On Thursday, January 30, 2014 the Jerusalem Press Club hosted a talk with Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist and 3-time Pulitzer Prize winner. In the event Thomas Friedman spoke with Uri Dromi on “There Goes the Neighborhood: How the Arab Awakening, Climate Change and Technology are changing the World around Israel.”
Thomas L. Friedman (http://www.thomaslfriedman.com) won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, his third Pulitzer for The New York Times. He became the paper’s foreign-affairs Op-Ed columnist in 1995. Previously, he served as chief economic correspondent in the Washington bureau and before that he was the chief White House correspondent. In 2005, Mr. Friedman was elected as a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board.
Mr. Friedman joined The Times in 1981 and was appointed Beirut bureau chief in 1982. In 1984 Mr. Friedman was transferred from Beirut to Jerusalem, where he served as Israel bureau chief until 1988. Mr. Friedman was awarded the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting (from Lebanon) and the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting (from Israel).
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