AIPAC 2020 Policy Conference

2020 Speakers

Mr. Yosef Abramowitz
Chief Executive Officer
Energiya Global Capital
 
Ms. Sally Abrams
Co-Director, Speakers Bureau
Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Minnesota and the Dakotas
 
Professor Tareq Abu Hamed
Academic Director
Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
 
Ms. Laura E. Adkins
Opinion Editor
Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA)
 
Mr. David Albright
President
Institute for Science and International Security
 
Mr. Ghaith Al-Omari
Senior Fellow, Irwin Levy Family Program on the U.S.-Israel Strategic Relationship
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
Mr. Dean Amhaus
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Water Council
 
Mr. James Araby
Strategic Campaigns Director
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 5
 
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Rita Aragon
General Officer
United States Air Force
 
Mr. Dan Arbell
Associate Fellow
International Institute for Strategic Studies
 
Ms. Inbal Arieli
Author
Chutzpah
 
Ms. Chen Arieli
Deputy Mayor
Tel Aviv Jaffo Municipality
 
Mr. Ben Armstrong
Louisiana Regional Manager
NextOp Veterans
 
Mr. Noah Aronson
Performer
Noah Aronson Music
 
Ms. Paola Avila
Vice President of International Business Affairs
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

Mr. Mordechai Avisar
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder
Surgical Theater
 
Ambassador Danny Ayalon
Former Ambassador of Israel to the United States
Founder, The Truth About Israel
 
Mr. David Ayon
Senior Strategist and Advisor
Latino Decisions
 
Mr. Mario Bailey
Senior Government Affairs Advisor
Converge Government Affairs
 
Mr. Jacob Baime
Executive Director
Israel on Campus Coalition

Mr. Eran Baniel
Chief Executive Officer
DouxMatok, Ltd.

Professor Yair Bar-Haim
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Tel Aviv University 
 
Ms. Jill Barkley Roy
Affiliate Director
Emerge America
 
The Honorable Philip Bartlett
Commissioner
Maine Public Utilities Commission
 
Ms. Vanessa Bartram
Managing Partner
ZORA Ventures
 
Mr. Adam Basciano
IPF Atid National Director
Israel Policy Forum
 
Ms. Leslie Bashuk
AIPAC Campus Activist
University of Alabama
 
Ms. Katherine Bauer
Blumenstein-Katz Family Fellow
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
Dr. Gary Bauman
Dentist
Baltimore Center of Advanced Dentistry
 
Mrs. Donna Bender
Member
AIPAC National Board of Directors
 
Mr. Alex Benjamin
Executive Director
Europe Israel Public Affairs
 
Dr. Ronen Bergman
Senior Correspondent for Military and Intelligence Affairs
Yedioth Ahronoth
 
Mr. Joseph Bergstein
Chief Executive Officer
Seventh Generation
 
Mr. Ofer Berkovitch

Founder and Chairman
Wake Up Jerusalem
 
Rabbi Lauren Berkun
Director of Rabbinic and Synagogue Programs
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America
 
Ms. Amanda Berman
Founder and Executive Director
Zioness Movement
 
Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman
President
Yeshiva University
 
Mr. Ilan Berman
Senior Vice President
American Foreign Policy Council
 
Rabbi Joseph Beyda
Rabbi
Congregation Bnei Yitzhak, Brooklyn, New York

The Honorable Joe Biden
47th Vice President of the United States and Democratic Presidential Candidate
 
Mr. Tato Bigio
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
UBQ Materials

Ms. Stella Binkevich
Associate
Moelis & Company
 
Dr. Mijal Bitton
Fellow in Residence
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America
 
Mr. Larry Scott Blackmon
Chief Executive Officer
The Blackmon Organization
 
Rabbi Jonathan Blake
Senior Rabbi
Westchester Reform Temple, Scarsdale, New York
 
Mr. Keath Blatt
General Counsel
Jewish Theological Seminary

The Honorable Michael Bloomberg
Democratic Presidential Candidate 

Mr. Adi Blum
Owner and President
Fibrotex USA Inc.

