SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Dr. Mordechai Kedar, an Israeli-Arabic scholar and senior lecturer at Bar Ilan University in Israel, will present Jews, Judaism & Jerusalem -- What Is The Future at the JCC of Central NJ, 1391 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains, on Monday July 17th at 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Kedar has served 25 years in the IDF Military Intelligence. His advice and perspectives are sought by governmental agencies and think tanks in Israel and the US. He has been interviewed and quoted in  media outlets throughout the Middle East, Europe and America. Dr. Kedar will share his thoughts on how trends in the Diaspora, Israel and the Middle East are interacting and shaping the future.  

This presentation is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. The cost is $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Checks can be made out to The Israel Support Committee, 18 Shalom Way, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076. To register or obtain additional information, contact Conrad Nadell at or at 908-531-8228. 

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