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Israel at Home and Abroad

April 2, 2024

inFOCUS: Last summer, a lot of people were worried about societal disunity in Israel during the protests. Since October 7, that seems to have changed. Michael Oren: The concept of unity can be broken down into unity about the war; unity about the hostages; and unity about the government. Of the three, unity about the […]

A View from Israel

July 7, 2022

inFOCUS: There’s been an evolution in Israel’s position on Ukraine. It is unrivaled in the provision of humanitarian aid, but some say Israel should “do more,” meaning provide military aid. Tell us about the evolution. Ambassador Michael Oren: At the onset of the conflict, not being in government, I took my own government to task […]

“Without War We Would Not Have Peace”

April 3, 2017

inFOCUS: Deputy Minister Oren, thank you for speaking with us today. To begin at the time of the 1967 war, did Arab leaders have divergent interests or motivations at the start of the war? If so, how did that affect the outcome? Michael Oren: Yes, there were very different interests and goals. [Egyptian] President [Gamal […]

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