Past Events

Capitol Hill Webinar – Reflections on the Opening Session of the United Nations

September 16, 2020

Featuring Ambassador Richard Schifter Ambassador Richard Schifter has a long and illustrious history serving the United States, human rights, the Jewish people and the state of Israel. He is now President of the American Jewish International Relations Institute, (AJIRI), an organization that works tirelessly to break the anti-American and anti-Israel voting bloc in the United […]

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EMET Webinar – The Tectonic Shifting of Forces Within the Middle East

September 9, 2020

The Tectonic Shifting of Forces Within the Middle East: The Emergence of New Regional Partnerships and Threats Featuring Behnam Ben Taleblu, Johnnie Moore, and Aykan Erdemir The new peace accord between Israel and the United Arab Emirates has brought to the forefront the flowering of some relationships that Israel and some of the Gulf nations […]

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The Rapidly Shifting Sand Dunes of the Middle East

September 2, 2020

Featuring Dr. Mordechai Kedar   Dr. Kedar will examine the recent Israel-UAE deal, the Beirut Port explosion and other dramatic events taking place recently in the Middle East. Dr. Kedar is the Director of the Center for the Study of the Middle East and Islam of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and a lecturer […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – A Conversation with Former Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights with the Department of Education, Kenneth L. Marcus

August 27, 2020

A Conversation with Former Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights with the Department of Education, Ken Marcus: “What is the state of civil rights for Jews, among other minorities, in our nation’s educational institutions?”     Kenneth L. Marcus has  a long and illustrious history of advocating for the rights of Jews and other minorities in […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – Recovering Lebanon from The Ruins of Destruction

August 19, 2020

Featuring Tony Badran, Lebanese Expert of FDD   Lebanon which was once called “the Paris of the Middle East” has been suffering from decade upon decade of corruption, mismanagement and hyperinflation. Even before the explosion of August 4th, which rocked the entire city of Beirut, and left over 165 people dead, approximately 5,000 wounded and […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – The Trump Peace Plan: Aiming Not to Make a Deal, But to Make a Deal Possible

August 12, 2020

Featuring Douglas J. Feith   The Trump Peace plan makes a profound departure from peace plans in the past, all of which have failed, and all of which were met with a continuous pattern of Palestinian intransigence and terrorism. This plan realistically states that if the Palestinian objective, and their version of “justice” entails the […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – The Trump Peace Plan: Aiming Not to Make a Deal, But to Make a Deal Possible

August 7, 2020

Featuring Douglas J. Feith The Trump Peace plan makes a profound departure from peace plans in the past, all of which have failed, and  all of which were met with a continuous pattern of  Palestinian intransigence and terrorism. This plan realistically states that if the Palestinian objective, and their version of “justice” entails the total […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – The Iranian-Chinese Pact: How does this Change the Delicate Balance of Power in the Middle East?

August 5, 2020

Featuring David P. Goldman   Earlier this summer, Iran and China signed a joint economic and military pact, clearing the way for billions of dollars to enter the Iranian economy, which has, up until now been badly suffering, due, to a large extent, to the Trump administration’s efforts to isolate the Islamic Republic. Iran is […]

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Israel’s Northern Border Heats Up

July 29, 2020

Featuring Brigadier General (IDF, ret.) Michael Herzog, and Seth Frantzman, Middle East Affairs Correspondent, The Jerusalem Post   On Tuesday, July 21st, a high ranking Hezbollah terrorist official, Ali Kamel Mohsen, was killed in an Israeli airstrike in Syria. Following that attack, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said Israel “should be prepared for an attack.” Hezbollah […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – Talking Turkey: What Exactly are Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Ambitions in the Middle East?

July 22, 2020

Featuring Dr. Aykan Erdemir, Former Member of the Turkish Parliament and FDD Scholar   Last week, the world was stunned to watch Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s move to convert the Hagia Sophia from a museum into a mosque, reversing the 1934 decision by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founding father of the secular republic of […]

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