The Jerusalem Center

The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs is a leading independent research institute specializing in public diplomacy and foreign policy.

Publications by The Jerusalem Center

Briefing for European Ambassadors on Israel’s Response to Terrorism

Dore Gold stressed the commonality of the European countries and Israel in facing the threat of jihadist terror. Read More »

From Time Immemorial –
The Everlasting Jewish Tie to the Land of Israel

Continuous Jewish presence in the Land of Israel throughout the past 2,000 years Read More »

Israel Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem

Israel Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem Read More »

New Poll: Survey of Israeli Jewish Attitudes on Future Peace Agreement

Decrease in support for a withdrawal from the West Bank and the establishment of a Palestinian state Read More »

Lessons from Israel’s Response to Terror –
Book Launch at Italian Chamber of Deputies

The President of the III Committee (Foreign and communitarian Affairs) of the Italian Chamber of Deputies invites to the seminar Israel and the Fight Against Terror: Suggestions for Europe On the occasion of the publishing of the book Lessons from […] Read More »

100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration: Legal Issues

Prof. Ruth Lapidoth, Prof. Nicholas Rostow, and Dr. Jacques Gauthier. Chair: David Horowitz Read More »

100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration: Diplomatic and Political Aspects

Amb. Daniel Taub, Brig. Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, and Moshe Arens. Chair: Dan Diker. Read More »

About the Authors

Amb. Dore Gold Ambassador Dore Gold has served as President of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs since 2000. From June 2015 until October 2016 he served as Director-General of the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Previously he served as […] Read More »

Timeline of World War I and the Balfour Declaration

June 28, 1914: Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. Austro-Hungary declared war on Serbia in July; Russia allied with Serbia. Germany invaded Belgium, Luxembourg, and France. August 4, 1914: The United Kingdom declared war on Germany. November 1914: Ottoman […] Read More »

Iranian Official and Social Media Call for the
Destruction of Israel after the JCPOA

The signing of the nuclear agreement with Iran has not stopped its religious, political, and military establishment – and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei – from propagating Israel’s destruction. Read More »

100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration – Jerusalem Center Resources

100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration Contents Conference Videos – February 28, 2017 Refuting Balfour Detractors at the House of Commons More Resources Conference Videos – February 28, 2017 Opening Remarks Amb. Dore Gold – President, Jerusalem Center for Public […] Read More »

Incentivizing Terrorism: Palestinian Authority Allocations to Terrorists and their Families

The PA’s allocations of benefits rewarding terrorists amount to $300 million annually. Read More »

A Life of Degradation and Bitterness under Fatah Rule

A letter from a West Bank Palestinian attorney Read More »

Radical Messages: Understanding the Rising Wave of Islamist Terror

ISIS, Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas. Why are there so many different radical Islamic groups? What do they have in common? And what do they ALL want to achieve? Read More »

Refund Policy

The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and Center for Jewish Community Studies and all of our staff and researchers do our best to promote our programs/projects in an exceptional manner.  We appreciate each and every contribution made to our Center.  […] Read More »

Making the Case for Israel: The U.S. Presidential Elections, American Jewry, and Israel

Annual Memorial Lecture in honor of Professor Daniel J. Elazar, z“l,
Founding President of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs Read More »

Refuting Balfour’s Detractors

The goal of the discussion was to emphasize that the return of the Jews to the Land of Israel began well before General Allenby marched into Jerusalem in December 1917. Read More »

Dore Gold Returns to Head the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Gold returns after serving as Director General of the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Read More »

Palestinian Affairs

Jerusalem Center Initiatives and Impact (Summer-Fall 2016)

Click here to view the report. See report of Jerusalem Center Initiatives and Impact (Winter-Spring 2015-16). Read More »

Sykes-Picot Agreement: The French Perspective

Dr. Richard Rossin, Former Head of the European Academy of Geopolitics, on the French historical perspective of Sykes-Picot’s legacy. Read More »

Sykes-Picot Conference: Welcome and Opening Remarks

Sykes Picot Conference opening remarks by Director General of the Jerusalem Center, Chaya Herskovic; Ambassador Freddy Eytan; and Dr. Michael Borchard of Konrad-Adenauer-Stifung Israel. Read More »

The Knife and the Message

Was this recent terror wave in Israel as random as it seemed?
Experts reveal a larger underlying political framework orchestrated by Palestinian leaders and fueled by incitement. It is “a plan to be unplanned.” Read More »

The Sunni-Shiite Split and the Iranian Threat

Prof. Bernard Lewis interviewed by Dan Diker (2009) Read More »

International Conference
“100 Years since the Sykes-Picot Agreement:
Lessons for the Middle East”

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung – Jerusalem Center for Public AffairsJoint Conference 100 Years since the Sykes-Picot Agreement: Lessons for the Middle East May 18, 2016 – Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem Please note that attendance at the conference has reached maximum capacity,and registration has been […] Read More »

Jerusalem Center Initiatives and Impact (Winter-Spring 2015-16)

Click here to view the report. Read More »

About the Authors

Hirsh Goodman established the program on media strategy at the Institute for National Security Studies at Tel Aviv University. He was a former military correspondent for the Jerusalem Post, editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Report and a strategic fellow at the […] Read More »

Luxury Alongside Poverty in the Palestinian Authority

Alongside the slums of the old refugee camps, a parallel Palestinian society is emerging. Read More »

Defensible Borders for Israel

Defensible Borders for Israel is a major security and public diplomacy initiative that analyzes current terror threats and Israel’s corresponding territorial requirements, particularly in the strategically vital West Bank that Israel must maintain to fulfill its existential security and defense […] Read More »

Combating Delegitimization and BDS

Combating Delegitimization and BDS is a major multilingual public diplomacy program exposing those forces that are questioning Israel’s very legitimacy, while carrying out initiatives to strengthen Israel’s fundamental right to security and to reinforce the connection between the Jewish people […] Read More »

The Iranian Nuclear Threat

Vital Points on the Iran Deal: Major Flaws and Positive Elements – Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser and Amb. Alan Baker Questions and Answers about the Iranian Nuclear Agreement – Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser Why We Must Fight Against the Iran […] Read More »

Wechsler Insider Briefings Videos

Why Are Arab States Worried in Wake of Iran Nuclear Deal? Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall, April 19, 2016 Iran affairs expert Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall discusses the turmoil in some Arab states in the wake of the 2015 […] Read More »

Luxury Alongside Poverty in the Palestinian Authority

Alongside the slums of the old refugee camps, a parallel Palestinian society is emerging. Read More »

100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung – Jerusalem Center for Public AffairsJoint Conference 100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration February 28, 2017 – Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Jerusalem Please note that attendance at the conference has reached maximum capacity,and registration has been closed. 100 Years Since […] Read More »

Leadership Program in Arab-Israel Studies

Leadership Program in Arab-Israel Studies About the Program The leadership program is a high level, advanced academic program designed for the elite college bound student interested in the various issues surrounding the Israel-Arab conflict. It provides an intensive, demanding and […] Read More »

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Ethnic Conflict

Regional Stability

Israeli Strategy and Security

Nuclear and Non-Conventional Weapons

Terrorism

Syria

Egypt

Iran

Area Studies:

IDF

Israeli Security

Jordan

Settlements

Peace Process

Middle East

Iraq

Europe and Israel

Jerusalem

Egypt

Anti-Semitism

World Jewry

U.S. Policy

Turkey

Syria

Saudi Arabia

Palestinians

Libya

Lebanon

Terrorism

Books and eBooks