The Israel-Hamas War: A View From Israel

The CJC hosted Dr. Shira Efron for a conversation with Director Lincoln about the ongoing war, the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and what comes next. Find the event recording here.

Read Shira Efron’s latest article for the Israel Policy Forum here

Dr. Shira Efron is the Diane and Guilford Glazer Foundation Senior Director of Policy Research at the Israel Policy Forum. Dr. Efron has spent over two decades in U.S. think tanks, including the RAND Corporation, where she founded and led the Israel program between 2016-2022, the Center for American Progress, and Middle East Institute, and the Tel Aviv based Institute for National Security Studies. She was previously a consultant with the U.N. country team in Jerusalem, where she focused on access and movement issues in Gaza. She has a PhD and MPhil in policy analysis from RAND’s Graduate School, an MA in international relations/international business from New York University, and a BSc in biology (major) and computer science (minor) from Tel Aviv University.