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Ambassador Dennis Ross to discuss U.S.-Israel relations at York College on Oct. 9

September 13, 2016

Ambassador Dennis Ross will present “U.S.-Israel Relations: Why the Bond Benefits the Strategic Interests of Both Nations” at 7 p.m., Oct. 9, at York College’s Waldner Performing Arts Center. A program of the Department of History and Political Science, the event is sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Councils of York and Greater Harrisburg and is open to the public free of charge. Registration is required; visit our website to register.

Copies of Ross’s award-winning book, “Doomed to Succeed: The U.S.-Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama,” will be available for purchase at the event.

Ambassador Ross is counselor for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He served as Director of Policy Planning in the State Department under President George H.W. Bush, was President Bill Clinton’s Middle East envoy, and served as a special assistant to President Barack Obama.

A private college located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,400 undergraduate students. The College also offers master's programs in business, education and nursing, and a doctorate in nursing practice. York College students enjoy a high-quality education that emphasizes practical application and a community invested in their success. The College provides a personal plan to help students focus their passions and attain their goals so they are prepared for a lifetime of meaningful careers – ready to meet the challenges of their profession and feeling confident and proud of their achievements.