Expert on Middle East To Speak at TBA Kabbalat Symposium

Expert on Middle East To Speak at TBA Kabbalat Symposium

On Friday, March 5, 2010, Temple B'nai Abraham will hold a Kabbalat Shabbat Dinner & Symposium, sponsored by TBA Sisterhood & Men's Club. The guest speaker will be Fred Lazin, The Lynn and Lloyd Hurst Family Professor of Local Government; Chair & Professor, Department of Politics and Government Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beersheva, Israel. His topic will be "Obama and Netanyahu: A New Era in U.S.-Israel Relations." Kabbalat Shabbat Services will be at 6:30 PM and the Dinner/Symposium will commence at 7:30 PM.

A Professor of Politics and Government at Ben Gurion University in Israel, Fred Lazin brings his extensive knowledge and experience to Temple B'nai Abraham for the March Kabbalat Symposium. His presentation will include an in-depth analysis of the current political situation in Israel and the Middle East. Since he will spend the preceding week in Israel, his observations will be fresh and current. The program will address the ways that the elections of President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu, the wars in Lebanon, Gaza and Iraq, and the rise of Hamas and Iran have affected Israel and the prospects for a settlement with the Palestinians, Syrians and the Arab World in general.

This event is open to the public. The cost of the Dinner/Symposium is $18 per person. Please RSVP to the Temple at 973.994.2290 by March 1. Visit the TBA website at

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