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ALI: The Unfinished War - Perspectives on the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War

Date: Monday, January 23, 2017

Time: 12:00 am

Location:

Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street
Falls Church, VA
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Contact: Sheila Budoff

Email: Sheila.Budoff@jccnv.orgThe Unfinished War: Perspectives on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Six-Day W


(snow make-up date Monday, Feb. 27)

Instructors: Col. Yaron Formoza, Military Attaché , Embassy of Israel; Jack Sztrigler, Director of Strategic Outreach, Embassy of Israel; Jennifer Raskas, Director of the Israel Action Center, Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington; Na’ama Gold, JCCNV-JAFI Shlicha; and Robert Budoff, Co-Chair, Virginia Commission and Executive Committee Member, Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington

The Six-Day War, in June 1967, was pivotal in the history of Israel and its neighbors, changing the political, diplomatic, military and psychosocial landscape completely. The shortest war in recent memory has had seismic effects that resonate profoundly, even today, fifty years later. Many current issues, such as Israel’s relationship with the Arab states and the Palestinians, Israel’s borders, the status of Jerusalem, prospects for peace, the special U.S.-Israeli relationship and Russian influence in the region, to name a few, have substantially been reshaped by those momentous days in 1967. To commemorate the war’s fiftieth anniversary, this course will offer several different perspectives on the war’s continuing impact on Israel domestically, regionally, and globally.

Fee: $48/ $32 J member
Code: #7967


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