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Pepperdine Hosts Diplomat for 'Israel at 60' Discussion
Pepperdine University School of Law will host a discussion titled "Israel at 60," on the state of Israel on its 60th anniversary, on Monday, March 17, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room D of the School of Law on the Malibu campus. The discussion will feature Consul General Jacob Dayan of the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles and School of Law dean Ken Starr.
As consul general, Dayan is the senior representative of the State of Israel in the Southwestern United States, serving Southern California, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. Before assuming this post in October 2007, Dayan served as chief of staff to Tzipi Livni, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs, and former minister of foreign affairs Silvan Shalom. Previously, he was the policy advisor to the minister of foreign affairs, where he was responsible for the minister's work on U.S., Asia, East Europe, and Middle East affairs.
Dayan served as political counselor at the Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C., where he was involved in policy coordination with the State Department and the National Security Council. He also held the post of deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of Israel in Athens, Greece, and participated in Israeli peace delegations in the foreign ministry of the Department of Palestinian Affairs. Dayan graduated magna cum laude from Tel Aviv University with a B.A. in classics and history, before pursuing graduate work in historical studies.
This event is sponsored by the International Legal Society, the Jewish Legal Society, and the Christian Legal Society. For more information please contact Samuel Levine or Roger Alford.
Please note: this event is limited to the Pepperdine community.