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November 2018

Phone Seminar: “Lessons to be Learned from the Latest Round of Violence in Gaza”

November 26, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

“Lessons to be Learned from the Latest Round of Violence in Gaza" Monday, November 26th, 2018 12:00 p.m. - 1:00p.m. (Eastern Time) Call-In Number (712) 432-0075 Participant Code: 397784  Featured guest speaker: Professor Efraim Inbar On November 11th, Hamas terrorists killed IDF Lieutenant-Colonel M in southern Gaza Strip during a covert Israeli operation, marking the first death of an Israeli officer since Operation Protection Edge in 2014.  Starting the very next day, during a period of only 24 hours, terrorists in the Gaza Strip launched more than 460 rockets into Southern Israel, and approximately 100 of them were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system. While the majority of rockets fell into open territory, others fell into Sderot, Ashkelon, and other Gaza border communities, resulting in the death of a 48-year-old Palestinian man, and more than 50 people injured. The IDF, in response, struck more than 160 terror targets in the Gaza Strip, including tunnels created by Hamas to use to infiltrate and carry out attacks in Israel, and four military…

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December 2018

“Jews Make the Best Demons: ‘Palestine’ and the Jewish Question”

December 19, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Endowment for Middle East Truth invites you to a Phone Seminar: "Jews Make the Best Demons: 'Palestine' and the Jewish Question" Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00p.m. (Eastern Time) Call-In Number (712) 432-0075 Participant Code: 397784    Featured guest speaker:  Eric Rozenman   Shortly before murdering 11 Jews at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27, the accused killer posted online that “Jews are the spawn of Satan” and derided the United States as “Z.O.G.”—Zionist-occupied government. A few days after the mass murder, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan reinforced his high-profile antisemitism—bigotry some members of Congress and members-elect have difficulty rejecting—by again denouncing “Satanic Jews” and “devilish Zionists.” On October 22, New English Review Press published Eric Rozenman’s new book, Jews Make the Best Demons: “Palestine” and the Jewish Question. In it Rozenman, now at the Washington, D.C.-based Jewish Policy Center and former editor of B’nai B’rith’s International Jewish Monthly and of the Washington Jewish Week, spotlights how anti-Zionism has become the gateway drug for resurgent antisemitism. He also demonstrates the…

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January 2019

Phone Seminar: “The Syrian Withdrawal and the Rapidly Shifting Sands in the Middle East”

January 23 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

“The Syrian Withdrawal and the Rapidly Shifting Sands in the Middle East" Wednesday, January 23, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00p.m. (Eastern Time)  Call-In Number (712) 432-0075 Participant Code: 397784  Featured guest speaker: Professor Efraim Inbar On December 19, 2018, President Donald Trump announced by tweet that he was withdrawing most of the American troops currently in Syria.  The President wrote, “We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency.”  Trump also promised in a video message on Twitter that “Our boys, our young women, our men, they’re all coming back and they’re coming back now.  We won.” There are about 2200 U.S. soldiers in Syria.  2000 of these troops are in the northeast, where they direct the air and land war against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), in coordination with the Syrian Defense Forces (SDF).  The remaining 200 are at al-Tanf, a crucial base at the Syrian-Iraqi border which blocks Iran from completing its land bridge to Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan.  In both areas, the…

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February 2019

“Trump’s Palestinian-Israeli Peace Plan: What’s in It, What It Means”

February 7 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Endowment for Middle East Truth invites you to a Capitol Hill Seminar: "Trump's Palestinian-Israeli Peace Plan: What's in It, What It Means" Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00p.m. (Eastern Time)0 US Capitol Visitor's Center Featured guest speakers: RSVP HERE Ever since he was elected, President Trump has told us that he has a long awaited “Ultimate Deal” to finally bring peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Rumors and speculation abound about what exactly is in the details. We have seen that certainly since the administration of President Bill Clinton, each president, and several Israeli Prime Ministers have tried to offer the Palestinians progressively more and more land, and each time the Palestinians have walked away from the table, only to be met with a renewed round of violence. However, one cannot be too certain that the Palestinians will continue to follow this pattern of rejecting the offer that an Israeli Prime Minister might make and an American President might mediate. What precisely is and is not in the details,…

