28 2014

FED Avi Melamed Community Event

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Beth David Synagogue

The Greensboro Jewish Federation is pleased to welcome Avi Melamed, an Independent Middle East Strategic Intelligence Analyst specializing in the current affairs of the Arab and Muslim world and their impact on Israel and the region, to North Carolina on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 28-29.

Melamed has most recently been appointed Fellow of Intelligence and Middle East Affairs for the Eisenhower Institute in Washington DC where he leads a year-long program entitled” Inside the Middle East – Intelligence Perspectives”. 

With a unique understanding of Arab society and culture, Melamed spent almost 30 years living in Arab cities and communities throughout the region, often in high-risk positions at sensitive times.  He has held various Intelligence and counter-terrorism field positions on behalf of the Israeli Defense Forces, the Israeli government, and Israeli security and Intelligence Services.

This event is free and open to the entire community.