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Sunday, March 6 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Israeli Chutzpah in Toronto

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A panel discussion (in ENGLISH) addressing the unique experience of growing up Israeli in Toronto and how it affected the panelist's connections to the Jewish community here. As well, the panelists explain how the Israeli chutzpah got them to where they are today, and how it has helped them advance their careers and lives!

Speakers
avatar for Ronen Geisler

Ronen Geisler

Ronen Geisler is a Jewish stand-up comedian based in Toronto, Ontario. He has appeared at a variety of comedy clubs in Toronto, Beijing, Montreal, Ottawa, and New York City. He also hosts the popular Learn English Funcast Podcast. Where he teaches English learners around the world how to learn English through jokes. He currently hosts a monthly show called Cowboy Comedy at the Korean Cowboy.
avatar for Gonen Hollander

Gonen Hollander

Gonen is an MBA candidate at Rotman School of Management and founder and director of Bar Lectures. Born and raised in Israel, Gonen, the oldest of four brothers, grew up in the coastal area of Israel. In 2006, after the second Lebanon War, Gonen joined the Navy, as his father and grandfather before him, to begin his Naval Academy training. Graduating the Academy in 2009, Gonen then became a naval officer and served as a Missile Ship Tactical... Read More →
avatar for Rafi Yablonsky

Rafi Yablonsky

Born in Israel, raised in Thornhill, living in Toronto. I grew up in the Jewish day school system attending Associated and CHAR. While attending York University I encountered my first experience of an anti-Israel demonstration. I then founded Hasbara at York, which still exists today and is still student lead and student run. After completing my degree in Business Management, I went to work in telecom industry and then computer software. In... Read More →


Sunday March 6, 2016 3:00pm - 3:50pm
S7

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