February 4, 2009
Yoram Peri, former political advisor to the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, will deliver a public lecture, “New Leadership in Israel and the Peace Process,” on Tuesday, February 17, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at New York University’s Hemmerdinger Hall (100 Washington Square East, between Washington Place and Waverly Place). The lecture, which follows Israel’s February 10 election, is sponsored by NYU’s Taub Center for Israel Studies. Space is limited and provided on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 212.998.8981 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Subways: 6 (Astor Place); A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); R, W (8th Street).
Reporters interested in attending the event must contact James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or email@example.com.
Peri, head of the Chaim Herzog Institute for Media, Politics, and Society at Tel Aviv University, is former editor-in-chief of the Israeli daily Davar. His published works include: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin (Stanford University Press); Between Battles and Ballots: Israel Military in Politics (Cambridge University Press); and Generals in the Cabinet Room: How the Military Shapes Israeli Policy (United States Institute of Peace).
The Taub Center was established with a gift from the Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation. The gift supports an endowed professorship and two graduate fellowships in Israel Studies, and funds lectures, seminars, scholarly colloquia at the Center, and other special programs for students, faculty, and the community. In addition to offering its own programming, the Taub Center works closely with NYU’s departments to create cross-disciplinary programming, serving to broaden NYU’s offerings in Judaic and Middle Eastern studies. For more, go to http://hebrewjudaic.as.nyu.edu/page/taub
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