Security and Democracy Today: An Israeli Perspective

Starts:
7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Ends:
8:30 pm on Tuesday, October 28, 2014
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/judaicstudies/files/2014/10/EWCJS_YitzhakRabin_Color.pdf
Address:
George Sherman Union (775 Comm Ave)
Room:
2nd floor Conference Auditorium
Contact Organization:
Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies
Contact Name:
Erin Shibley
Contact Phone:
617-353-8096
Fees:
free
Speakers:
Amichai Ayalon; Yehuda Yaakov
Audience:
public
Former Israeli intelligence chief and member of the Knesset Amichai Ayalon will survey this year's events in the Middle East, with emphasis on the recent military operation in Gaza, its implications for Israeli democracy and for Israel's international standing. Yahuda Yaakov, Consul General of Israel to New England, will speak about the legacy of Yitzhak Rabin. The 2014 Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture is generously supported by Jonathan Krivine (CAS '72). Q&A session and reception to follow lecture.