The Honorable Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Member, Senate Foreign Relations Committee 
United States Senate
 
Ms. Anna Borshchevskaya
Senior Fellow
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
Ms. Sherry Boston
District Attorney
DeKalb County, Georgia
 
Ms. Hayvi Bouzo
Bureau Chief
Orient News
 
The Honorable George Brauchler
District Attorney
18th Judicial District Attorney's Office
 
Mr. Gidon Bromberg
Co-director
EcoPeace Middle East
 
Mr. Eric Bronstein
Michigan Council Chair, AIPAC's National Council
Co-founder and Executive Vice President, The Scion Group
 
Mr. Chris Brose
Head of Strategy
Anduril Industries
 
Mr. Damon Brown
City Attorney
City of Compton, California
 
Dr. Erica Brown
Director, Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership
Associate Professor, The George Washington University
 
Ms. Shoshana Bryen
Senior Director
Jewish Policy Center
 
Ms. Stacy Burdett
Co-founder
The Elless Collective for Social Impact
 
Rabbi Steven Burg
Chief Executive Officer
Aish HaTorah
 
Dr. Soner Cagaptay
Director, Turkish Research Program
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
Ms. Denise Campos
Public Affairs Manager
SoCalGas
 
Mrs. Maria Cardona
Principal
Dewey Square Group
 
Mr. Elan Carr
Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism
United States Department of State
 
Mr. Sergio Carrillo
Principal and Chief Strategies
Carrillo Strategies
 
Pastor Tim Carscadden
Member, AIPAC National Council
Pastor, Christian Center of Shreveport
 
Ms. Sandy Castor
Vice President of Development
Baldwin Equities
 
Ms. Tamira Chapman
President
SIAB Global, LLC
 
The Honorable Lee Chatfield
Speaker of the House
Michigan House of Representatives
 
Professor Barry Chazan
Professor
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning & Leadership

The Honorable Liz Cheney (R-WY)
Chair, House Republican Conference
United States House of Representatives 
 
The Honorable Frank Cilluffo
Director, McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security
Auburn University
 
Dr. Victoria Coates
Deputy National Security Advisor for Middle East and North African Affairs, National Security Council
Executive Office of the President of the United States
 
Ms. Ellie Cohanim
Deputy Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism
United States Department of State
 
Ms. Tina Cohen
Volunteer
Sephardic Community Center
 
Ms. Liraz Cohen Mordechai
Founder
Fashionating by Liri Inc.
 
Ms. Adela Cojab
Northeast Campus Coordinator
Maccabee Task Force
 
Mr. Landon Coles
AIPAC Campus Activist
University of Miami

Danielle Collins
Chief Experience Officer
EMPOWER360
 
The Honorable Brian Colón
State Auditor
State of New Mexico
 
Ms. Maia Comeau
Founder
Comeau & Company
 
Mr. Brandon Comer
Managing Partner
Comer Capital Group
 
Ms. Heather Conley
Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic
Center for Strategic and International Studies
  
Dr. Steven Cook
Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow
Council on Foriegn Relations
 
Ms. Tarrah Cooper Wright
Chief Executive Officer
Rise Strategy Group
 
The Honorable Irwin Cotler
Chair
Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights
 
Ms. Sharon Courtney
Vice President, Government and Community Relations
Tulane University
 
The Honorable Angie Craig (D-MN)
Member
United States House of Representatives
 
Mr. Jeremy Cronig
Program Manager - MitzVote
Hillel International

The Honorable Ted Cruz (R-TX)
Member, Senate Committee on Foreign relations
United States Senate
 
Ms. Lisa Daftari
Founder, Editor-in-Chief
The Foreign Desk
 
Commissioner Andrea Beth Damsky
Founding Member
Progressive Zionists of California

Ambassador Danny Danon
Permanent Representative to the United Nations
State of Israel
 
Mr. David Daoud
Research Analyst on Lebanon and Hezbollah
United Against Nuclear Iran
 
Mr. Mohammad Darawshe
Director
Center for Shared Society - Givat Haviva
 
Mr. Philip Darivoff
Chairman of the Board, DFG Investment Advisers
Member, AIPAC Board of Directors
 
Mr. William Daroff
Chief Executive Officer
Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

The Honorable Ted Deutch (D-FL)
Chair, Middle East Subcommittee
United States House of Representatives
 
Mr. Danny Diaz
Founding and Managing Partner
FP1 Strategies LLC
 
The Honorable Andre Dickens
Councilmember
City of Atlanta, Georgia
 
Mr. Patrick Dorton
Partner
Rational360
 
Ms. Suri Drucker
Director, The Film and Media Collaborative
Maimonides Fund, Gesher Multicultural Film Fund and AVI CHAI

Mr. Albert Douer
Executive Chairman
UBQ

Noa Duman
Technion FIRST Israel

His Excellency Iván Duque Márquez 
President of the Republic of Colombia 
 
Mr. Elliot Dweck
 
Mr. Samuel Dwek
Founder and CEO
White Knight Consulting
 
Mr. Howard Edelstein
Chief Executive Officer
BioCatch
 
Mr. Dovid Efune
Editor-in-Chief and Chief Executive Officer
The Algemeiner
 
Col. (Res.) Miri Eisin
Lecturer Fellow
IDC ICT
 
Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat
Former United States Ambassador to the European Union
Partner, Covington and Burling
 
