Program Details

A Guided Discussion with Dr. Samuel Edelman: Exploring the Current State of U.S.-Israeli Relations

Samuel M. Edelman
Jewish Culture & History / Current Events

Course Description

After a brief update on the current state of U.S.-Israel relations by Dr. Edelman, attendees will discuss and debate the shifts and changes to U.S.-Israel relations from the Trump administration to the Biden administration.Opinions are bound to vary! The success of this new format hinges on the tolerance and mutual respect of each attendee. OLLI Boca is confident that participants will engage in the spirit of open-mindedness and civil debate.

About the Instructor

  • Samuel M. Edelman, Ph.D., is the former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles and one of the founding faculty members of the Academic Council for Israel. He is also an Academic Fellow and adjunct professor of Israel Studies and Zionism at the University of Miami’s Miller Center for Judaic Studies. He is the former Director of the Israel on Campus Coalition Academic Affairs Department. He has served as the Executive Director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East. Edelman is also a frequent lecturer on world affairs issues for the high-end cruise ship industry.