Visit of Israeli journalists-analysts
On the 19th – 22nd of September, well known Israeli journalists-analysts visited Lithuania: Stephane Cohen, analyst for the Institute for National Security Studies and director of The Israel Project Diplomatic Program, and Neri Zilber, analyst and journalist at the Rubin Center for International Research at the IDC Herzliya.
The journalists were interested in the geopolitical and security issues in Lithuania and the Baltics, also issues concerning Lithuanian Jewish history and heritage.
On September 21st, the guests gave a lecture in Vytautas Magnus University on the following topic: “From the Arab Spring to the Arab Winter”.
After the lecture there was a meeting with the VMU academic community and also visits to the Faculty of Political Sciences and Diplomacy and prof. L. Donskis library.
Stephane Cohen is the director for the diplomatic programme The Israel Project. He is also an analyst, journalist and blogger.
Neri Zilber is a journalist and analyst for the Rubin Center for International Research at the IDC Herzliya. He has publications in international news outlets, frequently writes articles for Guardian, Washington post, New York times and etc.