Mr. Eli Elefant
Chief Executive Officer
Property & Building USA
 
Ms. Gili Elkin
General Partner
Israel-Colorado Innovation Fund
 
Mr. Alec Ellison
Chairman
OurCrowd US

The Honorable Eliot Engel (D-NY)
Chair, House Committee on Foreign Affairs
United States House of Representatives 
 
Dr. Rebecca Erbelding
Historian
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
 
Mr. Pablo Escandarani
Senior Member
Latin American Jewish Congress
 
Ms. Sara Taylor Fagen
Chief Executive Officer
Deep Root Analytics
 
Mr. Jonathan Falk
Acting Director, Israel Action Program
Hillel International
 
Mr. Brett Feldman
AIPAC Campus Activist
University of Georgia
 
The Honorable Eric Fingerhut
President, Chief Executive Officer
The Jewish Federations of North America
 
Dr. Yoel Finkelman
Curator, Haim and Hanna Solomon Judaica Collection
National Library of Israel
 
Dr. Joel Finkelstein
Director
The Network Contagion Research Institute
 
Mr. Wayne Firestone
Executive Director
America Israel Friendship League
 
Dr. Rachel Fish
Executive Director
Foundation to Combat Antisemitism
 
Ms. Julie Fisher
Founder and Director
Consortium for Israel and the Asylum Seekers
 
The Honorable Michèle Flournoy
Co-founder and Managing Director
WestExec Advisors
 
Maj. Gen. Yehuda Fox
Military Attaché
Embassy of Israel to the United States
 
The Honorable Virginia Foxx (R-NC)
Member
United States House of Representatives
 
The Honorable Lois Frankel (D-FL)
Member, Committee on Appropriations
United States House of Representatives
 
Mr. Daniel Frankenstein
Partner
JANVEST Capital Partners, LLC
 
Mr. Jeffrey Frantz
President
Timeshares by Owner
 
Dr. Seth Frantzman
Executive Director
Middle East Center for Reporting and Analysis
 
Mr. Matthew Frederick
Vice President and Manager of Construction
Williams Pipeline
 
Professor Chuck Freilich
Professor
Tel Aviv University-Columbia University Global Programs
 
Ambassador David Friedman
United States Ambassador to Israel

Mr. Moshe Friedman
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
KamaTech
 
Rabbi Joseph Friedman
DAT Minyan
Denver, Colorado
 
Ambassador David Friedman
Ambassador to Israel
United States Department of State
 
Dr. Boaz Ganor
Founder and Executive Director
International Institute for Counter-Terrorism

Lt. Gen. (Res.) Benny Gantz
Chairman, Blue and White Party
 
Ms. Gloria Garces
Senior Director, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
Miami Super Bowl Host Committee

His Excellency Alejandro Giammattei
President of the Republic of Guatemala
 
Maj. Gen. (Res.) Amos Gilead
Executive Director, Institute for Policy and Strategy
IDC Herzliya
 
Ambassador Marc Ginsberg
Former United States Ambassador to Morocco
President, Coalition for a Safer Web

Dr. Amit Goffer
Founder and President
UPnRIDE Robotics
 
Ms. Anna Gol
Director
Palestinian Internship Program

Mr. Richard Goldberg
Senior Advisor
Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Mr. Jonathan Goldstein
Chairman
Jewish Leadership Council, United Kingdom

Dr. Micah Goodman
Chief Executive Officer, Ein Prat
Research Fellow, The Shalom Hartman Institute

Rabbi Dr. Daniel Gordis
Senior Vice President and Koret Distinguished Fellow
Shalem College
 
Ambassador Brad Gordon
Former Director of Policy and Government Affairs
AIPAC

The Honorable Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ)
United States House of Representatives
 
Ms. Nicole Green
 
Mr. Bennett Greenspan
President and Chief Executive Officer
Family Tree DNA
 
Mr. Tyler Gregory
Executive Director
A Wider Bridge
 
Rabbi Daniel Greyber
Beth El Synagogue
Durham, North Carolina
 
Ambassador Károly Grúber
Director for European Foreign and Security Policy
Hungarian Foreign Ministry
 
The Honorable Anton Gunn
Former Head of the Office of External Affairs, United States Department of Health and Human Services
Chief Executive Officer, 937 Strategy Group, LLC
 
