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Saturday, August 17 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
When Israel’s Spies Betrayed their Allies: The Lavon Affair

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The Lavon Affair was a disastrous Israeli covert operation whose failure became a huge scandal in the 1950s. Known in Israel as “the Bad Business”, it resulted in the collapse of the government in 1955 and the long-term decline of the ruling Mapai Party. More importantly, it had profound consequences for power relationships in the Middle East.

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Daniel Barnett

Raised in Cape Town, Daniel holds two degrees from UCT. A former Habonim Rosh Machaneh, he worked in SA-Israel relations before joining his family's 100 year old business. A past Limmud chairman, he enjoys presenting on topics of Jewish interest that few Limmudniks know much about... Read More →

Saturday August 17, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Room 11

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