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Lifelong Jewish Learning

School of Lifelong Jewish Learning


4 Class Series: Four evenings of learning at the Merage JCC

Tuesday Evenings, October 8-29, 7-8 p.m.

  •  Oct. 8- Americans and Israelis: Why terrorists incite Jew-hatred and anti-Americanism
  • Oct. 15- US Counter- Terror “Intelligence”: an oxymoron influenced by anti-semitism, Islamophilia and other prejudices
  • Oct. 22- Fighting Terror: what America can learn from Israel, and what Israel can learn from America
  • OCT. 29- From Benghazi to Boston: America’s terror policy in flux

JCC Members $75, Public $85 for all 4 seminars. Register by 10/1.

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You may also register by contacting Geri Dorman at (949) 435-3400 ext. 303, or at at the Merage JCC Front Desk


Presented by Dr Michael Widlanski, Schusterman Visiting Professor at UCI from Bar-Ilan University and author of Battle of Our Minds: Western Elites and the Terror Threat

widlanski headshot 2About the presenter:

Dr. Michael Widlanski holds degrees from Columbia University, the American University in Cairo and Bar-Ilan University. He served as an advisor to Israeli negotiating teams and as Strategic Affairs Advisor for Israel’s Ministry of Public Security. He has written for numerous national and international news outlets and reported for Israel Television and Israeli Army Radio. He is fluent in English, Hebrew and Arabic.
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