Ms. Catherine Gunsalus
Assistant Secretary of State
State of Kansas
 
Dr. Bracha Halaf
Principal
Qure Ventures
 
Mr. Aryeh Halivni
Founder and Director
Toldot Yisrael
 
Mr. R. David Harden
Managing Director
Georgetown Strategy Group
 
Ms. Lahav Harkov
Senior Contributing Editor
The Jerusalem Post
 
The Right Honourable Stephen Harper
Former Prime Minister
Canada
 
Ms. Julie Harris
Executive Committee Second Vice President
National Federation of Republican Women
 
Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman
President
The Shalom Hartman Institute
 
Mrs. Carolyn Hathaway
President
Seattle Be'er Sheva Sister City Association
 
Ms. Stephanie Hausner
Deputy Director, Israel Action Network
The Jewish Federations of North America
 
Dr. Olli Heinonen
Distinguished Fellow
Stimson Center
 
Ms. Tal Heinrich
Anchor and Correspondent
i24 News
 
Mr. Nicholas Heras
Middle East Portfolio Manager
Institute for the Study of War
 
Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Michael Herzog
International Fellow
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
The Honorable Owen Hill
State Senator
Colorado General Assembly
 
Mr. Dana Hilliard
Mayor
City of Somersworth, New Hampshire
 
Mr. Rami Hod
Executive Director
Berl Katznelson Center
 
Mr. Malcolm Hoenlein
Executive Vice Chairman
Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
 
Happie Hoffman
Happie Hoffman Music
 
Reverend Dale Hoffpauir
Pastor
Baton Rouge First Church of the Nazarene
 
Pastor Myles Holmes
Lead Pastor
REVIVE Church
 
The Honourable Anthony Housefather
Member of Parliament
House of Commons of Canada

The Honorable Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
House Majority Leader
United States House of Representatives
 
Mr. Koby Huberman
Leader
Israeli Regional Initiative
 
The Honorable Will Hurd (R-TX)
Member, Committee on Appropriations, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
United States House of Representatives

Ms. Kim Hynes
Executive Director
Central Virginia Waste Management Authority

The Honorable Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)
Chair, House Democratic Caucus
United States House of Representatives
 
Ms. Melesa Johnson
Associate Attorney
Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC

Her Excellency Kersti Kaljulaid
President of the Republic of Estonia

Mr. Mike Kanarick
Manager of Customer Care, Communications, and Energy Services
Burlington Electric Department
 
Mr. Aaron Kaplowitz
President
United States-Israel Business Alliance
 
Mr. Sam Kapner
AIPAC Campus Activist
University of Texas at Austin
 
Dr. Thomas Karako
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Missile Defense Project
Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
Rabbi Gilad Kariv
Executive Director
Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism
 
Dr. Mara Karlin
Director of Strategic Studies
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
 
Mr. Brian Katulis
Senior Fellow
Center for American Progress
 
Mr. Yaakov Katz
Editor-in-Chief
The Jerusalem Post
 
Mr. Yadin Kaufmann
Founding Partner
Sadara Ventures
 
Mr. Tal Keinan
Executive Chairman
Clarity Capital
 
Col. Richard Kemp
Former Commander
British Troops in Afghanistan
 
Delegate Kayla Kessinger
Assistant Majority Leader
West Virginia House of Delegates
 
Ms. Marjan Keypour Greenblatt
Founder and Director
Alliance for Rights of All Minorities
 
Dr. Mehdi Khalaji
Libitzky Family Fellow
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
Ms. Elizabeth Kincaid
Program Manager
American Indian Health & Family Services

Professor Orde Kittrie
Senior Fellow
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 

Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld
Senior Associate, Democracy and Rule of Law Program
Carnegie Endowment for Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
 
Rabbi Adam Kligfeld
Senior Rabbi
Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, California
 
Dr. Dan Kliman
Senior Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program
Center for a New American Security

The Honorable Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Democratic Presidential Candidate
 
Ms. Aviva Klompas
Associate Vice President Israel and Global Jewish Citizenship
Combined Jewish Philanthropies
 
Dr. Michael Koplow
Policy Director
Israel Policy Forum
 
Mr. Joshua Kram
Executive Director, Middle East Affairs
United States Chamber of Commerce
 
Mr. Benjamin Krasna
Deputy Head of Mission
Embassy of Israel

Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, MD
Director General
Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer
 
Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer
President
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America
 
Ms. Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen
Director, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Program
United States Institute for Peace

His Excellency Sebastian Kurz
Chancellor of Austria 
 
The Honorable David Kustoff (R-TN)
Member
United States House of Representatives
 
Ms. Anne Lanski
Executive Director
The iCenter
 
Dr. Scott Lasensky
Visiting Fellow
The Institute for National Security Studies
 
Mr. Steven Law
President and Chief Executive Officer
Senate Leadership Fund
 
Ms. Keila Lawrence
AIPAC Campus Activist
Miles College
 
The Honorable Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)
Member, Committee on Appropriations
United States House of Representatives
 
