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Israel's Black Panthers

When: Thursday, April 11, 2024
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM CT

Where: Harris Hall, 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Nancy Gelman   (847) 491-2612

Group: The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings


Israel's Black Panthers: A Panel

Henriette Dahan Kalev, Professor Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel,  is a political scientist and Gender Studies scholar. She is a professor emerita and the founder and first chair of the Gender Studies program at Ben Gurion University. Her recent publications are Women in the Wilderness (Resling 2018), and An Anatomy of Feminist Resistance (Lexigton, 2019), and she is the author and editor of multiple publications on Israeli political culture. In 2000 she was awarded by the Jewish American Congress and The Women’s Lobby for Women Who Made a Difference and Change. In 2004, she served at the Nobel Prize Committee for the election of women candidates from the Middle East. Dahan Kalev divides her time between academic and human rights activities.

Asaf Elia-Shalev is an Israeli American journalist based in Los Angeles. He works for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, a nonprofit newsroom that has been covering issues of Jewish concern around the world for more than a hundred years. He first encountered the story of the Israeli Black Panthers as a college student exploring his Mizrahi Jewish roots and learning about the legacy of the original Black Panther Party from Oakland. 



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