Our Contributors

Raymond_IbrahimRaymond Ibrahim, a Middle East and Islam specialist, is author of Crucified Again: Exposing Islam’s New War on Christians (2013) and The Al Qaeda Reader (2007). His writings have appeared in a variety of media, including the Los Angeles Times and Middle East Quarterly. Ibrahim regularly briefs governmental agencies, provides expert testimony for Islam-related lawsuits, and testifies before Congress. He is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, an Associate Fellow at the Middle East Forum, and a Media Fellow at the Hoover Institution, 2013.
Caroline_GlickCaroline Glick made Aliyah to Israel in 1991 and served as a captain in the IDF. She is a former foreign policy advisor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and is the deputy managing editor of The Jerusalem Post. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Caroline covered the US-led war in Iraq as an embedded journalist with the US Army’s 3rd Infantry Division. She was one of the only female journalists on the front lines with the US forces and the first Israeli journalist to report from liberated Baghdad. Caroline is the senior fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy in Washington, DC, is the recipient of numerous awards, and the author of “The Israeli Solution: A One State Plan for Peace in the Middle East.”
Daniel_Greenfield Daniel Greenfield is a blogger and columnist born in Israel and living in New York City. He is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center and a contributing editor at Family Security Matters.
Ben-Dror_YeminiBen-Dror Yemini is a senior journalist with the Hebrew daily Maariv who lectures about the spread and impact of anti-Israel propaganda.
Khaled_Abu_ToamehKhaled Abu Toameh, an Arab Muslim, is a veteran award-winning journalist who has been covering Palestinian affairs for nearly three decades. He studied at Hebrew University and began his career as a reporter by working for a PLO-affiliated newspaper in Jerusalem. Abu Toameh currently works for the international media, serving as the 'eyes and ears' of foreign journalists in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Abu Toameh's articles have appeared in numerous newspapers around the world, including The Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report, and The Sunday Times of London. Since 2002 he has been writing on Palestinian affairs for The Jerusalem Post. Abu Toameh has also been working as a producer and consultant for NBC News since 1989. He is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute.
 Soeren_Kern Soeren Kern is a Senior Fellow at the New York-based Gatestone Institute. He is also Senior Fellow for European Politics at the Madrid-based Grupo de Estudios Estratégicos / Strategic Studies Group. Follow him on Facebook and on Twitter .
Michael_FreundMichael Freund served as Deputy Communications Director in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office under Binyamin Netanyahu during his first term. He is the Founder and Chairman of Shavei Israel , a Jerusalem-based group that reaches out and assists "lost Jews" seeking to return to the Jewish people.
Ira_SharkanskyIra Sharkansky is a professor emeritus of political science and public administration at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a prolific author of policy and politics in Israel and the United States.
Dr._Mordechai_KedarDr. Mordechai Kedar is a senior lecturer in the Department of Arabic at Bar-Ilan University. He served in IDF Military Intelligence for 25 years, specializing in Arab political discourse, Arab mass media, Islamic groups and the Syrian domestic arena.
Shoshana_BryenShoshana Bryen has more than 30 years experience as an analyst of US defense policy and Middle East affairs, and has run programs and conferences with American military personnel in a variety of countries. Formerly Senior Director for Security Policy at JINSA, Ms. Bryen was for 17 years the author of the widely read and re-published JINSA Reports. She has worked with the Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College and the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, and has lectured at the National Defense University. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Sun, Defense News and other outlets, as well as in JINSA Reports.
Daniel_PipesDaniel Pipes received his A.B. (1971) and Ph.D. (1978) from Harvard University, both in history, and spent six years studying abroad, including three years in Egypt. Mr. Pipes speaks French, and reads Arabic and German. He is the president of the Middle East Forum and his bi-weekly column appears regularly in the Washington Times and in newspapers around the globe, including the Israel Hayom (Israel), La Razón (Spain), Liberal (Italy), National Post (Canada), and the Australian.
Jim_FletcherJim Fletcher is director of Prophecy Matters. The longtime editor for Master Books, the world’s largest publisher of creationism books, Jim now travels and speaks on the subject of apologetics. Incorporating his impressions gleaned from numerous trips to Israel, and with a keen eye on the culture, his talks are up-to-date and relevant. Jim writes for a variety of publications, including the Jerusalem Post, WorldNetDaily, OneNewsNow, and BeliefNet. He blogs weekly at the “Israel Watch” section of RaptureReady and hosts the weekly radio show "Israel Watch with Jim Fletcher" on Rapture Ready Radio.
Louis_Renes_BeresLouis René Beres lectures and publishes widely on matters of terrorism, strategy and international law. The author of several early books on nuclear war and nuclear terrorism, he is closely involved with Israeli security issues, and is Chair of "Project Daniel," a group advising Israel's Prime Minister on existential nuclear questions. Professor Beres' most recent articles have appeared in International Security (Harvard), and in the Policy Paper series of the Ariel Center for Policy Research (Israel). His opinion columns appear in such major newspapers as The New York Times, Washington Post, Washington Times, Chicago Tribune, Indianapolis Star, The Jerusalem Post and Haaretz (Israel).