Ms. Liz Leibowitz
Foreign Affairs Legislative Assistant, Appropriations Associate
Office of United States Representative Nita M. Lowey (D-NY)
 
Mr. Jon Lerner
Senior Fellow
Hudson Institute
 
Ms. Andrea Levin
Executive Director and President
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America
 
Mr. Mark Levin
Executive Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry (NCSEJ)
 
Ms. Ann Lewis
Co-Chair
Democratic Majority for Israel
 
Rabbi Aryeh Lightstone
Senior Advisor to Ambassador David Friedman
United States Embassy, Israel
 
Professor Deborah Lipstadt
Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies
Emory University
 
Mr. Daniel Limor
Chairman of the Board of Nachshon School for Social Leadership
Nachshon School for Social Leadership
 
Mr. Charles Lister
Director, Counter-Terrorism
Middle East Institute
 
Mr. Bart Lomont
Chief Operating Officer
Robin Technologies, Inc.
 
Mr. Eric Lorber
Director
Financial Integrity Network

Dr. Rob Louis
Empower360 Endowed Chair in Skull Base and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
Hoag Memorial Hospital
 
Ms. Mor Loushy
Director
The Oslo Diaries
 
Ms. Sandra Lowe
Principal
Sandra Lowe Consulting

The Honorable Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Chair, House Committee on Appropriations
United States House of Representatives 
 
Ms. Yana Lukeman
AIPAC National Board Member
 
The Honorable Elaine Luria (D-VA)
Member, Committee on Armed Services
United States House of Representatives
 
Mr. John Lyndon
Executive Director
Alliance for Middle East Peace
 
Ms. Verónica Machtey
Director of Strategic Affairs
Latin American Jewish Congress
 
Mr. Shuvaloy Majumdar
Munk Senior Fellow
Macdonald-Laurier Institute
 
Mr. David Makovsky

Ziegler Distinguished Fellow, Director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
Dr. Michael Makovsky
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA)
 
Mr. Nathaniel Malka
Advisor
ImageWiki

Mr. Eyal Malleron
Chief Executive Officer
Fibrotex USA Inc.
 
Mr. Derek Maltz
Former Director of Special Operations Division
Drug Enforcement Administration
 
The Honorable Sigal Mandelker
Former Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence
United States Department of Treasury
 
Ambassador Bahig Mansour
Former Ambassador
Israeli Embassy of the Dominican Republic
 
Ms. Aliza Marcus
Author
Blood and Belief: The Kurdish Struggle for Independence
 
Ms. Marlene Mazel
Director, Foreign and Counter-Terrorism Litigation Department
Ministry of Justice, State of Israel
 
Mr. Hen Mazzig
Senior Fellow
Tel Aviv Institute

The Honorable Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)
House Republican Leader
United States House of Representatives

The Honorable Michael McCaul (R-TX)
Ranking Member, House Committee on Foreign Affairs
United States House of Representatives

The Honorable Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
Senate Majority Leader
United States Senate
 
Ms. Shimrit Meir
Chief Executive Officer
Link
 
Mr. Takele Mekonen
Chief Executive Officer
Tech Career
 
Ms. Mariam Memarsadeghi
Democracy Activist
 
Mr. Jeff Mendelsohn
Executive Director
Pro-Israel America
 
Dr. Alan Mendoza
Executive Director
The Henry Jackson Society
 
Mr. Eric Mendoza
AIPAC Student Activist
Texas A&M University

The Honorable Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
Ranking Member, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
United States Senate
 
Mr. Seth Merrin
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Liquidnet, Inc.
 
Ms. Naomi Mestrum
Deputy Director
Center for Documentation and Information on Israel, The Netherlands
 
Mr. Ariel Milo
Managing Director
CIM Group

 
Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis
Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of Great Britain and the Commonwealth

Special Envoy Nickolay Mladenov
Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process
United Nations
 
Mr. Grant Moody
Director of Business Development
Valero Energy Corporation
 
Ms. Na'ama Moshinsky
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Hashomer Hatzair Life Movement
 
Mr. Paul Moya
Chief Executive Officer
Millennial Labs, Inc.
 
