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First Friday on Thursday: A New Middle East? Changing Geo-Politics in the Region

Thursday, January 7, 2021 23 Tevet 5781

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Please join us when we host JEWISHcolorado Shaliach (Emissary) Itai Divinsky for a conversation about recent developments in the Middle East and what we might expect moving forward. In his talk, Itai will focus on Iran, normalization deals brokered by the U.S., and what Middle Eastern countries are looking for in the incoming U.S. administration. Itai Divinsky comes from Ramat HaNegev, Colorado‚Äôs sister community in Israel. He previously served as General Community Director for Sheizaf, a new community in the Negev, where religious and secular Israelis live together. Itai earned his M.A. in Geography and Environmental Development from Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Prior to his university studies, he served three years in the IDF as a tank commander in the Armored Corps and currently serves in a reserve unit as a Company Sergeant Major and Tank Commander. In 2016, Itai joined a young leadership delegation from Ramat HaNegev, where he learned about American Jewish life. In 2019, Itai and his family moved to Denver where he currently serves the Jewish community as Shaliach (Senior Emissary) for JEWISHcolorado and The Jewish Agency for Israel. Alongside community life, he spends time with his wife Mor and their three daughters, searching for new hidden trails in the beautiful Negev desert and now in Colorado and beyond. 

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