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Micah Halpern to Discuss the Israeli Elections in Highland Park This Motzei Shabbat

The Orthodox Forum of Edison/Highland Park will host Micah Halpern this Motzei Shabbat, November 2, at 8:30 p.m. Halpern will discuss the elections in Israel at Congregation Ahavas Achim.

Halpern is a frequent analyst on network television and radio in the areas of terror, the Middle East and Muslim fundamentalism. He is the author of the recently released, best-selling book “Thugs.”

Halpern, a syndicated columnist, is also a well-known social and political commentator, educator, and historian. His voice is recognized by listeners to talk radio across America and to his weekly feature, “A Safer World,” on USA Radio Network. His face is familiar to viewers on CBS, FOX, MSNBC and to those who watch documentaries on PBS, The Learning Channel, The History Channel, Discovery and the Food Network. Following 9/11 he was the CBS-2 commentator on terror. He lectures frequently, both in the United States and Israel, on issues relating to terror, foreign affairs, Israel and the Middle East, as well as wine history, and popular culture. In 1997, Halpern was appointed Israel columnist for America Online and continues, until today, to write a now-syndicated weekly column on foreign affairs, the Middle East and terror.

He was a lecturer at Yale University and a long-standing educator with Young Judaea. He has also taught at Brandeis University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Halpern continues to lecture to student groups in the fields of political terror and world terrorism, Middle East dynamics, Jewish history, the Holocaust, Zionism and philosophy and Israeli society and politics.

The Orthodox Forum is a grassroots organization and relies on community donations to fund its programs. Donations of any amount are appreciated. Please consider becoming a season supporter for $200 or an announced event sponsor for $500.

Please send your tax-deductible check, made out to Congregation Ohr Torah Gemach Fund, to Henry Lerner, 1 Celler Road, Edison, NJ 08817. For more information, email [email protected] or visit www.orthodoxjewishforum.org.

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