Conference Circuit

The Interfaith Encounter Association and the Hope Flower School are holding two Ramadan Study Days on October 5 and 18.

October 1, 2006 07:54
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Thursday, October 5 The Interfaith Encounter Association and the Hope Flower School are holding two Ramadan Study Days on October 5 and 18. The first will be devoted to the study of forgiveness and the second to reward. As each decade of the Ramadan days has a special focus, participants will come together in the second and third decade of the Ramadan days in order to study the focus of the decade from the perspectives of different religions. They will meet prior to the end of the fast and will combine the ongoing study with an Iftar dinner. Buses will leave Jerusalem for the Hope Flower School El Khader at 3 p.m. and will return at night. All inclusive participation fees are NIS 45 (NIS 80 for both events) for paid-up members and NIS 65 (NIS 120 for both) for others. To register, call (02) 651-0520. Vegetarian or kosher food will be supplied on request. Tuesday, October 10 Is the study of mathematics properly taught in Israel? A panel of experts will examine the question at a symposium to be held at the Haifa Technion. For details and registration, call (04) 829-3104. Monday, October 23 Israel in the aftermath of War is the theme of this year's Israel Management Center conference to be held at the David Intercontinental Hotel. In addition to many leaders in different fields of Israel's business community, speakers will include Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Defense Minister Amir Peretz and Industry and Trade Minister Eli Yishai. For registration and further details, call (03) 671-1911/29/50 Friday, October 27 Prof. Yossi Loya of the Marine Biology division of the Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University will discuss Global Warming and Mass Destruction of Coral Reefs in the Friday Morning Lecture Series of the Israel Friends of Tel Aviv University. The lecture will take place at 11 a.m. at the Cohen-Porter Building of Life Sciences on the TAU campus. Tuesday, October 31 The Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies on the campus of Tel Aviv University will hold a study day in memory of the late General Aharon Yariv on the topic "The War in Lebanon and its After Effects." Tuesday, November 7 The first Global Rabbinic Task Force Conference convened by Sephardi Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar in conjunction with the International Council of Jewish Women to try to find solutions for Agunot will be held over a period of two days at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). Monday, November 13 The Fifth Annual David Bar-Illan Media Conference will be held at the College of Judea and Samaria where it was inaugurated and where it is held each year. The full day academic forum is held in memory of former Jerusalem Post Editor-in-Chief and senior Israel government spokesman David Bar-Illan Topics on the agenda for this year's forum include: Foreign News Reporting during the 2006 Lebanon conflict; The Propaganda War: Israel vs Hizbullah; and Political Satire and its Impact on Israeli Society. For registration: The Office of Development & External Affairs, The College of Judea & Samaria, Ariel Telephone: (03) 906-6222; Fax: (03) 906-7440; E-mail: Wednesday, November 22 The national business conference for members of the construction and real estate community will take place at Meridian Hotel on the Dead Sea over a three-day period during which participants will hear lectures on new trends and developments and will be able to network with a view to doing business. A special session will be held for CEOs and CFOs. For details and registration call Tasya (09) 951-8061, ext. 147.

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