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Dr. Louis Rene Beres, is Professor of International Relations and International Law at Purdue University. Educated at Princeton (Ph.d., 1971) he is the author of many books, monographs, and articles dealing with Israeli security matters. In Israel he has lectured widely at such venues as the National Defense College (IDF), the Dayan Forum, the Likud Chamber, the Likud Security Group, the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, the BESA Center, and the International Christian Embassy. Professor Beres’ work is well known in senior political, military, and intelligence circles in Israel, and he is a member of the Advisory Council of the ACPR. He also is a strategic and military affairs analyst for the Jewish Press (New York). The only son of Austrian Jewish survivors, he was born in Switzerland in 1945.
Dr. Andrew Bostom, M.D., M.S. (Providence, RI), is the author of the highly acclaimed books The Legacy of Jihad: Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims, and The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism: From Sacred Texts to Solemn History. Sir Martin Gilbert, official biographer of Winston Churchill, and author of Never Again: A History of the Holocaust, (2000), praised Dr. Bostom’s analytic compendium on Islamic Antisemitism, as, “Stimulating and informative: a fascinating and disturbing voyage of historical discovery…It is magnificent.” Dr. Bostom is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital, the major teaching affiliate of Brown University Medical School. He has published numerous articles and commentaries on Islam in the The New York Post, The Daily News, Washington Times, National Review Online, Pajamas Media, American Thinker, FrontPage Magazine.com, Big Peace, and other print and online publications. His latest book, Sharia Versus Freedom—The Legacy of Islamic Totalitarianism, will be published by next September (2012). Dr. Bostom is available to speak on topics related to jihadism, Islam’s treatment of non-Muslim minorities in general, and Islamic Jew-hatred in particular, and the threat Sharia Law encroachment poses to Western societies. For more information: www.andrewbostom.org/blog or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld is an internationally renowned expert on terror finance. Her 2011 updated edition of FUNDING EVIL, has just been published: http://acdemocracy.org/books.cfm
Helen Freedman is head of Americans for a Safe Israel and is a leading pro-Israel activist.
Beth Gilinsky, Founder of the National Conference on Jewish Affairs, is editor of Jewish Affairs Journal. She a recipient of the Defender of Jerusalem Medal, and was named one of the Top Fifty Jewish Leaders by the Forward and one of the Top Young Jewish Leaders by the Jewish Week. She founded the Jewish Action Alliance in 1991, known for its ground-breaking grassroots activism and leadership on national and international issues. A political and communications strategist and international human rights leader, Gilinsky’s cutting-edge initiatives and bold ideas have made her a popular guest commentator dozens of national, regional and internet and local programs. She has addressed thousands at rallies, universities, places of worship, and national and international conferences and is known for her innovative coalition-building with Jewish and non-Jewish groups. She is also founder of Women United International, a human rights organization focusing on protecting women and children.
Dr. Beverly Goldstein began her study of intelligence and national security issues, particularly in the area of secondary education, while attending the 2005 national Association of Former Intelligence Officers symposium. She is a member of AFIO, and has been honored by receiving the FBI Driector’s Community Leadership Award, presented by Director Robert S. Mueller in March 2009.
Michael Goldstein is a retired naval cryptoligic officer (Naval Security Group) and is Association of Former Intelligence Officers chapter president.
