Co-sponsoring: A Tar Heel in the Knesset
February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
We are pleased to co-sponsor this event hosted by UNC Hillel:
A Tar Heel in the Knesset: Making sense of Israel’s tumultuous parliament with Alon Tal
Thursday, February 16 at 7pm. Venue and other details TBA in late January.
Professor Alon Tal: Former Knesset member, Tel Aviv University researcher and veteran Israeli environmental activist is conducting a speaking tour. Professor Tal founded the Israel Union for Environmental Defense, Israel’s leading green advocacy organization and the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, a regional center for Arabs and Israelis. Between 2021 and 2022 he served as a member of Knesset in Israel, chairing the parliamentary subcommittee for Environment, Climate & Health. Haaretz newspaper selected him as the country’s most effective environmental leader and Israel’s Ministry of Environment gave him a life achievement award at age 48. He is a 1980 graduate of UNC Chapel Hill.