Israel is reeling after an unimaginable attack on civilians has given way to an all-out war. This special briefing will feature Dr. Michael Koplow, Israel Policy Forum’s chief policy officer. Koplow will draw on his expertise to offer analysis of the current moment and an informed assessment of what lies ahead for Israel’s future as a secure, Jewish, democratic state.

About Dr. Michael Koplow

Dr. Michael Koplow is the chief policy officer of Israel Policy Forum, and also serves as a senior research fellow of the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. Before coming to Israel Policy Forum, he was the founding program director of the Israel Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in Government from Georgetown University, where he specialized in political development and ideology, and the politics of Middle Eastern states. He writes Israel Policy Forum’s weekly Koplow Column and edits Israel Policy Exchange, which is a leading source for commentary and analysis on Israel and American Jewry, and his work regularly appears in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the Atlantic, and the Forward, among other publications. In addition to his Ph.D., he holds a B.A. from Brandeis University, a J.D. from New York University, and an A.M. in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University.