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Saturday, June 29 • 10:50am - 12:00pm
Israel: A Light Unto the Nations?

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Yes—in many ways!  Despite living in a very dangerous neighborhood, Israel remains the sole democracy in the entire region.  The Economist’s ‘Democracy Index 2017’ ranks Israel just below France and above Belgium.  Israel’s high-tech innovations in all fields have saved countless lives and vastly improved the quality of life of many others.  Israeli doctors and first responders have traveled to all parts of the world to assist disaster victims.  Until the Syrian army returned to the border area last year, Israel even provided free medical aid to thousands of Syrian victims of the civil war.  Dr. Raphael Danziger will describe Israel’s extraordinary accomplishments in all these areas.   

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Raphael Danziger

Editor-in Chief Emeritus, Author and Commentator, AIPAC and Near East Report
Dr. Danziger is a research consultant to AIPAC and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of AIPAC’snewsletter, Near East Report. For 20 years he had served as AIPAC’s researchdirector and Near East Report’s chief editor. Previously a foreign policy analyst at theAmerican Jewish Congress... Read More →

Saturday June 29, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm PDT
Darwin 103