Global Citizen of the Year 2014/ America and Israel

Posted by: perry 1/27/2014 12:17 AM

Monday, January 27, 2014

Segment A: Global Citizen of the Year 2014

The World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads' Ryan C. Crocker Global Citizen of the Year Award is given each year to individuals who have made substantial contributions to the furthering of peace and understanding across the globe.  The award takes its name from its first recipient, Ambassador Ryan Crocker, a diplomat with a distinguished 40-year career. On February 13 the Ambassador will present author and humanitarian, Le Ly Hayslip, with this year's honor.

For more information on the Ryan C. Crocker Global Citizen of the Year Award program coming up in Norfolk on February 13th, 2014 and how you can attend visit

Scheduled Guests: 

Ryan C. Crocker
 - Former, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Dean, Bush School Of Government, Texas A&M

Le Ly Hayslip - Author, When Heaven and Earth Changed Places, Child of War

Segment B: America and Israel
In advance of his January 29 United Jewish Federation of Tidewater Israel Todaylecture, presidential historian, Gil Troy, joins us for an exploration of America's complex connection to Israel, viewed through the lens of the American presidency.

For more information on the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater's Israel Today series visit

Scheduled Guest:

Gil Troy 
-  Professor of History, McGill University, Research Fellow, Shalom Hartman Institute’s Engaging Israel Program



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