Two of the leading voices in the Jewish world discuss the current state of ties, their vision on future opportunities and the challenges of Jewish communities in Europe and beyond.

With global antisemitism on the rise, Jews around the world being a primary target for Jihadist terror attacks and relations between Israel and US Jewry facing challenges over faith and politics, never has there been a better time to take a deep look at the close,but complicated ties between Israel and the Diaspora.

To discuss the current state of Israel-Diaspora relations, their vision on future opportunities to strengthen the bond between the Jewish people around the world and the challenges of Jewish communities in Europe and beyond, two global Jewish leaders are taking the stage together in a special double interview.

Natan Sharansky, a former prisoner of Zion, Israeli politician and now Chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel sits down with Mikhail Fridman an international businessman, investor and philanthropist, who is a co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of Genesis Philanthropy Group and of the Russian Jewish Congress.

They are being interviewed by James Harding, the Director of News and Current Affairs at the BBC.