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Joint Society Event with Avi Jorisch

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Congregation Agudat Achim
2117 Union Street
Schenectady, NY

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Financing Evil:  Understanding Terror Networks and their Funding
Light Dinner & Dessert Reception

Avi Jorisch is President of Red Cell IG, a consulting firm that specializes in national security issues relating to terrorism, illicit finance, and radical Islam. A former policy advisor in the Treasury Department’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, he currently serves as a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) and executive director of the Center for Combating Threat Finance, an FDD project dedicated to assisting countries, agencies, and financial institutions in the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing.

While at the Treasury Department, Mr. Jorisch served as head of the U.S. delegation to the Financial Action Task Force’s Typologies Working Group, a component of the Department of Homeland Security. He has also served as an Arab media and terrorism consultant for the Department of Defense.

Mr. Jorisch has briefed the U.S. military, U.S. and European government officials, members of Congress, and counterterrorism officials on a range of terrorism issues. He has also provided key evidence in a successful terrorism case against U.S.-based supporters of Hezbollah.

Mr. Jorisch is the author of “Tainted Money: Are We Losing the War on Money Laundering and Terrorism Finance?”

$30 per person, prepaid by noon Friday, March 3
$20 per person, ages 22-40, prepaid by noon Friday, March 3
$40 per person after noon on Friday, March 3

Society membership not required to attend | No solicitation of funds

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