Rabbi Jonathan Hausman received a BA in Religion and Judaic Studies and an MA in Middle East and Jewish Studies from The George Washington University. He received a JD from Emory University and received his semicha (rabbinic ordination) from Tifereth Israel Rabbinical Yeshiva. He was a fellow at Kollel Lomdei Torah. Rabbi Hausman has been very active in the Greater Boston Jewish community in his 14 years serving Ahavath Torah Congregation. He studied in Egypt, lived in Israel, speaks both Hebrew and Arabic, and has a background in Islam. He speaks nationally and internationally on the subjects of Islam and its doctrine, Jihad, Shariah, terrorism, Islamism, as well as the intersection of Constitutional Democracy and Religious Law, and the use of language and imagery in wars of ideology, as well as a few other topics. Rabbi Hausman’s speakers’ forum has brought to his synagogue some of the seminal personalities dealing with the aforementioned issues including Attorney Reed Rubenstein, Frank Gaffney of the Center for Security Policy, Dr. Charles Jacobs of Americans for Peace and Tolerance, Dr. Wafa Sultan, Dr. Mordechai Kedar of Bar Ilan University’s Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Dutch Parliamentarian The Honorable Geert Wilders, Bat Ye’or and David Littman, Political Commentator and Campaign Strategist Dick Morris, Israel’s “top cop” Marc Kahlberg, Israeli archaeologist Dr. Ehud Netzer, amongst others.
Dr. Charles Jacobs, named by the Forward as one of America’s top 50 Jewish leaders, has founded and led several highly successful organizations characterized by groundbreaking ideas and initiatives. In 1989, Jacobs co-founded the Boston branch of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America. In 1993, together with Muslim and Christian Africans, Jacobs founded the American Anti-Slavery Group, dedicated to bringing international attention to the enslavement of black Africans in Sudan. For his efforts, Jacobs was presented with the Boston Freedom Award by Coretta Scott King and the Mayor of Boston.In 2002, Jacobs co-founded The David Project, which has since grown into a premier international educational institute that works to bolster the Jewish community’s response to the ideological assault on Israel with educational programs, advocacy training, and easy to implement campaigns on campuses, in high schools, churches, the media, and in the general community.In 2008, Jacobs co-founded Americans for Peace and Tolerance (APT), an interfaith group that educates about radical ideologies threatening American society.
Stuart Kaufman, Esq. is a retired lawyer, investment banker and businessman. He is NCJA’s Southern Region Chairman, and a longtime activist in Jewish, anti-Jihad and political issues.
E.J. Kimball is President of Strategic Engagement Group, Inc. Prior to SEG, E.J. was Foreign Policy Counsel to Representative Sue Myrick (R-NC) in 2006-2008 and created the Congressional Anti-Terrorism Caucus, the first organization in the United States Congress dedicated to understanding our enemy in the War on Terror. He also facilitated the formation of the Transatlantic Group on Counter-Terrorism to create a working relationship between members of the European Parliament and the U.S. Congress. Later, E.J. joined the Investigative Project on Terrorism (Steve Emerson) as Managing Director, overseeing its Research Department, coordinating investigations into leading Muslim Brotherhood entities and individuals, and briefing Members of Congress and the Department of Justice. He has a law degree from Western New England College, a master’s degree in U.S. Foreign Policy from American University’s School of International Service, and a bachelor’s degree from Boston University.
Mark Langfan, Esq., TOPIC: Israel Security Issues
Esther Levens, TOPIC: Interfaith Outreach to the American Christian Community
Dr. Herbert I. London is a noted social critic whose work has appeared in every major newspaper and journal in the country including such diverse publications as Commentary, National Review, American Spectator, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Washington Times, New York Magazine, New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Modern Age, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Orbis, Encounter, Forbes, and The New Criterion. He is the author and editor of twenty-two books and two plays “My Most Embarrassing Moment” and “A Love That Cannot Speak Its Name.”
Lori Lowenthal-Marcus, Esq. is President of Z Street and is the chair of NCJA’s Executive Committee. Lori speaks and writes about various topics relating to Middle East Policy, in particular the folly of “Two States” being the end goal of the Middle East peace process. She writes frequently about events in the Middle East and has been published in local, national and international media. For four years she was the co-host of a news radio show about the Middle East.
The Hon. Edward M. Siegel, TOPIC: Israel and International Legal Issues
Sarah Stern is the founder and president of Endowment for Middle East Truth, EMET, and has had a lengthy career as an advocate for Israel and the Jewish People.
Deborah Weiss, Esq. is an attorney and has written extensively on Shariah law issues. She is an adjunct of the Endowment for Middle East Truth, and is the head of Vigilance, Inc. www.vigilancenow.org