Captain Avner Even-Zohar: "Israel, LGBT, Leadership, Emotional Intelligence & Happiness."

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 6:00pm

Captain Avner Even-Zohar, chair of the Department for Turkish and Hebrew Studies at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA, comes to Duke to give a lecture entitled "Israel, LGBT, Leadership, Emotional Intelligence & Happiness."

The lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00pm in the Freeman Center Sanctuary at Duke.

Even-Zohar was born in Israel and served in the Israeli army for six years as an education officer, and his writing is included in ¿What Israel Means to Me,¿ a compilation of essays by 80 prominent authors, performers, scholars, politicians, and journalists edited by Alan Dershowitz. He received his Master¿s degree in Middle Eastern languages and cultures at the University of Texas at Austin and worked for the Israel Center of the Jewish Community Federation in San Francisco. Even-Zohar lectures throughout the world on topics such as human rights and democracy; Middle East history and the Arab-Israeli peace process; the Holocaust; and lesbian, gay, bisexuals and transgender in the military.

For more information, please see the attached flyer or contact Amanda Rozycki, Program Coordinator for Jewish Life at Duke at:

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