Unraveling The Proposed Judicial Reforms in Israel: How Will They Impact Israel/US Relations?

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March 29, 2023 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm(GMT-06:00)

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Join us for a panel discussion to help “unravel” various perspectives on this important issue and its ramifications for the greater Jewish Community and our country.

Hear from:
– Barry Curtiss-Lusher, National Board of ADL
Brian Friedman, GHP Investment Advisors, Inc.
Dr. Robert Hazan, Metropolitan State University

Moderated by: Robyn Loup

More Information On Our Featured Speakers:

Barry Curtiss-Lusher has been involved with the Anti-Defamation League since 1982. He was the ADL National Chair 2012-2015 and continues to serve on a number of ADL governance bodies. Barry is on the Board of the Denver Jewish Community Center and has served as Chair of the Board of Colorado Public Radio and Chair of the Board of Directors of Rose Medical Center. Barry is Chair and co-founder of Nexus BSP LLC, an oil and gas exploration and production company. Barry received a B.A. from Yale University and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. 

Brian J. Friedman, CFA, CBE is a Co-Founder and Chair of GHP Investment Advisors. A Denver native, Brian earned his BA in Economics at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and studied for a year in Israel at Tel-Aviv University. He earned his MBA in Finance and Accounting at the University of Chicago. He’s a board member at the World Trade Center Denver and a former Co-Chair of the Financial Roundtable of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), as well as other national and international designations. Brian well-known in the community for his philanthropy, his support for education, and his advocacy for Israel. Brian founded GHPIA adjunct Israel Investment Advisors, which caters to clients who want to support Israel by investing in Israeli companies. 

Dr. Robert Hazan is Chair and Professor of Political Science at the Metropolitan State College of Denver. He is a founding member of the Middle East Study Group of the Anti-Defamation League-B’nai Brith, and holds memberships with the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies, the Byron and Christine Johnson Legacy, Inc., The Mizel Museum, and The Turkish-American Cultural Society of Colorado, Dr. Hazan grew up in Istanbul, Turkey, and was educated in France and the United States. He received his doctorate from the Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. 

Robyn Loup is the Chair and co-founder of Moving to Our Center. For five decades she has been a leader, advocate, coach and mentor on behalf of the Jewish community, Israel, and Mental Health. She is a connector and a coalition builder. Robyn believes intentional listening and understanding through dialogue is how we come to our soul’s center.

In partnership with JCC Denver and in collaboration with JEWISHcolorado’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)

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