Dr. Michael B. Oren, Ambassador of Israel to the United States, will provide his insights into building a strong US-Israel relationship at the 2011 JCPA Plenum. A graduate of Princeton and Columbia, Dr. Oren has received fellowships from the U.S. Departments of State and Defense, and from the British and Canadian governments. Ambassador Oren has written extensively for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The New Republic, where he was a contributing editor. He served as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, in the paratroopers in the Lebanon War, a liaison with the U.S. Sixth Fleet during the Gulf War, and an IDF spokesman during the Second Lebanon War and the Gaza operation in January 2009.
Ambassador Oren will speak at the Plenum’s opening session on Sunday, March 6 at 11:00 AM.