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Minyan & Munch: World-Renowned Experts on Terrorism

Sunday, April 7, 2024 28 Adar II 5784

10:00 AM - 12:00 PMSocial Hall

We are pleased to present a talk and Q&A session with Dr. Bruce Hoffman and Jacob Ware at CBE at 10:00 AM on April 7 in person. Please RSVP using the form below by Wednesday, April 3 so we'll be sure to have enough space and "munch" for all. Please consider coming to Sunday morning minyan at 9:00 AM before the talk, to help ensure a minyan for those in our community saying Kaddish.

Dr. Hoffman, of Georgetown University and the Council on Foreign Relations, is one of the world’s top experts on terrorism; Mr. Ware, of the Council on Foreign Relations, is also a leading expert on terrorism. Dr. Hoffman and Mr. Ware will speak about their newly-released book, God, Guns, and Sedition: Far-Right Terrorism in America. Their book will also be available for purchase. 

Of additional note, Dr. Hoffman and Mr. Ware have also recently spoken and written in US news and policy outlets about the current Israel/Gaza conflict; a region in which they have deep and enlightening experience. They will be available to answer questions about that ongoing conflict during the Q&A session.

Dr. Hoffman's Bio:

Bruce Hoffman is Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis senior fellow for counterterrorism and homeland security at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He has been studying terrorism and insurgency for almost half a century. He is a tenured professor at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where he was the director of the Center for Jewish Civilization from 2020 to 2023 and previously director of both the Center for Security Studies and the Security Studies program from 2010 to 2017. Hoffman is also an honorary professor and professor emeritus of terrorism studies at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He previously held the corporate chair in counterterrorism and counterinsurgency at the RAND Corporation and was director of RAND’s Washington, DC, office and vice president for external affairs. Together with Jacob Ware, he is the author of God, Guns, and Sedition: Far-Right Terrorism in America, forthcoming from Columbia University Press. 

Jacob Ware's Bio:

Jacob Ware is a research fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), where he studies domestic and international terrorism and counterterrorism. Together with Bruce Hoffman, he is the author of God, Guns, and Sedition: Far-Right Terrorism in America, forthcoming from Columbia University Press. He was previously a research associate for counterterrorism at CFR.

Dr. Hoffman and Jacob Ware's full biographies can be found at:

https://www.cfr.org/expert/bruce-hoffman
https://www.cfr.org/expert/jacob-ware

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