IsraelCast Episode 184

Michael Oren


In “2048: The Rejuvenated State”, Ambassador Michael Oren sets out his vision for Israel in honor of Israel's 75th Independence Day 25 years in the future. Host Steven Shalowitz sits down with Ambassador Michael Oren live from JNF-USA’s Global Conference to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing Israel discussed in his newly-released book and the impact of the October 7 on the future of the State of Israel.


As one of Israel’s most distinguished statesmen and a trusted contributing commentator to many US news outlets, Michael Oren has a long and distinguished career as a diplomat, historian, and bestselling author. With his experience as the former Israeli Ambassador to the United States, where he worked with the White House, Congress, and the CIA on crucial strategic issues, including the Iron Dome defense system and the Iran nuclear threat, Oren decided to create Israel 2048, an organization dedicated to stimulating and facilitating dialogue on Israel’s future. His book, 2048 – The Rejuvenated State, was published in English, Hebrew, and Arabic in 2023. Michael Oren is the father of three and the grandfather of six—his proudest achievements.

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