Authors

Mordechai Abir

Mordechai Abir is a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and Professor (Emeritus) of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His books include Saudi Arabia: Society, Government and the Gulf Crises (1993) and Saudi Arabia in the Oil Era: Regime and Elites: Conflict and Collaboration (1988).
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Elliott Abrams

Elliott Abrams is senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, D.C. He served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser in the administration of President George W. Bush, where he supervised U.S. policy in the Middle East for the White House.
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Khaled Abu Toameh

Khaled Abu Toameh is a veteran award-winning journalist who has been covering Palestinian affairs for nearly three decades. He studied at Hebrew University and began his career as a reporter by working for a PLO-affiliated newspaper in Jerusalem. Abu Toameh currently works for the international media, serving as the 'eyes and ears' of foreign journalists in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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Prof. Jonathan Adelman

Prof. Jonathan Adelman founded and ran both the China Center and the Israel Center at the University of Denver . Dr. Adelman is a full professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and has written and edited 12 books.
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Edward Alexander

Edward Alexander is Professor Emeritus of English Literature at the University of Washington. He is the author of numerous books including Resonance of Dust and The Jewish Wars .
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Maj. Gen. (res.) Doron Almog

Maj. Gen. (res.) Doron Almog is the former Commander of the IDF's Southern Command (2000-2003). Throughout his military career and during the course of four wars, Gen. Almog gained extensive experience in combat and special clandestine operations in the ongoing war against terrorism. He participated in the Tripoli raid that targeted key terrorist leaders in February 1973, and in the Entebbe rescue operation in 1976.
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Dr. Moses Altsech

Dr. Moses Altsech was born in Salonika, and has lived in the United States since 1987. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Cincinnati and a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University. He has published and lectured in many countries on the subjects of Greek Anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism and the Holocaust in Greece. He is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin.
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Mark Ami-El

Mark Ami-El has been responsible for editing and production of JCPA's English books, monographs, newsletters, website, and Internet publications since 1986. He is managing editor of JCPA's Daily Alert Internet digest of Israel and Mideast news, as well as the Center's Jerusalem Viewpoints and Jerusalem Issue Briefs. He served as assistant to Jerusalem Center Founding President Daniel J. Elazar from 1985 to 1999, and as press and legislative assistant to Congressman William Lehman (D-Fla.) from 1973 to 1978.
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Maj.-Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror

Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror is Israel's national security advisor. He formerly served as director of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He is former commander of the IDF's National Defense College and the IDF Staff and Command College and former head of the IDF's Research and Assessment Division, with special responsibility for preparing the National Intelligence Assessment. In addition, he served as the military secretary of the defense minister.
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Menashe Amir

Menashe Amir, one of Israel’s leading experts on Iran, is the chief editor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Persian-language website and former head of the Israel Broadcasting Authority’s Persian-language division. Since 1960 he has been a senior member of Israel Radio’s internationally acclaimed Persian-language service that reaches millions of Iranian listeners, and for many years was one of the Iranian people’s only outlets to the free world. He has also served as Iranian Affairs advisor for ABC News.
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Dr. Uzi Arad

Uzi Arad is Director of the Institute for Policy and Strategy (IPS) and Professor of Government at the Lauder School of Government, Strategy and Diplomacy at Herzliya's Interdisciplinary Center. He is also chairman of the Herzliya Conference of IDC Herzliya. Arad's areas of specialization include foreign and security affairs, intelligence and policy-making. From 1975-1999, Arad served in senior positions with the Mossad, Israel's foreign intelligence service, both in Israel and abroad.
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Prof. Moshe Arens

Prof. Moshe Arens taught aeronautics at the Technion. From 1962 until 1971 he was Deputy Director General at Israel Aircraft Industries, and won the Israel Defense Prize in 1971. Prof Arens served as Israel's Ambassador to the United States, 1982-83, 1983-84 Minister of Defense 1984-88 Minister without Portfolio 1988-90 Minister of Foreign Affairs 1990-92 Minister of Defense 1999 Minister of Defense
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Alexander Arndt

Alexander Arndt is a PhD candidate at the University of Potsdam and research associate for Knowing Israel, a study-tour program for journalists.
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Arthur Arnheim

Arthur Arnheim, former director of the Union of Danish Ph.Ds, MAs, and MSc.s, is a historian who received his M.A. from Copenhagen University. He researched the history of Danish Jews and the Jews of Northern Germany. He published studies and articles on the Danish Jewish community leadership and the Holocaust, as well as on the rescue of most Danish Jews from German persecution. Now retired, he works on research in Jerusalem.
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Trevor Asserson

Trevor Asserson is a UK solicitor and a member of the Israeli Bar. He is the senior partner and founder of Asserson Law Offices.
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Philippe Assouline

Philippe Assouline, Esq. is a lawyer, freelance journalist and political activist currently pursuing graduate studies (PhD) in International Relations at UCLA, with a concentration on culture and its influence on the Arab-Israeli conflict. He is a frequent contributor to the Times of Israel and blogs at the Huffington Post.
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Zeidan Atashi

Zeidan Atashi is an Associate of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He has been a senior reporter and commentator on Arab affairs for Israel Television, Consul and Head of Information Affairs at the Israel Consulate General in New York (1972), a member of the Israeli delegation to the UN (1975-76, 1989, 1993), a member of the Knesset (1977-81, 1984-88), and advisor to the Minister of Education and Culture (1992-96). He is the author of Druze and Jews in Israel -- A Shared Destiny? and is today an independent scholar and researcher focusing on ethnicity and minority-majority relations.
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Yair Auron

Yair Auron is an Israeli historian, scholar and expert specializing on Holocaust and Genocide studies, racism and contemporary Jewry.
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Shlomo Avineri

Shlomo Avineri is an Israeli political scientist. He is Professor of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
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Danny Ayalon

Danny Ayalon is Israel's Deputy Foreign Minister. He previously served as Ambassador to the United States. He was Deputy Foreign Policy Adviser to two previous prime ministers, and Chief Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
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Linda Menuhin Abdul Aziz

Linda Menuhin Abdul Aziz is a senior journalist and commentator in Middle East affairs. Previously, she served as head of the research unit in the information section of the Israel Police, and as head of the Middle East desk of Arabic TV at the Israel Broadcasting Authority.
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Jose Maria Aznar

Jose Maria Aznar was Prime Minister of Spain from 1996 to 2004. Today he heads the Foundation for Social Analysis and Study (FAES) in Madrid.
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Amb. Alan Baker

Amb. Alan Baker, Director of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, participated in the negotiation and drafting of the Oslo Accords with the Palestinians, as well as agreements and peace treaties with Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon. He served as legal adviser and deputy director-general of Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as Israel's ambassador to Canada.
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Rifat Bali

Rıfat N. Bali, an independent scholar, is a graduate of Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Religious Sciences Division, in Paris. He is the author of nine books and numerous articles on the history of Turkish Jewry.
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David Bankier

David Bankier was a professor of Holocaust Studies at the Institute of Contemporary Jewry of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and head of the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem. (2000-2010)
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Shmuel Bar

Dr. Shmuel Bar is Director of Studies at the Institute of Policy and Strategy in Herzliya, Israel. He served for thirty years in the Israeli intelligence community and since 2002 has headed research projects – many of them for U.S. government agencies – on issues such as Iranian defense doctrine, negotiating behavior and susceptibility to signaling, command and control culture in the Middle East, potential paradigms of command and control over nuclear weapons in Middle Eastern regimes, deterrence of terrorism, the influence of religion on deterrence, and implications of a polynuclear Middle East, among others.
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Dror Bar-Yosef

Dror Bar-Yosef is field researcher on Palestinian issues and a former field coordinator for The Washington Institute for Near East Policy and a former program coordinator at the Adelson Institute.
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Sylvia Barack Fishman

Sylvia Barack Fishman is Professor of Contemporary Jewish Life in the Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Department at Brandeis University, and also co-director of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute and a faculty affiliate at the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.
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Prof. Amazia Baram

Amazia Baram is a Professor in the Department of the History of the Middle East at the University of Haifa, and advises various branches of the Israeli and U.S. governments about Iraq and the Gulf. In 2003-2004 he was a Senior Fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. He also served as chair of his university department and Director of the Jewish-Arab Center and the Gustav Heinemann Institute for Middle East Studies at the University of Haifa.
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Dr. Mitchell G. Bard

Dr. Mitchell G. Bard is executive director of the nonprofit American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE) and a foreign policy analyst who lectures frequently on U.S. Middle East policy. Dr. Bard is also director of the Jewish Virtual Library, the world's most comprehensive online encyclopedia of Jewish history and culture.
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Nir Barkat

Nir Barkat is the mayor of Jerusalem.
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Jacob Barnai

Dr. Jacob Barnai is a Professor in the Department of Jewish History and Land of Israel Studies, University of Haifa
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Dr. Robert P. Barnidge, Jr.

Dr. Robert P. Barnidge Jr., is a Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Reading.
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Allan Edward Barsky

Allan Edward Barsky is a Professor of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University. His work focuses primarily on the field of Addictions.
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Greg Barton

Dr. Barton is the Herb Feith Research Professor for the Study of Indonesia in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University, Australia. He is based in the Politics stream in the School of Political and Social Inquiry. He is acting Director of the Centre for Islam and the Modern World (CIMOW), Deputy UNESCO Chair in Interreligious and Intercultural Relations – Asia Pacific, and is active in the Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC).
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Yehuda Bauer

Yehuda Bauer was born in Prague in 1926. He is Professor Emeritus of Holocaust Studies at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He founded the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism in 1982, remaining its chairperson until 1995. He retired in 2001 from his directorship of the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem, where he now serves as Academic Advisor. In 1998 he was awarded the Israel Prize. He has been a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities since 2000.
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Prof. Julien Bauer

Julien Bauer has served as a researcher for the Quebec government and is a professor of political science at Université du Québec à Montréal. A fellow of the Canadian Institute for Jewish Research, he is the author of eight books.
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Prof. Anne Bayefsky

Anne Bayefsky is a senior fellow with the Hudson Institute and a visiting professor at both Metropolitan College and Touro Law School. She has also taught at Columbia University Law School and the University of Ottawa. She is currently on leave from York University. In 2001 she published a report in collaboration with the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Bayefsky has written extensively on the UN. She has been on several Canadian delegations to the General Assembly and the UN Commission for Human Rights in the 80's and 90's.
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Steven Bayme

Steven Bayme serves as national director, Contemporary Jewish Life, for the American Jewish Committee and is director of its Dorothy and Julius Koppelman Institute on American Jewish-Israeli Relations. He is also a visiting professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
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Prof. Michael J. Bazyler

Prof. Michael J. Bazyler is professor of law at Whittier Law School, California, and currently Distinguished Visiting Professor at Pepperdine University School of Law, California.
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Joanna Beata Michlic

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Dr. Edward S. Beck

Dr. Edward S. Beck is co-founder and President of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (www.spme.net). He is director of the Susquehanna Institute in Harrisburg, PA and has served on the administrations and taught psychology and professional ethics at Penn State, New York University, Rutgers University, Alvernia College, Lebanon Valley College, Rosemont College and the City University of New York.
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Leila Beckwith

Dr. Leila Beckwith is Professor Emeritus , Department of Pediatrics, University of California at Los Angeles. She is a board member of the California Association of Scholars and the Amcha Initiative. She has numerous publications not only in her own field of developmental psychology, but also articles that detail the manifestations of prejudice against Jewish students on university campuses and the responses of university administrations.
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Benny Begin

MK Ze’ev Binyamin Begin (Benny Begin) is currently Minister without Portfolio and a member of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s forum of seven senior ministers. Currently serving his fourth term, he first served in the Knesset as a Likud MK from 1988 until 1997. During this period he was a member of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee as well as Minister of Science. He returned to the Knesset in 2009.
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Rolf Behrens

Rolf Behrens is a program assistant at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Israel Office in Jerusalem.
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Serah Beizer

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Dr. Avi Beker

Dr. Avi Beker is former secretary-general of the World Jewish Congress and has testified before the U.S. Congress on the Jewish refugees from Arab countries. He teaches international diplomacy to MA students and heads the Jewish Public Policy project at the School of Government and Policy at Tel Aviv University.
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Abraham Bell

Dr. Avi Bell of the Faculty of Law of Bar-Ilan University is currently a visiting professor at the University of San Diego. He specializes in international law, particularly the laws of war. Dr. Bell served in an IDF reserve paratrooper brigade in combat in the Second Lebanon war.
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Judge Hadassa Ben Itto

Judge Hadassa Ben Itto served for 31 years as a judge in all levels of the Israeli courts, including as an acting justice of the Supreme Court. She has also served as an official representative of the State of Israel in various international forums, including UNESCO and the United Nations General Assembly. She is currently the Honorary President of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists.
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Dr. Rephael Ben-Ari

Dr. Rephael Ben-Ari, 2011-2012 Hauser Global Research Fellow (New York University School of Law)is the author of The Normative Position of International Non-Governmental Organizations under International Law: An Analytical Framework (2012); The Legal Status of International Non-Governmental Organizations: Analysis of Past and Present Initiatives (1912-2012) and former Legal Adviser to the Israel Mission in the Netherlands. He teaches public and criminal international law.
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Lenny Ben-David

Lenny Ben-David is consulting editor for the Daily Alert Internet news digest. He served as deputy chief of mission at Israel's embassy in Washington 1997-2000, and as Program Director of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs (2002-2004). He was AIPAC's Director of Information and Research for 10 years, editing the Near East Report and numerous editions of Myths and Facts, then opened AIPAC's first Israel office in 1982, directing it for nearly 15 years.
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Gabriel Ben-Dor

Gabriel Ben-Dor is a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and Professor of Political Science and former Rector at the University of Haifa.
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Brig.-Gen. (res.) Binyamin Ben-Eliezer

Brig.-Gen. (res.) Binyamin Ben-Eliezer was Military Governor of Judea and Samaria and later Government Coordinator of Activities in the Administered Areas in the 1980s. Elected to the Knesset in 1984, Ben-Eliezer has served as Minister of Housing and Construction, Minister of Communications, Minister of Defense, and as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Infrastructures. He is currently a Labor MK.
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Eran Benedek

Eran Benedek is a research analyst at the Community Security Trust (CST). Previously, he was a researcher at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy and at the Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre. He holds an MSc in nationalism and ethnicity from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
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Eytan Bentsur

Eytan Bentsur is a former Director General of the Foreign Ministry and is the author of Making Peace . Today he is a special advisor to the American company Patco.
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Norman Berdichevsky

Norman Berdichevsky holds a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1974) and is the author of The Danish-German Border Dispute (Bethesda, MD: Academica Press LLC, 2002) and Nations, Language and Citizenship (Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishing, 2004) and one of the contributors to Best Jewish Writing 2003 (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004).
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Michael Berenbaum

Michael Berenbaum is executive editor of the new edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica. He is also director of the Sigi Ziering Institute, and professor of Jewish studies at the American Jewish University. He is the former project director of the creation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, first director of its Research Institute, and former president of the Survivors of the Holocaust Visual History Foundation.
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William Berger

William Berger is a student at the University of Chicago, and was a research intern at the Jerusalem Center
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Tamas Berzi

Tamas Berzi holds an MA in International Relations from Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary, and an MA in Political Sciences from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He coordinates the Israel Advocacy project at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
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Corinne Berzon

Corinne Berzon is originally from Montreal, where she completed an undergraduate honors degree at Concordia University in political science and liberal arts. She moved to Israel in 2003 and is completing a master’s degree in political philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 2005 she was an intern at the JCPA
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John Bew

