New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

“Integrating the Ultra-Orthodox into Israeli Society”—a Panel Discussion, Oct. 4

September 20, 2012
26

New York University will host “Integrating the Ultra-Orthodox into Israeli Society: Education, Army, and Workforce,” on Thursday, October 4, 6 p.m. at NYU Open House (528 LaGuardia Place [betw. Washington Square South and West 3rd Street]).

The panel discussion, sponsored by NYU’s Taub Center for Israel Studies, will feature: Israeli attorney David Shimron; Dorit Morag, legal counsel to Israel’s Ministry of Education; and Kobi Tav, director of Israel Programs at the Joint Distribution Committee. The session will be moderated by Professor Ronald Zweig, director of the Taub Center for Israel Studies.

Barriers between the Ultra-Orthodox and the rest of Israeli society are increasingly being challenged in Israel. This panel will examine current trends and possible future directions in managing one of the most debated problems facing Israel today.

The event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required to fas.taubcenter@nyu.edu or 212.998.8981. Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street). Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Around the Square, Arts and Science

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: James Devitt | (212) 998-6808

“Integrating the Ultra-Orthodox into Israeli Society”—a Panel Discussion, Oct. 4

Search News



NYU In the News

CUSP Unveils its “Urban Observatory”

Crain’s New York Business profiled CUSP’s “Urban Observatory” that is continuously photographing lower Manhattan to gather scientific data.

Post-Sandy Upgrades at the Langone Medical Center

NY1 reported on the major post-Sandy upgrades and renovations made at the Medical Center to protect the hospital from future catastrophic storms.

Steinhardt Research Helps Solve Tough Speech Problems.

The Wall Street Journal reported on research at Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, including an interview with Assistant Professor Tara McAllister Byun, that uses ultrasound to help solve tough speech problems.

Times Column Lauds Professor Stevenson’s New Memoir

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote a column about “Just Mercy,” a new memoir by Law Professor Bryan Stevenson, the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, whom he noted has been called America’s Nelson Mandela.

Entrepreneurship Lab Opens at NYU

Crain’s New York Business covered the opening of the Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurial eLab, which will be the headquarters for NYU’s Entrepreneurial Institute and all of the University’s programs aimed at promoting innovation and startups.

NYU Footer