NEW ISRAEL FUND AUSTRALIA is delighted to invite
you to a communal briefing with one of Israel's leading civil rights activists
Topic: How does an Israeli astrophysicist come to be involved in human rights?
Shirli Kirchner interviews Hagai El-Ad about social justice issues in Israel today.
Hagai El-Ad joined the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) as Executive Director in July 2008. He brings to ACRI extensive experience as a leader in the field of human rights, in Israel and abroad.
Born in Haifa, Mr El-Ad studied at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for astrophysics for three years (1997-2000) as a pre-doctoral fellow, having completed his B.Sc. (Special Honors Program, 1994) and M.Sc. (Astrophysics, 1996) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Over the last decade, Mr El-Ad has become an influential advocate whose views on Arab-Jewish relations, human and civil rights, LGBT rights and equality in Israel have been widely published.
ACRI is Israel's oldest and largest human rights organisations and one of NIF's most important grantees.
Entry: $10 / $5 concession.
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