Colonel Richard Kemp CBE

Colonel Kemp is a former Commander of British forces in Afghanistan and a world-renowned expert on counterterrorism. 

He has served 14 tours of operational duty across the globe and has been central in devising and developing UK government strategies combatting terror. 

The Hon. John Baird P.C.

John Baird is the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada (2011-2015) . From 1995, Baird has been one of Canada's most prominent conservative politicians, holding major posts in both provincial and federal government, including serving as the Harper government’s chief whip.

Brig Gen (ret) Dr. Efraim Sneh 

Efraim Sneh is an Israeli politician, physician, and a retired Brigadier General in the Israel Defense Forces. He was a member of the Knesset for the Labor Party between 1992 and 2008 and served in several ministerial posts. He currently heads the Yisrael Hazaka party, which he established in May 2008.

Brig Gen (ret) Yossi Kuperwasser 

 Yossi Kuperwasser was chief of the research division of the IDF Military Intelligence and director general of Israel's Ministry of Strategic Affairs. Kuperwasser had principal responsibility for  intelligence sharing with the United States. Today he is a senior resident fellow at the Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs.

Ehud Olmert

 Ehud Olmert was Israel's 12th Prime Minister, serving from 2006 to 2009 and before that as a cabinet minister from 1988 to 1992 and from 2003 to 2006. Between his first and second stints as a cabinet member, he served as mayor of Jerusalem from 1993 to 2003.

Ian Austin

 Ian Austin is a British politician who was the Member of Parliament for Dudley North from 2005 until the 2019 general election when he stood down. Formerly a member of the Labour Party, he resigned from the party on 22 February 2019 due to the party's failure to tackle antisemitism.

Major General (Ret.) Elazar Stern

Elazar Stern is an Israeli politician and former soldier. He served as a Major General in the Israel Defense Forces, and as Head of the Manpower Directorate. In 2013, he became a member of the Knesset for Hatnuah. In 2015 he joined Yesh Atid, which he has represented since. 

Sharren Haskel 

 Haskel is the second youngest member of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) from the ruling Likud party. She is frequently ranked as Israel's most liberal parliamentarian, staunchly defending free market values and civil liberties.

Sir Malcolm Rifkind  

 Sir Malcolm Rifkind KCMG QC is a British politician who served in various roles as a Cabinet minister under Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major, including Secretary of State for Scotland, Defence Secretary, and Foreign Secretary. Rifkind was the MP for Edinburgh Pentlands from 1974 to 1997. 

Professor John Strawson

John Strawson is Director of Law Postgraduate Programmes at the University of East London and is Director of the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict. Professor Strawson teaches International Law and Middle East Studies. 

Dan Meridor  

Dan Meridor is former Israeli Deputy Prime Minister. A longtime member of the Likud party, in the late 1990s he became one of the founders of the Centre Party. He rejoined Likud a decade later, and returned to the Knesset following the 2009 elections.

Danny Ayalon  

Danny Ayalon was the Israeli Ambassador to the United States from 2002 until 2006.  He served as Deputy Foreign Minister and as a member of the Knesset. Ayalon is currently visiting Professor of Foreign Policy Studies at Yeshiva University, and is the founder of The Truth About Israel. 

Bill Kristol  

Bill Kristol is founder and editor of the Weekly Standard. Mr. Kristol served as chief of staff to Vice President Dan Quayle. Mr. Kristol was on the faculty of Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government (1983-1985) and the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania (1979-1983).

Maj Gen (Ret.) Amos Yadlin  

Amos Yadlin is a former general in the Israeli Air Force, Israel Defense Forces military attaché to Washington, D.C. and was head of the IDF Military Intelligence Directorate. Yadlin is currently Executive Director of Tel Aviv University's Institute for National Security Studies (INSS). 

The Rt Hon The Lord Eric Pickles PC   

Eric Pickles, Baron Pickles PC is a British Conservative Party politician, MP for Brentwood and Ongar from 1992-2017. Pickles was Chairman of the Conservative Party and is currently chairman of Conservative Friends of Israel. 

Col. (Res.) Grisha Yakubovich 

Grisha Yakubovich served in the Israel Defence Forces for 30 years, ending his career as Head of the Civil Coordination Department of the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT).

Dr. Dan Schueftan

Dan Schueftan is an Israeli academic and chairman of the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa. He also serves as a senior lecturer at Haifa University's School of Political Sciences. He has taught at the Israel Defense Forces National Security College and the IDF's Command and Staff College.

Dr. Melanie Garson

Dr. Garson is Senior Teaching Fellow in International Conflict Resolution & International Security at UCL. She has previously worked as part of the International Disputes Group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Dr. Garson is also on the Advisory Board for the Pinsker Centre. 

Lance Foreman

Lance Foreman was elected as a Brexit Party MEP for London in 2019 and is the 4th generation owner of H. Forman & Son. . Foreman left the Brexit Party to join the Conservative Party during the 2019 General Election.

Lital Shemesh

Lital Shemesh is a News Anchor and correspondent for the national Israeli Broadcast Authority (IBA) and the commercial Channel 20. She holds an MA in American Jewish Studies. During her military service, Shemesh served as a combat soldier with the Israeli Border Police.

Dr. Asaf Romirowsky 

Asaf Romirowsky is a political commentator, administrator of pro-Israel organisations, and Middle East historian. He is the Executive Director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East and a fellow at the Middle East Forum.

Ashley Perry

Ashley Perry (Perez) 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  Zionist organisations.

Major (Res.) Dr. Nir Boms

Dr. Boms is a research fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center at Tel Aviv University. He is the Chairman of the Syria Research Forum and the coordinator of the TAU Workshop on Israel and the Middle East, as well as a fellow at the International Institute for Counter Terrorism. 

Jason Pearlman 

Jason Pearlman was a senior advisor to Naftali Bennett, Israel's Minister of Education (and subsequently Defence) from July 2018 to June 2019, and Reuven Rivlin, Israel's Head of State, from October 2014 to June 2018.

Professor Asher Susser 

Asher Susser is the Stanley and Ilene Gold Senior Research Fellow at the renowned Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University and former Director of the Center.

Christian Wakeford 

Christian Wakeford is a British Conservative Party politician. He has been the Member of Parliament for Bury South since the 2019 general election, a seat that had previously been held by Labour since 1997. 
 

Miroslav Zafirov

 

Zafirov is the Political Affairs and Liaison Officer of the United Nations (UN) Special Coordinator Middle East Peaceful Process (UNSCO). Zafirov was previously appointed as the Reconciliation and Peace Building Expert at the UN Development Programme, coordinating international efforts in the reconstruction of Iraq.

Rich Goldberg

Richard Goldberg is a senior advisor at the Foundation for Defence of Democracies. From 2019-2020, Richard served as the Director for Countering Iranian Weapons of Mass Destruction for the White House National Security Council. 

Eugene Kontorovich

Eugene Kontorovich a legal scholar specialising in maritime piracy and universal jurisdiction. He was formerly a professor at Northwestern University. Kontorovich is a fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, and heads the International Law Department at the Kohelet Policy Forum.

Ed Husain

Ed Husain is co-founder of Quilliam, Britain’s first counter-extremism think tank, formerly a Senior Advisor to Prime Minister Tony Blair, and currently a Senior Fellow at Civitas and a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Centre.

Elan Carr

Elan Carr, the United States Special Envoy to monitor and combat Anti-Semitism, is a former Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles and an Iraq war veteran. As a US Army Officer in Iraq, SEAS Carr led a counterterrorism team and assisted efforts to establish an independent Iraqi judicial system.