Conference Circuit

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.

October 8, 2006 09:46
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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. Thursday, October 12 Yeshivat Shaalvim and The Jerusalem Great Synagogue will co-sponsor a lecture by Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski, an internationally respected spiritual leader, psychiatrist and author. He will speak on: "Simchah - More than Happiness." His lecture will begin at 8:30 p.m. in the main synagogue. Thursday, October 19 The Israel-Latin America Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Tel Aviv University will host a symposium on Academia, Economics and Business. The symposium will begin at 4 p.m. in room 001 of the Webb Building on the TAU campus. For registration and information, fax: (03) 510-0058. Friday, October 20 Prof. David Menashri, the incumbent of the Parviz and Pouran Nazarian Chair for Modern Iranian Studies, Professor at the Department of Middle Eastern and African History, and Senior Research Fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, at Tel Aviv University will address Friends of TAU on Iran as a growing power and the significance of this growth on Israel and the world. The lecture will take place in the Bar Shira Auditorium on the TAU campus at 11 a.m. 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 Wednesday, October 25 Tourism Minister Isaac Herzog, who was one of the key Israeli spokespeople during the recent conflict in Lebanon, will address the International Forum and the English Speaking Friends of Tel Aviv University on Defending Israel in Real Time. His lecture will be held at 6 p.m. in room 003 of the Naftali building on the TAU campus. 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 (women anchored in marriage by the disappearance of husbands or the refusal of husbands to grant a bill of divorce) will be held over a period of two days at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). Wednesday, November 8 The Prime Minister's Conference for the encouragement of export and international cooperation will take place at the David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv, with the participation of government ministers, major industrialists, entrepreneurs, bankers and investors and business delegations from 15 countries. At least 1,200 participants from a total of 25 countries will attend the two-day event. 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. For registration and further information, contact: The Office of Development & External Affairs, The College of Judea & Samaria, Ariel, Telephone: (03) 906-6222; Fax: (03) 906-7440; E-mail:

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