Dr. John Bew is Harris Fellow and Lecturer in Modern British History at Peterhouse in the University of Cambridge, and has published on aspects of British and Irish history from the eighteenth century onwards.
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Bent Blüdnikow

Bent Blüdnikow worked at the Danish National Archives from 1983 to 1993. He then became opinion editor of the weekly Weekendavisen. From 1998 he was opinion editor, and since 2002 journalist, at the conservative daily Berlingske Tidende. He has published several books on Danish Jewish history and eighteenth-century Danish history.
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Amb. Yehuda Z. Blum

Amb. Yehuda Z. Blum served as a Member of Israel Delegation to 3rd UN Conference on the Law of the Sea, New York, 1973, and 31st session of UN General Assembly, New York 1976; he was Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, New York, 1978-84: a member of the Israeli negotiating team on peace treaty with Egypt (Camp David, February 1979; Blair House, March 1979). Member of Israeli legal team, Taba Arbitration (Israel-Egypt), 1986-8. Law Editor of the Encyclopedia Hebraica, 1973-8.
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Ephraim Borowski

Ephraim Borowski, MBE MA BPhil, is director of the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities. He is a former head of the Philosophy Department of the University of Glasgow and is the author of The HarperCollins Dictionary of Mathematics (1991). He is a ministerial appointee to the General Teaching Council for Scotland, and is chair of the Regional Council of the Board of Deputies of British Jews.
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Seva Brodsky

Seva Brodsky grew up in Moscow and immigrated to the United States in 1981. He received his BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northeastern University in Boston, respectively. Brodsky was actively involved in the struggle against divestment in Somerville.
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Michael Brown

Michael Brown is professor emeritus at York University in Toronto. In 2006, he was visiting professor at the Halbert Center for Canadian Studies and the Institute of Contemporary Jewry of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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Bjarte Bruland

Bjarte Bruland earned his Master's Degree in 1995 with a thesis entitled, "The Attempt to Destroy the Jews of Norway, 1940-1945." During 1996-97 he was a member of the government committee investigating the fate of Jewish property during and after the war. . He is currently working on his doctoral dissertation, "Norway and the Holocaust, 1925-1950," at Bergen University.
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Gerald Bubis

Gerald Bubis is Founding Director of the School of Jewish Communal Service and Alfred Gottschalk Professor Emeritus of Jewish Communal Studies at Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles. He served as Vice-Chair of the Steering Committee of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
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Daphne Burdman

Daphne Burdman is a physician with double specialist certification from the American Board of Pathologists and the American Board of Psychiatrists and Neurologists, and has published research in both fields. She was assistant clinical professor of pathology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army. In Israel she was research associate for a special project at the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1996-1999.
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Richard Butler

Ambassador Richard Butler of Australia is former Executive Chairman of UNSCOM, the UN Monitoring Agency on Iraq and former Australian Ambassador to the United Nations, Chairman of the Canberra Commission on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, and current distinguished scholar for international peace and security at Penn State’s School of International Affairs.
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Miriam Gillis Carlebach

Miriam Gillis-Carlebach is an Israeli professor of education, sociology, and history of Jewish-German origin at Bar-Ilan University.
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Scott Carpenter

Scott Carpenter, a fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs from 2004 to 2007. He served in Baghdad as director of the governance group for the Coalition Provisional Authority. Prior to that, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
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Shirley Castelnuovo

Shirley Castelnuovo was a professor of political science at Northeastern Illinois University. She passed away in 2010.
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Ivan Ceresnjes

Ivan Ceresnjes was the head of the Jewish community of Bosnia-Herzegovina until his emigration to Israel in 1996, and a vice-chairman of the Yugoslav Federation of Jewish Communities. During the civil war in Bosnia-Herzegovina he organized rescue efforts to evacuate Jews and non-Jews and also organized nonsectarian humanitarian relief for citizens of the besieged city and other parts of the country. An architect by profession, he presently is employed by the Center for Jewish Art of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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Jerome A. Chanes

Jerome A. Chanes has taught American Jewish sociology, Jewish public policy issues, and biblical Hebrew at Barnard College and Yeshiva University.
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Yuval Cherlow

Rabbi Yuval Cherlow is Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Hesder Petah Tikva in Petah Tikva, Israel. Rabbi Cherlow was also one of the founders of Tzohar, an organization of modern orthodox rabbis in Israel
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Velvl Chernin

Ethnographer, literary scholar and Yiddish poet Velvl Chernin was born in Moscow in 1958. In the 1980s, he was on the staff of Sovetish heymland—the only magazine published in Yiddish in the Soviet Union during that period.
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David Clayman

David Clayman, a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, is Director of the Israel Office of the American Jewish Congress.
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Steven M. Cohen

Steven M. Cohen is a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and Research Professor of Jewish Social Policy at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and Director of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU Wagner. In the past, he served as Professor at The Melton Centre for Jewish Education at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; and was Professor of Sociology at Queens College.
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Ariel Cohen

Ariel Cohen, Ph.D., is Senior Research Fellow in Russian and Eurasian Studies and International Energy Security at The Heritage Foundation.
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Dr. Amichai Cohen

Dr. Amichai Cohen has completed his doctorate at Bar-Ilan University on Bar-Mitzra―The Abutter. He is presently teaching and continuing his research in Hebrew law.
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Yoel Cohen

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Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen is a British Jewish writer and broadcaster based in New York. A former producer and reporter with the BBC, he now works as a freelance journalist and analyst for several newspapers and broadcasters.
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Dr. Yaacov Cohen

Dr. Yaacov Cohen completed his doctorate in economics at the University of Vienna while employed by the Israeli Foreign Ministry. He has held various foreign assignments: ambassador to Spain, 1992-1995; to Japan and South Korea, 1985-1988; to Venezuela, 1981-1985; chargé d'affaires in Turkey, 1980-1981; minister (economy) at the Israeli embassy in Belgium and deputy head of Mission to the European Union in Brussels, 1972-1976. In Jerusalem: deputy economic director of the Foreign Ministry, 1988-1992; head of the foreign trade desk of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, 1976-1980;. Since 1995, Dr. Cohen has been senior lecturer in East Asian Studies at the Hebrew University.
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Stuart A. Cohen

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Anthony J. Colangelo

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Dr. Ruth Contreras

Dr. Ruth Contreras is a member of the Board of Directors of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East from 2002 to the present. She is also the European coordinator for Scholars for Peace in the Middle East and coordinator of the Austrian Chapter of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East . Formerly head of the Department of Entomology at the Museum of Natural History in Vienna, she is now pursuing Jewish studies at the University of Vienna.
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David Cook

David Cook is assistant professor of religious studies at Rice University, specializing in Islam. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2001. His areas of specialization include early Islamic history and development, Muslim apocalyptic literature and movements, historical astronomy, and Judeo-Arabic literature.
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Abraham Cooper

Rabbi Abraham Cooper is the Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles. He has been extensively involved in Soviet Jewry issues, including helping to open the first Jewish cultural center in Moscow. For nearly 25 years he has overseen the SWC's international social action agenda, which ranges from worldwide anti-Semitism and Nazi war crimes and restitution, to extremist groups and tolerance education.
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Irwin Cotler

Irwin Cotler, a renowned international human rights lawyer, is a member of the Canadian Parliament, Professor of Law at McGill University, and an Associate of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
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Gerald Cromer

Gerald Cromer (1944-2008) served as a Professor of Criminology at Bar Ilan University.
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Barbara Crook

Barbara Crook is associate director and North American representative of Palestinian Media Watch. She teaches at the School of Journalism and Communications at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She holds an Honors BA in English Literature from Queen’s University, an MA in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario, and a Southam Fellow at the University of Toronto.
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Dr. Cecil B. Currey

Dr. Cecil B. Currey is emeritus professor of military history at the University of South Florida.
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Catherine D,Chatterley

Catherine D. Chatterley is the author of Disenchantment: George Steiner and the Meaning of Western Civilization After Auschwitz (Syracuse, 2011), which was a National Jewish Book Award Finalist in Modern Jewish Thought. She teaches modern European and Jewish history at the University of Manitoba and is the founding director of the Canadian Institute for the Study of Antisemitism (CISA). She can be reached through the Institute’s website: canisa.org.
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David G. Dalin

David G. Dalin, an American Conservative rabbi and historian, is the author, co-author, or editor of ten books on American Jewish history and politics, and Jewish-Christian relations.
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Adrien Dallaire

Adrien Dallaire is a doctoral student at the University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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Maj. Gen. (res.) Uzi Dayan

Maj.-Gen. (res.) Uzi Dayan served as Head of the Planning Branch of the IDF General Staff and headed the Israeli security committee to peace negotiations with the Jordanians, Palestinians, and Syrians. He later served as head of the Central Command and as Deputy Chief of the General Staff. He also served as Chairman of Israel's National Security Council and was the National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister.
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Brig.-Gen. (ret) Udi Dekel

Udi Dekel, who joined the Institute for National Security Studies as a senior research fellow in 2012, was head of the negotiations team with the Palestinians in the Annapolis process under the Olmert government. Brig. Gen. (ret.) Dekel's last post in the IDF was head of the Strategic Planning Division in the Planning Directorate of the General Staff, and as a reservist he is head of the Center for Strategic Planning. Previously he served as head of the foreign relations section in the General Staff and head of the Research Division in Lahak, Israel Air Force Intelligence. Brig. Gen. (ret.) Dekel served as head of the Israel-UN-Lebanon committee following the Second Lebanon War and head of military committees with Egypt and Jordan. In addition, he headed a working group on strategic-operative cooperation with the United States on development of a response to the surface-to-surface missile threat and international military cooperation.
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Prof. Sergio DellaPergola

Prof. Sergio DellaPergola, of the A. Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is senior fellow and project head at the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute in Jerusalem.
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Ron Dermer

Ron Dermer, a political consultant who lives in Jerusalem, is an adviser to Prime Minister Netanyahu.
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Avi Dichter

Avi Dichter is Minister of the Home Front. He also served as Minister of Internal Security and head of the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet).
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Dan Diker

Dan Diker is Director General of the World Jewish Congress. He was formerly director of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He is also an Adjunct Fellow of the Hudson Institute in Washington.
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Steven G. Donshik

Dr. Stephen G. Donshik is former director of the Israel Office of the UJA-Federation of New York.
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Prof. Yehezkel Dror

Prof. Yehezkel Dror is professor of political science (emeritus) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and founding president of the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute. He has worked for the RAND Corporation, had senior advisory positions in the offices of the Israeli prime minister and defense minister, and has worked on EU policy issues at the European Institute of Public Administration in Maastricht.
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Dr. Nathan Durst

Dr. Nathan Durst was born in Berlin and came to the Netherlands in 1939 (Deceased). He had a doctorate in clinical psychology from Groningen University. He came to Israel in 1971 and worked as chief psychologist in a psychiatric hospital for 15 years. He is a past chairman of the Israeli Psychotherapeutic Association and teaches at Tel Aviv University. He was co-founder of AMCHA (Israeli Center for Holocaust Survivors and the Second Generation) and worked as its clinical director. He lectured in Israel, the United States and in Europe – mostly in Germany – about trauma and the Shoah.
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Prof. Zvi Eckstein

Prof. Eckstein is Dean, the School of Economics, The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.
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Abraham Edelheit

Dr. Abraham J. Edelheit is an assistant professor of History at Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York. Educated in Israel and the United States, Dr. Edelheit holds degrees from Yeshiva University, Brandeis University, and the City University of New York.
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Maj.-Gen. (Res.) Giora Eiland

Maj.-Gen. (Res.) Giora Eiland is the former head of Israel's National Security Council. He is currently a senior research fellow at the Institute for national Security Studies.
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Talia Einhorn

Talia Einhorn is Professor of Law (Ordinaria) at Ariel University Department of Economics and Business Management and Visiting Senior Research Fellow at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Management. She has taught and lectured widely at Israeli, European and American universities and institutes of higher education.
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Arnold M. Eisen

Arnold M. Eisen is Professor of Religious Studies at Stanford University. He is the author of The Chosen People in America (Indiana University Press); Galut: Modern Jewish Reflections on Homelessness and Homecoming (Indiana University Press); Taking Hold of Torah: Jewish Commitment and Community in America (Indiana University Press); and Rethinking Modern Judaism: Ritual, Commandment, Community (University of Chicago Press)--winner of a Koret Jewish Book Award.
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Herbert Eiteneier

Herbert Eiteneier is an elementary school teacher in Leverkusen, Germany.
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Stuart E. Eizenstat

Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat is Co-chairman, Jewish People Policy Institute; Partner, Head of International Trade and Finance, Covington & Burlington LLP; former Chief White House Domestic Policy Advisor (President Carter); former US Ambassador to the EU, Under Secretary of Commerce, Under Secretary of State, Deputy Secretary of Treasury, and Special Advisor to the President on Holocaust-Era Issues.
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Daniel J. Elazar

Professor Daniel J. Elazar (1934-1999) was a leading political scientist and specialist in the study of the Jewish political tradition, Israel, the world Jewish community, federalism, and political culture. He was Professor of Political Science at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he founded the Center for the Study of Federalism, and held the Senator N.M. Paterson Professorship in Intergovernmental Relations at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, heading its Institute for Local Government. Professor Elazar was the author or editor of more than 60 books, and founded and edited the scholarly journal Jewish Political Studies Review.
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Zachary Elkins

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David Ellenson

Rabbi David Ellenson has served as president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion since 2001. Rabbi Ellenson was ordained at HUC-JIR in 1977. He received his PhD in the sociology of religion from Columbia University in 1981. He has published several books including Between Tradition and Culture: The Dialectics of Jewish Religion and Identity in the Modern World.
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Simon Epstein

Simon Epstein came to Jerusalem in 1974. In France he was secretary general of the French Zionist Federation. He worked as an economist in the budget department of the Israeli Ministry of Finance. He is a former director of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of anti-Semitism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he now carries out research.
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Alek Epstein

Alek D. Epstein is a Russian-Israeli sociologist, political scientist and publicist. He has authored seventeen books and more than 150 research articles, which have been published in seven languages
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Dr. Oded Eran

Dr. Oded Eran, a senior research associate at the Institute for National Security Studies, served as director of INSS from July 2008 to November 2011. Before joining INSS, Dr. Eran served as the World Jewish Congress Representative in Israel and the Secretary General of the WJC Israel Branch. From 2002-2007, he served as Israel's ambassador to the European Union. Between 1997-2000 he was Israel's ambassador to Jordan, and head of Israel's negotiations team with the Palestinians (1999-2000). Other previous positions include deputy director general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the deputy chief of the Israeli embassy in Washington. Dr. Eran serves as an advisor to the Knesset Subcommittee on Foreign Affairs. He holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics.
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Dr. Simon Erlanger

Simon Erlanger is a journalist and historian. He was born in Switzerland in 1965 and educated in Basel and Jerusalem. A former employee of the Yad Vashem Archives in Jerusalem, he presently teaches Jewish history at the University of Lucerne. He also works as an editor for Telebasel, a television station for northwestern Switzerland.
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Amir Eshel

Maj.-Gen. Amir Eshel is Commander of the Israeli Air Force. He began his career as a fighter pilot in 1979 and went on to serve in a variety of staff and command positions, including Air Force Chief of Staff and Chief of Air Staff. Maj.-Gen. Eshel assumed his position as Head of the IDF Planning Directorate in 2008 and became Air Force Commander in 2012.
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Dr. Bloeme Evers-Emden

