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ESRA Herzliya "Jews from Arab Lands" with Zvi Gabay

ESRA Herzliya Branch

"Jews from Arab Lands – History and Tradition"

Zvi Gabay, former Israel Ambassador to Ireland

Zvi Gabay was born in Baghdad, Iraq. He studied Political Science and History of the Middle East at the ‎Hebrew University of Jerusalem and in 1965 joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem (MFA).  ‎In 1970 he attained an M.A. in Islamic Studies at the University of ‎Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.‎

In 1980, Mr. Gabay was appointed as Counselor for Political Affairs in the newly established Embassy of ‎Israel in Cairo and later served as Director of the Egypt Division in the MFA. During 1992, he ‎was a member of Israel's Delegation to the Peace Talks with Lebanon.
He has published three books: "The Beautiful Imperialism", ""From Baghdad to the Pathways of Diplomacy – A Personal History" and "Jews and Arabs in our Time", and written many articles on the Middle East as well as ‎on modern Arabic poetry. ‎
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