, J Street Board Member
Stasha Rhodes
Jodi Rudoren, The Forward
George R. Salem, Partnership for Peace Fund Advisory Board
Ben Samuels
, Haaretz
Ambassador Rabbi David Saperstein, Union for Reform Judaism
Rabbi Noa Sattath, ACRI
Emily Schaeffer Omerman, Human Rights Lawyer
Eliza Schloss, J Street U
Max Sevillia, Anti-Defamation League
Col. (res.) Ron Shatzberg, Economic Cooperation Foundation
Dr. Dahlia Scheindlin, Political Analyst
Hanan Schlesinger, Roots/Shorashim/Judur
Paige Seeherman, J Street Philadelphia Political and Advocacy Committee Chair
Danny Seidemann, Terrestrial Jerusalem
Shifra Sered, Jews for Racial and Economic Justice
Ayala Shalev, Combatants for Peace
Ronnie Shashoua, J Street U
Jenna Shaw, Hebrew College
David Shor, Blue Rose Research
Vivian Silver, Women Wage Peace
Phylis Snyder, J Street Board Member
Rabbi Mathew Soffer, Judea Reform Congregation
Daniel Sokatch, New Israel Fund
Victoria Solkovits, The Mitvim Institute
Esther Solomon, Haaretz
Rep Melanie Stansbury, NM-01
Dr. Alexandra Stark, New America
Hadar Susskind, Americans for Peace Now
Micah Sweet, J Street U
Shibley Telhami, University of Maryland
Celine Touboul, Economic Cooperation Foundation
Sen Chris Van Hollen, Maryland
Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Reconstructing Judaism
Rabbi Josh Weinberg, URJ
Sen Elect Peter Welch, Vermont
Uri Weltmann, Standing Together
Rep Jennifer Wexton, VA-10
Ben Wikler, Democratic Party of Wisconsin
Dalit Wolf Golan, EcoPeace Middle East
Hesham Youssef, US Institute of Peace
The El-Salomons, International Comedians

Partner Organizations & Exhibitors

Gold Level

Silver Level

Bronze Level

HIAS
Ir Amim
Physicians For Human Rights Israel
STEP

Exhibitors

A Land for All
Ameinu
Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
Churches for Middle East Peace
Emek Shaveh
Habonim Dror North America
Hashomer Hatzair
Illi Initiatives
Masa Israel Journey
Mitvim – The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies
New Story Leadership
Palestinian Internship Program
Palestine-Israel Journal
Partners for Progressive Israel
Project Rozana
Reconstructing Judaism
Roots/Shorashim/Judur

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