ааааааааа Professor Paul Eidelberg - president of the Yamin Israel Party.
Political scientist, author and lecturer is the co-founder and president of The Foundation For Constitutional Democracy with offices in Jerusalem and Washington, DC.а
Professor Eidelberg was born in Brooklyn, New York.а From high school he enlisted in the United States Air Force where he held the rank of first lieutenant.а He received his doctoral degree in political science at the University of Chicago.а While studying at the University, he designed and constructed the electronics system for the first brain scanner used at the Argonne Cancer Research Hospital.
Professor Eidelberg wrote a trilogy on the statesmanship of AmericaТs founding fathers:а On the Silence of the Declaration of Independence, The Philosophy of the American Constitution, and A Discourse on Statesmanship.
Eidelberg joined IsraelТs Bar-Ilan University faculty in 1976.а He has written several books on the Arab-Israel conflict and on Judaism:а Demophrenia provides a psychological analysis of IsraelТs foreign policy.а Jerusalem versus Athens and Beyond the Secular Mind apply Jewish concepts for an understanding of modern problems.а Judaic Man develops concepts for a Jewish psychology and philosophy of history.а His most recent book, Jewish Statesmanship:а Lest Israel Fall, provides the philosophical and institutional foundations for reconstructing the State of Israel.а It has been translated into Hebrew and Russian.
ааааааааааа Professor Eidelberg is on the Editorial Board of IsraelТs premier journal Nativ, as well as on the Advisory Council of the Ariel Center For Policy Research.а He has written more than 800 articles for newspapers and scholarly journals in the United States and Israel.
ааааааааааа Eidelberg has lectured before IsraelТs Foreign Office and has written policy papers for various Knesset Members.а He chaired a panel discussion on the topic УWhy Israel Needs a ConstitutionФ at the 1997 American Political Science Association conference in Washington, DC.а He has drafted a Constitution for Israel, which has been published in Hebrew and Russian.
ааааааааааа During the past three years, Professor Eidelberg has been conducting lectures and seminars on constitutions, diverse parliamentary electoral systems, Jewish law, and related topics at the Jerusalem center of the Foundation for Constitutional Democracy and throughout Israel.а