Voices from the Center of the World

Voices from the Center of the World

by Henrique Cymerman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468098747
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/31/2012
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.12(d)

About the Author

Henrique Cymerman was born and partially raised in Porto, Portugal. When he was 16 he moved to Israel where he has lived most of his life. He also lived in Spain. Henrique has collaborated as a Middle East Correspondent with Univision in the US, Antena 3 and La Vanguardia in Spain, SIC in Portugal, Globonews in Brazil, CCTV in China, BBC Radio in the UK, Channel 2 in Israel and on Palestinian TV. Henrique graduated from the University of Tel Aviv in Political Science and Sociology, and received an MA in Organizational Psychology. He was also a lecturer at the University.

Henrique has collected many of the voices of the Middle East. His book Voices from the Center of the World, captures the voices of leaders who make the decisions, the fundamentalists, the collaborators and traitors who give or risk their lives for their own truth, the voices of experts on terrorism and international leaders who interpret this tragic reality and civil society who suffer the daily consequences of the confrontation between Arabs and Israelis. The book has been published in Portuguese, Spanish, English, Hebrew and Arabic.

Henrique has been the recipient of several awards, including the prestigious Conde Vodo Prize (Spanish Pulitzer Prize), Correspondent of the Year award in Spain. His reports have won awards at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival. He also received the Silver Medal from the Pro-Europe Organization, and was named "a Journalist Without Borders" by UNESCO. The President of Portugal awarded him the Comendador of the Order Don Henrique, the highest Portuguese honor and the Anti-Defamation League presented him with the Daniel Pearl Award.

Henrique lives and works in Neve Zedek, Tel Aviv with his wife Yael Kehat Kogut.

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