Michael B. Oren

Abba Eban Chair of International Diplomacy, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy; Former Ambassador, Embassy of Israel, Washington, DC

Michael B. Oren is the Abba Eban Chair of International Diplomacy at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy and ambassador in residence at the Atlantic Council. Oren served as Israel’s ambassador to the United States from 2009 to 2013. In Israel, he served as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, an advisor to Israel’s delegation to the UN, and the government’s director of inter-religious affairs. The Forward named him one of the five most influential Jews in America, and the Jerusalem Post listed him as one of the ten most influential Jews worldwide.

Videos/Audio of Michael B. Oren

The South and East China Seas? Persian Gulf? North Korea? See more
A discussion between Jeffrey Goldberg and the former Israeli Ambassador to the US, Michael Oren. See more
The Atlantic's national correspondent Jeffrey Goldberg presses the Israeli ambassador to the United States, Michael B.... See more
Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren -- two weeks on the job -- speaks with The Atlantic's Jeffrey... See more