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April 2019

“Israel as America’s Linchpin in the Middle East”

April 18 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

"Israel as America's Linchpin in the Middle East" Featuring Mark Langfan Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:00pm-2:00pm (Eastern Time) Location disclosed upon registration. Must bring government issued ID to get in to the event.  Lunch to be provided. All dietary laws observed. For those of you who are unable to attend, please watch LIVE on EMET's Facebook page! RSVP HERE Israel acts as America's linchpin in the Middle East, serving as a source of stability and strength in the increasingly volatile region. Ever since the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, the Jewish State has been a natural ally of the US; it is the only Democracy in the Middle East, shares the same Western values, and has many of the same national security interests. Both Israel and America are in a fight against radical Islam, are working to oppose the hegemonic Iranian ambitions in the Middle East, and seek to curb the spread of Islamic terrorism. Israel provides significant intelligence to the U.S., and its strategic location has been vital for…

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June 2019

“What Are the Obstacles to Finding Peace in the Middle East, and What Are the True Roots Behind the Hatred Between the Saudis and Iranians?”

June 3 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dirksen Senate Building, 50 Constitution Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States
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The Endowment for Middle East Truth invites you to a Capitol Hill Seminar: "What Are the Obstacles to Finding Peace in the Middle East, and What Are the True Roots Behind the Hatred Between the Saudis and Iranians?" Monday, June 3rd, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00p.m. (Eastern Time)Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. Room number will be disclosed on the morning of the event to those who registered. Featured guest speaker: Dr. Mordechai Kedar RSVP HERE Lunch will be provided. Dietary laws observed. This event will be live streamed on EMET's Facebook page! As the international community is about to embark on yet another peace conference in Bahrain in June, many misconceptions are at play at what the true root cause of the state of conflict in the Middle East is. Also being discussed will be the very intense state of animosity between the Sunni and Shiite camps, and what the historic factors are that have led to this animosity. About Dr. Mordechai Kedar Dr. Mordechai Kedar is an Israeli scholar of Arabic…

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July 2019

Phone Seminar: “Is a Joint US Defense Pact Actually a Good Idea?”

July 10 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Call-In Number (712) 432-0075 Participant Code: 397784   Featuring: Professor Efraim Inbar At EMET's 2019 Rays of Light Dinner on June 12th, Senator Lindsey Graham announced that he aims to have a new US-Israel Defense Treaty voted on by the Senate next year.  Sen. Graham stated that the treaty would show the Islamist regime of Iran that "an existential threat against Israel is an existential threat against the United States."  The Treaty would add Israel to the list of NATO allies which have mutual defense commitments with Israel, and its supporters suggest it would help solidify Israel and America's relationship. While at first blush the Treaty seems beneficial, it has within some inherent pitfalls, and would likely create more problems for the State of Israel. Please join us for a conference call with Professor Efraim Inbar on the proposed US-Israel Defense Treaty, and the number of reasons why the Treaty would, in fact, not be beneficial for the US-Israel relationship. Click Here to Submit a Question  About Professor Efraim Inbar  Professor Efraim Inbar is…

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September 2019

Capitol Hill Policy Phone Seminar – Featuring Brigadier General Michael Herzog (res.)

September 3 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


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Capitol Hill Policy Seminar – Featuring Dr. Walid Phares & Michael Pregent

September 10 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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October 2019

Three Critical Questions for Israel

October 17 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Senate Building

EMET is honored to host the Award Winning New York Times Best Selling Author about Who is Funding the Illegal Building in Area C of Israel and The Honorable Former Ambassador of Congressional Affairs of the Embassy of Israel Yoram Ettinger, alongside Founder and President of EMET, Sarah Stern, who will be discussing “Three Critical Questions When Examining the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” For the last 26 years, there have been several mantras that have constantly been repeated, over and over again, reflexively and without questioning, that have taken on the aura of  certitude and rigidity within certain foreign policy circles. One is that the Israelis are solely responsible for the illegal building in Judea and Samaria. A second is that Israel cannot remain democracy and a Jewish state unless it quickly withdraws from the disputed territories and makes room for a Palestinian state, and a third is that “land for peace” is an excellent, and the only viable, solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Here to examine these mantras are: The Award…

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