Monday, January 31, 2011

February 16: Lecture: Gershom Gorenberg

University of Pittsburgh, Program in Jewish Studies
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of History


Gershom Gorenberg
“The Accidental Empire: Israel's Settlement Dilemma, Past and Future”

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
12:00 noon– 1:00 pm
837 William Pitt Union

Gershom Gorenberg is the author of The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977. Based on previously unpublished documents, The Accidental Empire sheds new light on Israel’s post-1967 history and Israel-U.S. relations. A senior correspondent for The American Prospect, Gorenberg has also written for The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Review of Books, Foreign Policy, Mother Jones, The Jerusalem Report, The New Republic, and in Hebrew for Ha’aretz. He lives in Jerusalem and blogs at

Co-sponsored by the Global Studies Center (University of Pittsburgh)

The William Pitt Union is located on Bigelow Blvd across from the Cathedral of Learning. Enter from the circular driveway on Fifth Avenue and take the elevators to the 8th floor.
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