Israel at War: A Pivotal Moment for the Middle East

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(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm(GMT-06:00)

Event Details

The current war between Israel and Hamas is a defining moment in the Middle East. As the world grapples with the escalating conflict, understanding the core issues becomes vital. Are we fully aware of what fuels this war? What led us to this critical juncture? Are we heading towards an expanding multi-front war? How does the Arab world view this war? What does “the day after” look like? What implications does it hold for the region? What are the lessons for the West?

In this unique briefing, we will unravel the complexities of this crucial chapter with clear, in-depth, contextualized, and holistic analysis. This distinct apolitical briefing provides a nuanced contextualization of this moment in the histories of Israel, Palestinians, and the Middle East, as well as guides us through the labyrinth of events and their potential aftermath.

A livestream option will be available. 

Avi Melamed is a former Israeli Intelligence Official and Senior Arab Affairs Advisor. Founder of Inside The Middle East (ITME), an apolitical non-partisan educational non-profit institute. Author of three books on the region, his recent book is Inside The Middle East | Entering a New Era (2022). He is also the author, producer, and host of the newly released documentary series on Jerusalem, The Seam Line, a five-part docuseries exploring the many layers of the conflict in and over Jerusalem.

This program is supported by an Israel Engagement Grant from JEWISHcolorado and in partnership with and sponsored through JCC Association.