"Jewish Extremism in Israel: A Journalist Perspective."


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  • Speaker: Shai Gal
  • Host Department: Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies (CMENAS)
  • Date: 04/12/2013
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Location: 4154 LSA (4th floor), 500 S. State

  • Description:

    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.