Dr. Evers-Emden was born to a Jewish family in Amsterdam in 1926. In August 1944 she was seized by the Germans and sent to Auschwitz, which she survived. In 1973 she became a lecturer in psychology at the University of Amsterdam. Her research on Dutch Jewish children hidden during the war, and on their parents and "hiding-parents," has been published in four books. She was decorated by the queen of Holland as an officer of the Orde van Oranje-Nassau.
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Amb. Freddy Eytan

Ambassador Freddy Eytan, a former Foreign Ministry senior advisor who served in Israel’s embassies in Paris and Brussels, was Israel’s first Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. He was also the spokesman of the Israeli delegation in the peace process with the Palestinians. Since 2007, he heads the Israel-Europe Project at the Jerusalem Center, which focuses on presenting Israel’s case in the countries of Europe and seeks to develop ties and avenues of bilateral cooperation. He is also the director of Le Cape, the Jerusalem Center website in French. Amb. Eytan has written 20 books about the Israeli-Arab conflict and the policy of France in the Middle East, including La Poudriere (The Powder Keg) and Le double jeu (the double game). He has also published biographies of Shimon Peres, Ariel Sharon, Benjamin Netanyahu, and a book about The 18 Who Built Israel.
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Dr. Avner Falk

Dr. Avner Falk is an Israeli clinical psychologist, psychohistorian, and political psychologist.
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Maj.-Gen. Aharon Ze'evi Farkash

Maj.-Gen. (res.) Aharon Ze'evi Farkash served as Director of IDF Military Intelligence from 2001 to 2006. He previously served as Head of the Technology and Logistics Division, and as Deputy Head of the IDF Planning Division.
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Col. (res.) Jonathan Fighel

Col. (res.) Jonathan Fighel is a senior research scholar at the International Institute for Counter Terrorism. He is also a member of the International Academic Counter Terrorism Community and serves as a consultant and expert witness for the U.S. Department of Justice on Hamas trials, as well as to private U.S.-based law firms in cases of prosecuting al-Qaeda terrorism.
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Yoel Finkelman

Dr. Yoel Finkelman teaches contemporary Jewry at Bar Ilan University.
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Dr. Joel Fishman

Dr. Joel Fishman is a historian and Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Political Affairs.
21 publications »

Rivkah Duker Fishman

Rivkah Duker Fishman is lecturer in Jewish history at the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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Tzvi Fleischer

Tzvi Fleischer has been editor of The Review, the monthly current affairs magazine of the Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC), since 1999. He has served in various roles at AIJAC since 1992, and also writes a monthly media column for the Australian Jewish News. He is currently completing a Ph.D. in international politics at Monash University.
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Prof. George Fletcher

The Cardozo Professor of Jurisprudence at Columbia University School of Law.
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Jonathan Fox

Jonathan Fox received his Ph.D. in government and politics from the University of Maryland in 1997. He is currently a senior lecturer in the Political Studies Department of Bar Ilan University and a fellow in the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. He specializes in the influence of religion on politics.
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Abraham H. Foxman

Abraham H. Foxman is national director of the Anti-Defamation League.
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Seth Frantzman

Seth Frantzman is op ed editor of the Jerusalem Post.
1 publication »

Ronnie Fraser

Ronnie Fraser is founder and chair of the Academic Friends of Israel (www.academics-for-israel.org). He is a lecturer at Barnet College in London and a member of the NATFHE lecturers union.
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Asher Fredman

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Shalom Freedman

Shalom Freedman is a freelance writer in Jerusalem.
10 publications »

Dr. Robert O. Freedman

Dr. Robert O. Freedman, an Associate of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, is Peggy Meyerhoff Pearlstone Professor of Political Science at Baltimore Hebrew University and is Visiting Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University.
5 publications »

Chuck Freilich

Dr. Chuck Freilich, formerly Israeli Deputy National Security Adviser, is now a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.
2 publications »

Theodore Friedgut

Theodore H. Friedgut, is a professor emiritus of Russian and Slavic Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He recieved his PhD from Columbia University in 1972.
1 publication »

Hillel Frisch

Co-author with Schmuel Sandler of Israel, the Palestinians, and the West Bank (Lexington Books)
1 publication »

Morton Frisch

Dr. Morton Frisch was a renowned Political Scienstist who fought for the United States in World War II.
1 publication »

Rochelle Furstenberg

Rochelle Furstenberg is a Jerusalem-based writer specializing in cultural, social, and religious issues. She is a columnist for Hadassah Magazine, and has been a frequent contributor to the Jerusalem Post and the Jerusalem Report.
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Yoav Galant

Maj.-Gen. Yoav Galant was appointed Head of the IDF Southern Command in 2005, after serving as Military Secretary to Prime Minister Sharon. He also served as Head of the Gaza Division, and as Head of the Naval Commando Unit.
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Dr. Boaz Ganor

Dr. Boaz Ganor is the deputy dean of the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel. He is also the founder and the executive director of the International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the IDC.
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Prof. Ruth Gavison

Ruth Gavison is Haim H. Cohn Professor Emerita of Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, winner of the Israel Prize in Law 2011, and the founding president of Metzilah, a Center for Zionist, Jewish, Liberal and Humanist Thought. She has taught at Yale and the University of Southern California, and was a fellow at Princeton’s Center for Human Values. She has been a member of numerous Israeli Public Inquiry Committees, including the Winograd Commission to investigate the 2006 Lebanon War. She was a founding member of ACRI, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, served for many years as its chairperson and, from 1996-1999 as its president.
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Jeffrey Gedmin

Jeffrey Gedmin was born in Washington, DC, in 1958. He studied music as an undergraduate. He holds a Ph.D. from Georgetown University and worked at the American Enterprise Institute. In 2002 he became director of the Aspen Institute of Berlin.
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Rela Mintz Geffen

Rela Mintz Geffen has been the president of Baltimore Hebrew University since 2000. Before that she was professor of sociology and coordinator of the programs in Jewish communal service at Gratz College in Philadelphia, where she served as dean for academic affairs for five years. She is a graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University, and her PhD in sociology is from the University of Florida. She is a board member of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
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Johannes Gerlof

Johannes Gerloff is Middle East correspondent for the Christian Media Association KEP in Germany and the German language news agency www.israelnetz.com. He grew up in the northern Black Forest and studied Theology in Tübingen/Germany, Vancouver/Canada and Prague/Czech Republic. He has lived in Jerusalem since 1994.
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Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld is former Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, where he founded and directed the Center's Post-Holocaust and Anti-Semitism program. Dr. Gerstenfeld is an international business and environmental strategist. Dr. Gerstenfeld is the author of many books including Revaluing Italy; Environment and Confusion; Israel's New Future Interviews; The State as Business: Do It Yourself Political Forecasting; Judaism, Environmentalism and the Environment; and The Environment in the Jewish Tradition-A Sustainable World. His latest book, Europe's Crumbling Myths exposes the origins of post-Holocaust anti-Semitism.
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Dr. Betsy Gidwitz

Dr. Betsy Gidwitz, a member of the Jerusalem Center's Board of Overseers and formerly a Soviet-area specialist in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is now an independent consultant in Chicago.
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Maj.-Gen. (res.) Amos Gilad

Maj.-Gen. (Res.) Amos Gilad is Director, Policy and Political-Military Affairs and Chair, Security Relations with Regional and Strategic Partners of the Ministry of Defense; former Coordinator of Government Operations in the Territories, former Head, Military Intelligence Production Division; former Spokesperson, Israeli Defense Forces; former Acting Military Secretary of the Prime Minister and Defense Minister.
6 publications »

Brig. Gen. Eival Gilady

Brig. Gen. Eival Gilady was the former director of the IDF Strategic Planning Division.
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Sir Martin Gilbert

Martin Gilbert was named Winston Churchill's official biographer in 1968. He is the author of seventy-five books, among them the single-volume Churchill: A Life, his twin histories The First World War and The Second World War, the comprehensive Israel: A History, and his three-volume History of the Twentieth Century. An Honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, and a Distinguished Fellow of Hillsdale College, Michigan, he was knighted in 1995 "for services to British history and international relations," and in 1999 he was awarded a Doctorate of Literature by the University of Oxford.
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Isabella Ginor

Isabella Ginor is a research fellow at the Truman Institute of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem
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Dr. Raanan Gissin

Dr. Raanan Gissin, a former senior advisor to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, is one of Israel's leading spokesmen to the foreign press and the international community on security and strategic issues.
1 publication »

Joshua L. Gleis

Joshua Gleis is a Research Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Studies at Harvard University and a Ph.D. Candidate at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. As an analyst at the Jebsen Center for Counter Terrorism Studies, his areas of focus are counterterrorism, counterinsurgencies, and the Middle East.
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Dean Godson

Dean Godson is a Research Director on security issues at Policy Exchange, Contributing Editor of Prospect Magazine, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Ulster.
1 publication »

Dore Gold

The writer, a former Israeli ambassador to the UN, is president of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and serves as an external advisor to the office of the Prime Minister of Israel. He is the author of the best-selling books: The Fight for Jerusalem: Radical Islam, the West, and the Future of the Holy City (Regnery, 2007), and The Rise of Nuclear Iran: How Tehran Defies the West (Regnery, 2009).
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Giora Goldberg

Giora Goldberg is a Senior lecturer in the Department of Political Studies at Bar-Ilan University and also teaches at the Department of Political Science at Tel Aviv University. He has published numerous papers in periodicals and collections in Israel, and the United States and Europe.
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David Goldberg

David Goldberg is a Toronto-based independent policy analyst. He has had a long career in Jewish studies and in Jewish communal work. He was the national executive director of Canadian Professors for Peace in the Middle East (1988-1991) and the director of research and education of the Canada-Israel Committee (1991-2007).
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Prof. Alain Goldschläger

Prof. Alain Goldschläger is Ontario Region Co-Chair of the League for Human Rights of B’nai Brith Canada. A specialist in Holocaust education, he is director of the Holocaust Literature Research Institute and professor of French at the University of Western Ontario.
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Yonit Golub

Yonit Golub is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University and a cofounder of the Coalition of Hopkins Activists for Israel (CHAI). She has conducted research at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
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Allison Good

Allison Good is a graduate student at George Washington University. She earned a B.A in political science at Vassar and studied at Hebrew University. She has been an editorial researcher at Foreign Policy.com and has written for the Huffington Post, Tablet, the Jewish Week and The Times-Picayune.
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Gregory S. Gordon

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Dr. Yosef Govrin

Dr. Yosef Govrin joined Israel’s Foreign Ministry in 1953 and served as director of the East European Department and deputy director-general of the Ministry, ambassador to Romania, Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia, and to the United Nations Organizations in Vienna. Since 1996 he has been a Research Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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David Govrin

David Govrin has served in Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1989. He was formerly First Secretary of the Israeli Embassy in Cairo and Political Counselor of the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations in New York.
1 publication »

Kenneth Hart Green

Professor Kenneth Hart Green has taught in the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto since 1987.
1 publication »

Ben Green

Ben Green is a former research assistant at the Global Research for International Affairs (GLORIA) Center at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel.
1 publication »

Aryeh Green

Aryeh Green is director of MediaCentral, a provider of services to foreign media based in Israel, and is a business consultant active in Israel’s public diplomacy (hasbara) efforts.
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Alexander Green

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Toby Greene

Toby Greene is a researcher and analyst specializing in UK-Israel relations. He is completing his PhD on British policy in the Israeli-Palestinian arena, pre and post 9/11
1 publication »

Arnon Groiss

Arnon Groiss has followed Middle Eastern politics during his four-decade career at Israel's Arabic Radio and has specialized since 2000 in Middle East schoolbook research. A graduate of Hebrew University, Dr. Groiss earned his MA and Ph.D from Princeton University's Department of Near Eastern Studies.
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Mr. Gavin Gross

Gavin Gross was a postgraduate student from 2004-2006 and chair of the Jewish Society at the school of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. In September 2006 he completed his MA in Near and Middle Eastern studies and now serves as director of public affairs for the Zionist Federation of Britain and Ireland.
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Marissa Gross

Marissa Gross graduated Magna Cum Laude from Barnard College, Columbia University with a B.A. in American History. She earned a Master's Degree in Education Policy and Administration from the Hebrew University.
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Dr. George E. Gruen

Dr. George E. Gruen, an Associate of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, is Adjunct Professor of International Affairs at Columbia University's Middle East Institute and a specialist in Turkish affairs.
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Lt. Col. Amos Guiora

Prof. Amos N. Guiora is professor of law and director of the Institute for Global Security, Law and Policy, Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He served for nineteen years in the Israel Defense Forces, holding senior command positions in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps including legal adviser for the Gaza Strip, judge advocate for the navy and Home Front commands, and commander of the IDF School of Military Law.
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Brig.-Gen. Gershon HaCohen

Brig.-Gen. Gershon HaCohen is commander of the IDF Military Colleges.
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Lt. Col. (ret.) Jonathan D. Halevi

Lt. Col. (ret.) Jonathan D. Halevi is a senior researcher of the Middle East and radical Islam at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He is a co-founder of the Orient Research Group Ltd.
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Efraim Halevy

Efraim Halevy is an Israeli intelligence expert. He was the ninth director of Mossad and the 4th head of the Israeli National Security Council.
1 publication »

Antoine Halff

Antoine Halff is a Principal Analyst for the Oil Industry and Market Division of the International Energy Agency.
1 publication »

Lieutenant Gen. Dan Haloutz

Lieutenant Gen. Dan Haloutz served as Commander in Chief of the Israel Air Force and Chief of Staff of the IDF from 2005 to 2007.
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Dr. Lars Hansel

Dr. Lars Hansel is director of the Israel office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.
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Brig. Gen. (res.) Shalom Harari

Brig.-Gen. (res.) Shalom Harari is a Senior Research Scholar with the Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. He served in the territories for twenty years as a senior advisor on Palestinian affairs for Israel's Defense Ministry.
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Yaron Harel

Proffessor Yaron Harel is the Chairman of the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History at Bar-Ilan University.
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Dr. Thomas Haury

Thomas Haury lectures in the Sociology Department of the Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany. He received his PhD in 2001. His research focuses on anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism, and anti-Americanism on the Left.
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Prof. Samuel Heilman

Prof. Samuel Heilman holds the Harold Proshansky Chair in Jewish Studies at the Graduate Center and is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Queens College of the City University of New York. He has also been a visiting professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University, and the Universities of New South Wales and Melbourne in Australia.
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Moshe Hellinger

Dr. Moshe Hellinger is a senior lecturer in the Department of Political Science at Bar-Ilan University, a law professor at Bar-Ilan University, and head of The Schwartz Insistute for Ethics, Judaism, and State at Beit Morasha of Jerusalem. He is also an IDI Research Fellow who is conducting research as part of the Religion and State project.
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Jeffrey Helmreich

Jeffrey S. Helmreich, a legal theorist, has authored numerous articles for American newspaper and magazines, including the Los Angeles Times, the Forward and the Jewish World, as well as academic legal journals. During 2012 he was a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School.
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William Helmreich

Dr. Helmreich is Professor of Sociology at CUNY Graduate Center and at City College of New York where he served as Department Chairman and heads the college’s Conflict Resolution Center. Before coming to CUNY, Dr. Helmreich taught at Yale University.
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Dr. Clemens Heni

Dr. Clemens Heni is a political scientist and author. He is a Fellow of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (SICSA), Hebrew University, Jerusalem and earned a Ph.D in Political Science from the University of Innsbruck (Austria)
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Dr. Tsilla Hershco

Dr. Tsilla Hershco of the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies and the Political Sciences Department, Bar-Ilan University, specializes in Franco-Israeli relations, France and the Middle East conflict, Muslims and Jews in France, and France and the memory of the Holocaust.
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Anne Herzberg

