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Emmanuel Halperin, 66, is an Israeli journalist who was  born in the USSR,  educated in France and moved to Israel in 1962. He has studied Law (LlB), Literature (MA) and Theatre in Jerusalem and in Paris.

At Kol Israel, the Israeli public radio station, Halperin worked as head of the foreign desk, as Paris correspondent, and as head of the news department before turning to television and serving  as political correspondent and anchorman for Channel 1. Currently he presents a weekly TV interview program.

Halperin was Cultural Attache in Paris from 1985 to 1987. He was awarded the 2005 Sokolov Prize (the Israeli Pulitzer) and he was awarded  the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite of the French Republic. He teaches Journalism and French Literature at Tel Aviv University.

Emmanuel Halperin lectures frequently on Israeli policy and culture in French speaking countries. He was scholar in residence in several communities in the United States and Canada, among them Pittsburgh, El Paso, Oklahoma City and Montreal.

Lecture Topics:

 Possible Solutions to the Palestinian Question.

 Israel, Essence and Existence.

 The Status of Jerusalem in International Law.

 The  Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel.

 Is there an Israeli Culture?

 French Jewry and Israel.

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