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Rothmann’s talk examines future of Middle East

By From page A5 | October 30, 2013

What next for the Middle East? John Rothmann, a well-known Bay Area radio personality and author, will address this question at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Congregation Bet Haverim in Davis. “The Middle East In Turmoil: What Next?” will be presented in the CBH Social Hall at 1715 Anderson Road.

Sponsored by the congregation’s Israel Matters Committee, Rothmann will give an overview of the current situation in the Middle East focusing on the developments that have come after the Arab Spring in Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria and other countries. Also discussed will be the current Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. A question-and-answer session will follow. Attendance is free.

Rothmann has been a San Francisco talk show host and commentator for more than 15 years. His written works include several books and numerous articles on American politics, the Middle East and education and he has been a resource for other presidential authors.

Among Rothmann’s books is the co-authored “Icon of Evil: Hitler’s Mufti and the Rise of Radical Islam.” He lectures widely, having spoken on more than 50 college and university campuses in the United States, Canada and Israel.

Rothmann’s career extends to practical politics. He has been a campaign staffer for both Republican and Democratic office-holders at the presidential, state and local levels.

For more information, contact George Rooks at [email protected] or Al Sokolow at 530-758-3246.

Enterprise staff

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