Professor Shaul Gabbay

Prof. Gabbay Offers Middle East Analysis on Thursday

Shaul Gabbay

Libya..Yemen…Egypt….How do today’s ever-changing events in the middle east effect Israel?

Professor Shaul Gabbay will be the guest speaker at the monthly Jewish Business Group (JBG) breakfast meeting Thursday morning, March 24th at 7:30 am at the SpringHill Suites in Westminster. Professor Gabbay is a Middle East expert at DU and will be speaking about the current and ever changing events in the Middle East and how they affect Israel.

Mr. Neal Paul, a member of the JBG, is delighted that Prof. Gabbay is speaking at the event and remarked

When there is so much confusion surrounding the issues in the ME it’s critical to have someone of the caliber and the background of Prof. Gabbay to give an assessment of what really is going on”.

For more information about the Jewish Business Group, or to RSVP please visit our website at or call 303.429.5177 or email

About Proffesor Shaul Gabbay

After his military service as a Commander in the Israeli Defense Forces, Shaul Gabbay completed a BA at Bar Ilan University and an MA at Tel-Aviv University. In 1991 he received a Presidential Fellowship from the U.S. to continue his studies. In 1995 he completed the Ph.D. program at Columbia University in New York and received an invitation from the University of Chicago for a Post Doctoral program. In 1998 Professor Gabbay returned to Israel to join the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Professor Gabbay joined the University of Denver as the Director of the Institute for the Study of Israel in the Middle East (ISIME) at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies in 2001 and completed his work in 2010.

He is currently a Professor and Senior Research Associate at the Joseph Korbel School of International Studies as well as a Principle with Israel Investment Advisors LLC in Denver Colorado, a firm specializing in Investments in the Israeli Economy. His research topics focus on social networks in the context of Israel and the Middle East. He has published numerous papers and books on strategic social networks and social capital. He is a frequent commentator in national media such as CBS, NBC, FOX and MSNBC, analyzing Middle East news stories.

Click image below for Prof Gabbay on 9 News recently regarding the unrest in Egypt gabbay.jpg

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Benjy Brackman is the Rabbi/Executive Director of Chabad of NW Metro Denver in Westminster, Colorado.

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