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Discussion: “Israeli Politics 101 & Upcoming Elections” with Amir Tibon

April 1, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

On April 9, 2019, Israelis will go to the polls. But now that the Israeli Attorney General recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on charges of fraud, bribery and breach of trust, how will it impact the upcoming elections? Who are the other parties and personalities running for election? What will happen to the Israeli political landscape if Netanyahu is replaced? And how will this impact U.S.-Israel relations? Join Amir Tibon for a conversation about these issues and the structure of the Israeli government.

Amir Tibon is an award-winning Israeli journalist who is currently the Washington, D.C. correspondent for Haaretz newspaper. He covers the U.S.-Israel relationship, the Middle East peace process and the American Jewish community. His reporting on Israel and the Middle East has appeared in The AtlanticForeign AffairsPolitico MagazineThe New YorkerTablet Magazine and other leading U.S. publications. His first book, a biography of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, was published in 2017. He has reported from conflict zones in Syria, Ukraine and eastern Turkey.

Questions? Please contact Shai Tamari at tamari@unc.edu. Parking: Free parking available at the McCauley Parking Deck on Pharmacy Lane.

Sponsored by UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies; North Carolina Hillel; Curriculum in Global Studies; Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense; and Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies.

 

FedEx Global Education Center, room 1005

UNC Chapel Hill

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April 1, 2019
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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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FedEx Global Education Center
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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