Loading Events
Back Arrow MJL Hub

Israel And The New/Old Middle East

Hosted By: Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University

Join Columbia University’s Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies for a discussion exploring the changing geopolitical dynamics shaping Israel and the Middle East. In light of the recent normalization of ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan, and Morocco, Ambassador (Ret.) Daniel Kurtzer will reflect on the history and circumstances that led to such historic regional cooperation, and help us think about the geopolitical possibilities for the region, including in relation to the new Biden administration and its priorities in the international realm.

The event listed here is hosted by a third party. My Jewish Learning/70 Faces Media is not responsible for its content or for errors in the listing.

Teacher

Daniel C. Kurtzer

Daniel C. Kurtzer is the S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Middle East Policy Studies at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. During a 29-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service, Ambassador Kurtzer served as the United States Ambassador to Israel and as the United States Ambassador to Egypt. He was also a speechwriter and member of the Secretary of State George Shultz’s Policy Planning Staff; and served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs and as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Research.
See All Events From This Teacher

Host

Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University

The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University focuses on the academic study and discussion of Jewish life, history, and culture.
See all events from this host

Discover More

Where to Stream Simchat Torah Services and Celebrations

Join synagogues from across the country and denominational spectrum for Simchat Torah and Shemini Atzeret services and celebrations.

My Jewish Learning’s Week of Gratitude

For the week of Thanksgiving, check out the abundance of special events all on the theme of gratitude.

Your Guide to Online Hanukkah Events

Whether you want to prepare for the holiday by making Moroccan donuts, join a communal candle-lighting, or learn about the artistry of the Menorah, there is something for you!