King Bibi: The Uncertain Legacy of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Samuel M. Edelman
Jewish Culture & History / International Relations

Course Description

Netanyahu has been the longest reigning prime minister in Israel’s history. How was he able to get to this position? What are his achievements and failures? How have his corruption scandals affected his efforts and how might Israel be without him? These are some of the questions to be addressed in this presentation.

About the Instructor

  • Samuel M. Edelman, PhD, 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.