Israeli professor to speak in Palo Alto

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Professor Gerald Steinberg will speak at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 at Congregation Emek Beracha in Palo Alto about how to combat the campaign to delegitimize Israel.

Steinberg is the founder and president of NGO Monitor, a pro-Israel organization. He is also the political studies department chair at Bar Ilan University in Israel.

The event is co-sponsored by congregations Emek Beracha, Kol Emeth, Beth Am and Etz Chayim, as well as Hillel at Stanford, the S.F.-based Jewish Community Relations Council and AIPAC. It is underwritten by the Stephanie Sussman Memorial Education Fund.

For more information, visit www.emekberacha.org.