Separating Fact and Fiction about the Israel Lobby
A public lecture by Mitchell Bard, American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise
Thursday, November 08, 2007
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Mitchell Bard is the Executive Director of the nonprofit American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE) and one of the leading authorities on U.S.-Middle East policy. Dr. Bard is also the director of the Jewish Virtual Library (www.JewishVirtualLibrary.org), the world’s most comprehensive online encyclopedia of Jewish history and culture.
Bard holds a Ph.D. in political science from UCLA and a master’s degree in public policy from Berkeley. He received his B.A. in economics from UC Santa Barbara. Dr. Bard has appeared on the BBC, Fox News, al-Jazeera, MSNBC, NBC, CBC, and other local and national television and radio outlets. Dr. Bard’s work has been published in academic journals, magazines and major newspapers. He has written and edited 18 books, including The Water’s Edge And Beyond: Defining the Limits to Domestic Influence on U.S. Middle East Policy; From Tragedy to Triumph: The Politics Behind the Rescue of Ethiopian Jews; and Forgotten Victims: The Abandonment of Americans in Hitler's Camps. His newest book, Will Israel Survive? was published in July 2007.