MICHAEL BAR-ZOHAR, AUTHOR OF “MASSACRE IN MUNICH” TO SPEAK AT LAKE ERIE COLLEGE
FREE EVENT IS OPEN TO COMMUNITY
(PAINESVILLE, OHIO) –Michael Bar-Zohar, author of “Massacre in Munich: The Manhunt for the Killers Behind the 1972 Olympics Massacre,” will speak at Lake Erie College on Thursday, February 23. The presentation begins at 1:00 p.m. in Coe Conference Room of the Arthur S. Holden Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Bar-Zohar visits northeast Ohio as part of The Great lakes Lecture Series co-sponsored by Lake Erie College, Lake Hospital System and Lakeland Community College. In addition to his presentation at Lake Erie College, he will also be speaking at a free event later that evening at Lakeland Community College. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at the Mooreland Mansion.
Michael Bar-Zohar was born in Bulgaria, grew up in Israel, and studied in Jerusalem and in France (Ph.D. in Political Science). He fought in four Israeli-Arab wars (1956, 1967, 1973, 1982), spent nine years beside David Ben-Gurion, Israel's founder, and became a fervent supporter of peace between Israel and her neighbors. He also served two terms in Parliament, Professor at Haifa University then at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and represented Israel at the Council of Europe. In addition, Michael wrote more than 30 books and a few screenplays, won several awards including the French Academy award, the Ben-Gurion award, the International migration award and was knighted by the President of France as Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur.
For more information on this event, call 440-375-7150 or visit the website at www.lec.edu.
Founded in 1856, Lake Erie College is a dynamic and progressive institution of higher education, offering 22 undergraduate majors and master’s degrees in business administration and education. This coeducational college, grounded in the liberal arts, enrolls just under 1,000 students of all ages and is nationally recognized for its equine studies and international learning opportunities for students.