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 Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser is Director of the Project on Regional Middle East Developments at the Jerusalem Center. He was formerly Director General of the Israel Ministry of Strategic Affairs and head of the Research Division of IDF Military Intelligence.

Gilad Gamlieli is an Arab affairs monitor at Israel’s Channel Two news. At the Arab affairs desk he deals with television and radio broadcasts from the Palestinian territories and the Arab world. Gilad is a Hebrew University graduate in Middle East studies and has a masters’ degree in security studies from Tel Aviv University.

Lenny Ben-David is the Jerusalem Center’s Director of Publications. Ben-David served 25 years in senior posts in AIPAC in Washington and Jerusalem. He served as Israel’s Deputy Chief of Mission in the Embassy in Washington D.C. He also publishes www.israeldailypicture.com.

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.

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.

Tamara Elashvili is a researcher at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. She is currently studying for her master’s degree at Hebrew University in International Relations: Security and Diplomacy.