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February 15, 2017

Event Transcript: ‘Israel and Palestine: After Obama, Waiting for Trump’

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Posted in Event Transcript, Israel, Palestine
December 1, 2016

Event Summary: Curricula in the Middle East

By Michael Hartfield
On Monday 28th November the Henry Jackson Society were delighted to host Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak and Marcus Sheff, to discuss curricula in the Middle East. Both speakers gave an insightful discussion on the importance of curricula, as textbooks …

Posted in Event Summaries, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, Spotlight, Turkey
November 29, 2016

Audio: ‘Refuting Balfour’s Detractors’

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Posted in Event Audio, Israel, Middle East, Palestine
September 9, 2016

Lieberman urges British Jews to take lead in ‘battle of public opinion’

Israel’s defence minister was in London this week, urging British Jews to take a lead role in the “battle of public opinion” on Israel and the Middle East.
Speaking in front of a 100-strong audience at the Pillar Hotel on Thursday …

Posted in Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, News Coverage, Palestine, United Kingdom
September 7, 2016

B’Tselem rep refuses to call Hamas terror organization

The far-left NGO B’Tselem drew criticism Tuesday for its apparent refusal to condemn Hamas as a terrorist organization, as a B’Tselem representative repeatedly refused to describe characterize Hamas as a terror group during an interview with J-TV.
Sarit Michaeli, a spokeswoman …

Posted in Extremism, Hamas, Human Rights, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, News Coverage, Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
September 6, 2016

B’Tselem activist avoids calling Hamas a terror group

A spokesperson for Israeli NGO B’Tselem repeatedly refused to categorise Hamas as a terrorist organisation during an interview with a Jewish TV Channel.
Sarit Michaeli was being interviewed by Dr Alan Mendoza, Executive Director of the Henry Jackson Society, for a …

Posted in Extremism, Hamas, Human Rights, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, News Coverage, Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security

B’Tselem under pressure to denounce Hamas as terrorists

Israeli human rights group B’Tselem has come under pressure to denounce Hamas as a terrorist organisation, after refusing to name them as such in an interview.
It comes after Sarit Michaeli, a senior B’Tselem spokesperson, spoke to Alan Mendoza, director of …

Posted in Extremism, Hamas, Human Rights, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, News Coverage, Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
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

Event: ‘The Palestinian Authority and Human Rights’

TIME: 18:00 – 19:00, Tuesday 17th May 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Bassem Eid, Founder of the Jerusalem-based Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group
Event Summary
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As Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas enters the eleventh year of what was supposed …

Posted in Event, Human Rights, Palestine, Spotlight
February 10, 2016

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
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, Event Audio, Hamas, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, 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
October 21, 2015

Event Summary: ‘Taxpayer Funded Terrorist Salaries’

On Tuesday 20th October 2015, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host ‘Taxpayer Funded Terrorist Salaries’. Featuring Edwin Black, a New York Times bestselling international investigative author of 120 award-winning editions in 14 languages in 65 countries, as well …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Event Summaries, Israel, Middle East, Middle East, Palestine, Spotlight
October 20, 2015

Audio: ‘Taxpayer Funded Terrorist Salaries’

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Posted in Event Audio, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Palestine

Taxpayer Funded Terrorist Salaries

SPEAKER:
Edwin Black, award-winning, New York Times bestselling international investigative author
TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Tuesday 20th October 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 18, House of Commons, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org   
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In recent years there has been a number of reports on taxpayer …

Posted in Event, Palestine
May 20, 2015

Audio: ‘British Tax Money and the Salaries of Palestinian Terrorists: New Financial Models, Old Problems’

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Posted in Event Audio, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Media, Palestine, United Kingdom

Event Transcript: ‘British Tax Money and the Salaries of Palestinian Terrorists: New Financial Models, Old Problems’

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Posted in Event Transcript, Global, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Middle East, Palestine, Terrorism & Security

‘British Tax Money and the Salaries of Palestinian Terrorists: New Financial Models, Old Problems’

SPEAKER: Itamar Marcus
Founder and Director of Palestinian Media Watch

TIME: 1 – 2pm, Wednesday 20 May 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
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Since the 2011 revelations that the Palestinian Authority pays salaries to imprisoned terrorists, there …

Posted in Event, Israel/Palestine, Palestine, Spotlight, United Kingdom
April 1, 2015

Southampton University conference questioning right of Israel to exist ‘scrapped’ after protests

Originally published in The Telegraph
A leading British university is set to scrap plans to host an controversial conference questioning the right of Israel, to exist following a wave of international outrage and threats of protests from both sides.

The University of …

Posted in Israel, Israel/Palestine, News Coverage, Palestine, United Kingdom
March 11, 2015

Unreformed Hamas is rearming for further escalation and poses a serious danger to stability warns Henry Jackson Society report

Despite sustaining significant damage to its infrastructure and capacity for violence during the previous conflict, Hamas in Gaza is once again resurgent – replenishing its weapons stockpiles and resuming construction of its offensive terror tunnel system.
Without counter-measures, it appears highly …

Posted in Defence, Extremism, Hamas, Iraq, Israel/Palestine, Palestine, Press Release, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
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