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Rabbi Robert N. Levine 25th Anniversary Speaker Series: American-Israeli Relations in 2017
Mon, May 1, 2017 • 7:00 PM
At the Crossroads: American-Israeli Relations in 2017
with Bret Stephens (pictured above, left) and Peter Beinart (above, right), moderated by Rabbi David Ellenson
Join us for a thought-provoking and lively discussion featuring different perspectives on Israel. Peter Beinart is an Associate Professor of Journalism at CUNY, and a former editor of The New Republic. A Rhodes Scholar and Yale graduate, he has published three books, including The Crisis of Zionism. Bret Stephens is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the foreign-affairs columnist and deputy editorial page editor of The Wall Street Journal and has also been an outspoken critic of The Crisis of Zionism. Rabbi David Ellenson is Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies and Visiting Professor in the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University. He is the Chancellor-Emeritus of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, and served as President of HUC-JIR from 2001-2013. He will moderate what promises to be a provocative and extremely interesting discussion.