Mar 22, 2011
Speaker: Prof. Fred Lazin, Professor of
Local Government at Ben Gurion University of the Negev and the
Visiting Professor of Israel Studies at American
Location: B'nai Israel Congregation; Rockville, MD
This session explored the major conflicts that ignite passions in the Middle East, only one of which is the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Others include the interests of the great powers for influence and hegemony, conflicts both within and between the major religions, and issues of national identity and pride.
Also co-sponsored by American Associates Ben-Gurion University of the Negev