What's Wrong with Israeli Democracy and How to Fix it
Go behind the headlines of Israeli politics with Hebrew University political science professor, Reuven Hazan. Explore the complexities of coalition-building and the intricate process of winning elections under a system that Professor Hazan describes as “the opposite of U.S. politics.”
A ninth-generation Israeli and Hebrew University alumnus, Professor Hazan is internationally recognized for his work. He has held visiting faculty positions at Harvard and Emory University, served as political affairs commentator for CNN, BBC, FOX, and NPR, and has been quoted in publications ranging from the Wall Street Journal to the Los Angeles Times. Admired within Israel for his deep understanding of government, Professor Hazan has served as the advisor to the Speaker of the Israeli parliament on reforming its internal structure. He has contributed to the nation’s foremost think-tanks and served on the Presidential Commission on the Structure of Government in Israel.
Sponsor: American Friends of Hebrew University, SMU Jewish Studies, Southwest Jewish Congress