Anne Herzberg, the legal adviser for NGO Monitor, is a graduate of Columbia Law School and was formerly a litigator in New York.
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Isaac Herzog

MK Isaac Herzog (Labor) was first elected to the Knesset in 2003. Since then he has served as Minister of Housing and Construction, Minister of Tourism, and Minister of the Diaspora, Society, and the Fight Against Anti-Semitism. He is currently serving his second term as Minister of Welfare and Social Services.
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Michael Herzog

Brig.-Gen. (res.) Michael Herzog served as chief of staff and military secretary to four Israeli defense ministers over the last decade, before which he served as head of the IDF Strategic Planning Division. He is currently an International Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and senior fellow at the Jewish People Policy Institute.
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali s a human rights activist and political writer. She is the daughter of the Somali scholar, politician, and revolutionary opposition leader Hirsi Magan Isse. Ms. Ali is the author of Nomad and Infidel.She is a fellow of the American Enterprise Institute and founder of the AHA Foundation, which works to protect the rights of Muslim women.
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Amb. Richard Holbrooke

Richard C. Holbrooke served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1977-81), U.S. Ambassador to Germany (1993-94), Assistant Secretary of State for European and Canadian Affairs (1994-96), and U.S. Ambassador to the UN (1999-2001). He was the chief architect of the 1995 Dayton Peace Agreement which ended the war in Bosnia.
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Prof. Johannes Houwink ten Cate

Prof. Johannes Houwink ten Cate studied contemporary and socio-economic history at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. From 1985 to 2002 he worked as a researcher at the Netherlands Institute for War Documentation. Since 2002 he has been Professor for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Amsterdam.
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Odd Sverre Hove

Odd Sverre Hove is former editor in chief of the Norwegian Christian daily newspaper Dagen. He is a member of the Board of Governors at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.
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Efraim Inbar

The author is a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and Professor of Political Science and Director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies at Bar-Ilan University.
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Pinhas Inbari

Pinhas Inbari is a veteran Arab affairs correspondent who formerly reported for Israel Radio and Al Hamishmar newspaper, and currently serves as an analyst for the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
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Sherry Israel

Sherry Israel is a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and Associate Professor in the Hornstein Program in Jewish Communal Service at Brandeis University.
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Raphael Israeli

Raphael Israeli is a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and a professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A graduate of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in History and Arabic Literature, he received his PhD in Chinese and Islamic History from the University of California, Berkeley in 1974. Israeli has written 30 books and some 100 scholarly articles in the fields of Islamic radicalism, Islamic terrorism, the Modern Middle East, Islam in China and Asia and the Opening of China by the French. His books include The Iraq War: Hidden Agendas and Babylonian Intrigue and Living with Islam: The Sources of Fundamentalist Islam. His most recent book (2012) is The Oslo Process: The Euphoria of Failure
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Dr. Mladenka Ivanković

DR. MLADENKA IVANKOVIĆ was born in 1958 in Belgrade, Serbia. She received a PhD in history at the Faculty of Humanities in Belgrade, and is currently a researcher at the Institute for the Recent History of Serbia in Belgrade. Her research focuses on the history of the Jews in Yugoslavia after World War II.
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Noam Ivri

Noam Ivri, a fluent Arabic speaker, earned a bachelor's degree in international relations from the Elliott School at George Washington University. He served in the IDF's Liaison Branch for Foreign Forces and is presently a researcher at CyberDissidents.org.
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Jonathan Jaffit

Jonathan Jaffit is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a double major in human biology and Jewish studies. He was the founding president of Betar-Tagar, the university's Zionist Student Association, and director of campus affairs for Betar-Tagar Canada. He received rabbinic ordination and is currently teaching at Ohr Sameach's Shoresh program in Jerusalem.
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Hans Jansen

Prof. Hans Jansen taught history from 1990 to 2000 at the Flemish Free University in Brussels and since 2002 has been teaching at the Simon Wiesenthal Institute in Brussels. He also has lectured at the Free University in Amsterdam. He has prepared radio programs for the Dutch radio, among others, on the Christian roots of anti-Semitism.
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Jeremy Jones AM

Jeremy Jones is former director of international and community affairs of the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council. He is also co-chair of the Australian National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims & Jews and represents the ECAJ on the Australian Partnership of Religious Organizations. He has been awarded the Australia Human Rights Medal and made a member of the Order of Australia.
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Dr. Helen B. Junz

Dr. Helen B. Junz served as an economist with the U.S. government and the International Monetary Fund before establishing her economic consultancy service in 1996. She has served as a member of the Bergier Commission, as Director of Research for the Presidential Advisory Commission on Holocaust Era Assets and as an advisor to the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims.
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Dr. Ephraim Kam

Dr. Ephraim Kam is principal research fellow and deputy director of the Institute for National Security Studies at Tel Aviv University. He previously served as a colonel in the Research Division of IDF Military Intelligence. He specializes in security problems of the Middle East, Iranian strategy, Israeli national security issues, and strategic intelligence.
1 publication »

Aaron Kampinsky

Aaron Kampinsky earned a Ph.D in Political Science from Bar-Ilan University.
1 publication »

Eliyahu Kanovsky

Eliyahu Kanovsky, a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, is Professor of Economics and Senior Researcher at the BESA Center for Strategic Studies at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel.
2 publications »

Dr. Robert Kaplan

Robert Kaplan received his doctorate in history fom Cornell University. He is the author of Forgotten Crisis: The Fin-de-Siecle Crisis of Democracy in France (1995).
1 publication »

Daniel Ari Kapner

Daniel Ari Kapner is a student at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst specializing in Japanese and Judaic studies. During 1999 he was studying at the Kyoto Center for Japanese Studies in a consortium program administered by Stanford University.
1 publication »

Prof. Efraim Karsh

Professor Efraim Karsh is principal research fellow and chief editor at the Middle East Forum. He formerly headed the Mediterranean Studies Program at King's College, University of London.
3 publications »

Asa Kasher

Prof. Asa Kasher is the Laura Schwarz-Kipp Professor Emeritus of Professional Ethics and Philosophy of Practice and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Tel Aviv University in Israel. In 2000, Professor Kasher was awarded the Israel Prize for his work in philosophy and ethics. Prof. Kasher is author of the IDF's Code of Ethics.
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Dr. Nathan Katz

Nathan Katz is professor of religious studies at Florida International University, Miami.
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Avi Kay

Avi Kay holds a doctorate in human development and social policy from Northwestern University. He is currently Chairman of the Business Management and Marketing Technology Department at the Jerusalem College of Technology.
2 publications »

Eli Kazhdan

Eli Kazhdan is CEO of CityBook Services Ltd. He earned his BA with Honors from Harvard University and his LLB from Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prior to his current position, Mr. Kazhdan was the CEO of StartUp Jerusalem. From 1996-2002, Mr. Kazhdan served in senior economic positions in the Israeli Government. He was the Chief of Staff in the Ministry of Industry & Trade, and then the Chief of Staff in the Ministry of Interior.
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Nibras Kazimi

Nibras Kazimi is a visiting scholar at the Hudson Institute. Previously, he directed the Research Bureau of the Iraqi National Congress in Washington, D.C., and Baghdad and was a pro bono adviser to the Higher National Commission for De-Ba'athification, which he helped establish and staff. He also contributed regular columns to the New York Sun and Prospect Magazine (UK).
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Lt.-Col. (res.) Dr. Mordechai Kedar

Lt.-Col. (res.) Dr. Mordechai Kedar served in IDF Military Intelligence for 25 years, specializing in Arab political discourse, Arab mass media, Islamic groups, and the Syrian domestic arena. Dr. Kedar teaches in the Department of Arabic at Bar-Ilan University and is a research associate at the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies
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Col. Richard Kemp

Col. Richard Kemp is former Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan.
2 publications »

David Keyes

David Keyes, an expert on terrorism, is executive director of Advancing Human Rights,
1 publication »

Vladmir Zeev Khanin

Dr. Vladimir (Ze'ev) Khanin is a leading Israeli expert on Russian Jewish community in Israel and the Diaspora and the FSU politics. His publications include 4 books, 4 edited collections and numerous articles on Israeli, East European, Jewish and African politics and society
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Lesley Klaff

Lesley Klaff is senior lecturer in law at Sheffield Hallam University, England, and an affiliate professor of law at Haifa University, Israel. She is a reviewer for English Legal System and Skills texts and Jurisprudence texts for Oxford University Press and Pearson Longman publishers and associate editor and book review editor of the Journal for the Study of Antisemitism (JSA).Ms. Klaff serves on the Advisory Board of The Berlin International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (BICSA)
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Samuel Z. Klausner

Samuel Z. Klausner is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Research on the Acts of Man at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Dr. Yitzhak Klein

Dr. Yitzhak Klein is Director of Policy Research at the Foundation for Society and Liberty, a policy institute in Jerusalem devoted to a Jewish society, civil liberties and economic liberalism in Israel. Dr. Klein is former Director of the Israel Policy Institute in Jerusalem. He has published numerous articles on Israeli politics and economic policy.
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Aydan Kodaloglu

Ms. Aydan Kodaloglu is a former advisor to the President of Turkey, Turgut Ozal, and has been actively involved in U.S.-Turkish and Israeli-Turkish relations.
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Irit Kohn

Irit Kohn, Esq., joined the Israel Ministry of Justice in 1989 and from 1995 to 2005 was director of its International Affairs Department. In that position she was involved in one of the first cases involving universal jurisdiction as head of the legal team defending Prime Minister Sharon in Belgium in 2001. In 2011, she was elected President of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists.
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Lawrence Kohn

Lawrence Kohn is Education Director of Temple Beth El in Madison Wisconsin. He has conducted workshops for Madison Public School teachers on teaching the Holocaust, served on the Yom HaShoah committee of the Madison Jewish Community Council, and has written regularly on Middle Eastern affairs in Midstream and other publications.
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Dr. Susanna Kokkonen

Dr. Susanna Kokkonen received her PhD in contemporary Jewish history from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Originally from Finland, Dr. Kokkonen is Director of the Christian Friends of Yad Vashem and the Country Director for Italy and Scandinavia at the International Relations Division of Yad Vashem.
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Eugene Kontorovich

Eugene Kontorovich is a Professor at Northwestern University School of Law whose research spans the fields of constitutional law, international law, and law and economics. He is an expert in international jurisdiction and criminal law, and has written extensively about the legal aspects of the Israeli-Arab conflict.
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Dr. Eugene Korn

Dr. Eugene Korn is the American director of the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation in Israel, where he co-directs the center's Institute for Theological Inquiry and is the editor of the online journal Meorot-A Forum for Modern Orthodox Discourse. He holds a doctorate in moral philosophy from Columbia University and was ordained by the Israeli Rabbinate.
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Dr. Joel Kotek

Dr. Joël Kotek was born in Gent in 1958. He studied history at the Free University of Brussels, and at Oxford University. He has a doctorate in Political Science from the Institute for Political Studies (Sciences Po) in Paris. Kotek teaches Political Science at the Free University of Brussels, specializing in the subject of European Integration. He is also director of Training at the Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation in Paris.
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Dr. Martin Kramer

Dr. Martin Kramer is president designate of the Shalem College in Jerusalem. He also serves as Wexler-Fromer Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
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Gideon Kressel

Prof. Gideon M. Kressel is Professor Emeritus of Cultural-Social Anthropology at the Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
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Elisabeth Kuebler

Elisabeth Kuebler is an associate lecturer at the Lauder Business School, Vienna, and lecturer at the Department of Government at the University of Vienna.
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Dr. Matthias Küntzel

Dr. Matthias Küntzel, associate researcher of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is a political scientist and author and lives in Hamburg. In 2011, Prof. Küntzel was presented with the Anti-Defamation-League (ADL) Paul Ehrlich-Günther K. Schwerin Human Rights Award
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Yossi Kuperwasser

Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser is Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Strategic Affairs. He was formerly head of the Research and Analysis and Production Division of the IDF Directorate of Israeli Military Intelligence.
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Rabbi Norman Lamm

Rabbi Norman Lamm received three degrees from Yeshiva University: BA, PhD, and rabbinic ordination. After twenty-five years in the pulpit and twenty-seven years as president of Yeshiva University, he became the university's chancellor in 2003. He is the author of many books and hundreds of articles..
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Dr. Jacob M. Landau

Dr. Jacob Landau is professor emeritus of political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a fellow of the JCPA. In 2005 he was awarded the prestigious Israel Prize for his research, which has focused on the history, politics, and culture of the modern Middle East
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Uzi Landau

Uzi Landau, a Knesset Member since 1984, serves as Minister of National Infrastructure. He previously served as Minister of Internal Security.
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Richard Landes

Prof. Richard Landes is a medievalist and teaches in the history department at Boston University. He specializes in the origins of European society around the turn of the first millennium. He obtained his B.A. from Harvard University and his Ph.D from Princeton University. He also studied at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris.
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Prof. Ruth Lapidoth

Ruth Lapidoth is a Professor Emeritus of International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Professor at the Law School of the College of Management. She is a recipient of the 2006 Israel Prize in Legal Research and of the 2000 Prominent Woman in International Law Award from the American Society of International Law.She served in the Israeli delegation to the UN in 1976, and in 1979 was appointed Legal Advisor to the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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Ted Lapkin

Ted Lapkin is a commentator on public affairs whose work has appeared in leading U.S. and Australian newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, The Australian, and the Sydney Morning Herald. He has also appeared as an analyst on Australian TV and radio. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Tel Aviv University and a master’s in government administration from the University of Pennsylvania
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Dr. Scott Lasensky

Dr. Scott Lasensky is a Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. A former Research Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, he holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from Brandeis University.
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Naphtali Lavie

Naphtali Lavie was a member of the editorial board of the Ha’aretz daily. In 1970 he became the spokesman of the Ministry of Defense and adviser to the late Minister Moshe Dayan and participated in talks for the peace treaty with Egypt. He was Israeli Consul General in New York with the rank of ambassador. He has held the post of Vice-Chairman of the Executive of the WJRO since 1993
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Netanel Lederberg

Netanel Lederberg teaches Talmud and Hasidism at various high schools and yeshivot. His research focuses on rabbinical leadership during the Shoah. He holds a B.A. in Talmudic Studies from Bar-Ilan University.
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Avi Lehrer

Avi Lehrer is a retired British and Israeli lawyer and founder of the British Israel Group.
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Isi Leibler

Isi Leibler is a former chairman of the governing board of the World Jewish Congress and a columnist for the Jerusalem Post.
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Rebecca Leibowitz

Rebecca Leibowitz is a graduate of Rutgers University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and as a Henry Rutgers Scholar with BAs in psychology and Jewish studies. She served as student president of Rutgers Hillel and the Jewish Community Service Organization.
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Yechiel Leiter

Yechiel Leiter is the Chairman of Israel Ports Authority. He previously served as Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Education and was Chief of Staff to Benjamin Netanyahu at the Ministry of Finance. He holds a degree in law, an MA in international relations, and a Ph.D from Haifa University.
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Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman

Dr. Eran Lerman is director of the Israel and Middle East Office of the American Jewish Committee and a former senior intelligence officer in Israel's Directorate of Military Intelligence.
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Itzhak Levanon

Ambassador Itzhak Levanon served as Israel's Ambassador to Egypt from 2009 to 2011. He first entered the field of public service in 1969 as an assistant for Arab Affairs to Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek, after which he joined the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1972 and served in a variety of positions. He was a member of the Israeli delegation to the peace talks in Washington, D.C., following the Madrid Conference, Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, and spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Arab world.
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Yehudah Leo Levi

