On Sunday, January 27, 2013 9:00am â€“ 2:00pm at the
Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica, Tel Aviv University’s academics will talk on topics ranging from the threat of Superquakes, Egypt’s new president.
A continental breakfast and lunch. Parking is included.
To register ($54.00) and more information: www.onedayu.org
ABOUT THE CLASSES
*Why is Stem Cell Research Taking So Long to Change Everything?
Embryonic stem cells hold enormous promise for treating just about every human disease. The search to turn them into a safe and reliable therapeutic tool has been filled with blind alleys â€” but you’ll be surprised to learn we’re closer than you think with DR. YECHIEL ELKABETZ.
*Can We Predict Tomorrow’s “Superquakes”?
When and where will the next Big One happen? Earthquakes are notoriously hard to predict, but today’s scientists are using high-tech to develop reliable advance information to save lives and property. Learn about the latest advances from a world-renowned climatologist with PROF. COLIN PRICE.
*Tradeoffs: Israel’s Defense, Welfare and Education Spending
The call for early elections in Israel was a direct result of the Knesset’s inability to agree on a new budget. The people will speak on January 22. Learn about the big winners and losers from a distinguished analyst with PROF. ASHER TISHLER.
*Who Are You, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi?
Virtually unknown abroad before winning Egypt’s presidency in June 2012, Time magazine just named Dr. Mohamed Morsi the most important politician in the Middle East. Many Egyptians don’t agree. Just who is this controversial member of the Muslim Brotherhood? Go behind the scenes with DR. MIRA TZOREFF.