"Is The Two-State Solution Over?"
New York Times columnist and three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas L. Friedman is one of the world's most influential journalists.
He will be joined in this New Israel Fund event by ABC journalist Geraldine Doogue.
Thomas Friedman's weekly columns about politics, foreign affairs and globalisation are syndicated in newspapers across the world. He won the first of his Pulitzer Prizes in 1983 for international reporting from Lebanon, another in 1988 for international reporting from Israel, and his third in 2002 for his columns after the September 11th attacks.
He is also the author of seven bestselling books, among them the National Book Award-winning From Beirut to Jerusalem and the #1 New York Times bestseller The World Is Flat. His latest book is Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations.
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We were thrilled that David Broza recorded this great video for us on his recent trip to Australia.
UNESCO’s Offensive Resolution
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Rosh Hashanah 5777 begins on Sunday night. This festival provides us with an opportunity for reflection on the year that has been. With the increased prominence of divisive politicians such as Donald Trump and Pauline Hanson, we are witnessing a disturbing rise in racism, bigotry and hate speech.Read more