Trudy Rubin will join us on Sunday, January 29 with a program entitled “Foreign Policy in a Time of Chaos.” Prior to the program at approximately 9:45, there will be a breakfast sponsored by the AJ Men’s Association at a cost of $5 per person. At 10:30 AM, the program with Trudy Rubin will begin in the Strauss Chapel. There is no charge for the program without breakfast, and both the breakfast and the program are open to the community. If you’d like to attend the breakfast, please call the synagogue office at 215.635.6611 by Monday, January 23.
Trudy Rubin is the Worldview Columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer, and a member of The Inquirer’s editorial board. Her column appears twice weekly in The Inquirer and runs regularly in many other newspapers around the United States. Rubin has special expertise on the Middle East, Russia, and South Asia and is a frequent guest on NPR and PBS news shows. Over the past decade she has made multiple trips to Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Turkey, Israel and the West Bank and also written from Syria, Tunisia, Lebanon, Iran, Russia, Ukraine, South Korea and China. She is the author of Willful Blindness: The Bush Administration and Iraq. In 2001 she was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in commentary and in 2008 she was awarded the Edward Weintal prize for international reporting. In 2010 she won the Arthur Ross award for international commentary from the Academy of American Diplomacy.
Ms. Rubin, Worldview Columnist for The Phila. Inquirer will speak about U.S. Foreign Policy in today’s world.