Starr Forum: The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine

March 13, 2013 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
20 Ames Street, Cambridge

Book Talk with Miko Peled


About the author:
Miko Peled is an Israeli peace activist. His father Mattityahu Peled was was a well-known Israeli public figure who was at various periods of his life a professional military man who reached the rank of Aluf (Major General) in the IDF and was a member of the General Staff during the Six-Day War of 1967; a notable scholar who headed the Arabic Language and Literature Department of Tel Aviv University; a radical peace activist and a leading proponent of Israeli dialogue with the PLO and of complete withdrawal from the Occupied Territories in whose conquest he personally had a major role; and a member of the Knesset who often expressed controversial views considered "extreme left" in Israeli terms, yet was treated with considerable respect by staunch political people.

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Free & open to the public | Refreshments served
Books will be signed and sold at the event