Yehudah (Leo) Levi is past rector and professor of electro-optics at the Jerusalem College of Technology, where he also gave courses in Torah thought. In addition to some 140 articles published in scientific, technical, and Judaica journals, Professor Levi has published a number of books on optics, as well as halakhah and Jewish ideology.
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Adam Levick

Adam Levick serves as Managing Editor of CiF Watch. Before joining CiF Watch Mr. Levick was a researcher at NGO Monitor. Prior to working for NGO Monitor, Adam spent five years working in the Civil Rights Division at the national office of the Anti-Defamation League where he was responsible for analyzing and contextualizing anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in progressive journals and political blogs in the U.S. Mr. Levick made aliya in 2009.
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Dr. Kenneth Levin

Kenneth Levin is a psychiatrist and historian and author of The Oslo Syndrome: Delusions of a People under Siege (Hanover, NH: Smith & Kraus, 2005).
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Andrea Levin

Andrea Levin is executive director of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA), a position she has held since 1990. Formerly associate editor of a public policy journal at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, she writes and lectures widely on media coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
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Stephen Levine

Stephen Levine is Associate Professor of Politics and Head of the School of Political Science and International Relations of Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). He has been a visiting professor at universities in both Kobe and Tokyo in Japan. He is the author of The New Zealand Jewish Community (Lexington Books and JCPA, 1999).
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Matthew Levitt

Matthew Levitt is a senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
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Eyal Lewin

EYAL LEWIN is assistant professor at the Political Science Department at Ariel University. He is a research fellow at the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa. Lewin writes on the political psychology of national resilience. He discovered his interest in political science while serving as a personal assistant to a member of the Israeli parliament and department head of the Jewish Agency. Before beginning his academic career, he managed a private company for business development and the training of marketing managers.
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Noah Liben

Noah Liben is a graduate of Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary, and a former president of LionPAC, Columbia's pro-Israeli political action group. Mr. Liben is an associate in the New York office of Mayer Brown's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice.
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Dr. Dariusz Libionka

Dr. Dariusz Libionka is a historian associated with the Institute of National Remembrance in Lublin and the Polish Center for Holocaust Research at the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw.
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Robert A Licht

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Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt

Deborah E. Lipstadt is Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University in Atlanta where she directs the Rabbi Donald A. Tam Institute for Jewish Studies.
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Dr. Meir Litvak

Dr. Meir Litvak was born in 1958 in Jerusalem. He received his doctorate from Harvard University in 1991. He is a senior researcher at the Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University and a senior lecturer in its Middle Eastern Studies Department.
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Dr. John D. Loike

Dr. John D. Loike is the co-director of Graduate Studies Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics and director for Special Projects, Center for Biotethics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
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Aharon Lopez

Aharon Lopez was previously Ambassador of Israel to the Vatican . A career diplomat in Israel's Foreign Service, he also served as Ambassador of Israel in Cyprus, as well as in diplomatic posts in Burma, Finland, and Australia.
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Amnon Lord

Amnon Lord is a veteran Israeli journalist and columnist.
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Malcolm F. Lowe

Malcolm F. Lowe is a Welsh academic in the fields of Greek philosophy, the New Testament, and Christian-Jewish dialogue.
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Gal Luft

Dr. Gal Luft is co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS) a Washington based think tank focused on energy security. He is an adviser to the United States Energy Security Council.
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Dr. Daniel Mandel

Dr. Daniel Mandel is a fellow in history at Melbourne University, director of the Zionist Organization of America's Center for Middle East Policy, and author of H.V. Evatt & the Establishment of Israel: The Undercover Zionist (London: Routledge, 2004).
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Dr. Yohanan Manor

Dr. Yohanan Manor is a co-founder of IMPACT-SE and was the Board Chairman from 2005 to 2011. He is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA) and received his Ph.D. at the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques for his thesis on "Palestine in the Foreign Policy of Gamal Abd El Nasser." He was a lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Political Science Department (1970-1984) and coordinator of the campaign (1984-1991) that brought about the revocation of the UN General Assembly resolution equating Zionism with racism.
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Irwin J. Mansdorf

Irwin J. (Yitzchak) Mansdorf, PhD., is a clinical psychologist and a fellow at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He directs the Center's Israel-Arab studies program for university students.
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Itamar Marcus

Itamar Marcus is the founder and director of Palestinian Media Watch. He was the Israeli representative to the Anti-Incitement Committee established under the Wye Accords. From 1998 to 2000, he served as Research Director of the Center for Monitoring the Impact of Peace. He holds a BA in political science from City College of New York and an MA in Hebrew culture from New York University.
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Henri Markens

From 1986 to 2006, Henri Markens was principal of the Joods Lyceum Maimonides (Jewish Maimonides High School) in Amsterdam. Since then he serves as director-general of the Organization for Jewish Education. He has also been chairman of the Organization of Jewish Communities in the Netherlands from 1994-2002. He was chairman of the CJO, the umbrella organization of Dutch Jewry, from 2000 to 2002.
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Andrei S. Markovits

Prof. Andrei S. Markovits, born in Timisoara, Romania, emigrated to the United States and received five degrees from Columbia University. He is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and the Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies at the University of Michigan.
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Tzvi Marx

Tzvi C. Marx was ordained by Yeshiva University in 1971 and earned his Ph.D. from the Catholic Theological University of Utrecht in 1993. He was the director of education at the Hartman Institute (Jerusalem). He is the director of the B. Folkertsma Institute for Talmudica (Hilversum) and lectures on Judaism at the Radboud University (Nijmegen) and at the Windesheim College (Utrecht). He co-edits the periodical Tenachon.
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Michelle Mazel

Michelle Mazel, is a graduate of Sciences Po—the Institute for Political Science—and the Paris Faculté de Droit. She is a writer of both fiction and non-fiction. She currently resides in Jerusalem.
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Zvi Mazel

Zvi Mazel served as Israel's Ambassador to Sweden between 2002-2004. From 1996 to 2001 he was Israel's Ambassador to Egypt. He has also held senior positions in Israel's Foreign Ministry as director of the Eastern European division and head of the Egyptian and North African department..
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John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin, founder of McLaughlin and Associates, has worked professionally as a strategic consultant and pollster for twenty years.
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Dr. Colin Meade

Dr. Colin Meade lives in London, where he works as a translator and lecturer at the Metropolitan University in international relations, international law, and modern European studies.
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Yisrael Medad

Yisrael Medad is Information Resources Director at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem and lectures on Zionist history in various forums.
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Peter Medding

Prof. Peter Medding was born in Australia and is now Dr. Israel Goldstein Professor of the History of Zionism and the State of Israel in the Departments of Political Science and of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is one of the editors of the annual Studies in Contemporary Jewry.
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Dr. Rafael Medoff

Dr. Rafael Medoff is founding director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, which focuses on issues related to America’s response to the Holocaust.
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Michael Melchior

Rabbi Michael Melchior is the eighth generation of Scandinavian chief rabbis in his family. In 1980 he became chief rabbi of the Norwegian Jewish Community. Until 1999 he served as International Relations Director for the Eli Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. In 1999 he was elected to the Knesset and served as Minister for Israeli Society and the World Jewish Community.
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Dan Meridor

Dan Meridor is Deputy Prime Minister and was one of the founders of the Center Party.
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Prof. Paul C. Merkley

Paul C. Merkley is professor emeritus in history at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and the author of many books and articles on various aspects of Christian attitudes toward Zionism.
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Steven G. Merley

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Alberto Milkewitz

Alberto Milkewitz, an Associate of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and a psychologist by training, is Executive Director of the Sao Paulo Jewish Federation.
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Dr. Rory Miller

Rory Miller is senior lecturer in Middle East and Mediterranean Studies at King's College London where he teaches on U.S. and EU involvement in the Middle East and Mediterranean and on the history of anti-Zionism. He is the author or editor of four books and associate editor of the journal Israel Affairs.
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Prof. Sergio Itzhak Minerbi

Dr. Sergio Itzhak Minerbi served as Ambassador of Israel to the Ivory Coast and to the EEC, Belgium and Luxembourg. He served as Senior Lecturer at the Institute for Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Visiting Professor at the Haifa University. He is the author of The Eichmann Trial Diary, New York: Enigma Books, 2011. He has also published The Vatican and Zionism (Oxford University Press, 1990).
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Alan Mittleman

Prof. Alan Mittleman teaches modern Jewish philosophy at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City, where he is also the director of the Louis Finkelstein Institute for Religious and Social Studies.
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Dr. Ben Mollov

Dr. Ben Mollov is on the faculty of the Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences and the Program in Conflict Management at Bar-Ilan University. In addition to his interest in the Jewish political tradition, he has been specializing in interreligious and intercultural approaches to conflict management and has published in the Journal of Church and State and the International Journal of Conflict Management.
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László Molnár

László Molnár is a political analyst who majored in political science in Budapest.
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Aharon Mor

Senior Director for Restitution of Rights and Jewish Property, Israel Ministry for Senior Citizens.
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Diane Morrison

Diane Morrison, Adv., is an Israeli lawyer. She has a Masters in International Legal Studies from New York University.
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Alfred H. Moses

Ambassador Alfred H. Moses is the Chair of UN Watch, Geneva, Switzerland. From 1991 until 1994 he was president of the American Jewish Committee. He served as Special Adviser and Special Counsel to the President of the United States in the Carter White House. In 1994, he became American ambassador to Romania, where he served for three years. In 1999, President Clinton appointed him Special Presidential Emissary for the Cyprus Conflict. He served until the end of the Clinton administration. For more than fifty years he has been with the Washington, DC, law firm Covington & Burling LLP. He is a Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Promontory Financial Group, Washington, DC.
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Mira Moshe

Dr. Mira Moshe is a senior lecturer in the Department of Multi-Disciplinary Studies and the Humanities at the Ariel University Center of Samaria.
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Gloria Mound

Gloria Mound is Executive Director at Casa Shalom Institute For Marrano-Annusim Studies and an honorary research fellow at the University of Glasgow.
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Yitzhak Mualem

Yitzhak Mualem is a lecturer in Israeli politics and international relations at Bar-Ilan University and the Academic College of Ashkelon. His field of expertise is Jewish world politics.
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Hildegard Müller

Hildegard Müller is a member of the German Bundestag, representing the city of Düsseldorf. She is chairwoman of the German-Israeli Parliamentary Friendship Group and a member of the Committee on Health and Social Security. Müller is also a member of the presidium of the CDU. She has studied business economics, is a banker by profession, and an employee of Dresdner Bank. Ms. Muller is Chairwoman of the General Executive Management Board of the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft - BDEW), Berlin. In 2005, she was appointed Minister of State by Chancellor Angela Merkel, where she was responsible for Federal/State coordination of the German federal government and for issues relating to the reduction of administrative burdens. She is Chairperson of the Society of German Friends of Yad Vashem,
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Dr. Amikam Nachmani

Dr. Amikam Nachmani is a senior lecturer in political science at Bar-Ilan University where he specializes in countries at the border between Islam and Christendom.
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Amichai Nachshon

Amichai Nachshon completed his doctorate in Bible studies at Bar-Ilan University. Dr. Nachshon is a teacher and researcher at the Ashkelon Academic College, Bar-Ilan University and Moreshet Yaacob institute.
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Victor Nahmias

The author is a commentator on Arab affairs and a former diplomat at the Israeli Embassy in Jordan.
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Asher Naim

Asher Naim is a veteran Israeli diplomat who has held positions in Japan and the United States, and was ambassador to Kenya, Uganda, Finland, Ethiopia, the Third Committee of the United Nations, and South Korea. He was instrumental in negotiating the transit of Ethiopian Jews to Israel, and in the repeal of the "Zionism is racism" UN resolution.
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Emmanuel Navon

Dr. Emmanuel Navon is a professor, consultant and public speaker specializing in foreign affairs. He is also an Executive Board Member of the Knesset Forum on International Relations, an Advisory Board Member of EMET (a pro-Israel Washington think tank), a Senior Fellow at Bar-Ilan University’s Center for International Communication, and a Senior Consultant for Halevy-Dweck. He was previously a research fellow at the Institute for Policy and Strategy (IDC Herzliyah) and at the Shalem Center.
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Michal Navoth

Michal Navoth is an Israeli attorney. Among her fields of expertise is public international law. In this capacity she publishes in English and lectures in various local and international forums on subjects relating to legal aspects of the Arab Israeli Conflict, human rights and anti-Semitism and is a frequent commentator on events in Greece.
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Prof. Yaakov Ne'eman

Prof. Yaakov Ne'eman, an attorney, has served as Israel's Minister of Finance, Director-General of the Finance Ministry, and Minister of Justice.
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Maj.-Gen. Ido Nehushtan

Maj.-Gen. Ido Nehushtan is former Commander in Chief of the Israeli Air Force (2008-2012) Major General Nehushtan graduated with honours from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he studied Mathematics and Computer Science and earned an MBA from the Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA Program, a joint program of Tel Aviv University, and Northwestern University, Chicago. He is also a graduate of Harvard University's Advanced Management Program. In April 2012, he was awarded the Legion of Merit by US Air Force Commander Gen. Norton Schwartz during a ceremony in Washington.
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Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah

Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah, a special analyst for the Middle East at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, was formerly Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Deputy Head for Assessment of Israeli Military Intelligence.
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Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu served as Prime Minister of Israel from 1996 to 1999. He was then Finance Minister from 2003 to 2005, and is currently serving as Prime Minister for the second time.
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Benyamin Neuberger

Professor Benyamin Neuberger is a Professor at the Open University of Israel, specializing in Political Science, Economics, and African Studies.
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Hillel C. Neuer

Hillel C. Neuer, a member of the New York Bar, is executive director of UN Watch in Geneva and a frequent contributor of articles on law and politics.
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David Newman

David Newman is Associate Professor of Political Geography and Director of the Humphrey Institute for Social Research at Ben-Gurion University. His study of the green line boundary between Israel and the West Bank was published by the International Boundaries Research Institute.
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Fiamma Nirenstein

Former journalist Fiamma Nirenstein is now a Member of the Italian Parliament; Vice President, Committee on Foreign Affairs, Chamber of Deputies; Chair, Parliamentary Committee for the Inquiry on Antisemitism; Fellow, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs; Board Member, Magna Carta Foundation, European Friends of Israel (EFI); Member, Steering Committee, Interparliamentary Coalition on Combating Antisemitism (ICCA); Founding Member, Friends of Israel Initiative. Author: Israel is Us (2009). Recipient: Israeli Knesset Award for Commitment in the fight against antisemitism.
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Dr. Mordechai Nisan

Dr. Mordechai Nisan is a retired lecturer in Middle East Studies at the Hebrew University. His most recent book is Only Israel West of the River 2011,
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Dr. Ephraim Nissan

Dr. Ephraim Nissan teaches at Goldsmiths’ College, University of London.
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Jide Nzelibe

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Barry ONeill

Barry O'Neill is a Professor of Political Science at UCLA. His work focuses on decision-making in social and political contexts. He applies game theory to study of foreign policy decisions, with a view to preventing war.
1 publication »

Andre Oboler

Dr. Andre Oboler is a social media expert. He holds a PhD in computer science from Lancaster University, UK, and has been a postdoctoral fellow in political science at Bar-Ilan University in Israel and a Legacy Heritage Fellow at NGO Monitor in Jerusalem. He edits ZionismOnTheWeb.org, a website countering online hate.
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Dr. Arye Oded

Dr. Arye Oded joined the Israeli Foreign Ministry 1958 and served in several countries including Uganda and Malawi and as ambassador to Kenya, Zambia, Mauritius, Swaziland, Lesotho, and the Seychelles. He is now senior lecturer at the Institute of Asian and African Studies, and research fellow at the Truman Research Institute.
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Ehud Olmert

