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Sunday, February 14 • 5:15pm - 6:30pm
'The Other Arab-Israeli Conflict': American Jews, and the USA and Israel (A Historical Analysis)

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The complex tri-partite relationship--Israel, American Jews, successive American administrations--is explored in this session. The session brings together an analysis of the relationship of American Jews to Israel (Why, for example, are younger Jews alienated from Israel?) with the history of the America-Israel relationship, from Truman to Obama. Why have historians characterized the relationship as "the other Arab-Israeli conflict", and what has been the impact on American Jews?


Jerome Chanes

Jerome Chanes, a senior fellow at the Center for Jewish Studies of the CUNY Graduate Center, is the author of four books and some hundreds of book chapters, articles, reviews on Jewish history, sociology, public affairs, and arts and letters. Jerry started out life as a rock reviewer... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 5:15pm - 6:30pm EST