The Jeffrey B. Plevan Memorial Lecture
“Israel on North American Campuses-Lessons to be learned for Tomorrow”
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 7pm (AZ Time) and online
Registration Link: https://arizona.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_l2NpqSe7QP2daNJlFTiHDw
Pre-lecture reception at 6pm
Pre-lecture reception and in-person talk will be held at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd. in the Garden of Hope. All are welcome!
Dr. Kenneth Stein is Emeritus Professor of Contemporary Middle Eastern History, Political Science, and Israel Studies at Emory University. Ken is considered one of the leading scholars and experts on modern Israel and the Arab/Palestinian Israel conflict and the diplomacy surrounding it. From 1977 to 2021, he taught more than 5800 students at Emory University, primarily undergraduates. Emory has recognized him for excellence in undergraduate teaching, for life-long mentorship of students, and for internationalizing Emory’s curriculum. In 1998, he established the first Center or Institute for the Study of Modern Israel in the United States. In perspective, Jewish studies grew in the U.S. from the World War I period forward, Holocaust Studies and Middle East Studies from the late 1950s. In 2008, he founded the Center for Israel Education, www.israeled.org which continues to enrich the learning of Israel. CIE emphasizes context, sources, and context; it targets students, pre-collegiate and college educators and life-long learners. Its highly respected website has more than 40,000 visitors a week.