Jonathan_SpyerDr. Jonathan Spyer is a senior research fellow at the Global Research in International Affairs Center in Herzliya, Israel, and a fellow at the Middle East Forum. He is the author of The Transforming Fire: The Rise of the Israel-Islamist Conflict (Continuum, 2010) and a columnist at the Jerusalem Post newspaper. Spyer holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics and a Masters' Degree in Middle East Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.
Burak_BekdilBurak Bekdil, based in Ankara, is a Turkish columnist for the Hürriyet Daily and a Fellow at the Middle East Forum.
Nathan_Lopes_CardozoRabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo, Founder and Dean of the David Cardozo Think Tank, is a prominent lecturer and author of many books and essays on Jewish Philosophy and Halachic renewal. He is world-renowned for his unique insights into Judaism. A native of the Spanish-Portuguese Jewish community of Holland who holds a Doctorate in Philosophy, Rabbi Lopes Cardozo received rabbinic ordination from Gateshead Talmudic College, England, and studied in Israel at several leading rabbinical Institutions. In addition to teaching Jewish audiences, Rabbi Lopes Cardozo often lectures to non-Jewish audiences about comparative religion.
Alan_DershowitzProfessor Alan M. Dershowitz is a Brooklyn native who has been called “Israel’s single most visible defender – the Jewish state’s lead attorney in the court of public opinion.” He is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He has also published more than 100 articles in magazines and journals and is the author of 27 fiction and non-fiction works with a worldwide audience.
Earl-CoxEarl Cox is an international broadcaster and journalist who has served in senior level positions with four US presidents. Due to his outspoken support for Israel, he has been recognized by Prime Minister Netanyahu as a Good Will Ambassador from Israel to the Jewish and Christian communities around the world and named the Voice of Israel to America by former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
Jonathan_FeldsteinJonathan Feldstein was born and educated in the U.S. and immigrated to Israel in 2004. He is married and the father of six. He has a three decade career in nonprofit fundraising and marketing and throughout his life and career, he has become a respected bridge between Jews and Christians. He writes regularly on major Christian web sites about Israel and shares experiences of living as an Orthodox Jew in Israel. He can be reached at FirstPersonIsrael@gmail.com.
Denis_MacEoinDenis MacEoin is the incoming editor of the Middle East Quarterly, an international journal devoted to the study of modern politics, religion, and society in the region. He has recently written a full-scale report on Islamic hate literature found in Britain, "The Hijacking of British Islam".
Ronn Torossian, founder and CEO of 5WPR, is one of America’s most prolific public relations experts. 5W Public Relations is one of the largest independent PR firms in the world, and works for leading companies in a number of different industries. Torossian has lectured on crisis PR at Harvard Business School, has appeared on CNN & CNBC, has been named the American Business Awards PR Executive of the Year, American Business Awards Entrepreneur of the Year, and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year semi-finalist. Torossian is a contributing columnist for Forbes and the New York Observer, and his book, “For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results With Game-Changing Public Relations” is an industry best-seller. He is a featured op-ed columnist for The Huffington Post, Newsmax, Israel National News, Wired Magazine and others. Follow him on Twitter @rtorossian5wpr.
Dr._Phyllis_CheslerPhyllis Chesler, an emerita professor of psychology and women's studies and the author of fifteen books, is a Shillman-Ginsburg fellow at the Middle East Forum.
Cliff_KincaidCliff Kincaid is the Director of the AIM Center for Investigative Journalism. A veteran journalist and media critic, he currently specializes in election coverage, the Fairness Doctrine, coverage of the U.N., and coverage of financial bailouts.
Ben_CohenBen Cohen, senior editor of TheTower.org & The Tower Magazine, writes a weekly column for JNS.org on Jewish affairs and Middle Eastern politics. His writings have been published in Commentary, the New York Post, Haaretz, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. He is the author of “Some of My Best Friends: A Journey Through Twenty-First Century Antisemitism” (Edition Critic, 2014).
Sarah_N._SternSarah N. Stern is Founder and President of EMET, The Endowment for Middle East Truth, an unabashedly pro-American and pro-Israel think tank and policy shop in Washington, DC.
David_RubinDavid Rubin is former mayor of Shiloh, Israel. He is founder and president of Shiloh Israel Children’s Fund and the author of several books, including Peace for Peace and The Islamic Tsunami.
P._David_HornikP. David Hornik is a freelance writer and translator living in Beersheva and author of the book Choosing Life in Israel (Freedom Press International, 2013).
Michael_LaitmanDr. Michael Laitman is a Professor of Ontology, a PhD in Philosophy and Kabbalah, and an MSc in Medical Bio-Cybernetics. He was the prime disciple of Kabbalist, Rav Baruch Ashlag (the RABASH). Prof. Laitman has written over 40 books, translated into dozens of languages; he is the founder and president of the ARI Institute, and a sought after speaker. He can be reached through www.michaellaitman.com.
Roger_AronoffRoger Aronoff is the Editor of Accuracy in Media. He is also AIM’s Executive Secretary. Aronoff has worked as a journalist, TV producer, writer and distributor. He also hosts AIM’s show on BlogTalkRadio, “Take AIM.”
Tuly_WeiszRabbi Naphtali “Tuly” Weisz is the publisher of Breaking Israel News. He attended Yeshiva University (BA), Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (Rabbinic Ordination) and the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law (JD) and served as the Rabbi of the Beth Jacob Congregation in Columbus, Ohio. Upon making Aliyah, Rabbi Weisz founded Israel365 and serves as the publisher of Breaking Israel News providing latest headlines from a Biblical perspective. Rabbi Weisz can be reached by email.
