The Taub Center for Israel Studies will host former Israeli Education Minister Yuli Tamir for a public lecture, “Is Arab/Jewish Coexistence in Israel Possible,” on Wed., Oct. 22, 5 p.m.


Tamir, former Minister of Education and Minister of Immigration in Israel, is currently President of the Shenkar College of Industry and Design in Tel Aviv. She served as a member of the Israeli Knesset between 2003 and 2010. This year, she is co-teaching a course in NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

Tamir received a BA in Biology and an MA in political science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Ph.D. in political philosophy from Oxford. Between 1989 and 1999, she was a philosophy lecturer in Tel Aviv University and a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of Jerusalem, Princeton, and Harvard universities. Tamir served as the Israeli Education Minister from 2006 to 2009.

The event is free and open to the public. RSVP by calling 212.992.9797 or emailing Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th St.).

This event was originally scheduled for Tues., Oct. 21.

Editor’s Note:
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, click here.

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