Ehud Olmert is a former Prime Minister of Israel. He served previously as Deputy Prime Minister and as Minister of Industry, Trade, Labor and Communications.
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Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi

Dr. Ottolenghi is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. He headed the Transatlantic Institute in Brussels, where he resides, and taught Israel Studies at St. Antony's College, Oxford University. He obtained his Ph.D. in political theory at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, preceded by undergraduate studies in political science at the University of Bologna. He has a column in the British monthly, Standpoint Magazine and blogs on Contentions, the Blog of Commentary Magazine.
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Dr. Françoise S. Ouzan

Dr. Françoise S. Ouzan is associate professor and currently an affiliated scholar at the Goldstein-Goren Diaspora Research Center of Tel Aviv University and an associate researcher at the French Research Center in Jerusalem (CRFJ, CNRS). She has published several works on immigration and postwar Jewish identity.
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Yves Pallade

Yves Pallade is director of the Foreign Affairs Network of B'nai B'rith Europe. He deals in particular with the question of Israel’s image in Europe and the political fight against anti-Semitism. He previously served as an expert on combating anti-Semitism at the Berlin office of the American Jewish Committee.The focus of his research and writing is on modern anti-Semitism, political extremism, and international terrorism.
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David R. Parsons

David Parsons heads the Media Department of the International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem.
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Anton Pelinka

Prof. Anton Pelinka is an internationally known political scientist. He is director of the Institute of Conflict Research (Vienna) and professor of political science at the University of Innsbruck. His work has appeared in many languages and he has written widely about both Austrian and European politics.
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Gustavo D. Perednik

Gustavo Perednik is the author of 14 books on Jews and modernity, and has lectured in more than fifty countries on Jews, Jewish Civilization and Israel. He ran the Four-Year Program at the Hebrew University and was head of the Jerusalem Institute for Youth Leaders.
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David Perl

David Perl was a Legacy Heritage Fellow at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He holds an M.A. in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security Studies.
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Karl Pfeifer

Karl Pfeifer is an Austrian journalist and former editor of the Jewish community's newspaper, Die Gemeinde. He has published several books, including a selection of his articles under the title Nicht immer ganz bequem[Not always quite comfortable] (Vienna: Verlag Der Apfel, 1996).
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Dr. Winston Pickett

Dr. Winston Pickett is a UK-based writer and analyst. He is a former director of the European Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and previously served as communications director at the Board of Deputies of British Jews and external relations director at the Institute for Jewish Policy Research.
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Daniel Pipes

Daniel Pipes is director of the Middle East Forum, a member of the U.S. Institute of Peace, and a prize-winning columnist for the New York Sun and the Jerusalem Post. He received his B.A. (1971) and Ph.D. (1978) from Harvard University, both in history. He has taught at the University of Chicago, Harvard University, and the U.S. Naval War College, and has served at the Departments of State and Defense.
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Professor Yakir Plessner

Professor Yakir Plessner is Senior Lecturer in Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Fellow and member of the Steering Committee of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He was formerly Deputy Governor of the Bank of Israel and economic advisor to the Minister of Finance. He is the author of The Political Economy of Israel: From Ideology to Stagnation.
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Nidra Poller

Nidra Poller is an American writer living in Paris since 1972. She is the author of Karimi Hotel et autres nouvelles d'Africa (Paris: l'Harmattan, 2011) [French] and many articles on European Jewry and Israel relations.
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David Pollock

Dr. David Pollock is the former chief of Near East/South Asia/Africa research at the U.S. Information Agency. He is the principal advisor to Pechter Middle East Polls and a senior fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, focusing on the political dynamics of Middle Eastern countries. Dr. Pollock previously served as senior advisor for the Broader Middle East at the State Department, a post he assumed in 2002.
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Manuel Prutschi

Manuel Prutschi is national executive director pro tem of the Canadian Jewish Congress. He holds degrees in history from McGill University and the University of Western Ontario. He has played a major role before courts and human rights tribunals dealing with discrimination and the activities of anti-Semites and other racists.
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David Raab

David Raab is a strategy consultant who writes frequently on the Middle East.
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Itamar Rabinovich

Professor Itamar Rabinovich is head of the Dayan Center at Tel Aviv University and contributor to Haaretz newspaper.
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Haim Ramon

Haim Ramon is a Member of the Knesset from the Labor party who served as Minister of Health and Minister of Interior in the governments of Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres, and Ehud Barak. In the early 1990s, as the elected chairman of the Histadrut General Federation of Labor, he oversaw a major restructuring of that organization, and was a leading advocate of legislation that reformed Israel's national health insurance system.
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Mathan Ravid

Mathan Ravid has a BA from Uppsala University, Sweden. His fields are history and the history of religions. He has conducted research on anti-Semitism and the Swedish press in relation to Nazi Germany as well as gender roles in Rastafarian culture. Ravid has lived in Israel, Italy, and Germany.
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Chanan Reich

Dr. Chanan Reich is head of the Department of Political Science at the Yizre'el Valley Academic College, visiting lecturer at the University of Haifa, and honorary research associate at the Centre for the Study of Jewish Civilisation in the School of Historical Studies at Monash University. He is the author of Australia and Israel: An Ambiguous Relationship (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2002).
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Col. Daniel Reisner

Daniel Reisner served as a legal adviser in the Israel Defence Forces Military Advocate General's Corps for 19 years. Between 1995 and 2004 he held the position of Head of the International Law Department. Between 1994 and 2000 Reisner served as a senior member of Israel's peace delegations with both Jordan and the Palestinians, working in the triple role of negotiator, legal advisor and drafter.
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Dr. Edward Rettig

DR. EDWARD RETTIG for many years represented a major American Jewish organization in Israel. He currently serves on the board of the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education.
1 publication »

Harold Rhode

Dr. Harold Rhode studied in Iran at Ferdowsi University in Mashhad in 1978 during the early and middle stages of the Islamic Revolution. In 1979, he received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in Islamic history. He joined the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense in 1982 as an advisor on Turkey, Iraq, and Iran. Since then he has served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and as advisor on Islamic affairs on the Pentagon's policy planning staff. He is currently a Senior Advisor at the Hudson Institute, New York.
4 publications »

Dave Rich

Dave Rich is deputy director of communications at CST, which provides security and defense services to the UK Jewish community and advises the government and police on anti-Semitism and terrorism.
1 publication »

Dr. Elihu D. Richter

Prof. Elihu D. Richter MD MPH is head of the Genocide Prevention Program and Injury Prevention Center and Director of the Jerusalem Center for Genocide Prevention. He is the retired head of the Unit of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and the Injury Prevention Center at Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, and the author of over 150 papers, monographs, and editorials. In recent years he has been working on epidemiologic models for prediction and prevention of genocide, mass atrocities and terror, with specific emphasis on the cause-effect relationship between hate language and incitement and these outcomes.
2 publications »

Prof. Ira Robinson

Ira Robinson is professor of Judaic Studies in the Department of Religion, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He has written extensively on issues relating to Judaism and science as well as on the Canadian Jewish community.
5 publications »

Yosef Dov Robinson

Yosef Dov Robinson has an MA in city and regional planning from Ohio State University. He is currently studying for his MA in environmental assessment at Concordia University.
1 publication »

Asaf Romirowsky

Asaf Romirowsky is an adjunct scholar at the Foundation for Defense for Democracies and the Middle East Forum. Dr. Romirowsky is a former IDF (Israel Defense Forces) International Relations liaison officer in the West Bank and Jordan. Dr. Romirowsky holds a BA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, masters degrees from Villanova University and West Chester University and a doctorate from Kings College London.
7 publications »

Yael Ronen

1 publication »

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) is the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. She has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1989, and is the first Hispanic woman and first Cuban-American elected to Congress. She has served as Chair of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia, the Subcommittee on Africa, and the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights.
1 publication »

Ehud Rosen

Ehud Rosen specializes in modern political Islam, focusing on the ideology and history of the Muslim Brotherhood. He lived in London for five years while working toward his PhD at SOAS, University of London. He is currently a senior researcher at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and teaches at Bar-Ilan University.
5 publications »

Steven J. Rosen

Steven J. Rosen is Director of the Washington Project of the Middle East Forum. He served as Associate Director of the National Security Strategies Program at the RAND Corporation, followed by 23 years with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) where he was Director of Foreign Policy Issues.
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Rabbi David Rosen

Rabbi David Rosen is director of the Department for Interreligious Affairs and director of the Heilbrunn Institute. He is also president of the World Conference on Religion and Peace and founder and vice-chairman of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel. Rabbi Rosen is the former chief rabbi of Ireland.
1 publication »

Amb. Meir Rosenne

Ambassador Meir Rosenne was Israeli Ambassador to France, 1979-1983. Israeli Ambassador to the US, 1983-1987. Member, Israel Delegation to the United Nations General Assembly. Member, Israel Delegation to Geneva Peace Talks, 1973. Participant, Camp David, Israel-Egyptian Peace Negotiations and Drafter, Camp David Accords. Participant, Israel-Syrian and Israel-U.S. negotiations. Senior Lecturer on International Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University, University of Haifa. Member, Board of Trustees, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Member, Board of Trustees, Ben-Gurion University. Member, various international law organizations in the United States and Canada.
3 publications »

Moshe Rosman

Moshe Rosman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Jewish History at Bar Ilan University. His interests lie primarily in Early Modern, Gender, Hasidism, Historiography, History, Jewish Studies, and Poland.
1 publication »

Tammi Rossman-Benjamin

Tammi Rossman-Benjamin is lecturer in Hebrew at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a Jewish educator who teaches widely in the local Jewish community. She is cofounder of the UCSC chapter of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East.
1 publication »

Nicholas Rostow

1 publication »

Laurence E. Rothenberg

Laurence E. Rothenberg is a fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. The former editor-in-chief of the Harvard International Law Journal, he is the author of numerous articles, studies, and book chapters on international law, globalization, and U.S. military strategy.
1 publication »

Roz Rothstein

Roz Rothstein serves as national director of StandWithUs and all its affiliated programs. She was born in Los Angeles, a child of Holocaust survivors. She worked for a decade with Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) as the supervisor of children's programs at the Westside Jewish Community Center. She was a practicing family therapist for two decades before becoming one of the founders of StandWithUs.
1 publication »

Prof. Maurice Roumani

Prof. Maurice Roumani is professor of politics and the Middle East at Ben-Gurion University and director of the Elyachar Center for Sephardi Studies.He is an expert on Muslim-Jewish relations, minorities, Jews in Arab countries, and the effects of modernization on ethnic groups in the Middle East.
1 publication »

Dr. Colin Rubenstein

Dr. Colin Rubenstein is executive director of the Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC). Previously he taught Middle Eastern politics at Melbourne's Monash University for many years.
3 publications »

Dr. Uzi Rubin

Uzi Rubin has been involved in Israeli military research, development, and engineering programs for almost forty years. Between 1991 and 1999 he served as head of Israel's Missile Defense Organization, and in that capacity he oversaw the development of Israel's Arrow anti-missile defense system. He was awarded the Israel Defense Prize in 1996.
9 publications »

Michael Rubin

Michael Rubin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, is editor of the Middle East Quarterly. He is co-author, with Patrick Clawson, of Eternal Iran: Continuity and Chaos (Palgrave, 2005).
2 publications »

Prof. Barry Rubin

Professor Barry Rubin is Director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center of the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel. He is also editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal, and a featured columnist for PajamasMedia. His latest books are The Israel-Arab Reader (seventh edition), The Long War for Freedom: The Arab Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East (Wiley), and The Truth About Syria (Palgrave-Macmillan)
1 publication »

Dr. John Ruskay

After earning his doctorate in political science at Columbia University, Dr. Ruskay served for six years as educational director of the 92nd Street Y and then for eight years (1985-1993) as vice-chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary. He came to UJA-Federation of New York in 1992, where he was appointed executive vice-president and CEO in October 1999.
1 publication »

Robbie Sabel

Robbie Sabel is professor of international law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and former legal adviser to the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Among his publications: Procedure in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2nd ed., 2006) (awarded the Certificate of Merit of the American Society of International Law); International Law (the Sacher Institute of the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2nd ed., 2010).
6 publications »

Prof. Ezra Sadan

Prof. Ezra Sadan has served as Director General of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Agriculture. He also chaired a commission appointed by the Minister of Defense on programs to develop the Palestinian economy and participated in mediation and study panels hosted by the Office of the Prime Minister, the World Bank, and others to inquire into the economics and financing of peace in the Middle East.
1 publication »

Maj. Gen. (res.) Dr. Yom Tov Samia

Maj. Gen. (res.) Dr. Yom Tov Samia was Commander of the IDF Southern Command during 1997-2001. He was a member of the Israeli negotiation team during the Taba and Cairo talks for the implementation of the Oslo Accords. He also served as commander of the Israeli-Palestinian Joint Security Council (JSC).
1 publication »

Dr. Shimon Samuels

Dr. Shimon Samuels served as Deputy Director of the Leonard Davis Institute. He then was appointed European Director of the Anti-Defamation League and later became Israel Director of the American Jewish Committee. He is the Director for International Liaison of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and also serves as Honorary President of the Europe-Israel Forum.
2 publications »

Georges-Elia Sarfati

Georges-Elia Sarfati is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Clermont Ferrand in France and carries out research at the CNRS, the French national center for scientific research. Previously he taught at Tel Aviv University. He is the author of a number of books which deal with the analysis of the relationships between discourse, politics and ideology.
2 publications »

Eugene Satanovsky

Eugene Satanovsky is President of the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies.
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Prof. Leonard Saxe

Leonard Saxe, a social psychologist, is professor of Jewish community research and social policy at Brandeis University and coauthor of How Goodly Are Thy Tents: Summer Camps as Jewish Socializing Experiences (Brandeis University Press, 2003). Together with Prof. Barry Chazan, he authored Ten Days of Birthright Israel: A Journey in Young Adult Identity (Brandeis University Press, 2008).
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Nelly Sayagh

Nelly Nayagh is president of a French NGO, Institut pour la Defense de la Democratie and cofounder of the B'nai B'rith unit "Daniel Pearl."
2 publications »

Rory Schacter

Rory Shacter studied political theory, classical Greek, and Jewish philosophy at the University of Toronto, and holds an MA in religious studies from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1 publication »

David Schenker

David Schenker is a senior fellow in Arab politics at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. From 2002 to 2006, he served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense as country director for Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and the Palestinian territories. He is a member of the Board of Advisers of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
7 publications »

Ze'ev Schiff

The late Ze'ev Schiff was the military and strategic affairs editor of Ha'aretz, and author of numerous books including A History of the Israeli Army, Fedayeen, and October Earthquake and the Yom Kippur War
1 publication »

Ron Schliefer

Dr. Ron Schleifer (PhD, University of Leeds) is an Israeli expert on Information/Psychological Warfare (PSYWAR/PSYOPS) and military-media relations. He currently lectures at Ariel University, Bar Ilan University, and the Israeli Defense Force Tactical Command College. He is the Director of the Ariel Research Center for Defense and Communication.
1 publication »

Dr. Sarah Schmidt

Dr. Sarah Schmidt teaches courses related to modern Jewish history at the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with an emphasis both on Israeli and American Jewish history.
13 publications »

David J. Schnall

David Schnall, Herbert Schiff Professor of Management and Administration; Dean, Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Yeshiva University
1 publication »

Stuart Schoenfeld

Stuart Schoenfeld is Associate Professor and Chair of the department of sociology at Glendon College - York University (Toronto). He works on the sociologies of environment and religion, with continuing interests in transnational networks in both areas and in the potential for the emergence of cosmopolitan identities and empathy. He co-moderates the blog “Environment and Climate in the Middle East.
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Dr. Roy Schondorf

