Join Federation's Jewish Community Relations Council and the World Affairs Council of Connecticut for a community program with Middle East strategic intelligence analyst Avi Melamed. Registration information is coming soon.
About Our Guest Speaker
Avi Melamed is the Salisbury Fellow of Intelligence and Middle East Affairs for the Eisenhower Institute and an expert on current affairs in the Arab and Muslim World and their impact on Israel and the Middle East. He is a former Israeli intelligence official and senior official on Arab affairs with decades of high-risk intelligence work in Arab cities and communities throughout the Middle East. Avi’s newest book, Inside the Middle East: Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth, challenges widely accepted perceptions and provides a guide to make sense of events unfolding in the region. Avi is a frequent contributor to many news outlets, including ABC News, Bloomberg, CNN, NBC, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera, and BBC Arabic.
Sponsor: co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council