Ariel_PaskoAriel Natan Pasko, an independent analyst and consultant, has a Master's Degree specializing in International Relations, Political Economy & Policy Analysis. His articles appear regularly on numerous news/views and think-tank websites and in newspapers.
Steve KramerBorn and raised in Atlantic City, N.J., Steve Kramer graduated with a BA in Liberal Arts from Johns Hopkins University in 1967 and spent the next six years living and working (off and on), mostly on the West Coast. After marrying and working in his family's business for 15 years, Steve and his wife Michal and their two sons moved to Israel in 1991. Over more than twenty years, Steve has written 1,000+ opinion columns and two books about Israel, while living just over the Green Line in Alfe Menashe.
Stephen_FlatowNew Jersey attorney Stephen M. Flatow is the father of Alisa Flatow, who was murdered by the Palestinian terrorist group Islamic Jihad in 1995.
Efraim_InbarProfessor Efraim Inbar, director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, is a professor of political studies at Bar-Ilan University and a fellow at the Middle East Forum.
Emmanuel_NavonEmmanuel Navon is an Israeli academic, author, news commentator and public speaker specializing in foreign affairs. Navon is the Chairman of the Political Science and Communication Department at the Jerusalem Orthodox College, a Senior Fellow at the Kohelet Policy Forum, and an International Relations lecturer at Tel-Aviv University and at the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center. He recently published his third book, The Victory of Zionism.
Rafael_MedoffDr. Rafael Medoff is director of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, in Washington, D.C. His latest book is “FDR and the Holocaust: A Breach of Faith.”
Noah_Beck Noah Beck is the author of The Last Israelis, an apocalyptic novel about Iranian nukes and other geopolitical issues in the Middle East.
David_HaggithDavid Haggith is an equal-opportunity critic toward Republicans and Democrats because both parties are packed with the pocket politicians of the bailout banksters who broke our world and who are breaking it again. Along with the military-industrial complex, these parasites of your wealth form “the establishment.” That’s why neither the Warfare Party nor the Welfare Party has ever had the vision to lead us to sustainable prosperity for the 90%, and they never will without extreme pressure from the middle.
Harry-MoskoffRemi Award Winning Film Producer and Writer of “The ARK Report”, Harry Moskoff is a Canadian-born research analyst, and has been working with MMLC (Israel) as a legal consultant for media organizations since moving with his family in 2005. His intense interest in biblical archaeology and politics has now made him a prolific contributor to several Israeli publications and an internationally acclaimed expert on the Ark of the Covenant and other hidden Temple artifacts.
Yaakov_LappinYaakov Lappin is a journalist for the Jerusalem Post, where he covers military and security affairs. On a daily basis, he provides breaking news coverage and analysis of Israeli and Middle Eastern regional developments. He is also author of The Virtual Caliphate; Exposing the Islamist State on the Internet, which explores al-Qaeda's online presence.
Bob_O'Dell_&_Gidon_ArielBob O'Dell, a pro-Israel Christian, and Gidon Ariel, a visionary and pioneer in Jewish-Christian relations, are the co-founders of Root Source, an organization which enables and encourages dialogue and relationships between Christians and Jews, and empowers Christians to learn like Jews have been learning for centuries.
Carrie SheffieldCarrie Sheffield is a writer and political analyst based in New York City. Founder of the new media startup Bold, Sheffield is a former editorial writer for The Washington Times, a reporter for Politico, and The Hill. In 2009, Sheffield won funding from Harvard University to serve as a correspondent for The Jerusalem Post in Israel.
Naomi_RagenNaomi Ragen is an American-born novelist, playwright and journalist who has lived in Jerusalem since 1971 and who writes regularly in the Jerusalem Post and to her mailing list about Israel and Jewish issues. Naomi has published nine internationally best selling novels, and is the author of a hit play (Women's Minyan) which has been performed more than 500 times in Israel's National Theatre (Habimah) as well as in the United States and Argentina.
Jonathan Feldstein was born and educated in the U.S. and immigrated to Israel in 2004. He is married and the father of six and became a grandfather in 2018. Throughout his life and career, he has been blessed by the calling to fellowship with Christian supporters of Israel and serve as a bridge between Jews and Christians. He shares insights and experiences of living as an Orthodox Jew in Israel, writing here and for other prominent Christian and conservative web sites, and appearing on many Christian TV and radio programs. He is the president of Run for Zion and the Genesis 123 Foundation. He can be reached at firstpersonisrael@gmail.com and via www.runforzion.com.
Jerold_AuerbachJerold S. Auerbach is the author of ten books. His articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, Harper’s, The New York Times, Jerusalem Post, Forward, The Jewish Press and American Thinker. Auerbach has been a Guggenheim Fellow, Fulbright Lecturer at Tel Aviv University, recipient of two College Teachers Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Law School. He is Professor Emeritus of History at Wellesley College.
Bob_O'DellBob O'Dell is a hi-tech entrepreneur and philanthropist, a pro-Israel Christian with experience in different streams of the Christian faith. He is the co-founder of Root Source, which enables and encourages dialogue and relationships between Christians and Jews, and empowers Christians to learn like Jews have been learning for centuries.
