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Date: Apr 16, 2008
MIDEAST UPDATE WITH MICHAEL TUCHFELD, ISRAEL'S LEADING TV JOURNALIST
In Conjunction with the 60th Anniversary of Israel
May 12 and 21, 2008, at 8 p.m.; Part of Hofstra's Issues In Judaism Lecture Series and Educate '08 Initiative
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY ... The Hofstra Cultural Center and Hofstra Hillel in cooperation with the Conference of Jewish Organizations of Nassau County (COJONC) will present two lectures by Israel’s leading TV journalist Michael Tuchfeld, correspondent for The Knesset Channel and news editor for Kol Israel – Israeli Broadcasting Authority.
Mr. Tuchfeld is a foremost Israeli news authority as well as a Torah scholar. He has had extensive experience as a teacher in the Bnei Akiva movement and has lectured all over the world.
The following lectures will be held at 8 p.m. at the Guthart Cultural Center Theater, located on the first floor of the Axinn Library, on Hofstra’s South Campus. A question and answer period will follow each lecture.
Monday, May 12, 2008
“A Two-State Solution: Is It Really Possible?”
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
“Can Israel Be Jewish and Democratic at the Same Time?”
Tickets for each lecture are priced separately at $8, $7 for senior citizens and $5 for matriculated non-Hofstra students. Members of the Hofstra community receive one free ticket upon presentation of a current HofstraCard. 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 tickets call the John Cranford Adams Playhouse Box Office at (516) 463-6644 and for more information call the Hofstra Cultural Center at (516) 463-5669 or visit www.hofstra.edu/culture.