Event — New-York Historical Society

Lectures & Conversations: America, Israel, and the International Water Crisis

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Monday, April 18, 2016, 6:30 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series

Featuring: Seth M. Siegel, Roger Hertog (moderator)

Details: The U.S. government forecasts that population centers across the planet will soon face alarming gaps between available water and the growing demand for it, significantly impacting food prices, political stability, and the global economy. Author Seth M. Siegel discusses the past, present, and future of the international water crisis and how solutions implemented by Israel can serve as a model for the U.S. and beyond.

Seth M. Siegel is a businessman, activist, and the author of Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World. Roger Hertog (moderator) is President of the Hertog Foundation, Chairman of the Tikvah Fund, and Executive Committee Chair at the New-York Historical Society.

Cost: $34 (members $20)

Phone: Contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268, 9 am–5 pm daily.

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