In recognition of the 40th anniversary of the discovery of AIDS, the cities of Tel Aviv, Israel, and West Hollywood, California will launch a city-to-city dialogue focused on the prevention of transmission of HIV, hosted online by the Israeli Consulate in LA, Congregation Kol Ami of West Hollywood, the Israeli-American Civic Action Network.
The event will also feature a top infectious disease doctor from Ben Gurion University who will speak about his research related to HIV and COVID-19 – including the possible role of new coronavirus research and mRNA vaccines in driving progress towards an effective vaccine treatment for HIV.
WHEN: April 20, 2021, 11:00 AM
WHERE:Online event, streaming live on YouTube:
WHO: Chen Arieli, Deputy Mayor, Tel Aviv
John D’Amico, Councilmember and Past Mayor, City of West Hollywood
Hillel Newman, Consul General of Israel, Los Angeles
Zvi Bentwich, Clinical Immunologist and World-Renowned Expert on AIDS research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Denise Eger, Rabbi, Congregation Kol Ami, West Hollywood
Dillon Hosier, CEO, Israeli-American Civic Action Network
David Guigni, Social Services Manager, City of West Hollywood
Michael Sugar, Member, Congregation Kol Ami, West Hollywood
CONTACT: Dillon Hosier, 202-888-4240,Dillon@IsraelUSA.org
Rabbi Denise Eger, 310-386-0210,Rabbi@Kol-Ami.org
Jonathan Bar-el, 310-947-2084, firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Israeli-American Civic Action Network: The Israeli-American Civic Action Network is dedicated to empowering Israeli immigrants and American allies to create change for a better America, a more secure Israel, and a stronger U.S. – Israel alliance through advocacy education and civic action.
Dillon L. Hosier
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer