DURHAM, N.C. -- Students from across the Southeast are gathering at Duke University to learn about Israel.
The Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast is holding its annual student conference Sunday on the Duke campus. Issues include Israel's relationship with the U.S. relationship and cultural diversity.
Students from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee are expected.
The private event is a collaborative effort between groups including Jewish Life at Duke and Duke Friends of Israel.
The Consulates annual conference is part of its mission to help Americans get past the headlines and learn more about Israel.
The conference runs from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Duke's Freeman Center for Jewish Life.