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With hopes of improving and building the important relationship between Israel and Jews living the diaspora, a three-day conference was recently held in Tel Aviv.

A three-day conference was recently held in Tel Aviv to discuss  ways to heal the growing gap between Israel and Jews in tNorth America. This was the first meeting of its kind, with plans to make it an annual event.

Called “Bridge Over Troubled Waters,” participants listened to lectures, panel discussions and Jewish music from the diaspora.

The conference was held in Hebrew in order to help Israelis learn more about North American culture.