David Harris: A conversation on defending Israel and fighting racism
June 10, 2020
David Harris is the Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) – a proud partner organisation of AIJAC – and has led AJC since 1990. He spoke to an AIJAC webinar direct from New York City on 10 June 2020.
Eran Lerman – Israel’s decision time: The Trump Plan, Iran and regional power struggles
June 4, 2020
Colonel (res.) Dr. Lerman is the Vice President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security and an expert on Israel’s foreign relations and the Middle East. He spoke direct from Israel to an AIJAC webinar on 3 June 2020.
Former Indonesian VP Jusuf Kalla: The pandemic, China, Israel, the US and Australia
May 28, 2020
Former Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla joined a webinar co-hosted by AIJAC. The conversation covered Indonesia’s response to COVID-19 and the region’s economic status; Indonesia’s relations with Australia, the United States and China; and the challenges and opportunities for progress in Indonesian-Israeli relations.
Sarit Zehavi: Northern Exposure – Israel’s Greatest Threat?
May 27, 2020
Sarit Zehavi, from Alma Research and Education Centre in Israel, talks us through the current security threat posed by Hezbollah, and its patron Iran, along Israel’s border with Syria and Lebanon.
Michael Rubin – Can Iranian and Turkish regional ambitions survive COVID-19?
May 13, 2020
Michael Rubin addressed Iranian and Turkish regional ambitions as well as wider Middle East questions for an AIJAC webinar on 13 May 2020.
Yossi Kuperwasser: The New Antisemitism and the Threat to Israel’s National Security
May 4, 2020
Brig. Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser is a senior fellow at the Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs. A former intelligence and security official in Israel, he also served as director-general of the Israeli Ministry of Strategic Affairs.
Walter Russell Mead – Who will lead the post-pandemic world?
May 1, 2020
Professor Walter Russell Mead spoke directly from Washington DC to an AIJAC online conversation on “Who will lead the post-pandemic world?”
Dr Einat Wilf – Pandemic, the Palestinians and peace prospects
April 23, 2020
Dr Einat Wilf spoke directly from Israel to an AIJAC webinar on the pandemic, the Palestinians and peace prospects on 22 April 2020.
Ehud Yaari on Israel’s new National Emergency Government
April 22, 2020
Veteran Israeli commentator Ehud Yaari discusses the formation of Israel’s new National Emergency Government after a year of political stalemate with Bev O’Connor on ABC News 24.
Jonathan Schanzer: Iran’s aim is to complete the Shi’ite crescent and surround Israel
April 7, 2020
Foundation for Defense of Democracies expert Dr. Jonathan Schanzer explains the strategic aims of the Iranian regime, including their quest for regional hegemony and plans to surround Israel with precision-guided munitions.