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Talk: Wars Of Swords And Wars Of Words, or How to Have a Piece of Peace

Hosted By: Congregation Kol Ami

The Middle East has always been seen as a vital arena in global affairs with its importance as a religious and strategic center which has resulted in continuous conflicts over the centuries. The session will concentrate on the modern period with Israel as its focus and will discuss when tensions could, and did, develop into improved relations.

This event is at 11 AM PT and 2 PM ET

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Paul Liptz

Paul Liptz, a social historian and CSP’s recent 19th Annual One Month Scholar in Residence, was on the Tel Aviv University faculty for 40 years, teaching graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Middle East and African History and the International School, where he dealt with a wide range of topics. His main interests are History of the Yishuv [Pre-State], the Modern State of Israel and Arab Women and Nationalism in the Middle East. Paul was born in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) and came as a volunteer to Israel one day before the Six Day War on June 4, 1967. He decided to stay in Israel, married Brenda and they have 4 children and 12 grandchildren.
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Congregation Kol Ami

Congregation Kol Ami is a progressive Reform congregation in West Hollywood, CA.
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