The Future of the Middle East: Israel’s Integration into the Arab World

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Where: 220 Eggers Hall, the Strasser Legacy Room

Description:

Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York.  

Ambassador Dayan is known as an Israeli public intellectual, lecturer, and entrepreneur. As consul general, he represents the State of Israel to communities throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Delaware.  He previously served as chairman and chief foreign envoy of the Council of Jewish Communities in Judea and Samaria. In these roles, he opened doors to the major seats of government worldwide and conducted regular meetings with foreign diplomats and journalists. He began his career as an entrepreneur and businessman, founding the high-tech company Elad Systems in 1982; he sold his interests in the firm in 2005, at which time it employed 500 IT professionals. Prior to Elad, he spent seven-plus years in the Israel Defense Forces’ elite MAMRAM data processing center, attaining the rank of major.  Amb. Dayan has been a regular commentator in the international press. He has contributed to the New York Times, Boston Globe, The Guardian, CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, and many more. 


Free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.  CART provided.

For parking and other inquiries, please contact Deborah Toole at datoole@syr.edu  or 315.443.2367


Sponsored by: Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC), International Relations Program, Hillel, Jewish Studies , and the Middle Eastern Program-Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, all at Syracuse University.