TEACHING ARABIC IN JEWISH SCHOOLS IN ISRAEL – WHY, HOW AND WHEN?
Arabic is the official second language of Israel and the ‘sister’ of Hebrew in the family of Semitic languages.
The lecture will describe and discuss the central role of languages in the cultural and political sphere of Israel and the entire Middle East.
Semi Final – International Music Competition
Only Eight musicians will reach the final stage!
International musicians from Israel, England, Italy, USA, Spain, France, Ukraine, Latvia, Hungary, Germany, Ireland performing on clarinet, flute, piano, cello, violin, singing and chamber groups.
THE 1941 POGROM IN THE LITERATURE OF JEWS FROM IRAQ
The Nazi pogrom of June 1941, known as the Farhud, was the Iraqi Jews’ very own Kristallnacht — two days of murder, looting, rape and mutilation. It shattered this ancient community’s self-confidence, and swiftly led to the exodus of over 90 percent of Iraqi Jewry.
The Final – International Music Competition
Israeli Composer-Guest of Honour