New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

Uzi Dayan, Former Chairman of Israeli National Security Council, to Deliver NYU Lecture, April 14

March 20, 2008
N-349, 2007-08

Uzi Dayan, former Chairman of the Israeli National Security Council, will deliver the lecture “Israeli National Security: Contemporary Issues and Challenges for the Future,” at New York University’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Room 914, on Mon., April 14, at 12:30 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Masters Degree program at NYU’s Wilf Family Department of Politics, is free and open to the public. RSVP (required) to 212.992.8084.

Dayan is the both founder and president of the Annual Israel Conference for Social and Economic Policy in Sderot and the Chairman of the youth organization Chugey Sayarut. He served as a soldier in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) during the Six Days War, a commander of a combat team during the War of Attrition, and a commander of a company in the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Major General Dayan also headed the planning branch of the IDF General Staff, where he led the Israeli Security Committee in the country’s peace negotiations with Jordan, Syria, and the Palestinians. Later, Major General Dayan became Commander of Israel’s Central Command. He also served for as Chairman of the Israeli National Security Council and was National Security Adviser to Prime Ministers Ehud Barak and Ariel Sharon.

Reporters interested in attending should contact James Devitt, Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or

  • WHAT: Lecture-“Israeli National Security: Contemporary Issues and Challenges for the Future”
  • WHO: Uzi Dayan, former chairman of the Israeli National Security Council
  • WHEN: Mon., April 14, 12:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South (at LaGuardia Place), Room 914 [Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)]

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Graduate School of Arts and Science, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

Uzi Dayan, former Chairman of the Israeli National Security Council

Uzi Dayan, former Chairman of the Israeli National Security Council

Search News

NYU In the News

Paying It Backward: NYU Alum Funds Scholarships

The Wall Street Journal profiled Trustee Evan Chesler on why he decided to chair the Momentum fund-raising campaign.

A Nobel Prize Party: Cheese, Bubbles, and a Boson

The New Yorker talked to Professor Kyle Cranmer and graduate student Sven Kreiss about NYU’s role in the discovery of the Higgs boson, which resulted in a Nobel prize for the scientists who predicted its existence.

The World as They Knew It

The New York Times reviewed the exhibit at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World on how ancient Greeks and Romans mapped the known and unknown areas of their world.

Elite Institutions: Far More Diverse Than They Were 20 Years Ago

NYU made stronger gains over the last 20 years in increasing diversity than any other major research university, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’
at Universities

The New York Times reported on the multi-million collaboration among NYU and two other universities to harness the potential of Big Data, including an interview with Professor Yann LeCun, director of NYU’s Center for Data Science.

NYU Footer