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Commemorate the 72nd Anniversary of the 1947 UN Partition Plan
November 27, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pmFree
Come and join the ZF to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the UN’s 1947 Partition Plan with our guest speaker Uzi Rubin.
Uzi Rubin was the founder and first Director of the Israel Missile Defence Organization (IMDO) in the Israel Ministry of Defence (MoD). He founded and led the Arrow Defence program from its inception in 1991 to the first delivery of operational missiles in 1999. He also directed major defence programs in Israel Aerospace Industries and the Israel MoD where he was one of the founders of Israel’s space program. He also served in the Israel National Security Council as a director on technology and proliferation issues and was twice awarded the Israel Defence Prize, in 1996 and in 2003. He is currently a Senior Researcher in the Begin Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies as well as in the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies where he publishes frequently on national security issues. He has recently received his PhD in political science from the Bar llan University and has authored his soon-to-be-released book, “From Star Wars to Iron Dome: The Controversy over Israel’s Missile Defence”.