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Monday, May 2, 2011

May 23: A Balanced Presentation about the Arab-Israeli Conflict

The Troublesome History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict:
                            A Balanced Presentation

 With  Dr. Arthur Pitz, professor and historian                                      

                              Blackhawk College, St Ambrose University, Augustana College in the Quad Cities

                                                       Monday, May 23, 2011    

                                                                             6:30 pm8:00 pm  

                                  at the Des Moines Public Library, Central Branch, 1000 Grand Avenue, Des Moines


Dr. Pitz will provide a balanced presentation of the Arab-Israeli Conflict.  He has traveled many times to Israel and the Palestinian territories.  In 2010 he spent a month in the region where he was briefed by Israel's Foreign Ministry, traveled to the Israeli towns adjacent to Gaza, and visited the West Bank and a Palestinian refugee camp.


The program is free of charge and open to the public    No reservations required. 


 Sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Commission of the Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines and the JFed Forum.    For additional information, contact