In This Issue
JINSA Annual Awards Dinner on November 17
Fall National Leadership Meeting
Pomerantz on Fox News
Makovsky in the Washington Post
ISIS Conference Call
JINSA in Houston, Chicago, and Cincinnati
Register for a Co-sponsored Event with Col. Bentzi Gruber
JINSA Viewpoints Blog
Facebook and Twitter


Upcoming Events:


JINSA Annual Awards Dinner

November 17 in Washington, DC


Featuring the Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson Award and the Grateful Nation Awards




JINSA National Leadership Meeting November 18 

Featuring Ambassador Ron Dermer and more!


To learn more about these events, please click here 

JINSA Online Events Calendar 
Every month, JINSA has various events around the country. Now you can find out about all these events in one place and add them to your personal calendar. This calendar is updated frequently so check back often to see when JINSA is holding an event near you!


JINSA Annual Awards Dinner: Reserve your tickets today!

JINSA is proud to announce that this year's Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson Award will be presented to Rep. Mac Thornberry (TX-13), Vice Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, on November 17 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC. The same evening JINSA will present our Grateful Nation Award to six young military heroes for their extraordinary service in the War on Terrorism.

Amb. Dermer to speak at JINSA National Leadership Meeting

On Tuesday, November 18, JINSA will hold our Fall National Leadership Meeting in Washington, DC. In addition to Israeli Amb. Ron Dermer, speakers will cover a wide range of topics including: The growing threat of ISIS, defense cuts and their implications on the U.S. & Israel relationship, nuclear negotiations with Iran, and much more. Registration is open to all current National Leaders.

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Steve Pomerantz, JINSA Director of Counter Terrorism Programs, on Fox News
On October 8, Steve Pomerantz, JINSA Director of Counter Terrorism Programs appeared on the Real Story with Gretchen Carlson on Fox News. Click the video below to watch!

Twice in October, JINSA CEO Dr. Michael Makovsky was quoted in the Washington Post on the Iranian nuclear negotiations.
National Leadership Conference Call Update on ISIS
On October 30, JINSA Gemunder Center Senior Advisor, John Hannah, gave JINSA leaders an update on the international effort to combat ISIS.

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JINSA CEO Dr. Michael Makovsky Speaks in Houston, Chicago, and Cincinnati     
In the month of October, JINSA CEO Dr. Michael Makovsky spoke to JINSA leaders and friends in Houston, Chicago, and Cincinnati on current events in Israel and the Middle East and how these events impact the national security issues of the United States. Topics discussed included ISIS and the recent conflict in Gaza.

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JINSA Partners with AUSA for Book Signing Event 
On October 14, JINSA, in conjunction with the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA), held a book signing and introduction event with authors Moti Kfir, former Director of the Mossad School of Operations and IDF Maj. Gen. (ret.) Emanuel Sakal, Former Commander of the Ground Corps Command and Medal of Courage Recipient.

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JINSA Co-Sponsoring Events in the DC Region: Ethics Under Fire with IDF Col. (res.) Bentzi Gruber     

JINSA is proud to co-sponsor two events on November 3-4 with the Jewish Community Relations Council's Israel Action Center. The events will take place in Potomac, MD and Washington, DC and will feature IDF Col. (res.) Bentzi Gruber giving a behind the scenes look at the IDF's daily battle for the country's security and to uphold one of the most rigorous military codes of ethics in the world today.


Click here to register for the events in MD or DC   

From the JINSA Viewpoints Blog:

Hyperbole and Reality in Assessing the State of the U.S.-Israeli Partnership 
On October 6, JINSA Program Director Ben Runkle writes that despite the handshakes and statements of concern between Obama and Netanyahu, the media unsurprisingly portrayed a different narrative lurking just below the surface.

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