Gabriel_ScheinmannGabriel Scheinmann is the Director of Policy at the Jewish Policy Center. He is also a Ph.D. candidate in International Relations at Georgetown University, where his dissertation focuses on alliances. He is a contributing analyst at Wikistrat and, for the past five years, has served as a Research Associate to the Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is a Rumsfeld Graduate Fellow and was a Visiting Fellow at the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs. His publications have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The American Interest, The National Interest, The Washington Quarterly, Time.com, the Jerusalem Post, and many other forums. He holds an A.B. from Harvard University.
Adam_LevickAdam Levick serves as Managing Editor of CiF Watch - an affiliate of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA). Before joining CiF Watch Adam Levick was a researcher at NGO Monitor, a Jerusalem based research institution that combats attempts by non-governmental organizations to delegitimize the State of Israel. Adam holds a degree in Political Science and History from Temple University. Adam made Aliyah in 2009 and lives with his wife in Modi'in.
Aaron_KleinDr Mark Durie is a theologian, human rights activist, Anglican pastor, a Shillman-Ginsburg Writing Fellow at the Middle East Forum, and Adjunct Research Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Islam and Other Faiths at Melbourne School of Theology. He has published many articles and books on the language and culture of the Acehnese, Christian-Muslim relations and religious freedom. A graduate of the Australian National University and the Australian College of Theology, he has held visiting appointments at the University of Leiden, MIT, UCLA and Stanford, and was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1992.
Doni_KandelDoni Kandel, originally from Los Angeles, now living in central Israel, holds a BA in Political Science and Military Strategy from Bar Ilan University and is currently studying for his M.A. in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security at the IDC Herzliya, and is a weekly columnist for the Washington Times Communities, where his column, "That's Right I Said It!", deals with Israeli and Jewish issues world-wide.
Adam_Eliyahu_BerkowitzAdam Eliyahu Berkowitz is a features writer for Breaking Israel News. He made Aliyah to Israel in 1991 and served in the IDF as a combat medic. Berkowitz studied Jewish law and received rabbinical ordination in Israel. He has worked as a freelance writer and two works of fiction, The Hope Merchant and Dolphins on the Moon, are available on Amazon. He lives in the Golan Heights with his wife and their four children.
Keith_JohnsonKeith Johnson is founder of Biblical Foundations Academy, International . He is an international speaker, author, and has written and directed several documentary and teaching series that have aired on television. Keith would love to connect with you on the BFA Facebook page .
JNS Alex Traiman is a writer for JNS.org, an independent, non-profit, business resource and wire service covering Jewish news and Israel news for Jewish media throughout the English-speaking world.
Brian McNicoll is an independent journalist and political analyst who writes for Accuracy In Media.
Sherri_MandellSherri Mandell is co-director of the Koby Mandell Foundation which runs programs for bereaved families in Israel. Her book, "The Blessing of a Broken Heart," won a National Jewish Book Award in 2004.
Voice_of_IsraelVoice of Israel is Israel’s premier English-language broadcast network.
Anthony_AbmaAnthony Abma, a graduate of Theological Studies in 1983, has since served in Biblical education and training in over 45 countries. His passion is Church History and Prophecy. Seeing Israel’s restoration as the turning point in God’s redemption for the world, Christians For The Temple was founded to bring awareness of where God’s final plan of redemption for both Jew and Christian converges.
Simcha_JacoboviciSimcha Jacobovici is a Canadian-Israeli filmmaker and journalist. He is a three-times Emmy winner for “Outstanding Investigative Journalism” and a New York Times best selling author. He’s also an adjunct professor in the Department of Religion at Huntington University, Ontario. His website is www.simchajtv.com.
Christine_WilliamsChristine Williams is Public Affairs and Media Consultant to the International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem Canada. She is also a member of the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center Task Force Against Anti-semitism and a Federally appointed Director with the Canadian Race Relations Foundation. Her writings have appeared in many publications including: the Middle East Quarterly, FrontPage Magazine, U.S.A. Today Online, Wall Street online and the Gatestone Institute in New York where she is on the Board of Governors.
Yonina_PritzkerYonina Pritzker has served as the spiritual leader of Boston-area congregations for over two decades. In addition to her congregational and community work, she worked at The David Project developing curricula related to Israel, was a Research Analyst at CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America), and was a co-founder of Rabbis and Ministers for Israel.
Anonymous_WomanLaurie Cardoza-Moore is founder and President of Proclaiming Justice To The Nations (PJTN) and Special Envoy to the UN for the World Council of Independent Christian Churches (WCICC). An accomplished veteran of the many facets of ‘media’ Laurie has been part of over 500 film and video productions as on-screen talent and producer. With over twenty-five years experience in private enterprise, grassroots mobilization and community leadership, Laurie's mission through PJTN and WCICC is to educate Christians around the globe to stand with Israel and our Jewish brethren against the rise of global, genocidal anti-Semitism.
David_NekrutmanDavid Nekrutman is the executive director for the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC) in Efrat, Israel.
Alexander_H._JoffeAlexander Joffe is a historian and archaeologist. He is a Shillman-Ginsburg Fellow of the Middle East Forum.
Jane_KielJane Kiel aka Jerusalem Jane is a Danish Zionist living in Israel. She is the creator of a pro-Israel Facebook page called 'Israel, One Nation' where she shares news and stories about the people she meets and various events and demonstrations.