Legal Consultant to Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Israel
1 publication »

Carl Schrag

Carl Schrag, a former editor of the Jerusalem Post, studies the changing nature of relations between American Jews and Israel, as well as a wide range of grassroots pro-Israeli efforts among American Jews and Christians. Currently based in Chicago, he writes, teaches, and lectures on these topics across the United States.
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Rabbi Michael Schudrich

New York-born rabbi Michael Schudrich served as Rabbi of the Jewish Community of Japan from 1983 to 1989. He began working in Poland in 1990 on behalf of the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation. Since 2004 he has served as Chief Rabbi of Poland.
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Dr. Wolfgang G. Schwanitz

Dr. Wolfgang G. Schwanitz is a historian of the Middle East and German Middle East policy. He is the author of five volumes and the editor of ten books, including Germany and the Middle East, 1871–1945 (Princeton: Markus Wiener, 2004). His upcoming book is German Middle Eastern Studies After 9/11 (Weist, Berlin 2013).
10 publications »

Joshua Schwartz

Professor Joshua Schwartz of the Department of Land of Israel Studies at Bar Ilan University is Director of the Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies, and the C. G. Foundation Jerusalem Project at Bar-Ilan.
1 publication »

Prof. Eliezer Schweid

Professor Eliezer Schweid, a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, received the Israel Prize in 1994 for his contributions to Jewish thought. He is the author of numerous books on medieval and modern Jewish philosophy, Hebrew literature, Zionism, and current affairs.
5 publications »

Mary Seeman

Mary V. Seeman is Professor Emerita in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, was born in Lodz, Poland. She has received numerous awards, including an honorary degree from the University of Toronto and appointment as Officer in the Order of Canada.
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Barak M. Seener

Barak M. Seener a founder of the Henry Jackson Society in London was the Society's Greater Middle East Section Director. He is currently a n associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London. Seener holds a Masters from Birkbeck College, University of London in International Security and Global Governance and a BA in History and Politics from Queen Mary, University of London.
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Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall

IDF Lt.-Col. (ret.) Michael (Mickey) Segall, an expert on strategic issues with a focus on Iran, terrorism, and the Middle East, is a senior analyst at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and at Foresight Prudence.
46 publications »

Dan V. Segre

Dan V. Segre served in the British army in World War II and in the Israeli army as a paratroop officer during the 1948 War of Independence. After a period with the Israeli Foreign Ministry, he became Professor of International Relations and Professor of Zionism at Haifa University untill 1986. Concurrently, he was Israel correspondent for Le Figaro and Corriere delle Sera. He is currently Director of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies at the University of Lugano, Switzerland.
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Giora Shalgi

Giora Shalgi is former President and CEO of Rafael, the main R&D authority for the Israel Ministry of Defense.
1 publication »

Silvan Shalom

Silvan Shalom is a Deputy Prime Minister in Israel. From 1997-1998 Shalom served as Deputy Minister of Defense and as Minister of Science from 1998 until July 1999. From 2001-2003 he served as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and from February 2003 until January 2006 as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs. He has also served as Minister for Regional Development and the Development of the Negev and the Galilee.
2 publications »

Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Dr. Shimon Shapira

Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Dr. Shimon Shapira is a senior research associate at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
20 publications »

Chanah Shapira

Chanah Shapira has been a research intern at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
2 publications »

Prof. Marc Shapiro

Prof. Marc B. Shapiro holds the Weinberg Chair in Judaic Studies at the University of Scranton and is on the faculty of the Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School. He is the author of Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Yehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966 and The Limits of Orthodox Theology, both of which were National Jewish Book Award finalists.
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Haim Shapiro

Haim Shapiro was a staff member of the Jerusalem Post from 1973 to 2003. During much of this time, he was the reporter for religious affairs. Following his retirement he studied Art History at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Recently, he completed his MA thesis, about a Greek Orthodox Church which had been decorated in modern times by a Greek artist.
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Natan Sharansky

Natan Sharansky is Chairman of the Jewish Agency. He is a former Prisoner of Zion who spent nine years in Soviet jails, and served as Israel's minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora affairs. In 2003 he founded the Global Forum against Anti-Semitism. He has also served as minister of industry and trade, interior minister, minister of construction and housing, and deputy prime minister.
1 publication »

Avinoam Sharon

Lt. Colonel (Ret.),Avinoam Sharon is a former Chief Prosecutor of Judea, Samaria & Gaza.
4 publications »

Col. (ret.) Pnina Sharvit-Baruch

Former Head of the International Law Department ofthe IDF Military Advocate General's Office.
1 publication »

Shabtai Shavit

Shabtai Shavit held a variety of senior positions within the Mossad for over 32 years, including head of the agency between 1989 and 1996. Since 2001 he has been the Chairman of the Board of the International Policy Institute for Counter Terrorism at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, advisor to Israel's National Security Council, and advisor to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.
1 publication »

Adam Shay

Adam Shay is a senior program coordinator and researcher at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, specializing in battling the cultural boycott of Israel, and a consultant for Creative Community for Peace. He is regularly called upon by producers and concert promoters to help battle BDS activists in their attempts to pressure artists into cancelling performances in Israel.
2 publications »

Sharon Shenhav

Sharon Shenhav, an international women's rights lawyer, has been recognized as an expert on marriage and divorce in Jewish law. In 1997 she established and became director of the International Jewish Women's Rights Project. She has served as a consultant to lawyers, judges, rabbis, and legislators worldwide, and was a member of the Israeli delegation to the United Nations Commission on Status of Women.
1 publication »

Prof. Ira M. Sheskin

Prof. Ira M. Sheskin is associate professor of geography and regional studies and director of the Jewish Demography Project of the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies at the University of Miami. Prof. Sheskin has been a member of the National Technical Advisory Committee of United Jewish Communities, which completed both the 1990 and 2000 National Jewish Population Surveys.
3 publications »

Prof. Yitzhak Shichor

Yitzhak Shichor, PhD, London School of Economics and Political Science and professor emeritus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is professor of political science and Asian studies at the University of Haifa. A former Lipson Chair in Chinese Studies and dean of students at the Hebrew University, and head of the Tel-Hai Academic College, his research and publications cover Chinese politics, foreign policy, and military affairs.
1 publication »

Prof. Gideon Shimoni

Professor (Emeritus) Gideon Shimoni is a former head of the Hebrew University's Institute of Contemporary Jewry, and held the Shlomo Argov Chair in Israel-Diaspora Relations. Among his books are The Zionist Ideology, (1995) and Community and Conscience: The Jews in Apartheid South Africa, (2003) both published by Brandeis University & University Press of New England.
2 publications »

Beata Shneyer

Beata Shneyer is a graduate of UC Berkeley where she was heavily involved in the pro-Israeli movement on and off campus, including membership of the AIPAC campus leadership for two years. She was a research assistant at the Jerusalem Center in 2006.
1 publication »

Zalman Shoval

Zalman Shoval, a member of the Board of Overseers of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, served as Israel's Ambassador to the United States from 1990 to 1993 and from 1998 to 2000. A veteran member of Israel's Knesset (1970-1981, 1988-1990), Ambassador Shoval was a senior aide to the late Moshe Dayan during his tenure as foreign minister in the Begin government.
11 publications »

Nadav Shragai

Nadav Shragai is the author of Jerusalem: The Dangers of Division - An Alternative to Separation from the Arab Neighborhoods (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, 2008); and At the Crossroads, the Story of the Tomb of Rachel (Jerusalem Studies, 2005). He was a reporter for Ha'aretz between 1983-2010 and currently writes for Yisrael Hayom.
16 publications »

Dr. Zvi Shtauber

Dr. Zvi Shtauber was a brigadier general in the Israel Defense Forces Intelligence Service. He has a Ph.D. in political science from the Fletcher School of Diplomacy. Shtauber was an adviser to Prime Minister Ehud Barak, and served as Israeli ambassador in London during 2001-2004.
1 publication »

Allan Silver

Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Professor of Sociology, Columbia University
2 publications »

Rachel Simon

1 publication »

Saul Singer

Saul Singer is a co-author of the best-selling Start Up Nation. He was previously editorials editor and columnist at the Jerusalem Post. Before making aliya he served as a foreign policy advisor to U.S. Senator Connie Mack and on the staff of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Senate Banking Committee.
4 publications »

Max Singer

Max Singer is an independent consultant on public policy and a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute in the U.S. and at the BESA Institute of Bar Ilan University in Israel. He is also Research Director of the Institute for Zionist Strategies in Jerusalem . He was a co-founder of the Hudson Institute and its president until 1973. From 1974 to 1976 he was managing director of the World Institute in Jerusalem, and from 1977 to 1978 he was director of the Institute for Jewish Policy Planning and Research of the Synagogue Council of America. His most recent book is The History of the Future: The Shape of the World to Come Is Visible Today (Lexington Books, 2011)
3 publications »

Israel Singer

Israel Singer studied political science and international law at the City University of New York, where he later became a professor in political science. In 1985 he became secretary-general of the World Jewish Congress and its representative in the Claims Conference. He was chairman of the executive committee of the WJC and president of the Claims Conference .
1 publication »

Dr. Gabriel Sivan

Dr. Gabriel Sivan, a cultural historian, has published, edited, and translated numerous works in the field of Judaica. He is currently Chairman of the World Jewish Bible Association and an executive of the Jewish Historical Society of England’s Israel branch.
2 publications »

Joseph Morrison Skelly

Joseph Morrison Skelly is the treasurer of the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa and Associate Professor at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in New York City.
1 publication »

Haim Skirball

Rabbi Dr. Haim Skirball heads the Department of Jewish Education and Culture in the Diaspora of the JAFI/WZO Join CAuthority for Zionist Jewish Education. He was formerly Director of Israel Programs for the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.
1 publication »

Mark Sloman

Mark Sloman is a veteran public affairs consultant who has worked on Capitol Hill and served in the U.S. Defense and State Departments.
1 publication »

Lee Smith

Lee Smith is an American journalist and a visiting fellow with the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C.His book on Arab societies, The Strong Horse: Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations, was published by Doubleday in January 2010
1 publication »

Dr. Ephraim Sneh

Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Ephraim Sneh served as Israel's deputy minister of defense. He is currently the chairman of S. Daniel Abraham Center for Strategic Dialogue at the Netanya Academic College.
2 publications »

Mark Sofer

Mark Sofer is Israel's ambassador to India. He was previously deputy director-general of the Foreign Ministry responsible for Central Europe and Eurasia. He joined the Israeli Foreign Ministry in 1981 and has held diplomatic positions in Peru, Norway, and New York. He served as ambassador to Ireland between1999-2002.
1 publication »

Steven L. Spiegel

Steven L. Spiegel is Professor of Political Science at UCLA and a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He has written widely about the American-Israeli relationship including "U.S.-Israeli Relations in the Post-Cold War Era" (VP:97).
2 publications »

Joseph Spoerl

Joseph S. Spoerl teaches in the Department of Philosophy, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire.
1 publication »

David B. Starr

Dr. David B. Starr is the Charles R. Bronfman Visiting Associate Professor in Jewish Communal Innovation at Brandeis University. Dr. Starr holds rabbinic ordination from Jewish Theological Seminary, and received his PhD in history and Jewish studies from Columbia University.
1 publication »

Dr. Yael Stein

Dr. Yael Stein is a physician and researcher at the Hebrew University-Hadassah medical center. She has researched the epidemiology and effects of various types of environmental and social exposures - including pesticides, electromagnetic radiation and hate language. She is a co-founder of the Jerusalem Center for Genocide Prevention. Dr. Stein is active in promoting pluralistic education, she is the former head of "Ganei Haim" Jewish pluralistic education association, and has participated in joint Israeli-Palestinian research projects.
1 publication »

Prof. Gerald M. Steinberg

Professor Gerald Steinberg is president of NGO Monitor and professor of Political Studies at Bar Ilan University. His research interests include international relations, Middle East diplomacy and security, the politics of human rights and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Israeli politics and arms control.
38 publications »

Dr. Yuval Steinitz

Dr. Yuval Steinitz is Israel's Minister of Intelligence, International Relations and Strategic Affairs. He formerly served as Finance Minister and chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. First elected to the Knesset in 1999, Dr. Steinitz has written extensively on Israeli and Arab strategic affairs and has focused attention on the rapid modernization of the Egyptian army. A philosopher by training, he taught at Haifa University and is the author of four books on philosophy.
6 publications »

Yedidia Z. Stern

Prof. Yedidia Z. Stern is the Vice President of Research at The Israeli Democracy Institute, where he heads the Religion and State project and the Human Rights and Judaism project. He is also a full professor of law at Bar-Ilan University, where he served as the Dean of the Law Faculty.
1 publication »

Lawrence Sternberg

Lawrence Sternberg is the Executive Director of Hillel at Brandeis University and serves as an adjunct member of the faculty of the Hornstein Program, teaching courses in Jewish community relations and advocacy.
1 publication »

Judge Amnon Straschnov

Judge Amnon Straschnov, currently president of the Israeli Institute of Commercial Arbitration, served as the Military Advocate General of the Israel Defense Forces (1986-1991) and as President of the Military Courts in the West Bank (1982-1984). He also administered Israel's military justice system both within the "green line" and in the administered areas.
2 publications »

Michael Sussman

Michael Sussman completed graduate studies at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. He previously served in the office of the Critic of International Cooperation in the Canadian House of Commons, where he conducted foreign policy analyses. He is currently president of Samuel Sussman Strategic Consulting Group. Mr. Sussman was a research assistant at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs during the academic year 2004-2005.
1 publication »

Amir Taheri

Amir Taheri, an Iranian-born journalist and author based in Europe, was executive editor-in-chief of Kayhan, Iran's main daily newspaper, from 1972 to 1979. Between 1980 and 1984 he was Middle East editor for the London Sunday Times.
1 publication »

Maj.-Gen. (res.) Abraham "Abrasha" Tamir

Major-General (res.) Abraham "Abrasha" Tamir filled senior command, staff, and training positions in the Israel Defense Forces from 1948 through 1983. In 1974 he established the Strategic and Policy Planning Branch which was under both the Minister of Defense and the Chief of Staff. In this capacity he played a central role in the peace process. After leaving the IDF he became Director-General of the Prime Minister's Office and National Security Advisor under Prime Minister Shimon Peres, and afterward became the Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
1 publication »

Daniel Taub

Daniel Taub is the ambassador of Israel to the United Kingdom.
1 publication »

Dr. Eliav Taub

Dr. Eliav Taub is a member of the Department of Political Science at Ashkelon Academic College and a lecturer in the Combined Social Science Department at Bar-Ilan University. His research focuses on the status of various social groups including new immigrants and Haredim.
1 publication »

Dr. Joshua Teitelbaum

Dr. Joshua Teitelbaum is Senior Research Fellow, Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Tel Aviv University, and Rosenbloom Israeli Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, and W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow at the Hoover Institution, both at Stanford University.
11 publications »

Prof. Moshe D. Tendler

Prof. Rabbi Moshe D. Tendler is professor of biology and Rabbi Isaac and Bella Tendler Professor of Jewish Medical Ethics at Yeshiva University. Moshe David Tendler received his B.A. degree from New York University (NYU) in 1947, and a Master’s degree in 1950. He was ordained at RIETS in 1949, and earned a Ph.D. in biology from Columbia University in 1957. He is the rabbi of the Community Synagogue of Monsey, New York. He is a senior Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva University's RIETS and Professor of Biology at Yeshiva College. He has a Ph.D. in Microbiology and is noted as an expert on Jewish medical ethics and their relationship to Halakha.
1 publication »

