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CANCELLED: Israeli Consul General to give Middle East briefing Dec. 9 at BYU

Jacob Dayan, Israeli Consul General, will present a Middle East Briefing on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m. in the David M. Kennedy Center conference room (238 Herald R. Clark Building) at Brigham Young University.

Dayan was appointed consul general in October 2007, the senior representative of the State of Israel in the southwestern United States. Before assuming his post in Los Angeles, Dayan assisted with a feasibility study for initiating negotiations with Syria.

He served as chief of staff to Deputy Prime Minister Tzipi Livni and former Minister of Foreign Affairs Silvan Shalom, where he was involved in policy formation, decision-making, and implementation. He also served in the Department of Palestinian Affairs where he participated in Israeli peace delegations and served on several working committees.

Dayan also served as political counselor at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for policy coordination with the U.S. State Department and the National Security Council.

This lecture will be archived online. For a complete schedule of David M. Kennedy Center events, visit For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or

Writer: Brady Toone


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