January 14, 2017
Jerusalem: What’s the Struggle About?” With Dr. Mordechai Kedar
Christians and Jews United for Israel (CJUI)is honored to present Dr. Mordechai Kedar, the distinguished Israeli scholar of Arabic and Islamic history and culture, on Sunday, January 16 at 7 pm at Temple Emeth in Chestnut Hill. His topic will be “Jerusalem: What’s the Struggle About?”
Dr. Kedar, who received his Ph.D from Bar-Il an University, is a lecturer at the Department of Arabic Studies and a research associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-IlanUniveristy.
Dr. Kedar, an expert on Islam, Islamic radicalism, the political discourse of Arab countries, and the Arabic press and mass media, served for 25 years in IDF Military Intelligence.
Dr. Kedar gained fame-and notoriety-with his 2008 interview on Al-Jazeera in Arabic with a Palestinian Islamist moderator, challenging the moderator’s assertions on Jerusalem. The interview can be seen on YouTube.
There will be a suggested donation of $10 per person for this event. Light refreshments will be served.