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Amir Ben-David

Amir Ben-David is a writer, journalist and musician. He has worked as an editor for all the major Israeli newspapers (Haaretz, Yediot Achronot and Maariv) and was the editor of Timeout Tel Aviv for several years. His first Novel Top of the World was published by the Am-Oved/Xargol
publishing house.

He was co-writer for two Israeli feature films (Zohar & Vulcan Junction). He was a member of the successful Israeli rock band Avtipus and wrote many of the band's hits. Amir also published several short stories.

Amir holds a LL.B degree from Tel Aviv University and currently serves as deputy publisher for Sigler Communications which publishes magazines like TimeOut Tel-Aviv, 360, travel guides and other cultural publications. His responsibities include: editorial, business and strategic activities for the publishing house.


Lecture Topics:

 Tel Aviv as the Greatest Zionist Achievement.

 Secular Israeli Culture Looking for New Ways of Expression.

 Growing up with the Palmach as a Living Family Heritage.

 Theodor Herzl - What have we learnt from him and what have we forgotten?

 Israeli Media – the known and unknown …

 Zohar Argov - an Israeli icon who embodies the cultural conflict between Ashkenazi Jews and Sephardic Jews in Israel (including the film "Zohar").

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