Kol Shalom hosts talk on nuclear threat

Israel and the Iranian Nuclear Threat


How dangerous a threat to the survival of Israel and its people is the Iranian possession of

missile-deliverable nuclear weapons? In light of Iranian threats to destroy "The Zionist State,"

what can and should Israel do to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear arsenal? What is the role,

if any, of the United States in this situation?


These are questions that will be addressed by a distinguished panel as Program 4 of the Current

Jewish Issues Forum held at Congregation Kol Shalom. Panelists will include Steve Leach, a

former US diplomat and Ben Kirkendall, a nuclear scientist who worked with the United Nations

agency charged with nonproliferation. The panel will be moderated by Lewis Mandell who has

been a Professor at Tel Aviv University and who has written a book on Israel.


This forum will be held on Thursday, February 16, at 7:30 PM and is open to everyone without


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