Dimitri Teresh

1 publication »

Col. (Res.) Danny Tirza

Col. (Res.) Dr. Dany Tirza was, from 1994 to 2007, in charge of regional strategic planning and the formulation of Israel's security positions in negotiations with the Palestinians in the IDF Central Command, and served as the IDF's chief architect for the Security Fence. He has taken part in formulating Israel's security positions in negotiations with the Palestinians. Col. Tirza specializes in the geography of Judea and Samaria, the Jordan Valley, and Jerusalem.
2 publications »

Mikael Tossavainen

Dr. Mikael Tossavainen obtained his Ph.D. in history from Lund University, Sweden. Tossavainen's earlier research focused on anti-Semitism, historiography, and the connection between nationalism and religion. He was research director of the Post-Holocaust and Anti-Semitism Project at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
9 publications »

Prof. Emanuela Trevisan Semi

Prof. Emanuela Trevisan Semi teaches modern Hebrew and Jewish studies at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice. Her research focuses mainly on marginal groups in contemporary Jewry (Karaites, Ethiopian Jews, Oriental Jews). She has published (with T. Parfitt) Judaic Movements: Studies in the Margins of Judaism (London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2002).
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Prof. Shmuel Trigano

Professor Shmuel Trigano is professor of sociology at the University of Paris-Nanterre . He is director of the College of Jewish Studies at the Alliance Israélite Universelle, editor of Pardes, a journal of Jewish studies. Prof. Trigano is also the founder of L'Observatoire du Monde Juif, a research center on Jewish political life.
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Harold Troper

Harold Troper is a Canadian writer, historian and academic. He specializes in Jewish Canadian history.
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Daniel Tropper

Rabbi Dr. Daniel Tropper is the founder and president of Gesher, an organization working to develop mutual understanding and tolerance between the religious and secular communities in Israel.
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Prof. Judith Tydor Baumer-Schwartz

Prof. Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz is chair of the Graduate Program in Contemporary Jewry at Bar-Ilan University. Her most recent book, Perfect Heroes: The World War II Parachutists and the Making of Israeli Collective Memory, was published by the University of Wisconsin Press.
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Dr. Susanne Urban

Dr. Susanne Urban is a historian who was employed between 2004 and 2009 at Yad Vashem. Since May 2009 she has served as Head of Historical Research at the International Tracing Service in Bad Arolsen. She has published two books together with Israel's first ambassador to Germany, Asher Ben Nathan. Another book on Jews at the Volkswagen factory in 1944-1945 was published in German and English. She also teaches at German universities.
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Erez Uriely

Erez Uriely is founder and director of the Norwegian Centre against anti-Semitism, a nongovernmental organization focusing on hostile expressions against Jews and Israel in the Norwegian media and public institutions. He holds an MS degree and has published many articles in Norwegian newspapers.
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Maj. Gen. (ret.) Paul Vallely

Maj. Gen. Paul E. Vallely (ret.) is military analyst for FOX News. He had a distinguished 32-year career in the U.S. Army, retiring in 1991 as deputy commanding general, U.S. Army, Pacific. Gen. Vallely is chairman of the military committee at the Center for Security Policy in Washington, D.C., and is the co-author of End Game: The Blueprint for Victory in the War on Terror (Regnery, 2004).
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Rijk van Dam

Rijk van Dam is executive director of the European Coalition for Israel. He is a former Member of the European Parliament, representing several Christian parties from the Netherlands.
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Prof. Pieter van der Horst

Prof. Pieter van der Horst received his PhD in theology from Utrecht University where he subsequently became professor of Jewish studies.
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Dexter Van Zile

Dexter Van Zile is Christian media analyst for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America. He has a BA in politics and government from the University of Puget Sound and an MA in political science/environmental studies from Western Washington University.
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Dexter Van Zile

Dexter Van Zile is Christian media analyst for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America. His writings have appeared in numerous American Jewish newspapers as well as the Jerusalem Post, Ecumenical Trends, and the Boston Globe. He has a BA in politics and government from the University of Puget Sound and an MA in political science/environmental studies from Western Washington University. He is a Massachusetts native.
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Major General Rephael Vardi

Major General Rephael Vardi was the principal figure in the government of Judea, Samaria and Gaza in the decade after the 1967 war. He has been part of the Jerusalem Center's project on reaching a solution for the future of Judea, Samaria and Gaza.
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Mervin F. Verbit

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Dr. Vilhjálmur Örn Vilhjálmsson

Dr. Vilhjálmur Örn Vilhjálmsson was an archeologist and curator at the National Museum of Iceland (1993-1997) and senior researcher at the Danish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (2000-2002). He is the author of Medaljens Bagside (Copenhagen, 2005), which reveals the Danish expulsion of Jewish refugees to Germany during 1940-1943.
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Prof. Leslie Wagner

Prof. Leslie Wagner is vice-chairman of the JCPA’s Institute for Global Jewish Affairs in Jerusalem. Among the posts he has held are chancellor of the University of Derby in the UK, and prior to that vice-chancellor (president) of Leeds Metropolitan University and the University of North London. He has been a member of the Advisory Board of the UK Academic Friends of Israel since its inception.
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Dr. Shalom Salomon Wald

Dr. Shalom Salomon Wald has a PhD in economics, sociology and the history of religions. He worked with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris from 1964 to 2001. He joined the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute (JPPPI) in Jerusalem at its foundation in 2002. In 2004 he published China and the Jewish People: Old Civilizations in a New Era
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Chaim I. Waxman

Professor Chaim I. Waxman is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Jewish Studies at Rutgers University. He received his masters and doctorate in Sociology from The New School for Social Research in New York City, and he holds a masters degree in Jewish Studies from Yeshiva University. He specializes in the sociology of religion and the sociology of ethnicity with special focus on American Jews, Jews in Israel, and global Jewish identity and identification. He served as President of the Association for the Sociological Study of Jewry, is a member of numerous scientific associations, and is an editorial board member for a number of academic journals. At the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute he is on the editorial boards of the "Identities" book series, as well as the new Identities: Journal for Jewish Culture & Identity.
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Colonel (Res.) Yehuda Wegman

Colonel (Res.) Yehuda Wegmen served for over a decade as a senior instructor of fighting doctrine at the IDF Command and General Staff College. During the Yom Kippur War he served as an officer in the first reservist battalion to reach the Golan Heights. Today he develops military instructional methods and writes on military and security matters.
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Dr. Laurence Weinbaum

Dr. Laurence Weinbaum is director of research at the Institute of the World Jewish Congress in Jerusalem and adjunct lecturer in history at the College of Judea and Samaria.
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Justus Reid Weiner

Justus Reid Weiner is a human rights lawyer and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He is the author of numerous professional publications. Weiner also lectures widely in various countries, and was a visiting Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Law. He is a member of the New York and Israel Bar. Previously, he practiced law as an associate in the litigation department of the international law firm White & Case in New York City. Weiner also served as a senior attorney at the Israel Ministry of Justice, specializing in human rights and other facets of public international law.
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Prof. Morton Weinfeld

Morton Weinfeld is professor of sociology at McGill University where he holds the Chair in Canadian Ethnic Studies. He is the author of Like Everyone Else but Different: The Paradoxical Success of Canadian Jews (McClelland & Stewart, 2001) and editor of the section on Modern Jewish Life in the Diasporain Zman Yehudi Chadash: Tarbut Yehudit Be’edan Hiloni (Keter, 2007, Hebrew).
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Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb is executive vice-president emeritus of the Orthodox Union. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America. Rabbi Weinreb received his rabbinic ordination from the Rabbi Jacob Joseph Yeshiva. He has an MA in psychology from the New School for Social Research and received his PhD from the University of Maryland
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Avi Weinryb

Avi Weinryb is a graduate of the University of Toronto (BA Hons, 2007) where he received the ‘Samuel James Stubbs Award’ for academic achievement. Avi served as a Hillel Vice-President and Chair of the Arts and Culture committee at the University of Toronto for two years.
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Howard M. Weisband

Howard M. Weisband is a Fellow at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He served as Secretary General of the Jewish Agency. Mr.Weisband serves as Senior Advisor on Israel Affairs to the President of Yeshiva University and Adjunct Faculty at YU in Jewish Communal Studies. He is currently Israel President and Associate President of the World Council of Jewish Communal Service.He has held senior level positions at UIA Federations Canada, Bar-Ilan University, The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Memphis Jewish Federation. He earned an M.A. in Jewish Communal Studies and an M.A. in Jewish Education from Hebrew Union College and was awarded a Doctorate Honoris Causa in Jewish Communal Service by HUC.
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Guido.Weiss

Guido Weiss is a graduate student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a research intern at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
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Noam Weissman

Noam Weissman earned his B.A. at Yeshiva University, New York. He served as a research assistant at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs during the spring of 2006.
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Prof. Jack Wertheimer

Dr. Jack Wertheimer is the Joseph and Martha Mendelson Professor of American Jewish History at The Jewish Theological Seminary. Dr. Wertheimer is the author or editor of more than a dozen volumes, including A People Divided: Judaism in Contemporary America (Basic Books), which won the National Jewish Book Award in 1994 for the best study on contemporary Jewish life. Most recently, Dr. Wertheimer has written a number of studies about the rapidly evolving field of Jewish education: His latest book is an edited volume titled, The New Jewish Leaders: Reshaping the American Jewish Landscape. From 1997 to 2007, Dr. Wertheimer served as provost, the chief academic officer of JTS. He also served as the founding director of the Joseph and Miriam Ratner Center for the Study of Conservative Judaism from 1987 to 2008.
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Michael Whine

Michael Whine is the Government and International Affairs Director at the Community Security Trust, and Defence and Group Relations Director at the Board of Deputies of British Jews.
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Dr. Michael Widlanski

Dr. Michael Widlanski teaches political communication and comparative politics at the Rothberg School of Hebrew University. He is a former reporter, correspondent, and editor, respectively, at the New York Times, Cox Newspapers-Atlanta Constitution, and Jerusalem Post. He has also served as strategic affairs advisor to the Ministry of Public Security, editing secret PLO archives captured in Jerusalem. His latest book is Battle for our Minds: Western Elites and the Terror Threat Simon and Schuster 2012.
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Dr. Steven Windmueller

Dr. Steven Windmueller is a Fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and Director of the School of Jewish Communal Service, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles.
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Yohanan Winogradsky

YOHANAN WINOGRADSKY is a student at the Sorbonne University in Paris. He has a BA in law and in political science from the Pantheon Assas University in Paris.
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Prof. Robert S. Wistrich

Prof. Robert S. Wistrich is Neuberger Professor of Modern European and Jewish history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He previously held the Chair for Jewish Studies at University College, London. Between 1999-2001, Professor Wistrich was one of six historians appointed by the Vatican to the Catholic-Jewish Historical Commission, which examined Pope Pius XII’s record during the Holocaust.
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Carice Witte

Carice Witte, SIGNAL’s founder and executive director, is a graduate of Yale University in East Asian Studies with a focus on China and has served as President of the Yale Club of Israel for the past eight years. After a 20-year entrepreneurial career in Israeli high tech and international real estate, Witte merged a commitment to Israel, respect for China, and belief that academia can provide a key to discovering creative approaches leading to much needed solutions by establishing SIGNAL, Sino-Israel Global Network & Academic Leadership (中以学术交流促进协会), to enhance strategic, diplomatic, cultural, and economic relationships between China and Israel through academia.
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Akiva Wolff

Akiva Wolff is Research Director of the Center for Judaism and the Environment at the Jerusalem College of Technology -- Machon Lev, where he lectures on environmental engineering.
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Jonathan Woocher

Jonathan Woocher, PhD, is CEO of JESNA and director of its Lippman Kanfer Institute, an action-oriented think tank for innovation in Jewish learning and engagement. Before coming to JESNA in 1986, Dr. Woocher taught at Carleton College and Brandeis University.
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David Wurmser

David Wurmser, Ph.D., is founder and executive member of the Delphi Global Analysis Group, LLC in Washington. He has served as a consultant to Noble Energy. Earlier, he served as senior advisor on Proliferation and the Middle East to former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, as senior advisor to John R. Bolton at the State Department, and as a research fellow on the Middle East at the American Enterprise Institute.
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Prof. Avraham Wyler

Prof. Avraham Wyler lectures in physics and technology of materials at the Jerusalem College of Technology. He holds a doctorate from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands where he is a consultant to the National Research Institute of Metals. He is an ordained rabbi.
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Lt.-Gen. (ret.) Moshe Yaalon

Lt.-Gen. (ret.) Moshe Yaalon is a deputy prime minister. He served as Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces and was a distinguished military fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
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Ehud Yaari

Ehud Yaari is the Middle East commentator for Israel's Channel 2 Television. He is also an associate editor of the Jerusalem Report, the author of eight books on the Arab-Israeli conflict, and an associate of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
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Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin

Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin became Israel's military attache in Washington on August 23, 2004. Formerly head of the IDF National Defense College and deputy commander of the Israel Air Force, he participated in the bombing of the Iraqi nuclear reactor. Gen. Yadlin headed the IDF team that outlined the principles of the war against terror.
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Michael Yedavitsky

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Dr. Moshe Yegar

Dr. Moshe Yegar joined the Israeli Foreign Service in 1956 and retired in 1995. He served, among other places, as consul-general in New York (1985-1988), ambassador in Stockholm (1988-1990), and ambassador in Prague (1993-1995). He is the author of three books on Islam in Southeast Asia and five books on various issues of Israel's foreign policy.
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Rabbi Dr. Alan Yuter

Rabbi Dr. Yuter is Adjunct Prof. of Hebrew Lit., Baltimore Hebrew University, and Adjunct Faculty, Fairleigh Dickenson University/ Institute for Traditional Judaism. He was Professor of History and Jewish Studies at Touro College for 10 years, Rabbi Yuter served as spiritual leader of B’nai Israel of Baltimore since 2005.
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Sidney Zabludoff

Sidney Zabludoff is an economist who worked for the White House, CIA, and Treasury Department for more than thirty years. Upon retirement in 1995, he focused on issues related to the restitution of Jewish assets stolen during the Holocaust era. He has published numerous detailed studies on the issue and was the principal analyst for Jewish participants involved in insurance claims.
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Zvi Zameret

Dr. Zvi Zameret is the director of the Ben Zvi Institute, the official historic institute dedicated to the history of Israel and the heritage of Sephardi and Eastern Jewry
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Joshua Zimmerman

Joshua Zimmerman is Associate Professor of History at Yeshiva University in New York. He received his Ph.D. in comparative history from Brandeis University, an M.A. in history from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a B.A. in history from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
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Bennett Zimmerman

The American Research Initiative is headed by Bennett Zimmerman, former strategic analyst at the international management consulting firm Bain & Company.
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Josef Zissels

Josef Zissels was elected Chairman of the EAJC General Council in 2002. He is also a member of the councils of the European Council of Jewish Communities, of the European and World Jewish Congresses, and the World Zionist Organization.
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Prof. Eyal Zisser

Prof. Eyal Zisser is the head of the Department of Middle Eastern and African History and a senior research fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University. His books include Syria: Domestic Political Stress and Globalization (2002), Assad's Legacy: Syria in Transition (2000), and Lebanon: The Challenge of Independence (2000).
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Dr. Efraim Zuroff

Dr. Efraim Zuroff is director of the Israel office of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and coordinator of Nazi war crimes research for the Center worldwide. Since 2001, he has published the Wiesenthal Center's Annual Status Report on the Worldwide Investigation and Prosecution of Nazi War Criminals.
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