THE CENTRE FOR DYNAMIC LEARNING iSRAELi HOT TOPiCS Join us for an interactive series with Amnon Zohar Zohar. The discussions will focus on the winds of social and political change in Israel and the Middle East. This series is comprised of seven interactive sessions, including 30 minutes of discussion.
THE FRAgiLE nATURE OF iSRAEL’S SOCiAL FABRiC
wHAT SEASOn BEST DESCRiBES THE SO-CALLED “ARAB SPRing”
A comprehensive review of the social tensions, conflicts and challenges that have caused the recent social unrest and popular protestations in Israel: October 22
A comprehensive review of the dramatic changes that are taking place in the Middle East (e.g., Iran, Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan etc.). A review of the forces of change and the prospects of the “revolutions” and their effect on Israel’s security and foreign policy: november 19
THE POTEnCY OF SOCiAL MEDiA in THE BOYCOTT, DiVESTiTURE AnD SAnCTiOnS (“BDS”) wAR AgAinST iSRAEL:
wHY iS iSRAEL THE FAVORiTE “PUnCHing BAg” OF POLiTiCAL “SCiEnTiSTS” in ACADEMiA?
A review of the increased role of social media by Israel’s detractors and strategies and tactics to combat the BDS movement: October 29
Academia in general and political science faculties in particular have perfected the “science” of demonizing Israel and framing it as a pariah state. Why and how do they do it? Decoding the “science” from a first-hand experience: november 26
iSRAEL, THE START-UP nATiOn
JEwiSH iDEnTiTY in iSRAEL AnD THE DiASPORA
Why and how Israel has become a hot-bed for technological innovation and a power house in technology applications: november 5
CRACking THE iSRAELi CODE A primer for foreigners who engage with Israelis on a business or social level in Israel and abroad: november 12
Israeli view of Jewish Identity in contrast with that of the Diaspora Jewry. The five-legged table of Jewish Identity December 3
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Amnon Zohar is a high-tech business entrepreneur and founder of Internet and social media companies. Amnon was born and educated in Israel and is a graduate of the Israeli Academy for Computer Sciences. After 40 years in Canada, Amnon went back for a sabbatical year in Israel as a student at Tel-Aviv University, and majored in International Relations, Islamic and Middle East and Global Security studies. Amnon possesses an in-depth understanding of the political and social environments in Israel and the Middle East.
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