Be'chol Lashon

Be’chol Lashon


Siona Benjamin


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Be'chol Lashon Speakers Bureau

Israeli Media and the Yemenite Babies Affair

May 7, 2013 8:15pm


1395 Lexington Ave (at 92nd St), New York


The Yemenite Babies Affair is the emotionally laden, unresolved story of the kidnapping of hundreds of Yemenite babies upon their arrival in Israel during the 1950s. In analyzing fifty years of public narratives, Shoshana Madmoni-Gerber argues that the media played a major role in how this story was framed—and silenced. Join us as professor Madmoni-Gerber exposes the clash between the European Zionist ideology of unity and the reality of Israel’s diverse society, where at least half of the Jewish population is of Arab descent.

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