Playback: Former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren

The Oshman Family JCC recently welcomed author and former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren to discuss the journey behind his recently-released book Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide. A former member of the Israel Defense Forces, Oren gained ambassadorship in 2009 under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a post he held until 2013. Oren is a New York Times bestselling author and historian who has written multiple books, articles and essays on Middle Eastern history.

OFJCC Arts & Dialogues Presents: Michael Oren


Read more about Michael Oren’s visit here.

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Scott Murray

Written by Scott Murray

Scott Murray is the former Digital Marketing Manager at the OFJCC, lending his filmmaking skills to the JCC’s video segments and strengthening its presence on the web. A self-proclaimed fitness and music junkie, outside the office he could be found serving up some beach volleyball, running by the bay or strumming his guitar.

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