BENZION NETANYAHU was born in March 25, 1910. He is a historian and a professor emeritus at Cornell University. Benzion served as secretary to Ze’ev Jabotinsky, and was a Revisionist leader of the Zionist Movement in the United States. He has three sons: Yonatan (killed at Entebbe), Benjamin (Israeli Prime Minister, 1996-99, 2009-present), and Iddo.
Dr. David Bukay teaches in the School of Political Science at the University of Haifa. Among his fields of specialization are: bin Laden and the Islamic terrorism; the Arab-Islamic political culture; international terrorism in an era of uncertainty; the Arab-Israeli conflict; inter-Arab relations and the Palestinian question; theoretical issues and political applications in the Middle East; Asad’s foreign policy towards Israel and Lebanon.
Yitschak Ben-Gad was born in Tripoli, Libya in 1941 and resides in Netanya, Israel.
Ben-Gad served as Consul General of Israel to the Midwest, USA until August 1992 and was in charge of eleven states.
He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from Dropsie University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in May 1975. His expertise is on the Middle East in general and the Palestinian Arab National Movement in particular. Ben-Gad speaks and writes in four languages: Hebrew, English, classical Arabic and Italian.
Michael Curtis is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of political science at Rutgers University. He is highly regarded as an expert in several fields—political theory, comparative government, European politics and the Middle East. Among his approximately 30 books and many articles, his analysis of the rise of anti-democratic and antisemitic ideology in France after the Dreyfus affair, in a book called Three Against the Third Republic, is considered the definitive study of this era in early 20th century French political history.
Rabbi Elon is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Moledet and the National Union between 1996 and 2009. A ninth-generation Jerusalemite, Elon has lived in Beit El, an Israeli settlement in the West Bank for the last twenty years. His father Menachem Elon was the former Deputy Chief Justice of Israel and his brother, Rabbi Mordechai Elon, is a prominent figure in the Religious Zionist Movement.
Alex Grobman is an historian with an M.A. and Ph.D. in contemporary Jewish history from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He has written many books and is considered a world-class expert on Middle East relations. Currently, he is serving as the Executive Director for the American/Israeli Friendship League.
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Dr. Emmanuel Navon is an Israeli academic, author and public speaker specializing in foreign affairs. He teaches International Relations at Tel-Aviv University and at the Ashkelon Academic College, and is the author of two books on Israel’s foreign policy, as well as dozens of articles in leading journals and newspapers.
Benzion Netanyahu was born in March 25, 1910. He is a historian and a professor emeritus at Cornell University. He served as secretary to Ze’ev Jabotinsky, and was a Revisionist leader of the Zionist Movement in the United States. He has three sons: Yonatan (killed at Entebbe), Benjamin (Israeli Prime Minister, 1996-99, 2009-present), and Iddo.
Iddo Netanyahu is an Israeli physician, author and playwright. He is the younger brother of Benjamin Netanyahu, current Prime Minister of Israel and Yonatan Netanyahu, killed in the Entebbe hostage rescue. He has an MD from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem School of Medicine and did post-doctoral training at Georgetown University Hospital, and Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Ari Daniel Pinchot is the President of CCE, and Co-Founder. Having enjoyed much success in the documentary arena, Ari has now added his focus toward dramatic feature films. Ari’s first credit came as the Associate Producer of the runaway hit documentary, The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg. The documentary was one of the top ten all-time grossing theatrical documentaries. Purchased by HBO for television the film won Best Non-Fiction Film 2000 National Society of Film Critics; Best Documentary 2000, Broadcast Film Critics Assoc. and Best Documentary 2000, National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.
Natan Sharansky is a former Soviet refusenik and prisoner, Israeli politician, human rights activist and author. As a child, he was a chess prodigy. When incarcerated in solitary confinement, he claims to have maintained his sanity by playing chess against himself in his mind. Sharansky was denied an exit visa to Israel in 1973. The reason given for denial of the visa was that he had been given access, at some point in his career, to information vital to Soviet national security and could not now be allowed to leave. After that Sharansky became a human rights activist and spokesperson for the Moscow Helsinki Group. Sharansky was one of the founders of the Refusenik movement in Moscow.
Sarah Stern is the founder and president of Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET) and has written many articles that have been published in the Jerusalem Post, the Washington Jewish Week, and the Middle East Quarterly. She is the author of one novel, Cherished Illusions (2005, Balfour Books), and has written a chapter in Frank Gaffney’s widely acclaimed book, War Footing (Naval Press 2006).
Fred Taub is a nationally recognized expert on boycotts and their effects. He regularly appears on television news reports and radio news programs, and conducts lectures on boycott prevention and proper responses. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and the Christian Science Monitor, and also successfully counsels businesses on how to deal with boycott issues.