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"Jewish Extremism in Israel: A Journalist Perspective."

Friday, April 12, 2013
12:00 AM
4154 LSA (4th floor), 500 S. State

A close look at two of Israel's rising influence groups: the religious orthodox and the west bank settlers, focusing on the more extreme activists of these groups.

Shai Gal is a TV correspondent for Israeli channel 2 News (the biggest TV news group in Israel) and a documentary films director. He is currently a Knight–Wallace fellow for journalists at the University of Michigan.

Gal is a correspondent of the weekly News program "Ulpan Shishi" focusing on In-depth reporting on a wide range of issues: social, minorities, political, military, cloture and more. He reveled the story of 8 years old Naama Margolis from Beit Shemesh and Conducted a series of cover stories about religion extremism in Israel, who had world wide follow up. Gal Co Directed "Google baby" – a documentary about parents' quest for the perfect baby, who won the American Emmy award in Outstanding Science and Technology Programming category as HBO representative.

Co-sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.


Shai Gal