Peoplehood and Identity in Contemporary Israeli Music
The first in a three-part series of public talks by acclaimed writer, journalist and commentator Yossi Klein Halevi.
Wednesday, November 16, 201112:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: 6275 Bunche Hall
Parking: Lot 3
Yossi Klein Halevi, who has been an active participant in the Middle East reconciliation efforts, is a frequent commentator on Israeli and Middle East affairs for CNN, the BBC and NPR. He is the author of two books, “At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden: A Jew's search for God with Christians and Muslims in the Holy Land” and “Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist,” which was called “a book of burning importance” by The New York Times. He is currently a fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, where he has lived since 1982.
In addition to this talk, Klein Halevi will present “Jewish-Muslim-Christian Relations in the Holy Land: The Role of Religion in Middle East Peace-Keeping” on Nov. 16 and “Tent Cities, Israeli Democracy and the Jewish State: Toward a Zionism for the 21st Century" on Nov. 17.
Cost : Free
Sponsor(s): Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies