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Rescuers 1929 - Rescue Stories of Jews and Palestinians in Hebron

10 January 2018, 18-21.30

Neve Shalom Wahat Al Salam

The book by Yair Auron (Pardes Publishing) will be presented in his presence to a symposium which will take place at the spiritual center in Neve Shalom Wahat Al Salam - in honour of its publication.

With the partecipation of Rachel Admoni Schneerson, a descendant of a family of survivors, Shai Weinapel, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Geography at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Maram Masarwa, Dean of the Faculty of Education at Al-Qasemi College, Ashraf Eid al-Ajrami, member of the Palestinian Committee for Interaction with the Israeli Society on behalf of the PLO, Hillel Cohen, a member of the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the Hebrew University and Orit Friedland, literary editor of the book.

Admission is free.

Registration requested in advance: 050-7579429.

Language autarchy in Iran

English teaching banned from the country's primary schools

10 January 2018


The ayatollahs' regime forbids English in elementary schools because it thinks it represents a "cultural invasion". Usually, in Iranian schools English courses start when pupils are 12, but many teachers start earlier because of the extreme popularity of the English language.