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Issues in Judaism Lecture Series: Middle East Update With Michael Tuchfeld Comments

The Hofstra Cultural Center and Hofstra Hillel's Issues in Judaism Lecture Series Spring 2013 presents a two-part lectures series titled “Middle East Update With Michael Tuchfeld.” This evening's discussion is titled, The Ballot Impact: Where is Israel Heading After the Recent Elections? Among the topics to be discussed will be President Barack Obama’s visit to the Middle East this March, his first trip to the region during his second term as president. 

This is Mr. Tuchfeld’s ninth annual visit to Hofstra to present timely lectures on current topics regarding Israel and the Middle East. He is a political analyst and columnist for Makor Rishon magazine; host of Radio Galey Israel; and former parliamentary correspondent and host of Israel Radio, IBA and Channel 2 news, The Knesset Channel in Jerusalem, Israel.

The Ballot Impact: Where is Israel Heading After the Recent Elections?
Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 7 p.m. The discussion will cover:
•    Changes in the Knesset and the government
•    Israel’s approach to the peace process
•    The structure of Israel’s society

The Industry of Deception: What Your TV Doesn’t Show You
Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 7 p.m. The discussion will cover:
•    The media and Israel
•    Web news sites, social networks and broadcast channels in Europe and the United States
•    Biased information about the Middle East and Israel in particular
•    The successes and failures of Israel’s public diplomacy

A question and answer period will follow each lecture. 

Dates/Time:     Wednesday, April 3 and 10 at 7 p.m.

Location:          Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater
                       Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus

 Tickets:            $8 (for each lecture)

                       $7 senior citizen (over 65)
                       $5 matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID
                       One free ticket (for each lecture) with current faculty/staff/
                       matriculated student HofstraCard                                                                           

Tickets on sale beginning March 5.

 

To order tickets by mail, please send a stamped, self-addressed, business-sized envelope to:

John Cranford Adams Playhouse Box Office 
118 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1180 

The lectures are supported in part by the Dorothy and Elmer Kirsch Endowment for the Hofstra Cultural Center. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Judaic Studies Scholarship Fund at Hofstra University. 

For more information, please contact the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669.

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Cost:

$5-$8 per lecture

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Cultural Center Theater - Leo A. Guthart
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


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Phone: 516-463-5669
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