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Securing the Future in a Changing Middle East – CCWA

Our second event for Wednesday, January 23rd, was a Cleveland Council on World Affairs (CCWA) program titled “Securing the Future in a Changing Middle East,” featuring Ambassador Ryan Crocker, Diplomat in Residence at Princeton University. The CCWA pamphlet described Amb. Crocker as “a statesman whose distinguished diplomatic career spanned four  presidencies and who served as U.S. Ambassador in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait, and Lebanon.” He has had a truly remarkable

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David Ben-Gurion at the Maltz Museum

On Tuesday, January 15th, we went to the Maltz Museum on Richmond Road in Beachwood for attend a Daytime Coffee Talk in which Dr. Peter J. Haas, the Abba Hillel Silver Professor Emeritus at CWRU, spoke about David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister and Founder of the State of Israel. During the presentation, we sat next to Ms. Erika Gold, a neat lady who volunteers countless hours of her time

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