Middle East Studies

Is Peace Dead? The Arab Awakening, the Israeli Predicament and the Chances for Middle East Peace

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Lunch will be served.

This seminar will be presented by Ari Shavit, Haaretz columnist and author of "My Promised Land".

Student attendees will be given a complimentary copy of "My Promised Land".

About Ari Shavit: A long time columnist for the leading Israeli daily Haaretz and a prominent commentator on Israeli public TV, Ari Shavit has become in recent years one of the strongest voices in the nation’s public arena. In an elegant, eloquent and yet daring way he challenges the dogmas of both Right and Left while giving a unique insight into the overall Israeli condition. Now, with the outstanding success of his unique non-fiction work, My Promised Land — which is to be published in more than thirty countries — he brings his exceptional message to international audiences. Since November 2013 he has held over a hundred public events that stirred and inspired tens of thousands of Americans, Brits and Europeans.

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