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Launch of the Exhibition Catalogue

Dreams and Diplomacy
​American Consuls in Jerusalem in the 19th Century

A Joint Exhibition by the Shapell Manuscript Foundation and the National Library of Israel

Opening Remarks: Dr. Milka Levy-Rubin, National Library
American Consul General: Mr. Michael R. Ratney
"Cresson and the Dove" – a one-act play based on the radio drama by Yaacov Shavit
Directed and Produced by Zvia margaliot
Actors: Yinon Shazu, Yitzhak Laor, Ram Mizrahi, Itamar Sharon

Old Zion, New Zion: Diplomatic Ties between Israel and the United States, Then and Now
Moderator: Oren Nahari, Broadcast journalist and editor
Dr. Nirit Shalev-Khlifa, Exhibition curator
Prof. Arnon Gutfeld, Historian, expert in United States history and American law
Jacob (Yaki) Dayan, Former Israeli Consul in Los Angeles

The event will be held in Hebrew

Date: Thursday 10 October, 2013
Time: 20:00
Reception and guided tour at 19:00
Venue: The National Library, 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Edmond Safra Campus, Givat Ram, Jerusalem.

Entrance is free of charge.  Please reserve places online (in Hebrew)
Space is limited

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