Program Details

A Guided Discussion with Dr. Samuel Edelman: Iran's Threat Goes Beyond Nuclear

Instructor
Samuel M. Edelman
Category
Politics / Current Events
FGD10212
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Course Description

After a brief update on the current Iranian international policies by Dr. Edelman, attendees will discuss and debate with Dr. Edelman the Iranian influence in Lebanon, Syria, Gaza, the Gulf States, and Saudi Arabia. This threat goes far beyond just a nuclear threat.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.