Israel and Drinking Can Mix
Join me for a drink and an engaging speaker next week, ‘How to Talk Israel: Itâ€™s Not What We Know, Itâ€™s What They Hear’. It promises to be an engaging networking event with a short presentation by guest speaker, Marcus Sheff, of The Israel Project, Jerusalem.
Wednesday, June 2, 6:30pm
Delice Bistro at 8581 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
10% discount for event attendees
Summary – Marcus Sheff, Israel Project’s Jerusalem Director, will be making a short presentation about effectively communicating about Israel and todayâ€™s most current Middle East including Iran and Jerusalem, then a chance for Q&A.
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The Israel Project (TIP) provides reporters the information, sources and visuals they need to get the facts right when they report on Israel and the Middle East. With more foreign journalists calling Jerusalem home than any city in the world except for Washington, D.C., Marcus Sheff manages the delivery of information to these 450 critical members of the foreign press as well as to over 75,000 journalists around the world in six languages. Press engagement includes regular press conferences and events and the one-of-a-kind helicopter tour (the â€œIntellicopterâ€) offered to every foreign journalist in Israel, which provides reporters the same strategic overview usually reserved for high-ranking military and elected officials. The office also provides specially crafted fact-finding ground tours of the most conflicted areas of Israel such as Sderot and N. Israel. Most recently, Sheff led TIPâ€™s media effort during the Gaza conflict, the Popeâ€™s Israel tour, President Obama Cairo speech, and the effort to stop Iran quest for nuclear weapons.
Sheff has worked as a media and communications professional in Israel for 20 years, beginning as a political reporter for the The Nation and later as an editor at The Jerusalem Post. As a reserve officer and prominent spokesperson in the IDF Spokespersonâ€™s Unit, Sheff has appeared on behalf of the IDF on the BBC, ITV and Sky News, as well as dozens of other US and European TV and radio outlets. A native of Great Britain, Sheff studied at the University of Leeds.
TIP (www.theisraelproject.org) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization unrelated to any government or government agency devoted to educating the press and the public about Israel while promoting security, freedom and peace.
Delicious food and beverages available for purchase with a special 10% discount for event attendees.