She also captures these experiences with videos from the Temple Mount and around Jerusalem.Visit www.JerusalemJane.com for more information.
Yishai_FleisherYishai Fleisher is the International Spokesperson for the Jewish community of Hebron. He is a broadcaster on the LandofIsrael.com and is a frequent columnist for all the major English language news and analysis papers. Yishai holds a JD from Cardozo Law and rabbinic ordination from Kollel Agudat Achim. Yishai served as a Paratrooper in the IDF and continues to participate in an elite battlefield reserve unit.
Michel_GurfinkielMichel Gurfinkiel is the founder and president of the Jean-Jacques Rousseau Institute, a conservative think tank in France, and a Shillman/Ginsburg fellow at the Middle East Forum.
Professor_Mel_AlexenbergMel Alexenberg was a professor of art and education at Columbia University, head of Emunah College School of the Arts, head of the art department at Pratt Institute, research fellow at MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies, and is professor emeritus at Ariel University. He is the author of four books on art and spirituality.
Israel Kasnett is The Jerusalem Post's Magazine Editor. He has been published on a variety of topics including the war in Afghanistan, US-Israel relations and Israeli government policy. Israel is a reservist in the IDF Spokespersons Unit, and lives near Jerusalem with his wife and five children.
Susan_WarnerSusan Warner is co-founder of Olive Tree Ministries, a Christian ministry based in Delaware, USA. She and her husband David have been teaching and writing about the Jewish roots of the Christian faith and Israel in bible prophecy for almost twenty years. Her recent writing focuses on Christianity, Israel and anti-Semitism as she works toward a book entitled "The Yoke of Constantine: How Christians are snared by anti-Semitism." Susan is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Gatestone Institute..
Gary_LittwinGary Littwin is a licensed tour guide. Born in the USA and raised in Kansas City, at age 19 he volunteered for service in the Israeli army, followed by a career in computers and law enforcement. He and his wife have three children, all of whom live in Israel.
Dexter_Van_ZileDexter Van Zile (@dextervanzile) is Christian Media Analyst for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (@cameraorg).
Lea_SpeyerLea Speyer is the former Editor-in-Chief of Breaking Israel News. Originally from Miami, FL, Lea holds a B.A. Cum Laude in Political Science from Stern College for Women and a M.A. Cum Laude in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security studies from IDC Herzliya. Lea has worked for several international think tanks, including the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, where she focused her research on Islamic radicalization trends.
Tricia_MillerTricia Miller, Ph.D. is a senior research analyst for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA). She has a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible and wrote her dissertation on anti-Semitism in relation to the book of Esther. The dissertation was published in July 2014 under the title "Three Versions of Esther". A second book, titled "Jews and Anti-Judaism in Esther and the Church" was published in May 2015, and addresses the relationship of Esther to current Christian anti-Judaism and anti-Zionism.
Nathan_MoskowitzNathan Moskowitz is president and founder of the Shoah Forensic Art Institute, and is the author of "Kuzmino Chronicles: Memoirs of Teenage Holocaust Survival, and "Color of Prophecy: Visualizing the Bible in a New Light."
Sondra_BarasSondra Oster Baras was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio in an Orthodox Jewish home. Upon completing her B.A. from Barnard, she obtained her J.D. at Columbia University’s School of Law. A longtime resident of Samaria, in 1998 she opened the Israel office of Christian Friends of Israeli Communities .
Daniel_PerezDaniel Perez is a freelance writer and media consultant based in New York City. He can be reached at Daniel@PerezConsulting.org, and you can follow him on Twitter: @PerezFreelance.
Karen_HurvitzKaren Hurvitz is a law professor and sole practitioner in Concord MA. She is counsel for Education Without Indoctrination (https://www.educationwithoutindoctrination.org/) which works to eliminate non-factual, biased materials about Israel from school curricula. She is a board member of LIBI (https://friendsoflibi.org/about/), which raises funds to provide for educational, religious, and recreational needs of Israeli soldiers; and Suffolk Lawyers for Justice (https://www.sljinc.org/), which oversees the delivery of criminal defense services to poor people. She is also a multi-media artist. (https://karendhurvitz.com)
Chris_MitchellChris Mitchell is the CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief.
Tuly_BryksRabbi Tully Bryks inspires students from all backgrounds with his passion for Judaism and the Jewish people. He is the founder and former regional director of the South Florida NCSY chapter. Follow his popular blog called "The Rabbi With Answers".
Gidon_ArielGidon Ariel is the founder and CEO of Root Source, an organization that enables and encourages dialogue and relationships between Christians and Jews, and empowers Christians to learn like Jews have been learning for centuries. He lives in Israel with his family.
Aaron_KleinAaron Klein is an American journalist, NY Times bestselling author, and radio host based in the Middle East. He is the senior reporter and Jerusalem bureau chief for online news giant WorldNetDaily. He hosts Aaron Klein Investigative Radio on 77-WABC Radio, the largest talk radio station in America. Klein is a regular guest on Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, and serves as a columnist for the Jewish Press.
Boaz_BismuthBoaz Bismuth is a columnist and correspondent for Israel Hayom.
