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Sunday, November 21 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Israeli Journalism

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What is it really like to be a journalist in Israel? This presentation exploring that question will be delivered by an award-winning reporter who has lived and worked Israel for more than 25 years for the Jerusalem Post, Haaretz and many foreign publications. Allison Kaplan Sommer will discuss changes in the Israeli media landscape over the years, the evolving role of foreign correspondents in the Middle East overall, pressures from the right and the left, and the tremendous impact of the internet and social media.  

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Alison Kaplan Sommer

Allison Kaplan Sommer has been a journalist and columnist for Haaretz.com since 2012. She is the former Washington DC correspondent, feature writer and critic for The Jerusalem Post, and has written on a freelance basis for U.S. publications, including the New Republic, Politico, The Forward, Hadassah Magazine, and JTA. Originally from Rhode Island, she ea... Read More →

Sunday November 21, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST