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Panel: The Israeli Elections and their Impact on US/Israeli Relations

October 17, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a panel hosted by the The Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development analyzing the recent Israeli elections and their ramifications on US/Israeli relations. Speakers include Phyllis Bennis and Mark Perry, pane will be moderated by Dr. Edmund Ghareeb.


  • Phyllis Bennis is a Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, and of the Amsterdam-based Transnational Institute. She writes and speaks widely across the U.S. and throughout the world on Middle East issues including Palestine-Israel, Iran, Syria, Afghanistan, and US foreign policy, appearing in the media, lecturing at universities and teach-ins, briefing parliamentarians and government officials.
  • Mark Perry is a military, intelligence and foreign affairs analyst and writer living in Arlington, Virginia. His articles have appeared in The Nation, Business Insider, Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Newsday, The Los Angeles Times, Politico, The Daily Beast, Slate, and Foreign Policy. He is also a senior contributor to The American Conservative.

Moderator: Dr. Edmund Ghareeb has served for over nineteen years as a member of The Palestine Center Committee at The Jerusalem Fund, advising on programs and conferences. An internationally recognized expert on the Middle East, Kurds, Iraq, and media issues, Ghareeb was the first Mustafa Barzani Scholar of Global Kurdish Studies at American University’s Center for Global Peace. He taught at AU for 28 years as well as at Georgetown University in Washington, DC and in Qatar, the University of Virginia, and the George Washington University.

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