Kenan Distinguished Professor Gary Bowen was an invited presenter at the Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation on Trauma and the Family, at Bar-Ilan University in Tel Aviv, Israel, on January 13-16, 2014. Bowen made a presentation to invited participants entitled, “Theoretical Perspectives of Family Resilience: The Case of Military Families.”
Pictured above are the presenters and conference organizers, from left: Professor Charles R. Figley, Tulane University, New Orleans, La.; Professor Rachel Dekel, School of Social Work, Bar-Ilan University (conference organizer); Professor Candice Monson, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Professor Abigail Gewirtz, University of Minnesota; Professor Orit Nuttman-Shwartz, Sapir College, Israel; Bowen; and Professor Ask Eillit, University of Southern Denmark.
The photo below was taken at the Gaza Strip near a moshav in southern Israel, Netiv HaAsara, which is the closest settlement in Israel to the Gaza Strip and has been a target of Qassam rockets, Katyusha rockets, and mortar shellings. Bowen visited a local high school in the area.