Special Event: The U.S.-Israeli Relationship in a World of Change and Volatility Ambassador Michael Oren Speaker: Ambassador Michael Oren Date: April 11, 2013 Time: 3:30 PM Description MICHAEL OREN, Israel’s ambassador to the United States since 2009, meets regularly with officials in the White House, the State Department, and the Pentagon, as well as with members of Congress from both parties. He regularly briefs Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other Israeli leaders on issues vital to the U.S.-Israel alliance. Born in the United States, Oren has served as a visiting professor at Harvard, Yale, and Georgetown, and as a distinguished fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem. His last two books, Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East from 1776 to the Present and Six Days of War, were both New York Times bestsellers. This event is co-sponsored with U.Va.’s Darden School of Business and Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics. Seating is limited. All guests will be required to pass a security checkpoint before being admitted to the building. This event will not be webcast. Video of this event will be posted within a week of its conclusion.