Natan Sharansky to Speak at Boston University on Tuesday, September 16

in Humanities/Social Science, News Releases
September 10th, 2003

Contact: Tom Testa, 617/353-2240 | ttesta@bu.edu

(Boston, Mass.) – Noted Soviet dissident and current Israeli Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Natan Sharansky, will speak at Boston University next Tuesday, September 16.

As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict escalates in the Middle East with recent suicide bombings and retaliatory strikes, Sharansky will deliver a first-hand perspective on the roadmap to peace. His cabinet position provides insight on the Israeli government’s handling of the current situation.

Sharansky’s lecture, titled “Human Rights, Justice, & Democracy: A Jewish Perspective on the Road to Peace,” will be held in the School of Law’s Barristers Hall at 4 p.m. Media may begin setting up at 3 p.m.

Hosted by Boston University Hillel, the event is free and open to the public. For further information, please call Tom Testa at 617/353-2240.

WHO: Natan Sharansky
Israeli Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs

WHAT: Human Rights, Justice, & Democracy:
A Jewish Perspective on the Road to Peace

WHERE: Boston University School of Law, Barristers Hall
765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

WHEN: Tuesday, September 16, 2003 at 4 p.m.

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