Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Why does Israel receive so much attention in the media and international community?
Why do its actions come under such harsh criticism?
This talk seeks to answer these questions, paying attention to reasons both intrinsic – what the state of Israel really is and does – and extrinsic – how it is perceived by others.
Derek J. Penslar
Samuel Zacks Professor of Jewish History Associate Chair,
Department of History (2010-11)
University of Toronto