Jonathan_BenedekJonathan Benedek is associate managing editor for Breaking Israel News. He earned a BA with Departmental Honors in Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park and was awarded a certificate from the International Studies Scholars Program at the University. While participating in the Israel Government Fellows Program at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center, he interned at Israel's Foreign Ministry. In 2014, he completed his MA in Diplomacy and Conflict Management at IDC in Herziliya.
Chaim_Silberstein_&_Hillel_FendelHillel Fendel has written, edited and/or translated some 15 books. The first editor of Arutz-7, he continues to write for various publications on Israel and Judaism. He and his wife Bina and their family live in Beit El. Chaim Silberstein is the Founder and President of Keep Jerusalem-Im Eshkachech, a Jerusalem public diplomacy and advocacy organization. He and his wife Liora and their family reside in Beit El.
In March of 2017, Laura joined Hebraic Heritage Ministries as Program Coordinator, doing website development and video & audio production.Laura is the editor and co-author of the book, "40 Days of Repentance: The Companion Guide to The LIST. She is also on the core planning team for the Nations 9th of Av event in Jerusalem and in the nations. She is founder of Bridge Connector Ministries whose goal is to build bridges between Jews and Christians.
Trey_GrahamRev. Trey Graham is an author, radio host, and the senior pastor of First Melissa, a dynamic church in Texas. He frequently leads tours of Christian pilgrims to study the Bible in Israel. Learn more at www.treygraham.com
Leo_RozmarynLeo Rozmaryn, MD, is a reconstructive hand and microvascular surgeon and author of the Jewish historical fiction novel Lone Soldier, an epic tale of romance, mistaken identity, war and politics all set against the backdrop of the tensions between the U.S. and Israel during the early 1970’s.
Akiva_GershAkiva Gersh is originally from New York and made aliyah to Israel in 2004. Since 2007, he has been teaching Jewish History and Modern Israel at the Alexander Muss High School in Israel, where he guides visiting high school students through the story of the Jewish people, mainly through tiyulim (excursions) to historical, cultural, religious, and ecological sites around the country. He is also a contributing blogger at the Times of Israel as well as a musician. In 2010, Akiva created Holy Land Spirit, an uplifting and spiritual musical experience for Christian groups visiting Israel that fosters interfaith celebration, understanding, and dialogue. In 2017, Akiva published his first book entitled "Becoming Israeli", a compilation of blogs and essays about the experience of making aliyah and acclimating to life in Israel. Akiva holds a BA in Religious Studies from Brown University, an MA in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University and received rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat Sulam Yaakov in Jerusalem. He and his wife live in Pardes Hanna with their four children.
Eli_SchussheimDr. Eli Schussheim is a highly regarded Israeli surgeon and the director of EFRAT-C.R.I.B, an organization that empowers and assists women that have become pregnant, want to give birth, but can't afford to keep their baby. In addition to moral support, EFRAT provides care packages with all the essentials needed for up to the first two years after the birth, including cribs, strollers, clothing, baby baths, diapers and food. Since its establishment in 1977, EFRAT-C.R.I.B has assisted over 56,000 Israeli mothers to give birth.


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Ashley_PerryAshley Perry (Perez) is President of Reconectar and Director General of the Knesset Caucus for the Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Communities. He was adviser to Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs from April 2009 to January 2015. He has also worked with several other government ministers, Members of Knesset and many of the leading international Jewish, Zionist and Hasbara organizations.
David_WilderDavid Wilder grew up in New Jersey and came to Israel in 1974. For over thirteen years, he has worked with the Jewish Community of Hebron. David is the English spokesman for the Hebron community and has written hundreds of articles about Hebron, Israeli politics, and current events. David resides in Hebron with his wife Ora, of 29 years.
Hen_MazzigHen Mazzig is an Israeli writer, international speaker, social media activist and advocate. Hen’s family comes from Iraq and North Africa (Berber Jews from Tunisia), giving him a unique background for his talks, in which he shares his family’s story and the story of 850,000 Jewish refugees from Arab countries. During his service as a lieutenant in the COGAT unit, he worked as an intermediary between the Israeli Defense Forces (the IDF), the Palestinian Authority, the UN, and the many non-governmental organizations that work in the West Bank.
James_SchmookJames R. Schmook has a B.A. and M.A. in Psychology Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior. He is a retired Management Consultant to Industry and Government, and former Adjunct Professor of Management at Pepperdine University. James attended Fuller Theological Seminary prior to entering the Navy. He is also a retired Commander of the U.S. Navy
Eric_RozenmanEric Rozenman is the Washington, D.C. director of CAMERA, the 65,000-member, Boston-based Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America.
Laura_Ben_DavidInspired by her Aliyah experience, Laura began writing and never stopped. She is the author of the book, MOVING UP: An Aliyah Journal, a memoir of her move to Israel. She has spoken about Israel and Aliyah all over the United States and Israel. Formerly the head of social media at Nefesh B'Nefesh, Laura recently started her own business, LBD Creative.
Donna_JollayDonna is a hi-tech entrepreneur, philanthropist, and most dear to her heart, a deeply committed Christian Zionist. Her love for Israel and the children of Israel, began when she had a life changing Spiritual Awakening in 1995 and started reading The Bible. She founded a hi-tech company in the States in 1999 that sold in 2001 - within months of her first visit to Israel - and attributes that visit and the love of Israel to her success according to Genesis 12:3.
