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UAF hosts free lecture on Israel

Submitted by Nancy Tarnai
Phone: 907-474-5042

03/26/10

The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a free public lecture, "The Rise of Israel: A History of a Revolutionary State,"Ě Wednesday, March 31st at 6 p.m. in Room 201 of the Reichardt Building on the UAF campus.

University of Denver professor Jonathan Adelman will speak about how Israel gained the strength to overcome great obstacles and become a serious regional power in the Middle East. He will give details on how the creation of Israel is different from that of most new states and how volunteer forces played a major role in its creation.

The Reichardt Building is located on Yukon Drive. Parking is free on campus after 5 p.m.

MEDIA CONTACT: Nancy Tarnai, UAF School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences public information officer, at 907-474-5042 or via e-mail at ntarnai@alaska.edu.