Jewish Community Relations Councilof San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties


Making Sense of Israeli Politics

February 21, 2019
Two sessions on

The 2019 Election in Israel

Go behind the headlines with Professor Reuven Hazan of Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Department of Political Science. Explore the complexities of coalition-building and the intricate process of winning elections under a system that he describes as “the opposite of U.S. politics.”

Session 1 - 12:00-1:15 p.m.
Google Community Space 88 Embarcadero (enter on Steuart St), San Francisco - RSVP

Session 2 - 8:00-9:30 p.m.
OFJCC Freidenrich Conference Center, Room F-401, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto - RSVP

RSVP required by February 15
Brown bag lunch

A ninth-generation Israeli and graduate of Hebrew University, Professor Hazan is internationally recognized for his work. He has held visiting faculty positions at Harvard and Emory University, served as political affairs commentator for CNN, BBC, FOX and NPR, and has been quoted in publications ranging from the Wall Street Journal to the Los Angeles Times. Admired within Israel for his deep understanding of government, Professor Hazan has served as the advisor to the Speaker of the Israeli parliament on reforming its internal structure. He has contributed to the nation’s foremost think-tanks, and served on the Presidential Commission on the Structure of Government in Israel.


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