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Monday April 27, 2015


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The Wasserman Jewish Studies Center at Baruch College invites you to join us on May 13th for this year's conference, titled "Israel and Democracy." If you are interested in attending, please email to reserve your seat. To help us best accommodate our guests, it would be helpful to indicate which panel(s) you plan on attending.


Spring 2015 Conference of

The Wasserman Jewish Studies Center at Baruch College


Israel and Democracy

Wednesday, May 13, Engelman Recital Hall

(55 Lexington Avenue, 25th Street entrance)


Panel I:  9:00 - 11:00am

“Israel and Its Arab and Jewish Communities”

Amal Elsana Alh’jooj. McGill University

Prof. Yehuda Mirsky, Brandeis University

Prof. Sammy Smooha, Haifa University

Prof. Dov Waxman, Northeastern University

Prof. Nadim Rouhana, Tufts University


Panel II:  12:00 - 2:00pm

“Israel and Security”

Prof. Oren Barak, Cornell University/ The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Prof. Gabriella Blum, Harvard University Law School

Prof. Robert Lieber, Georgetown University


Panel III:  2:30 - 4:30pm

“Israel and Its Legal System”

Prof. Ariel Bendor, University of Maryland/ Bar Ilan University

Prof. Pnina Lahav, Boston University

Prof. Mohammed Wattad, University of California Irvine/ Zefat College of Law

Kent Yalowitz, Arnold and Porter Law Firm


Respondent:  5:00 - 5:45pm

“What’s Been Said, What’s Not Been Said on Democracy in Israel”

Prof. Naomi Chazan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Film Screening:  6:00 - 7:45pm

“The Gatekeepers”


Keynote Address:  8:00 - 9:00pm

Admiral Amichay (Ami) Ayalon