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Sunday, February 16 • 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Ari Shavit in Conversation with David Suissa

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 It’s one of the most talked-about books of the year. Writing in The New York Times, Leon Wieseltier called “My Promised Land” an “important and powerful book” about “the entirety of the Israeli experience.” Come hear the acclaimed author, Haaretz columnist Ari Shavit, discuss “the triumph and tragedy of Israel” in conversation with Jewish Journal President and weekly columnist David Suissa.


Ari Shavit

Born in Rehovot, Israel, in 1957, Shavit served as a paratrooper in the IDF and studied philosophy at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. In the early 1990s, he was Chairperson of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel and in 1995 he joined Haaretz. Ari is well known for his in-depth interviews and thought-provoking articles. His new book My Promised Land :The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, published in November 2013 was an New York... Read More →

David Suissa

David Suissa is a weekly columnist and president of Tribe Media Corporation, which owns The Jewish Journal, Tribe Magazine, Hollywood Journal, JJ Branding and the news site Jewishjournal.com. His expertise spans the fields of executive management, marketing, Jewish advocacy, fundraising and new media.

Sunday February 16, 2014 12:15pm - 1:30pm
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