Pastor Dean Myers
Lead Pastor
Harbor of Hope
 
Mr. Alireza Nader
Senior Fellow
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Jacob Nagel
Senior Visiting Fellow
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 
Mr. Omri Nahmias
Washington Correspondent
The Jerusalem Post
 
Ms. Katharine Nasielski
Legislative Assistant
Office of United States Representative Grace Meng (D-NY)
 
Ms. Megan Nathan Ziemke
Managing Director
Israel on Campus Coalition
 
The Honorable Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of the State of Israel

Dr. Erika Neuberg
AIPAC National Board Member, Chandler, AZ
 
Mr. Hillel Neuer
Executive Director
UN Watch
 
Mr. Robert Nicholson
President
The Philos Project
 
Mr. Eran Nitzan
Minister of Economic Affairs
Embassy of Israel to the United States
 
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Nitzan Nuriel
Former Director of the Counter-Terrorism Bureau, Office of the Prime Minister of Israel
Chief Executive Officer, Nitzan's team

Mr. Naim Obeid
Chief Executive Officer
Northern Israel Center for Arts and Technology
 
Ms. Danielle Ofek
Founder
Parliament51
 
Ms. Morgan Ortagus
Spokesperson
United States Department of State
 
Col. Lou Ortiz
United States Air Force, Retired
Consultant and Attorney
 
Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi
Senior Fellow
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 
Mr. Zion Ozeri
Founder and Creative Director
The Jewish Lens
 
Mr. Zohar Palti
Director of Policy and Political-Military Affairs
Ministry of Defense, State of Israel
 
The Honorable Chris Pappas (D-NH)
Member
United States House of Representatives

Col. (Ret.) Moshe Patel 
Director
Israel Missile Defense Organization 
Ambassador Anne Patterson
Former United States Ambassador to Egypt
Former Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, United States Department of State
 
Mr. Lou Paulson
Past President
California Professional Firefighters
 
Professor Marcos Peckel
Executive Director
Confederation of Jewish Communities of Colombia

Staff Sergeant Shir Peled
Former Agent, Counter Terrorism Unit, Israel Border Police
Freelance Stylist and Fashion Producer

The Honorable Mike Pence
Vice President of the United States

Minister Yifat Alon Perel
Minister of Economic and Trade Affairs
Embassy of Israel to the United States

Dr. Shimrit Perkol-Finkel
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientist
ECOncrete Tech LTD

Mr. Joe Perlov
Founding Director
Regarding Israel

Mr. Ashley Perry
President
Reconectar

Yuval Perry
Technion FIRST Israel

Mr. Alexander Peterson
AIPAC Campus Activist
University of Washington

Mr. David Peyman
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
United States Department of State

Dr. J. Peter Pham
Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region of Africa
United States Department of State

Ms. Anna Phillips
Head of Business Development, Goldman Sachs Investment Partners
Goldman Sachs
 
Ms. Carly Pildis
Contributing Editor
Tablet Magazine
 
The Honorable Yleem Poblete
Former Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance
United States Department of State
 
Mr. J.B. Poersch
President
Senate Majority PAC
 
Ms. Arielle Poleg
Communications Strategist
Evergreen Editorial
 
Mr. Yotam Polizer
Co-Chief Executive Officer
IsraAID

The Honorable Michael R. Pompeo
United States Secretary of State
 
Ms. Molly Mae Potter
Business Operations
Dell Technologies
 
Mr. Michael Pregent
Senior Fellow
Hudson Institute
 
Ms. Rebecca Prozan
Senior Policy Manager
Google
 
Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich
Former Israel Ambassador to the United States
Professor. Tel Aviv University. Israel Institute
 
Mr. Kevin Rachlin
United States Director
Alliance for Middle East Peace
 
Mr. Jose Ramos
Vice President for Government and Community Relations
Wounded Warrior Project
 
Mr. Dan Raviv
Senior Washington Correspondent
i24 News
 
Mr. Eyal Reggev
President
Stonehenge NYC
 
Ms. Taryn Revesz
Chief executive
Security Community Office
 
Mrs. Kimrey Rhinehardt
Founder and Principal
Gray Zone Strategies LLP
 
Ms. Rose Ritch
AIPAC Campus Activist
University of Southern California

Mr. Henry Rome
Associate
Eurasia Group
 
Mr. John Rood
Undersecretary of Defense for Policy
United States Department of Defense

The Honorable Jacky Rosen (D-NV)
Member, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
United States Senate
 
Mr. Joel C. Rosenberg
Author and Middle East Expert
 
Professor Smadar Rosensweig
Clinical Associate Professor of Bible, Stern College
Yeshiva University
 
The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Senior Advisor
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld
 
Ambassador Dennis Ross
Counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
Mr. Mark Rotenberg
Vice President, Israel Engagement
Hillel International
 
