Hendrix to Host Best-selling Author and Foreign Correspondent Dan Raviv

Dan Raviv

CONWAY, Ark. (March 4, 2013) - The Crain-Mailing Center of Jewish Culture at Hendrix College will host journalist and author Dan Raviv on Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. in Worsham Student Performance Hall in the Student Life and Technology Center.

The event is free and open to the public.

Raviv is a national correspondent for CBS News. A New York native and Harvard graduate, he began his on-air career assigned to the Tel Aviv bureau. He is the author of several books, including the best-selling book Spies of Armageddon: Inside Israel's Secret Wars.

Raviv will discuss the relationship between Israel and the United States following President Obama's reelection, as well as Israel's relations with Iran and Palestinel.

Copies of Spies of Armageddon: Inside Israel's Secret Wars will be available at the event for purchase through Village Books, and a book signing will follow the program. Refreshments will be served.

Raviv will also be available for photos at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Ellen Kirsch, director of the Crain-Maling Center of Jewish Culture, at 501-450-4598 or kirsch@hendrix.edu.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.