The Business and Legal Society of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater is a network of Jewish professionals dedicated to education, social and philanthropic activities that focus on the betterment of Jews in need locally, in Israel and around the world. The Business and Legal Society provides a unique opportunity for socializing and networking among peers, integrating professional and Jewish concerns to demonstrate the unique contributions the business and legal professions can make to support the Jewish community.

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1585 Business & Legal Society Lunchtime Series: National Security in Israel & the U.S.
Thursday, February 27 at 12:00pm
101 W. Main Street, Suite 500
Norfolk, VA  23510

Part 1, “Zion’s Dilemmas: How Israel Makes National Security Policy”
Chuck Freilich is a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center at Harvard's Kennedy School. His primary areas of expertise are the Middle East, US-Middle East policy and Israeli national security policy. He is author of “Zion’s Dilemmas: How Israel Makes National Security Policy,” a powerful new book that explores Israel’s national security decision making processes.  Freilich served as a Senior Analyst at the Israel Ministry of Defense, policy adviser to a cabinet minister, a delegate at the Israeli Mission to the UN and the executive director of two non- profits.

Presented in partnership with the Tidewater Jewish Foundation

Space for this program is limited. Please RSVP by Friday, February 21 to reserve a seat. Risa Levitt,

1586 Part 2, “U.S. National Security: Issues, Concerns & Current Events”
Monday, March 10 at 6:00pm
Sandler Family Campus
Featuring Steven L. Pomerantz, Director for Counter Terrorism Programs at The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs.

Steven is the architect of the JINSA Law Enforcement Exchange Program (LEEP) which brings high ranking American Law Enforcement Executives to Israel to study best practice counter terrorism methodology. Steven retired from the FBI in June 1995 after a career spanning twenty-seven years. During that time period he rose from a field investigative Special Agent to the rank of Assistant Director, the third highest position in the FBI. He is an expert in the area of terrorism as well as criminal justice information.

RSVP to Risa Levitt, by Thursday, March 6

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