Eliana_RudeeEliana Rudee is a reporter for Breaking Israel News and a freelance writer based in Jerusalem. Eliana studied politics, International Relations, and Jewish Studies and has since focused her interests on topics related to global Jewish life, American Jewry, counter-terrrorism, Israeli entrepreneurship and innovation, Israeli culture, and minority rights in Israel. Among many other news outlets and blogs, her bylines have been featured in Forbes, USA Today, New York Daily News, the Culture Trip, and The Hill.
Ahuva_BalofskyAhuva Balofsky is a senior reporter for Breaking Israel News. She grew up in Toronto, Canada and obtained her B.A. Hons. and B.Ed. at York University. Ahuva taught Tanach, Rabbinics and English at the Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto. After making Aliyah in 2004 with her family, she completed a Master's degree in Tanach at Bar Ilan University, and currently teaches Bible studies and English.
Danny-DanonMember of Knesset Danny Danon (Likud) is Israel’s Minister of Technology, Science and Space.
Rabbi_Pesach_WolickiRabbi Pesach Wolicki is Associate Director of the Center for Jewish – Christian Understanding and Cooperation in Jerusalem.
 Gabriel_Rochelle Father Gabriel Rochelle is Pastor of St. Anthony of the Desert Orthodox Mission in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and a member of the Steering Committee of the Shalom Hartman Institute’s New Paths: Christians Engaging Israel Project.
Dr_Steven_WindmuellerDr. Steven Windmueller is the Rabbi Alfred Gottschalk Emeritus Professor of Jewish Communal Studies at the Jack H. Skirball Campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles. His collection of writings can be found on his website, www.thewindreport.com.
Adam_Milstein Adam Milstein is the national chairman of the Israeli- American Council and co-founder of the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation.
Arieh_KovlerArieh Kovler is a freelance public affairs, communication and research consultant. Before his aliya he was the Head of Policy and Research for Britain's Jewish Leadership Council. He is an adviser to the Fair Play Campaign, the UK's coordination body against anti-Zionist activity.
Mordechai_WeissRabbi Mordechai Weiss, born in Miami Beach, Florida, attended the Hebrew Academy of Greater Miami and received his rabbinical ordination from Lubavitch Yeshiva in Brooklyn, New York. He served the Bergen County, New Jersey, community for over two decades in his capacity as an emissary of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe. In addition to his many responsibilities as Rabbi of the Teaneck Chabad House, Rabbi Weiss also volunteered as an EMT for the Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps. He and his family live in Mitzpeh Yericho where he is now a licensed Israeli tour guide.
Simon_PloskerSimon immigrated to Israel from London and, after serving in the IDF's Spokesperson's Unit has worked for BICOM and NGO Monitor. Simon currently serves as the Managing Editor of Honest Reporting.
Jackson_DoughartJackson Doughart is an editor and columnist for the Prince Arthur Herald, a Canadian online newspaper. His freelance work has appeared in the National Post, the Ottawa Citizen, and C2C Journal. Please visit www.jacksondoughart.com.
Douglas_MurrayDouglas Murray is Associate Director of the Henry Jackson Society and an author, most recently of Islamophilia.
David_Ha'ivriDavid Ha'ivri is a man of faith who believes that the Jewish people are realizing their destiny through Zionism with a higher goal of becoming a "light unto the nations". David is an expert communicator and advocate who has met with government officials on five continents and maintains relationships with hundreds of international journalists. David lives in the heartland of Israel with his wife and eight children.
this_guyAri Abramowitz is an Israel activist who has been featured on CNN, Fox News, BBC, and many international outlets; He is currently the director of "Friends of Israel" at Keren HaYesod, and was a Knesset candidate for the Jewish Home political party in the last elections. He was the host of the popular Jerusalem based TV show "Tuesday Night Live in Jerusalem".
Father_Gabriel_NadafFather Gabriel Naddaf is the spiritual leader and one of the founders of the Forum recruiting Arabic-speaking Christians to the Israel Defense Forces. He is the Spiritual leader of the I.C.R.F and the Christian Empowerment Council.
Doug_LambornDoug Lamborn a member of Congress from Colorado. He is also a member of the House Armed Services Committee and co-chairs the bipartisan Congressional Israel Allies Caucus.
David_SwaggertyDavid Swaggerty is the Sr. Pastor at Charisma Life Ministries in Columbus, Ohio USA.
Rafi_Cohen Rafi Cohen is a partner at a boutique law firm based in Israel, servicing local and international clients and providing investment advisory services, client management and general counsel services to corporate and individual clients.
 Josh_Reinstein Josh Reinstein is the director of the Knesset Christian Allies Caucus and founder and producer of Israel Now News.
Natan_SlifkinRabbi Natan Slifkin, popularly known as the "Zoo Rabbi," is best known for his interest in zoology, science and for his books on these topics. He is the founder of the Biblical Museum of Natural History, in Beit Shemesh, Israel.
Joshua_NassJosh Nass is a public relations professional and a sought after crisis communications specialist. He regularly appears on Fox News, MSNBC and other leading media outlets to contribute his insights on world affairs. His columns regularly appear in The Jerusalem Post, The Jewish Press, The Times of Israel and The Daily Caller. In 2014 he was named to The Jewish Week's 36 under 36 list and was awarded the Lover of Israel award at the Jewish People's Choice Awards. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brandeis University and resides on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Follow him on Twitter @JoshuaNass and feel free to contact him via joshnass.com.
