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Past Events

Past EventsSunday, February 21

Unexpected Israel

Unexpected Israel

Ruth Corman
Henry Knobil

Ruth Corman’s words and photos bring people and places to life with curious, humorous and moving stories you seldom read in the media: from caviar to camels and pomegranates to pilgrims, as well as unimaginable tales of heroism and unique personalities.  Chaired by Henry Knobil
 
Ruth Corman is an art consultant, journalist and photographer who specialises in working with design consultants on major projects world-wide. Her first book was a life story of the photojournalist David Rubinger.
 
Henry Knobil, a company director, was born in Vienna in 1932. He has an honorary doctorate from Bar Ilan University and is former Chair of the British Friends of the University. He has also been Chair of the Jewish Marriage Council and President of the British-Israel Chamber of Commerce. 
 

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Ruth Corman

Henry Knobil

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