On Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m., Professor Fred Lazin will offer the lecture: “Israel Update: Prospects for the Future” at Temple Emanuel of Great Neck, bringing the unique view of an American who has lived and taught in Israel for more than thirty years.
Lazin is presently Visiting Scholar at the Taub Center for Israel Studies, New York University. His talk presents an in depth analysis of the current political situation in Israel and the Middle East.
Dr. Lazin was born in Boston and grew up in Sharon, MA. At the University of Massachusetts in Amherst he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Cum Laude in Government and History. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago. In 1975 he then joined the faculty at Ben Gurion University in Israel where he helped to establish an Interdisciplinary Program in Urban Studies and the Dept. of General Studies. The Lynn and Lloyd Hurst Family Professor of Local Government (Emeritus) at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, he is the author of eight books dealing with public policy in the United States, Israel and developing countries, Israeli politics and society, and Jews in American politics.
Emanuel’s Israel Service of Celebration includes music and readings and is conducted by Rabbi and Cantor accompanied by instrumentalists.
All members of the community are invited to attend the Sabbath Eve Service.
Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Lane. For further information, please call 516-482-5701.