Jan 12

Exposing the Arguments for the BDS Movement

West Palm Beach, Florida

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The Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
Lorraine and Jack N. Friedman Commission for Jewish Education of the Palm Beaches
Exposing the Arguments for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement
Prof. Ilan Troen
Former Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
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Thursday, January 12, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Temple Beth El
2815 North Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida

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Prof. Ilan Troen has served as dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at Ben-Gurion University in Israel and as director of the Ben-Gurion Research Institute and Archives. Currently he is the Stoll Family Chair in Israel Studies at Brandeis University and founding director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies. Prof. Troen has authored or edited numerous books in American, Jewish and Israeli history. He is also the president of the Association for Israel Studies and the founding editor of Israel Studies (Indiana University Press), the leading journal in this new field.

He has lectured widely including Harvard University, Columbia University, Yale University, and the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S.; Torino, Thessaloniki, Osnabrück, Duisburg, Amsterdam and Oxford in Europe; Witswatersrand, Pretoria and Cape Town in South Africa; Sydney and Canberra in Australia; Hong Kong, Peking and Renmin (Beijing) in China; Bilkent and Koc in Turkey.

Born in Boston, educated at the Latin School, Hebrew College and Brandeis before completing his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. Prof. Troen attended Princeton University and taught at University of Missouri before making aliyah with his family in 1975, making their permanent home in Omer, a community outside Beer-Sheva.