Rob_HarrisRob Harris contributes articles to several websites on contentious political issues (not to be confused with the popular English novelist of the same name). He blogs at eirael.blogspot.com and lives in Ireland.
Yehudah_GlickRabbi Yehudah Glick is the founder of the Temple Mount Heritage Foundation.
Adam_LevickNoam Matas is the General Manager of America Israel Tours. Noam enjoys writing about Israel based on his personal experience and his knowledge of the tourism industry.
Robbie_Strazynski Robbie is the founder of the Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog which launched in 2009. An expert on the poker industry, Robbie has also written for PokerStrategy.com, Titan Poker, All In Magazine, Pokerupdate.com, the Hendon Mob, CalvinAyre.com, Casino Affiliate Programs, and the Times of Israel, as well as iGBAffiliate Magazine and their gaming industry blog. Robbie is also the co-creator of the Poker Notes Live mobile app and the co-host of the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast.
Abraham_MillerAbraham H. Miller is an emeritus professor of political science, University of Cincinnati, and a senior fellow with the Salomon Center for American Jewish Thought.
Tazpit_LogoAnav Silverman is a writer with the Tazpit Press Service.
Sam_HailesSam Hailes is a Freelance Journalist from the UK. He works part time for Christian Friends of Israel (CFI-UK) in its media department. He tweets in a personal capacity @samhailes.
David_ParsonsDavid Parsons is media director for the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem; www.icej.org
Myron_KaplanMyron Kaplan is a senior research analyst with CAMERA, the Boston-based 65,000-member Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America. He is a media analyst specializing in coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Paul_McGovernePaul McGoverne is a freelance writer living in “Down Under,” Napier, New Zealand. He is an avid follower of Middle Eastern affairs and a student of the Bible. Paul is a trained ESOL and Secondary School Teacher with a degree in History.
John_WinchesterJohn Winchester is the former western region campus organizer for Christians United For Israel. He studied Near Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona.
Princella_SmithPrincella Smith is a Senior Contributing Editor for Breaking Israel News. She spent one year in Israel pursuing a Master’s in Counter-terrorism and Homeland Security in Herzliya, and is an Ambassador for Save A Child’s Heart headquartered in Holon, Israel. Prior to this, she served as a communications operative on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC and for such political figures as former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. She is a native of Arkansas in the United States of America.
Atira_OteAtira Ote is a passionate wife of a rabbi, mother of five, artist and translator currently living in Jerusalem. She has translated the books Halachot of Prayer and Halachot of Prayer for Women by Rav Eliezer Melamed and sings with her husband on “Vayhi Or,” their CD of original Jewish songs.
Maayan Jaffe-HoffmanMaayan Hoffman is the Vice President of marketing and brand strategy for Israel365, and the editorial director for Breaking Israel News.
Tamar Sternthal is the director of the Israel Office of CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America).
Jacob Kamaras is an editor for the Jewish News Service, and is noted for his work on the Middle East and American politics. His writing has appeared in FoxNews.com, the Washington Times, Independent Journal Review, The American Spectator, and CNS News.
Joseph Farah is Founder, Chief Executive Officer and editor of World Net Daily, an independent internet news website. Farah is an Arab-American Christian and strongly respects the Hebraic roots of Christianity. He began his career in the field of journalism as an investigative reporter and foreign correspondent in the Middle East.
Aaron_KleinBorn in 1965. He is a Moscow-based independent researcher. In 2007 he graduated in History (PhD) at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Last publications: in The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs (2018) and The Middle East Quarterly (Winter 2018, V.25, N1)
Yisrael_RosenbergYisrael (Jay) Rosenberg is a Boston-born marketing and technical writer. After attending Dartmouth College and working at a Washington, DC international management consultant firm, he came to Israel to explore his roots - and never left. He lives in Jerusalem with his Israeli-born wife and their four children.
Yael_EcksteinAs President of The Fellowship, Yael Eckstein oversees all ministry programs and serves as the international spokesperson. Prior to her present duties, Yael served as global executive vice president, senior vice president and director of program development and ministry outreach. Based in Jerusalem, Yael is a published writer and a respected social services professional.
Mirjan_NadrljanskiMirjan M. Nadrljanski, MD, PhD is a radiologist and oncologist. He is a Research Associate in Cancer Imaging and also teaches at the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade. He became the National expert for clinical trial and dossier evaluation for the marketing authorization process. After the completion of the PhD studies, he continued working on the development of the functional aspects of breast MRI and breast cancer diagnostic, being involved recently in the radiomics research.
Pinchas_WinstonOriginally from Toronto, Canada, Pinchas Winston received his Rabbinic Ordination from Aish Hatorah in Jerusalem. He s the author of over 50 books on various different topics from a mainstream Jewish perspective. Over the years he has become somewhat of an authority on the topic of the End-of-Days from a Jewish viewpoint. He created the website www.thirtysix.org which houses links to articles, essays and books he has written. Previously, he has taught at Aish Hatorah and other Jewish institutions, and with his background in graphic design has also spent time designing book covers. He currently authors a weekly Torah portion sheet.
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Akaya_KitchenAkaya Kitchen is a resident of Little Rock, Arkansas along with her husband Lee. She is a passionate supporter of Israel who enjoys public speaking and writing. Akaya graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and she is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Applied Communication.