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May 19, 2016

Event: ‘European Governments and the BDS Wars: Public Opposition, Private Support?’

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Thursday 19th May 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 10, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKERS: Professor Gerald Steinberg, Founder and President of NGO Monitor,
Douglas Murray, Associate Director at The Henry Jackson Society
For a summary of this event click here
The UK, …

Posted in Event, Israel, Spotlight, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
May 17, 2016

Confronting Human Rights Abuses in the Palestinian Authority: An Essential Step for Progress in the Region

LONDON – 17 MAY 2016
Today The Henry Jackson Society launches an important new study by Palestinian human rights advocate Bassem Eid, detailing the extensive and serious range of abuses of human rights and civil liberties that have been committed by the Palestinian …

Posted in Israel, Israel/Palestine, Palestine, Press Release, Publication
April 20, 2016

Event Summary: ‘An Antidote to the BDS Movement? How Israeli innovation and research offers a way forward’

by Will TG Miller
On the 20th April, Deputy Director Davis Lewin hosted the Henry Jackson Society’s ‘An Antidote to BDS’ featuring Ambassador Yossi Gal, Vice President of Hebrew University and former Director-General to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel. Ambassador …

Posted in Event Summaries, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Spotlight
April 19, 2016

Event: ‘An Antidote to the BDS Movement? How Israeli innovation and research offers a way forward’

TIME: 18:00 – 19:00, Tuesday 19th April 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Ambassador Yossi Gal, Vice President, Hebrew University, Advancement and External Relations, and former Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel
 
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Posted in Event, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East

Event Transcript: ‘An Antidote to the BDS Movement? How Israeli innovation and research offers a way forward’

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March 23, 2016

Event: ‘The Role of Religion in Contemporary Conflicts and hate Movements’

TIME: 12:00 – 13:00, Wednesday 23rd March 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 14, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA, London
SPEAKER: Bernard–Henri Lévy
Philosopher, Journalist and Writer
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org
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The Twenty-First Century has witnessed an unprecedented rise in religious fanaticism and political extremism. Contrary to assumptions that …

Posted in Event, Israel, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism
March 4, 2016

Event Summary: ‘NGOs and Israel – An undermining relationship?’

On the 3rd March, Mr Tuvia Tenenbom, a journalist, celebrated playwright and author of the best seller Catch the Jew!, delivered a talk entitled ‘NGOs and Israel – An undermining relationship?’ The event was chaired by Mr Davis Lewin and …

Posted in Event Summaries, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Spotlight
March 3, 2016

Event: ‘NGOs and Israel – An undermining relationship?’

NGOs and Israel – An undermining relationship?

TIME: 18:00-19:00, Thursday 3rd March 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP, London
SPEAKERS:  Mr Tuvia Tenenbom, author of Catch the Jew! and journalist
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org
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Picture a group of …

Posted in Event, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East

Event Transcript: ‘NGOs and Israel – An undermining relationship?’

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Posted in Event Transcript, Israel, Israel/Palestine
February 15, 2016

Councils Boycotting Foreign Goods: Douglas Murray on BBC Radio 4

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Economy, Israel, Media Centre, United Kingdom

Boycotting Trade with Israel: Douglas Murray on BBC Newshour

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Economy, Israel, Media Centre

The UK appears to be siding with America over Israel boycott – and here’s why that’s a good thing

Originally published in City AM.
The British government is currently preparing legislation that will prohibit public bodies from adopting boycotts against Israel.
Under the provisions of this new law, the government would be able to prosecute local councils, universities, students unions and a …

Posted in Israel, Israel/Palestine, Opinion Editorial, United Kingdom, United States
February 10, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Rise and Fall of the Arab State’

by Jonathan Rubra
On the 10th of February, Professor Asher Susser of the Moshe Dayan Centre for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University, delivered a talk on ‘The rise and fall of the Arab State: ramifications for Israel …

Posted in Event Summaries, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Middle East, Spotlight

Event Transcript: ‘The Rise and Fall of the Arab State: Ramifications for Israel and the Region’

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Posted in Egypt, Event Transcript, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen

Event: The Rise and Fall of the Arab State: Ramifications for Israel and the Region

TIME: Wednesday 10th February 2016, 13:00-14.00
VENUE: Committee Room 12, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Professor Asher Susser, Director for External Affairs and the Stanley and Ilene Gold Senior Research Fellow,
Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University
To attend please …

Posted in Arab Spring, Event, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
January 21, 2016

Event: ‘The Changing Energy Landscape in the Eastern Mediterranean’

TIME: 13:00-14:00, Thursday 21st January 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 9, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKERS: Mona Sukkarieh
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org

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The discovery of important gas reserves in the eastern Mediterranean adds an additional layer of complexity to an already confusing region. It has …

Posted in Energy Security, Environment, Europe, Event, Global, Israel, Lebanon, Spotlight, Syria, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
December 17, 2015

An Impossible Standard for Israel

Originally published in Commentary 
The debate about where the moral culpability lies for the casualties that resulted from the recent conflicts in Gaza is one that has been engaged in repeatedly, and is no doubt one that will be repeated the …

Posted in Defence, Hamas, Human Rights, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Media, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
December 16, 2015

The Middle East: Understanding the Turmoil

TIME: 10:30-11:30, Wednesday 16th December 2015
VENUE:  Committee Room 15, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKERS: General Yosef Kuperwasser, Former Head of Israel’s Military Intelligence &
Dr. Jacques Neriah, former Diplomatic and Political Adviser to the late PM Yitzhak Rabin
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org    
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As …

Posted in Defence, Event, Hamas, Iran, Iraq, ISIS, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Middle East, Palestine, Qatar, Religious Fundamentalism, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Terrorism & Security, Turkey, Yemen
December 10, 2015

Audio: ‘Global Terrorism and the Palestinian Cause: how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been hijacked by extremism’

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Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Hamas, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security

Audio: ‘Israel: A Vital Asset for Western Security and Prosperity’

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Posted in Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Terrorism & Security
November 30, 2015

HJS This Week on Crucial Syria Vote

LONDON – 30 November 2015
This is a crucial week as the House of Commons decides whether to back air strikes against Islamic State in Syria.  It has been a long journey to get to a second vote and The Henry …

Posted in Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Palestine, Press Release, Syria, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom, Women's Rights

UK: Anti-Israel org’s bank accounts shut down over terror links

Originally published in Arutz Sheva
Britain’s leading anti-Israel organization has had its bank accounts closed, after it was revealed it may have been “inadvertently” funding Palestinian terrorism.

Tom Wilson, a resident associate fellow at the Henry Jackson Society think tank, told the Arutz …

Posted in Extremism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, News Coverage, Palestine, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
November 27, 2015

Event Summary: Global Terrorism and the Palestinian Cause

On 26th November, The Henry Jackson Society hosted ‘Global Terrorism and the Palestinian Cause: how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been hijacked by extremism’ featuring Yossi Shain, Romulo Betancourt Professor of Political Science, Tel Aviv University.
Professor Shain opened the talk by …

Posted in Defence, Event Summaries, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
November 26, 2015

Global Terrorism and the Palestinian Cause: how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been hijacked by extremism

TIME: 18:00 – 19:00, Thursday 26th November 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Yossi Shain, Romulo Betancourt Professor of Political Science, Tel Aviv University
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org    
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With the global threat from Islamist terrorism at …

Posted in Event, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, Terrorism & Security

Event Transcript: ‘The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency’

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Posted in Arab Spring, Defence, Democracy & Development, Event Transcript, Extremism, Global, Iraq, Islamism, Israel, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria, Terrorism & Security
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