Conference Video

Australia-Israel Dialogue

| November 1, 2017

On November 1, 2017, the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and Bar-Ilan Univeristy co-hosted the “Be’er Sheva Dialogue” at the Renaissance Tel Aviv Hotel. The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, Prime Minister of Australia, was in attendance.

Israel’s Inelegant Options in Judea and Samaria: Withdrawal, Annexation, and Conflict Management

| June 26, 2017

On June 26, 2017, Minister Zeev Elkin, Dr. Yossi Beilin, and Prof. Ruth Gavison debated Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror’s new study, which takes a fresh look at Israel’s options in Judea and Samaria and seeks to chart a path forward that will secure its national security while leaving the door open to peace.

יום עיון: “ארבעים שנה למהפך 1977”

| May 4, 2017

לצפייה: נאומים שניתנו בכנס מרכז בגין-סאדאת למחקרים אסטרטגיים ומרכז מורשת מנחם בגין בנושא “ארבעים שנה למהפך 1977”. הכנס התקיים ביום חמישי, ח’ באייר תשע”ז, 4 במאי 2017.

Strategic Challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean

| February 21, 2017

On February 21, 2017, for the second consecutive year, the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and B’nai B’rith International jointly held an international conference on Strategic Challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean. The event, which took place at the Begin-Sadat Center, involved the participation of experts from Greece, Russia, Britain, Turkey, Albania, the US, and Israel.

The Trump Upheaval

| December 4, 2016

Shortly after the US presidential election in November, experts met the BESA Center to analyze the reasons for, and international implications of, Donald Trump’s triumph, and to dissect the “Yom Kippur” of the liberal elite and media.

Saudi Arabia, the Gulf and the New Regional Landscape

| August 26, 2016

In June, experts from Belgium, Bahrain, France, Germany, India, the UK, US and Israel convened at the BESA Center and at Haifa’s National Security Studies Center for a two-day international conference to study developments in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf.

The Day After Abbas

| June 14, 2016

Lectures delivered (in Hebrew) at a June conference on “The Day After Abbas: Wither the Palestinian Authority?” The conference dealt with the expected battle for succession in the PA, Israel’s diplomatic dilemmas, and likely international scenarios.

IDF Challenges

| April 2, 2016

How can and should the IDF adapt to meet new threats, and respond to changes in Israeli society? This was the focus of a day-long BESA Center conference in March 2016 (Hebrew).

Strategic Challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean

| February 29, 2016

February international conference on “Strategic Challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean,” with participants from Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Turkey, NATO, the US and Israel. The conference was jointly convened by the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and B’nai B’rith International, with the participation of leaders of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. The Greek Minister of Defense, Panos Kammenos, delivered a comprehensive and very forceful articulation of Greece’s view of the region.

Greek Defense Minister Speaks Out Forcefully in Alliance with Israel

| February 21, 2016

Text of the address delivered by Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos an international conference at the center on “Strategic Challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean” (18.2.2016, co-sponsored by B’nai B’rith International). Kammenos offered a comprehensive and very forceful articulation of Greece’s views on the dangers of radical Islam, the problematic behavior of Turkey, and his country’s new alliance with Israel.