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Conference Circuit
Greer Fay Cashman
06/01/2008
AmIsrael Organizaion will host politicians and delegates from 14 Latin American countries at its upcoming Jerusalem International Conference.
Sunday, June 1 AMISRAEL ORGANIZATION (www.amisrael.com.br ) will host politicians and delegates from 14 Latin American countries at its upcoming Jerusalem International Conference. The conference will be held at the Moriah Classic Hotel (formely "Novotel") fromJune 1-5 and will include meetings at the Foreign Ministry and Knesset. AMISRAEL, a non-profit, non-governmental organization, headquartered in Brazil, has recently established the Jerusalem International Conference as a key annual event bringing government ministers, legislative and judicial officials, and academic leaders from across the continent together to mobilize support for Israel, peace, and general humanitarian values. For further information call Michael Horowitz at 054- 455 -7751 or email at michaelhorowitzwork@gmail.com AN INTERNATIONAL conference on Israel and the African Green Revolution with the participation of Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni will be hosted by Mashav, the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Center for International Cooperation. The conference, marking fifty years of International Development Cooperation, will commence at 2 p.m. at the Foreign Ministry and will deal with a wide range of international cooperative endeavors. LEADING FIGURES from Israel's legal circles - both professional and academic - will conduct a public trial based on the relationship between capital funds and the Administration in power against the backdrop of the investigation into the alleged fiscal improprieties of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. The public trial has been organized by the Law School of the Netanya Academic College in cooperation with the College's Center for Excellence. The public trial will begin at 4.30 p.m. on the College campus 1 University Street, Kiryat Rabin, Netanya. Monday, June 2 THE CENTER for European Studies of the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and the German Innovation Center of the Science Center North Rhine-Westphalia sponsored by Volkswagen Stiftung will host a symposium on Constitutional Processes in Europe and Israel at 1.30 p.m. in the Arison Lauder building of the IDC, Kanfei Nesahrim Street, Herzliya. The symposium will be conducted in English. Registration is required. Call 09-9527623 or email: rsvp1@idc.ac.il PERES PEACE Center together with Afikuim is organizing a regional conference on ways in which to combat rising food prices. Participants will include agricultural experts from Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Egypt and Jordan. The three-day conference in the Jordan Valley will explore means of increasing milk production through modern technology and computerization. For further information call Peres center spokeswoman Michal Eldar 054-8000-366 Tuesday, June 3, 2008 THE CAMERA often reveals what other forms of culture try to hide. This will be the main theme of a conference on cinema and ethics to be held at Tel Aviv University from June 3-6. The conference will be held in tandem with the 12th International Student Film Festival. For further details call 054-4268606 JEWISH IDENTITY around the World and the Hebrew University Contribution to Jewish Education and Identity Building will be discussed in English by Prof. Sergio Della Pergola of the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry and Dr. Howard Deitcher, Director of the Melton Centre for Jewish Education at 8:30 a.m. at Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Mount Scopus. Transportation from the Inbal, King David, and David Citadel hotels at 7:45 a.m. THIS YEAR'S CleanTech 2008, the two-day international annual conference and exhibition for the environment and water technology, will take place, for the 12th consecutive year and focus on Israel taking action towards a greener future. The venue will be the Avenue congress center in Airport City, Israel. Exhibitors will include leading Israeli companies, government ministries, "green" organizations and educational institutions active in the area of the environment, along with artists and business proprietors. The CleanTech 2008 exhibition will also deal with air, sea and river pollution; noise pollution; the water and sewage cycle; garbage, plastic and paper recycling; cellular antennae and more. During the days of the exhibition conferences will also be held, attended by the best professionals from both Israel and abroad, along with government ministers and leading public figures involved in ecological matters. For the first time, an exhibition of ecological art, CleanArt, will be held as part of the CleanTech exhibition. Entry tickets are NIS 80 per person.For further details, please contact the Mashov group at 08-6273838, or www.aquaisrael.net. Wednesday, June 4, 2008 A HEBREW seminar on 'Not only entertainment' marking 60 years of Israeli theater will include 3 sessions dealing with 'society, economics and literature', 'direction from a new perspective' and 'from and until today'. The seminar will begin at 12 noon, Israel Gur Theater Museum and Archives, Block 8, Faculty of Humanities, HU Mount Scopus campus under the auspices of the Hebrew University's Department of Theater Studies and the Israel Gur Theater Museum and Archives.For further details, call: 02-532-7897, or e-mail: loshashua@bezalel12.com.
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