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Mar 07

Israeli visitor Miri Eisen talks on Arzenu

On 13 March 2013 at 19.00 at Beit Emanuel, 38 Oxford Road, Parktown. Light refreshments will be served after talk.
Miri Eisen served in the Israeli intelligence community and retired from active duty at the rank of full colonel in 2004. Over her twenty year career in the military she served as the deputy head of the combat intelligence corps, the assistant to the director of Military intelligence and as the intel officer in combat units and research departments. Miri is a member of the small group of women to achieve the rank of colonel in the Israeli Military (less than 2%). She was appointed as the Israeli government spokesman during the second Lebanon war and then took the position of the Israeli Prime Ministers international media advisor. She served in that position until December 2007, including the challenging effort of the Annapolis conference. Miri has been Israel’s face and voice, presenting Israel’s case to the media worldwide.
Miri is married and the mother of three children. She holds a BA from Tel Aviv University in Middle Eastern studies and Political Science, an MA from Haifa University in Security studies and is a graduate of the Israeli national defense college.
Please RSVP to Jacob Hurwitz (SAUPJj Office) at saupjadmin@worldonline.co.za or 011 784 7145 for catering purposes.