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Sneh to speak on Israel and U.S. shared democracies, April 10

Ephraim Sneh, a leading figure in the Labor Party in Israel, will speak on "Shared Democracies: Israel and the U.S. in the 21st Century" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Sneh served as the Israeli minister of health from 1993 to 1996, as deputy minister of defense from 1999 to 2001 and as minister of transportation from 2001 to 2002. He was elected to the Knesset in 1992 and has served as a ranking member of its Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

An M.D. by training, he commanded the Israeli medical team in the Entebbe rescue operation in 1976. In 1987 he retired from the Israel Defense Force at the rank of brigadier general.

The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs , the Center for Jewish Life and Caravan for Democracy. A photo I.D. is required for admission. Those with a University I.D. will be admitted to Dodds Auditorium; the lecture will be simulcast in other rooms for the general public.

Contact: Tom Bartus (609) 258-3601

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