The six delegation members, who represent the political spectrum in Israel and were brought to the U.S. by the Ruderman Family Foundation, participated in a town-hall event Tuesday night at Northeastern. Knesset members discussed a range of topics in a spirited yet civil discussion.
On Wednesday evening, the university hosted a summit in honor of Yehuda Yaakov, the newly appointed Consul General of Israel to New England.
In his role at the Consulate General of Israel to New England, Northeastern alumnus Ross Parker maintains his office’s interactions with local politicians and the media.
Dialogue of Civilizations experience in Israel teaches Bouvé students to focus on the commonalities, acknowledge the differences
The prospects for peace between Israel and Palestine, and U.S. policy on the complicated issue, captured the world’s attention earlier this month, as President Obama delivered a major speech on the Middle East, followed by a daylong meeting between the president and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Netanyahu’s subsequent address to Congress. Kimberly Jones, a faculty associate in Northeastern’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, assesses the impact of these developments.