Azriel Genack is a Distinguished Professor of Physics at the City University of New York (CUNY). He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the Optical Society of America and was a Fulbright Fellow. At CUNY, he has written and found support for petitions opposing the boycott and demonization of Israel, and organized symposia and developed the web site for CUNY Alliance for Inclusion providing a broad perspective on Israel. He also co-chaired the US/Middle East Conference on Photonics. Dr. Genack and his wife live in Manhattan.