Women in Conflict Zones: A Look From Within

View exclusive footage and hear a captivating presentation featuring one of the most prominent television journalists in Israel, Itai Anghel. 

From learning how women became the Jihadists' biggest nightmare to revealing the only place in the world where they're equal to men in fighting war. We will also go deep into the tragic story of the place where women are at the worst situation on earth - in East Congo. You’ll leave this event with valuable insights and new perspectives on people living within conflict-ravaged regions.

SCHEDULE

6:00 to 6:30 pm Check-in, appetizers, and schmoozing
6:30 to 7:45 pm Itai Anghel's presentation followed by Q&A
7:45 to 8:30 pm More schmoozing and appetizers  

Spouses and partners are encouraged to attend.

This event is expected sell out in advance. If you're planning to attend, please get your tickets now.

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Interests: Arts & Culture, Israel
Date: 
May 20, 2019
TIME: 
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: 
Fenwick & West LLP
801 California Street
Mountain View

City: 
Mountain View
Cost: 
$40

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Organized By: 
Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund
Co-organizers: 
South Peninsula Women
Event Contact Person: 
Jeanne Miller
415.512.6423
Speakers: 
Itai Anghel
Itai Anghel, who was just awarded the 'Sokolov Prize' (the Israeli equivalent of Pulitzer Prize) - is known for his fieldwork and in-depth documentaries. He has the unique ability to deeply and fearlessly explore the most dangerous hot spots around the globe, while forging connections with the subjects in his films. He has covered conflicts in Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Chechnya, Rwanda, Kenya, Congo, Lebanon, Gaza, Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq, and Syria.

For the past six years, his work has won the award for 'Best TV Documentary' on behalf of the 'Israeli forum for documentary filmmakers' on five separate occasions. In 2010 Mr. Anghel won the 'Cutting edge award' in the 'International Media Awards' in London for his "superb and unbiased cover of the Middle East". Besides his journalistic portfolio, Itai Anghel also founded a humanitarian project to help women raped in the civil war in Congo, where Israeli gynecologists set up clinics in the jungles of East Congo and ongoing guidance to local medical and nursing personnel.

Mr. Anghel is also a lecturer on world conflicts at Tel Aviv University and IDC In Herzliya. Last summer he was a guest lecturer at Harvard University. Currently, Itai Anghel is one of 18 selected journalists from all over the world who was awarded the Knight-Wallace fellowship at the University of Michigan.