David Landau (born 1947) is a London-born Israeli journalist and newspaper editor. Landau was editor-in-chief of the Israeli newspaper Haaretz from 2004 to 2008. He was the founder and editor-in-chief of the paper's English edition from 1997 to 2004. Before joining Haaretz in 1997, Landau was the diplomatic correspondent of The Jerusalem Post for 12 years, and its managing editor for four years. He is most recently the author of a David Ben Gurion biography together with Shimon Peres, is one of Israel’s most renowned writers, and is visiting Australia as a guest of the New Israel Fund.
Date: Wednesday 16 November 2011
Time: 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm
RSVP: By 11 November 2011 below
David’s trip to Australia is a fundraising tour, and any donation you can make to support NIF Australia’s five focus projects for 2011/12 is very much appreciated. You can read about the projects here.
Landau grew up in the Golders Green neigbourhood of London. In the early 1960s, he studied at a Haredi yeshiva in Israel. In 1970, after completing a degree in law at University College, London, he settled in Jerusalem where he continues to live with his wife and their three children.
David Landau is something of a rarity in Israel: on the left politically, on the right religiously he makes for unfailingly lively, original and thought-provoking debate.
This is his first visit to Australia, a unique opportunity to hear an independent voice reflect on a dramatic period of upheaval in Israel and the Middle East.
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Randwick, NSW 2031
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