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Scholar in Residence: Yoram Ettinger

Past Sessions
Saturday, February 17, 2024 8 Adar I 5784 - 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Stein Hall
Friday, February 16, 2024 7 Adar I 5784 - 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM - Stein Hall
Friday, February 16, 2024 7 Adar I 5784 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Freedman Levit Sanctuary

Join us for our winter Scholar-in-Residence, Former Ambassador Yoram Ettinger.  

Yoram has accumulated over 40 years of experience as a researcher, diplomat, writer, lecturer, and consultant to Israeli and US legislators and their staffers. His weekly columns (The Ettinger Report) on US-Israel relations and Middle East affairs are disseminated  to 10,000 movers & shakers in the US and 5,000 in Israel.  Check it out and add your name to his email list!


Friday, February 16 | Shabbat Renewal | Shabbat Dinner - $20pp

Shabbat Renewal:  "The Impact of the Israel-Hamas War on US-Israel Relations"

Shabbat Dinner:  "Israel's Contribution to the US Economy Exceeds US Foreign Aid to Israel" and Q&A


Saturday, February 17 | Shabbat Kiddush

"The Myth of the Arab Demographic Time Bomb and the Reality of Israel's Jewish Demographic Momentum"


More about Yoram Ettinger:

Yoram Ettinger is a diplomat, researcher, writer, lecturer, media commentator, and consultant to US and Israeli legislators, dedicated to education through well-documented, out-of-the-box and politically incorrect thinking on US-Israel relations, Middle East affairs, the Palestinian issue, the Iranian threat to the US, Islamic terrorism targets the US irrespective of US policy, and Jewish-Arab demography.  He publishes a weekly English and Hebrew brief/article ("The Ettinger Report") analyzing the mutually beneficial US-Israel cooperation, US-Israel mutual threats and challenges, the impact of the Palestinian issue on US interests, Middle East turbulence, and the Jewish-Arab demographic balance.

Yoram served as Minister for Congressional Affairs – with the rank of Ambassador – at Israel’s Embassy in Washington, DC. (1989-1992); Director of Israel’s Government Press Office, coordinating relations with overseas journalists (1988-1989); Israel’s Consul General to the Southwestern USA, based in Houston, Texas (1985-1988); the editor of the “Contemporary Mideast Backgrounder,” which was disseminated to thousands of policy-makers and public opinion molders in Hebrew, English, Spanish, French, and German (1976-1985); Deputy Director of the US Cultural Center in Jerusalem (1975-1976); information officer at Israel’s Consulate General in Los Angeles (1971-1973); the Alabama Trade Representative in Israel (1997-2000).

Yoram acquired his B.A. in Business Administration at the University of Texas, El Paso (1969), MS in International Management at UCLA (1971), and CPA certificate (1970).

Most importantly, Yoram is proudly married to Ora with three daughters, Tal (married to Shulik), Adi, and Deganit, and four grandchildren – Noga, Roni, Guy, and Amitai (and counting).

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