Ms. Jodi Rudoren
Editor-in-Chief
The Forward
 
The Right Honourable Joan Ryan
Honorary President
Labour Friends of Israel
 
Dr. Shimon Samuels
Director of International Relations
Simon Wiesenthal Center
 
Mr. Robert Sandoli
Director, Europe and Eurasia, Office of International Affairs
United States Department of Energy
 
Ms. Galit Sasson
Senior Water Treatment Engineer
Mekorot, Israel's National Water Company
 
Dr. Robert Satloff
Executive Director and Howard P. Berkowitz Chair in United States Middle East Policy
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

The Honorable Steve Scalise (R-LA)
House Republican Whip 
United States House of Representatives
 
Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter
University Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought, Senior Scholar at the Center for the Jewish Future
Yeshiva University
 
Dr. Kori Schake
Director of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies
American Enterprise Institute
 
Dr. Jonathan Schanzer
Senior Vice President for Research
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 
Rabbi Rebecca Schatz
Temple Beth Am
Los Angeles, California
 
Professor William Schneider
Schar School of Policy and Government
George Mason University
 
Mr. Steven Schoenfeld
Founder, Chief Investment Officer
BlueStar Indexes
 
Mrs. Julia Schulman
Senior Director of Special Projects
Foundation for Defense of Democracies

The Honorable Charles Schumer (D-NY)
Senate Democratic Leader
United States Senate
 
Mr. Vance Serchuk
Executive Director, KKR Global Institute
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security
 
Professor Brenda Shaffer
Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council
 
Mr. Salman Shaikh
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
The Shaikh Group LTD

Mr. Austin Shalit

Ms. Bosmat Shalom-Tuchin
Chief Executive Officer
Technion FIRST Israel
 
Reverend Matt Shamblin
Senior Pastor
Rose Hill Baptist Church
 
Dr. Daniel Shantz
Professor and Entergy Chair in Clean Energy Engineering
Tulane University School of Engineering and Science
 
Mrs. Tamar Shapira
Deputy Executive Director, International and Public Relations
Save a Child's Heart
 
The Honorable Andrew Shapiro
Former United States Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs
Founder and Managing Director, Beacon Global Strategies
 
Ambassador Daniel Shapiro
Former United States Ambassador to Israel
Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Institute for National Security Studies
 
Ms. Hadassah Shaw
AIPAC Campus Activist
Arizona State University
 
Mr. Scott Shay
Chair, Investment Committee
Elah Fund
 
The Honorable Brad Sherman (D-CA)
Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs
United States House of Representatives
 
The Honorable Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ)
Member, Committee on Armed Services
United States House of Representatives
 
Ms. Leslie Short
Chief Executive Officer
The Cavu Group
 
Ms. Rachel Shreffler
Commercial Real Estate Agent
Coldwell Banker Commercial
 
Ms. Jamie Silverstein
AIPAC Community Activist
West Hartford, Connecticut
 
Mr. Mark Simakovsky
Non Resident Senior Fellow
Atlantic Council Eurasia Center
 
Ms. Wendy Singer
Executive Director
Start-Up Nation Central
 
Mr. Joel Singer
Partner
Sidley & Austin
 
Mr. Phillip Singerman
Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services
National Institute of Standards and Technology
 
Mr. Michael Singh
Managing Director and Lane-Swig Senior Fellow
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
Mr. Adam Singolda
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Taboola
 
The Honorable Elissa Slotkin (D-MI)
Member, Committee on Armed Services, Committee on Homeland Security
United States House of Representatives

The Honorable Adam Smith (D-WA)
Chair, House Armed Services Committee
United States House of Representatives
 
Ms. Halie Soifer
Executive Director
Jewish Democratic Council of America
 
The Honorable Abigail Spanberger (D-VA)
Member, Commitee on Foreign Affairs
United States House of Representatives
 
Mr. Shaun Stallworth
Of Counsel
Holman Schiavone, LLC
 
Professor Kenneth Stein
President
Center for Israel Education
 
Dr. Elana Stein Hain
Scholar in Residence
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America
 
Mr. Stanley Stern
Managing Partner
Alnitak Capital
 
Mrs. Donna Sternberg
AIPAC National Board Member
 
Ms. Cari Stinebower
Partner
Winston & Strawn
 
Ms. Heather Stoner
AIPAC Activist
 
Ms. Janae Stracke
Grassroots Director
Heritage Action for America
 
Dr. Lauren Strauss
Scholar in Residence and Director of Undergraduate Studies
American University Jewish Studies Program

Mr. Bill Strickland
Social Innovator, President and Chief Executive Officer
Manchester Bidwell Corporation
 
Ms. Dana Stroul
Senior Fellow
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
Mr. David Suissa
Publisher and Editor-in-Chief
L.A. Jewish Journal
 
