Aryeh Dinner with Dr. Daniel Polisar
Aryeh presents: Dr. Daniel Polisal, provost and executive vice president of Shalem College. Dr. Polisar will be speaking about the Shalem Core Curriculum, which was modelled off of the Columbia Core. Before joining Shalem, he was founder and director of Peace Watch, a non-partisan organization monitoring Israeli and Palestinian compliance with the Oslo Accords, and head of the Peace Watch observer team during the January 1996 Palestinian elections. Dr. Polisar received his B.A. in politics from Princeton University and his Ph.D. in government from Harvard University, where he was the recipient of Truman and Fulbright scholarships, as well as of a Mellon Fellowship. His research interests include the history and philosophy of higher education, education in Israel, and Israeli constitutional development.