CJP’s Israel Up Close invites you to attend
Israel Votes 2013: Understanding Israeli Democracy
Professor of political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Monday, February 4, 2013
CJP, 126 High Street, Boston
Doves and hawks… Labor and Likud… Coalition government… Discover everything you want to know about Israeli politics, but never had the chance to ask.
Join us for an engaging and fascinating discussion with Professor Reuven Hazan on the complexities of politics in Israel and how the most recent elections will change the political landscape.
This is a free event.
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|Dr. Reuven Hazan
Dr. Reuven Hazan is a professor of political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In addition to researching and analyzing dramatic political changes in Israel, he has also been intimately involved in reforming Israel's electoral system and continues to advise politicians on restructuring the legislative branch.
Following service as an instructor in the Israeli Air Force, Dr. Hazan studied political science at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and earned his doctorate from Columbia University in New York.
Dr. Hazan was an assistant to the Israeli Parliament's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, with its then Chairman Abba Eban. He was a reporter for the Jerusalem Post and has also served as an academic officer to the Consulate General of Israel in New York.
Dr. Hazan works with think tanks and political organizations, and often provides commentary for major news media outlets, including NPR, Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times ABC, PBS and the BBC. Dr. Hazan is a ninth generation Israeli who was born in Jerusalem, where his family has resided for more than 100 years.