Israeli Professor to Speak on Medicinal Plants of Israel
Oct 31, 2014 11:16AM
The Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Israel Center and Urban Ecology Center will host a free talk by Israeli professor emeritus Zohara Yaniv-Bachrach at 7 p.m., November 3, at the Urban Ecology Center’s Riverside Park branch. Her lecture will emphasize the historical role of medicinal plants and the rich ethnobotanical traditions of Israel that highlight the cultural connections between Biblical traditions and modern times. Samples of herbal tea will be served.
An ethnobotanist, researcher and lecturer in the field of medicinal plants, Yaniv-Bachrach studied botany at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and earned a Ph.D. in plant biochemistry at Columbia University, in New York.