“Shalom, Mr. Ambassador”- Michael Oren

Israel has been blessed with some outstanding diplomats, men and women posted to the most important of Israel’s missions abroad to represent the country’s interests and concerns. In this new series, live on Zoom, you can hear from some of these individuals about their experiences, the challenges they faced, and particular historical moments they lived through.

In this installment of the series. Michael Oren discusses his dramatic tenure at the most critical Israeli diplomatic mission of all, in Washington D.C. His book “Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide” was a New York Times best-seller, and detailed both the incredible resilience of the alliance, and some extraordinary moments of tension. More than anything though, Oren tells a compelling story about the uniqueness of the relationship between these two countries, and its surpassing importance.