Wed, May 19|
Exclusive Briefing on the Situation in Israel with Gil Hoffman
Join UF Hillel for an on the ground perspective from Gil Hoffman, Chief Political Correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Post.
Time & Location
May 19, 2021, 5:00 PM
About the Event
Join UF Hillel for an on-the-ground perspective from veteran journalist Gil Hoffman. Gil will share an update and engage in conversation with students about the situation and the important role of pro-Israel students.
Gil Hoffman is the chief political correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Post. Well-connected to Israeli and Palestinian leaders, he has interviewed every major figure across the Israeli political spectrum, has been interviewed by top media on six continents ,and is a regular analyst on CNN, Al-Jazeera, and other news outlets.
Called "the most optimistic man in Israel" by Israeli television, Hoffman provides a behind-the-scenes look at the intrigue and humor in the Israeli political arena. He was raised in Chicago, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northwestern University's School of Journalism, and wrote for the Miami Herald and the Arizona Republic before moving to Israel. A reserve soldier in the IDF Spokesman's Unit, he has lectured in every major English-speaking country in the world, half the Canadian provinces, and is the first person to lecture about Israel in 49 US states. He promises eternal friendship to anyone who can get him a gig in Hawaii. He lives with his family in Jerusalem.
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