The Ukrainian Crisis Impact on Israel is Examined in Holocaust Learning Experience December 6 Showcase

Dr. Robert Rabil draws on recent trips to the Middle East in event hosted by Congregation B’nai Israel

Drawing on first-hand accounts from his recent trips, Dr. Robert Rabil explores the complexities of the conflict in Ukraine and its implications for the Middle East in The Ukrainian Crisis and the Impact of Israel’s Existence on December 6 at Congregation B’nai Israel, 2200 Yamato Rd. in Boca Raton.

A frequent participant in government sponsored roundtable discussions and forums, Dr. Rabil is professor of Middle East studies at the Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Political Science as well as the Distinguished Professor of Current Events for the university’s Lifelong Learning Society.

The author of dozens of peer-reviewed and commended articles and books, Dr. Rabil has been interviewed by British Broadcasting Company, C-SPAN, Fox News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, The New York Times and Wall Street Journal as well as other major media networks. He holds a master’s degree in government from Harvard University and his doctorate in Near Eastern and Judaic studies from Brandeis University.

The event is part of the Holocaust Learning Experience Showcase series presented by MorseLife NEXT GENERATIONS.

“To achieve a more hopeful future, we cannot consign the lessons of the Holocaust to history,” said Leigh Routman, Executive Director of the Holocaust Learning Experience. “We must be active participants in the world around us. Dr. Rabil is an expert source on current events that impact Israel and we are pleased to partner with Congregation B’nai Israel to present this important discussion.”

Doors will open at 6 p.m. prior to Dr. Rabil’s discussion at 7 p.m. Tickets are $36 and are available at