The Honorable Dan Sullivan (R-AK)
Chair, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support, Committee on Armed Services
United States Senate
 
The Honorable Ksenia Svetlova
Former Member of Knesset, Zionist Union Party
State of Israel
 
The Honorable David Sweet
Member of Parliament
Canada
 
The Honourable Péter Sztáray
State Secretary for Security Policy and Multilateral Diplomacy
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary
 
Ms. Hope Taitz
CEO
ELY Capital
 
Mr. Ray Takeyh
Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies
Council on Foreign Relations
 
Mr. Behnam Ben Taleblu
Senior Fellow
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 
Mr. Bruce Taragin
Managing Director
Blumberg Capitol
 
Mr. Amir Tibon
Washington Correspondent
Haaretz
 
Mr. Brad Todd
Founding Partner
On Message Inc.
 
Sheriff Steven Tompkins
Sheriff’s Department
Suffolk County, Massachusetts

Ms. Maureen Toohey
Founding Member
Toohey Law Group, LLC
 
Mr. Joe Trippi
Founder and President
Joe Trippi & Associates
 
Dr. Lorenzo Trujillo
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Lorenzo Trujillo, Esq. LLC

His Excellency Félix Antoine Tshisekedi-Tshilombo​
President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
 
Dr. Dan Twining
President
International Republican Institute
 
Ms. Shimrit Tzur-David
Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder
Secret Double Octopus
 
Mr. Daniel Vajdich
President
Yorktown Solutions
 
Ms. Chloé Valdary
Director
Theory of Enchantment LLC
 
Mr. Arturo Vargas
Chief Executive Officer
NALEO Educational Fund
 
The Honorable Juan Vargas (D-CA)
Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs
United States House of Representatives
 
Mr. Jason Vega
President and Chief Executive Officer
Vega Public Affairs, LLC

His Excellency Aleksandar Vučić
President of the Republic of Serbia
 
The Honorable Ann Wagner (R-MO)
Vice Ranking Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs
United States House of Representatives
 
Dr. Bilal Wahab
Nathan and Esther K. Wagner Fellow
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
Dr. Joshua Walker
President
Japan Society
 
Dr. Michael Wallace
Program Director and Professor of Practice, Emergency and Security Studies
Tulane University
 
The Honorable Michael Waltz (R-FL)
Member, Committee on Armed Services
United States House of Representatives
 
Reverend Greg Warnock
Pastor
First Baptist Church
 
The Honorable Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL)
Member, Committee on Appropriations
United States House of Representatives
 
Rabbi Steven Weil
Senior Managing Director
Orthodox Union
 
Rabbi Daniel Weiner
Temple De Hirsch Sinai
Seattle, Washington
 
Mr. Benjamin Weinthal
Research Fellow
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 
Mr. Assaf Weiss
Chief Executive Officer
Unistream
 
Ms. Leanne Wheeler
Chief Executive Officer
The Wheeler Advisory Group
 
Ms. Adrienne White
Vice President for Strategy and Business Development
Citizens Trust Bank
 
Dr. Einat Wilf
Former Member of Knesset
Co-Author, "The War of Return"
 
Mr. Mark Wilf
Owner/President
Garden Homes/Minnesota Vikings
 
Dr. Steven Windmueller
Rabbi Alfred Gottschalk Emeritus Professor of Jewish Communal Service
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles, California
 
Mr. Justin Wisnicki
AIPAC Campus Activist
Tulane University
 
Ms. Carice Witte
Founder
Sino-Israel Global Network & Academic Leadership
 
Dr. Tamara Cofman Wittes
Senior Fellow, Center for Middle East Policy
The Brookings Institution
 
Mr. Matan Yaffe
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Desert Stars
 
Professor Glenn Yago
Senior Fellow and Founder, Financial Innovation Lab
Milken Institute
 
Mr. David Yarus
Founder
JSwipe & mllnnl
 
Dr. Karen Young
Resident Scholar
American Enterprise Institute
 
Professor Arie Zaban
President
Bar-Ilan University
 
Mr. Rick Zbur
Executive Director
Equality California
 
Lt. Col. (Res.) Sarit Zehavi
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
ALMA Research and Education Center
 
Ms. Anat Zeidman
United States Strategic Partner
Start-Up National Central
 
The Honorable Lee Zeldin (R-NY)
Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
United States House of Representatives
 
Ms. Rachel Ziemba
Adjunct Senior Fellow
Center for a New American Security
 
Ms. Salena Zito
National Political Reporter, The New York Post, The Washington Examiner, CNN
Co-Author, "The Great Revolt"

Rabbi Noah Zvi Farkas
Valley Beth Shalom
Encino, California