Michael Oren

Oren’s Views On Jewish Dissent

07/14/2015 - 20:00

Gary Rosenblatt’s assertion that the key issues in Michael Oren’s new book to be debated are the Iran 
deal and the West Bank is a
 nice attempt to rephrase the debate to focus on crucial topics. (“Michael Oren And The Debate That Won’t Die,” July 10).

Michael Oren And The Debate That Won’t Die

The former ambassador brought criticism on himself by writing provocative opinion pieces when his book was published.

07/07/2015 - 20:00
Editor and Publisher

Michael Oren, the highly respected historian and former Israeli ambassador to the U.S., has become the latest lightning rod in the bitter struggle among those who profess to know what’s best for Israel. And like the Jewish state he served as diplomat, and now as Knesset member, Oren has gone from chief unifier to deep divider for many American Jews.

Gary Rosenblatt

No Way To Treat An Ally

First interview: Former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren has written a devastating insider’s account of White House distancing from Israel.

06/16/2015 - 20:00
Editor and Publisher

In January 2011, with the U.S. trying hard to convince the Palestinians to withdraw or moderate a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements, President Obama called Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to make a deal.

Gary Rosenblatt

Bibi's Alumni Running Against Him

The 2015 Israeli election is looking like a Netanyahu alumni reunion except that these former alums are all running against the prime minister in hope of denying him a fourth term.

Undiplomatic Talk From Michael Oren

'This administration has a worldview that is not in accord with any Israeli government.'

12/09/2014 - 19:00
Editor and Publisher

During his four-year tenure as Israel’s ambassador to the United States, marked by an often-stormy relationship between Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Obama, Michael Oren was the consummate diplomat. He was dignified, thoughtful, articulate, knowledgeable and tactful.

Gary Rosenblatt

BBYO Cancels Trips To Israel

Two groups of teens get no further than JFK as youth group reacts to targeting of Ben Gurion airport.

07/08/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

The closure of Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport for several hours Tuesday because Hamas rockets had targeted it forced BBYO to cancel its Israeli tour for two groups of teenagers who had already arrived at John F. Kennedy Airport.

Israel's Ben Gurion airport has been the target of Hamas rockets, prompting the cancellation of teen tours. Getty Images

Convictions Upheld Against Irvine Students Who Shouted Down Israeli Ambassador

03/04/2014 - 19:00

A California state appeals court has upheld the conviction of 10 students at the University of California, Irvine, who disrupted a 2010 speech by then-Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren.

CNN Hires Former Israeli Ambassador Oren As Commentator

01/13/2014 - 19:00

Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren confirmed that he is joining CNN as an on-air analyst and contributor.

The American-born Oren, a noted historian, served as Israel’s top envoy to the U.S. from 2009-2013. He has already appeared on CNN several times, and penned an obituary for Ariel Sharon for the network.

Oren: Wrote biography of Sharon

Netanyahu In D.C. Salutes Lawmakers For Iran Efforts

09/30/2013 - 20:00

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee for their support in working to halt Iran’s nuclear program.

Chasing The Ivies In Kiryat Moriah

‘Flipping the switch’ from think tank to liberal arts college, Shalem seeks to emulate U.S. elite academia, infused with Jewish identity.
Assistant Managing Editor
05/28/2013 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Strolling around the new Shalem College recently, Daniel Gordis explained how the newly accredited, first-of-its kind liberal arts school will be a good fit for the neighborhood of Kiryat Moriah.

“There will be all kinds of cultural events, string quartets and drama to liven up the place,” said the college’s New York-born senior vice president.

Shalem College faculty and staff take time out from their preparations for fall’s opening. Adam Dickter
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