Jun 06

Media During Wartime: The Case of the Israel-Hamas War

Chicago, IL

Thursday, June 06, 2024

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Jewish United Fund
30 S Wells St.
6th Floor Conference Center
Chicago, Illinois

Featured Speaker: Prof. Amit Schejter

Department of Communication Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Join us for a presentation by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s (BGU) Prof. Amit Schejter (full bio) as he discusses how the tension between Israel’s government, military and press reaches new heights whenever Israel’s violent conflicts with its neighboring territories and states escalate.

Active in civic society, Prof. Schejter is the chairman of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel and a member of the board of the Jaffa Theater – the Center for Arab-Hebrew Culture. Prof. Schejter was also a public representative in the Press Council for 7 years and represented and advised various media entities in Israel and the Palestinian Authority for several years.

Legal professionals only. ARDC number required.

Kosher lunch will be served.


Please register here.

For security purposes, registration is required for all guests, and walk-ins are not allowed. Attendees will be subject to a security check.

For more information on this event or Americans for Ben-Gurion University’s Chicago Chapter, contact Rachel Morof at [email protected]