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Saturday, August 24 • 18:15 - 19:15
Beyond the border: six days in June and a city reunited

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In June 1967, the Six Day War broke out and one of its major consequences was the reunification of Jerusalem. In this joint Melton session, Ronnie Gotkin will examine the historical events leading up to the Six Day War and Aviva will approach this from a literary angle, presenting the way in which Israeli poets like Yehuda Amichai responded to the reunification of Jerusalem.

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Ronnie Gotkin

A graduate of Herzlia, Ronnie holds a BA Hons, B Ed and M Ed degrees from UCT and an HDE from UNISA, all of which were awarded with distinction. After many years as principal of Herzlia Highlands Primary, Ronnie is currently Director of Hebrew Studies at Herzlia. Ronnie also lectures... Read More →
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Aviva Laskov

Aviva currently teaches Hebrew at UCT. She also teaches a course at the Melton Adult Education on Israeli Literature as a Window to Israeli Society. Educated at Tel Aviv University, Aviva specialised in Linguistics and teaching second and foreign languages. She taught Hebrew at Herzlia... Read More →

Saturday August 24, 2019 18:15 - 19:15 SAST