Decision 2016: Jews and the Presidential Election

Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Town and Gown (TGF)
665 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089

The USC Casden Institute, the USC Unruh Institute of Politics, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and the Lochheim School for Judaic Studies proudly present an important discussion on Jews and American politics.

What particular role will Jewish voters play in this campaign? What are the critical issues that may determine the outcome? Will this election define the future of this nation’s politics?

Panel Discussion featuring the following scholars and community leaders as panelists:

Steven Windmueller
Rabbi Alfred Gottschalk Emeritus Professor in Jewish Communal Service,
Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

Larry Greenfield
Investment Banker / Wealth Advisor and former executive director of
the Republican Jewish Coalition, CA and the Reagan Legacy Foundation.

Mel Levine
Counsel and retired Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and
former U.S. Representative, 27th Congressional District

Laurie Levenson
Professor of Law, William M. Rains Fellow, the David W. Burcham Chair
in Ethical Advocacy, and Director of the Center for Legal Advocacy at
Loyola Law School

Dan Schnur
Director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at the University of
Southern California

Zev Yaroslavsky
Former member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
from District 3, which includes the San Fernando Valley, the Westside of Los Angeles and coastal areas from Venice to the Ventura County line

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