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Israeli Elections, Again: Live-analysis of the Results

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a live analysis as Israelis head to the polls on Tuesday, September 17th. We’ll cover the issues, the candidates, and the current political context and analyze election results in real time.

Stop by any time between 12 PM – 2 PM and join us!

Lunch provided.

Speakers:

Tomer Persico
Koret Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies, UC Berkeley; Scholar-in-Residence, Shalom Hartman Institute

Dr. Persico’s research focuses on contemporary spirituality, Jewish Renewal, forms of secularization and trends of secularization and religiosity in Israel. He is an activist for freedom of religion, writes the most popular blog in Hebrew on religion and has written hundreds articles on these subjects for the popular media. He has a MA in Comparative Religion from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a PhD from Tel Aviv University.

Roy Peled
Israel Institute Visiting Professor, UC Berkeley; Constitutional Law Professor, Haim Striks School of Law, College of Management

Dr. Peled is an Administrative and Constitutional Law Professor at the Haim Striks School of Law. His research focuses on freedom of information and of the press. Professor Peled received an LL.B in Law from Radzyner Law School, IDC Herzliya; and an LL.M and Ph.D from the Buchman Law Faculty, Tel Aviv University. Before joining academia, he worked in government and in the non-profit sector.

Details

Date:
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
tinyurl.com/y2v3xacb

Venue

Goldberg Room (2nd floor)

Organizer

Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies
Email:
berkeley_institute@law.berkeley.edu

Events are wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, contact the organizer of the event. Advance notice is kindly requested.

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