IsraelCast Episode 172
Positively singular in its goal of making complex information about the Middle East digestible and accessible, the Alma Research and Education Center has been educating people around the world on the in-depth geo-political situations Israel faces every day, offering field briefings at various lookout posts along Israel’s northern border with Lebanon and Syria as well as lectures and workshops around the globe analyzing the developments in Israel’s border conflicts. Host Steven Shalowitz sits down with Lieutenant Colonel (Res.) Sarit Zehavi, Founder and President of the Alma Research and Education Center, on her motivation for founding Alma, reaching the broadest audience possible, and how the truth is the best weapon they have.
Lieutenant Colonel (Res.) Sarit Zehavi is the Founder and President of the Alma Research and Education Center. She served for 15 years in the Israel Defense Forces Intelligence Corps, initially in research and analysis and later with the Northern Command, and has held informative in-depth brieﬁngs in Washington, D.C. with United States senators and representatives to advise them on security developments in Lebanon and Syria. Zehavi is recognized worldwide as an expert authority and impactful speaker on the security issues facing Israel today. She was selected by the Jerusalem Post as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Jewish personalities of 2021.