George J. Mitchell, former Senate majority leader and U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace, will be the featured speaker as part of Temple Israel’s Dr. Bernard & Jeanette Gordon Halperin Memorial Lecture Series. Senator Mitchell will share the stage with Alon Sachar, with whom he co-wrote the recent book "A Path to Peace: A Brief History of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations and a Way Forward in the Middle East." Sachar was an advisor for the advancement of Middle East peace in both the Bush and Obama Administrations. The lecture is free and open to the public. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis.