August 3, 2020PAST EVENT

High Alert Along Israel’s Borders: Where Is This Leading? Analysis by Brig. Gen. (Res.) Assaf Orion

Following last night’s security incidents along Israel’s borders with Syria and the Gaza Strip, the IDF has been put on high alert. What’s going on? Was the attempt to plant explosives near the security fence between Israel and Syria connected to Hezbollah’s promise to retaliate? Is Israel headed towards an escalation in the south? Brig. Gen. […]

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July 27, 2020PAST EVENT

Chaos in Lebanon: Could it Have An Effect On Israel? With Lt. Colonel (ret.) Orna Mizrachi (INSS) and Dr. Aiman Mansour (JISS)

Lebanon’s political and economic situation is worsening with every passing day. Following reports of attempts to cross the border into Israel, what are the chances that other desperate Lebanese will follow? And how could the situation on the northern front effect Israel? Lt. Colonel (ret.) Orna Mizrahi and Dr. Aiman Mansour will discuss the worrying developments, Hezbollah’s connection and other related issues. […]

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July 21, 2020PAST EVENT

Iran: Ticking Time Bomb? Zoom Panel With Dr. Raz Zimmt (INSS) and Dr. Menahem Merhavy (Truman Research Institute)

With reports of mysterious explosions in Iran, the chances of the Islamic Republic retaliating are growing by the day. Is Israel somehow connected to the different incidents? If so, will Iran take action in response? If so, where could this escalation lead? Dr. Raz Zimmt and Dr. Menahem Merhavy will discuss the latest developments, Israel’s alleged connection and the probability […]

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July 16, 2020PAST EVENT

Netanyahu’s Second Court Hearing Set for Sunday: What’s To Come? With Legal Expert Prof. Gad Barzilai

On July 19, a second hearing in Netanyahu’s trial (“Case 2000”) is scheduled to take place. Case 2000 involves a suspected illicit quid pro quo deal between Netanyahu and Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper publisher, Arnon Mozes, that would have seen the prime minister weaken a rival daily, the Sheldon Adelson-backed freebie, Israel Hayom, in return for more favorable […]

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July 8, 2020PAST EVENT

New Corona Restrictions: Death Blow to the Israeli Economy? With Prof. David Gershon and Prof. Elise S. Brezis

In an attempt to stop the rapid spread of the coronavirus throughout Israel, the Ministry Of Health announced further restrictions. Will this decision have a detrimental effect on the Israeli economy? Prof. David (Dudi) Gershon, Founder of the new Gershon Fintech Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Prof. Elise S. Brezis, Head of The Aharon […]

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July 6, 2020PAST EVENT

Mysterious Explosions in Iran: Will Israel Be Attacked In Retaliation? With Ms. Sima Shine of the INSS

A series of mysterious explosions lit up the Iranian sky over the past couple of days.The most recent ‘incident’ targeted a building that was being used to produce centrifuges at the Natanz nuclear site. According to reports, Israel is believed to be behind the recent attacks. Ms. Sima Shine will discuss the latest developments and the probability of […]

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July 2, 2020PAST EVENT

Is a Second National Lockdown Upon Us? Latest Developments and Analysis With Dr. Galia Barkai of Sheba Medical Centrer

With a rapidly rising number of confirmed coronavirus cases, Israel could be heading towards a second nationwide lockdown. At this late date, are there any measures the Israeli government can implement to prevent that from happening? Dr. Galia Barkai will discuss the latest disconcerting developments. Dr. Galia Barkai is the Director of the Coronavirus Telemedicine Program at Sheba’s ARC innovation […]

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June 23, 2020PAST EVENT

Annexation/Sovereignty Plan and Its Effect on Israel’s Relations With the Arab World With Dr. Nimrod Goren

In recent years, Israel has been strengthening its diplomatic ties with Arab countries such as Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E. What effect could a unilateral annexation/sovereignty plan have on the “warming” relations? What effect could it have on Israel’s relations with other Sunni countries like Egypt and Jordan? Dr. Nimrod Goren will discuss the potential threat on the […]

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June 18, 2020PAST EVENT

Are Fourth Elections Inevitable? National Unity Government, One Month In With Dr. Osnat Akirav

One month ago, the Netanyahu-Gantz unity government was sworn in. Since then, the political waters have become increasingly choppy: plans of annexation/sovereignty, wrangling between government ministers, seismic shifts in Likud’s and Blue & White’s respective popularity, and a possible high court intervention. As a result of these dramatic developments, are a fourth round of elections likely? […]

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June 17, 2020PAST EVENT

Legal Aspects of Annexation/Sovereignty With Prof. Avi Bell and Prof. Yuval Shany (consecutive conferences)

What does the annexation/sovereignty plan mean in terms of international law and what legal implications could it have? In consecutive conferences, International Law experts, Prof. Avi Bell and ​Prof. Yuval Shany will discuss the topic while presenting different points of view. Prof. Avi Bell is a member of the Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University and the University of San Diego […]

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