Dienstag, 16.2.2016, 16h

Avraham Burg

German-Israeli Diplomacy. Beyond Holocaust and Submarines

Gesprächsleitung: Jörg Lau, Berlin

Avraham Burg is a politician, writer and peace activist. He began his political career in the movement against the Lebanon War and later served in a variety of public positions including in the Knesset as a member of the Labor Party, Speaker of the Knesset, and Chairman of the Jewish Agency. His books include God is Back; The Holocaust is Over – We Must Rise from its Ashes; Avishag, and Very Near to You. He regularly writes articles on current affairs that are published in major newspapers around the world.

Jörg Lau is editor of the German weekly paper DIE ZEIT. He writes about foreign politics, integration and immigration issues and recently has been focusing on cultural debates about the role of religion and the dialogue between the “West” and “Islam”. Prior to his position at DIE ZEIT, he was in charge of the literary desk at Die Tageszeitung, a Berlin based daily paper. His books include: Hans Magnus Enzensberger. Ein öffentliches Leben; and Bekenntnisse eines schwer erziehbaren Vaters. Wie unsere Kinder uns erziehen.

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