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Shaping a Shared Society in Israel: The Role of The Media

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Join The Abraham Initiatives for a lively & insightful conversation between Israeli journalists Eman Safady and Eran Singer. They will share their insights & experiences on the important role the media can play in building a more cohesive shared society in Israel.

The discussion and audience questions will be chaired by Ian Black, Middle East Editor at The Guardian Newspaper.

Please join us from 6.45pm for a glass of wine. The discussions will start at 7.15pm and close at 8.30pm


Ms. Eman Safady is a Druze radio and television journalist who works within the Hebrew‑language broadcast media. In 2018, she became the Israeli Army Radio Station’s correspondent for Arab society affairs and minorities. Her previous experience includes working as a reporter at a weekly affiliated with national daily Yediot Aharonot and working as an investigative journalist with Israel’s leading investigative television news program, Uvda. Ms. Safady was also one of the founding members of the Israeli Women Journalists’ Chamber, a group created by several leading Israeli women journalists with the goal of promoting Israeli women in media.

Mr. Eran Singer is the Head of the Arab World Affairs desk at the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation. For several years Singer has been the anchor of the popular radio show “Marchbet”, the only Hebrew language programme dedicated to the affairs of Israel’s Arab citizens. During 2018 Singer produced and presented a Television seriestitled "The New Arab” (Alarabi-Algdid) which highlighted the rapid changes within the Arab society in Israel and covered a wide variety of issues including higher education, language and life-style. Singer, a fluent Arabic speaker, and is a sought-after commentator on Jewish-Arab relations in Israel.

Mr Ian Black is now a visting fellow at the Middle East Centre at LSE, and a former Middle East Editor, European Editor, Diplomatic Editor and Jerusalem Correspondent for The Guardian. His latest book is Enemies and Neighbours, Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel 1917-2017. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Enemies-Neighbours-Palestine-Israel-1917-2017/dp/0141979143/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Twitter @ian_black For further information: http://www.lse.ac.uk/middleEastCentre/people/IanBlack.aspx

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