The Atlantic: Spotlight on Sally Oren

The Atlantic: Spotlight on Sally Oren

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    The_Atlantic_Logo.jpgThis week Jeffrey Goldberg from The Atlantic writes a piece detailing Ambassador Oren's wife, Sally Oren, and her connection to the Grateful Dead, Jefferson's Airplanes, Janis Joplin, and other psychedelic-rock stars of the 1960's.

    "The person who connects Benjamin Netanyahu directly to Jerry Garcia—and Shimon Peres to Jim Morrison, and, for that matter, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to Janis Joplin—is Sally Oren, the wife of Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the United States. Oren, who today is in her early 60s, plays the role of diplomat’s spouse with distinction and grace. She hosts embassy functions and speaks at Jewish communal gatherings; she wears elegant gowns and attends White House parties. Forty-five years ago, however, she played Frisbee with the Grateful Dead and served as Jefferson Airplane’s muse."

    The full text on The Atlantic