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Jeremy Ben-Ami (J Street)
PLEASE NOTE NEW DAY, TIME, and LOCATION!The annual Rudnick lecture and the Duke Center for Jewish Studies is proud to welcome, Jeremy Ben-Ami, President and founder of J Street, the pro-Israel, pro-peace lobby. Jeremy has nearly thirty years of experience in government, politics, and communications, here and in Israel. His political resume includes serving as President Bill Clinton's Deputy Domestic Policy Adviser in the mid-1990s and as Policy Director on Howard Dean's Presidential Campaign in 2004. He was the Communications Director for the New Israel Fund and started the Israeli firm Ben-Or Communications while living in Israel in the late 1990s. He also spent nearly a decade working in New York City government on homeless housing development and helping to manage a Mayoral campaign in 2001.Jeremy received a law degree from New York University and is a graduate of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Relations at Princeton University. His father was born in Tel Aviv, and much of his family lives in Israel.This event is free and open to the public and is made possible by the Rudnick endowment, and the efforts of the Duke Center for Jewish Studies and Office of Global Strategy and Programs. A public reception will follow the event.