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Israeli civil rights leader to speak, Dec. 13

"Global War, Class Struggles" is the title of a lecture to be presented Thursday, Dec. 13, on campus. Yael Tamir, a senior lecturer in philosophy at Tel Aviv University, will speak at 4:30 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

A founding member of the organization Peace Now, Tamir has been a leader in the Israeli civil rights movement. She served as minister of immigrant absorption in the government of Ehud Barak. She is the author of "Liberal Nationalism" and co-editor with Princeton's Stephen Macedo of "Moral and Political Education."

In 1994-95, she was a Laurance Rockefeller Visiting Fellow at the University Center for Human Values . Her talk is sponsored by the center's James Moffett '29 Lectures in Ethics.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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