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Featuring Distinguished Speaker Dan Arbell "Israel's 70th Anniversary, celebrating the achievement, combatting the threats"

Dan Arbell is a guest scholar at the Saban Center in the Brookings Institute and a Scholar-in-Residence at the Department of History and Center for Israeli Studies at American University in Washington, D.C. He is a 25 year veteran of the Israeli Foreign Service, serving in senior posts overseas in the US, Japan and the UN and holding senior positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs HQ in Jerusalem.

Notably, he was Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C. and worked as Ambassador Michael Oren’s second-in-command from 2009 to 2012. In the 1990's, he served as Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich’s Chief of Staff and as a member of Israel's negotiating team with Syria from 1993 to 1996 and later as DCM at the Israeli Embassy in Tokyo, Japan from 2001 to 2005. Back in Jerusalem, he was Acting Head of the North America division at MFA from 2005 to 2009.

Dan holds a Master's degree from Hebrew University in Jerusalem in Political Science and a Bachelor's degree from Hebrew University in World History and Political Science. He's a frequent guest speaker and a lecturer whose areas of expertise include the US-Israel relations, Israel's strategic environment and challenges, and Israel's place in the changing Middle East.

Dan is married to Sarit and together they have four children.

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