Seminars

  • The Arab world has recently undergone a series of upheavals which may or may not amount to a giant revolution. Israel is still mired in conflict with the Palestinians and in a less obvious conflict with the Arab and Islamic world. The question is whether what is happening in the Arab world has affected, andor […]

  • A lunch attended by over 80 people was held at the House of Lords on Wednesday 16th February, hosted by Lord Anderson where the guest speaker was Simon Sebag Montefiore speaking about his new book ‘Jerusalem the Biography’. The author gave a most amusing speech about his family and how he came to write the […]

  • Over 150 people participated in the Anglo-Israel Association’s Second Ambassadors Roundtable conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on Tuesday 26th October, 2010. The one-day conference looked at problems and issues relating to media coverage of Israel, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and wider Middle East and brought together a host of eminent journalists, media commentators, scholars […]

  • This is an annual award given for lasting contribution to the furtherance of good relations between Britain and Israel’. Recipients to date: Moshe and Hannah Raviv Lady Sainsbury and Patricia Park Canon Andrew White Lady Cocks Sir Patrick Moberly and Lilian Hochhauser The prize has a value of £1000. This year the award went to […]

  • June, 2009 24th

    24th June 2009 held at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London. The Roundtable of Ambassadors from which we derived rich guidance on the priorities we should adopt in the years ahead. These will focus on seeking to influence the attitudes of intellectual and cultural circles in this country, to combat the pervasive anti-Israeli sentiment to […]

  • The motion was “This House would negotiate with Hamas”. Speaking in Proposition were Dr Brian Iddon MP, Gabrielle Rifkind, Mr David Aaronvitch, Speaking in Opposition Sir Malcolm Rifkind, Professor Shai Feldmen, Ran Gidor. Link to PDf of Debate info

  • Insight with Professor Shai Feldman: Israel at Sixty – What Chance for Peace? Moderated by: Paul Adams (BBC) Location: 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ May 14th marks the 60th anniversary of the State of Israel. We talk to Professor Shai Feldman, one of the world’s leading experts on the Middle East, who talks about […]

  • Institute of Ideas, London, UK, Nov 2nd, 2008 Debate with: Professor Susser Despite its leaders’ sometimes bellicose rhetoric and international reputation for intransigence, on closer examination Israel seems to be having an identity crisis in its sixtieth anniversary year. Never-ending political crises and growing economic inequalities beg the question – does Israel risk imploding from […]

  • Session I: Baseline: Israel’s Performance in the 2006 War. Chair: Professor Michael Clarke, Director, The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Prof. Shai Feldman, Director, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University Ofer Shelah, Ma’ariv and Israel TV Channel 10. In retrospect, what were the strategic outcomes of the 2006 War? When applying a net-assessment […]