AJC, The American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, and the JCRC of Greater Washington invite you to the next session in our brown bag lunch speakers' series: How Israel Became Its Own Worst Enemy, and the Hope for Its Future: A Former Shin Bet Director's Reflections
Featuring: Ami Ayalon, Admiral (Ret.) IDF, author of the memoir, FRIENDLY FIRE
For information about future lunch discussions, please contact Cheryl Crandell or 202-728-3039.
Date & Time
Thursday, October 15, 20201 - 2:15 PM
Ami Ayalon is a former Flotilla 13 (Israel's navy SEALs) commando, commander of the navy, director of the Shin Bet security agency, cabinet minister, Knesset member and a recipient of the Medal of Valor, Israel's highest military decoration. With Sari Nusseibeh, he established the People's Voice peace initiative. He is a member of Commanders for Israel's Security, chairman of the Executive Committee of the Haifa Research Center for Maritime & Strategy and chairman of AKIM Israel (the National Association for children and adults with Intellectual Disabilities). He organized and was featured in the Academy Award-nominated documentary, The Gatekeepers. To purchase his just-published memoir, FRIENDLY FIRE. How Israel Became Its Own Worst Enemy and the Hope for Its Future, click here.