In Memoriam

| April 12, 2018

The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and its Director, Efraim Karsh, mourn the passing of the mother of our colleague Dr. Eitan Shamir.

The Hamas Takeover of Gaza: 10 Years On -Conference in Hebrew

| June 20, 2017

יום עיון בנושא עשור לפיצול הפנים פלסטיני
יום רביעי, כ'”ז בסיון תשע”ז, 21 ביוני 2017
אולם הסנט, בניין פלדמן (301), אוניברסיטת בר-אילן
13:30 – 17:00.
לפרטים המלאים

Upcoming Lectures at the BESA Center

| December 4, 2016

The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies Upcoming Lectures at the BESA Center   Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 5:00 pm China’s Rising Role in a Changing Middle East Since 2011 Prof. Pan Guang Prof. Pan Guang is Vice Chairman of the Shanghai Center for International Studies, Director of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Studies Center, Dean of the Center

The Diplomatic View from Inside Netanyahu’s National Security Council

| February 26, 2016

In this fascinating and revealing interview, Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman discusses his six-year tenure as deputy for foreign policy and international affairs at the National Security Council in the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office. He addresses Prime Minister Netanyahu’s far-reaching concessions to the Palestinians, Israeli preparations for an attack on Iran, US clandestine surveillance, and Israeli ties with Arab countries. Dr. Lerman joined the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies in October 2015.

BESA Center Associates Discuss Fighting Palestinian Terrorism and Securing Jerusalem

| January 28, 2016

In this round-table debate, BESA Center experts discuss Israel’s policy options in responding to Palestinian terrorism and reinforcing Israel’s hold in its capital city. They also discuss the expansion of Jerusalem, proposals for sharing Jerusalem, how to handle Arab neighborhoods in Jerusalem, and Jewish prayer on Temple Mount.

The Decline of Civilizations

| May 3, 2015

Conference video available online – The Decline of Civilizations, April 28, 2015

Security Challenges of the New Israeli Government

| March 19, 2015

The new Likud-led government will be faced with a range of sharp security challenges.

Israel’s Future Security עתיד ביטחון ישראל

| March 10, 2015

Conference video online – Israel’s Future Security. Wednesday, March 11, 2015

While The Jihadists Make Headlines, Fundamentalist Iran is Making Major Gains

| February 5, 2015

The United States’ policy in response to both Iran and the Islamic state is confusing and contradictory. Washington must reexamine the Iranian threat by confronting it, rather than appeasing its leaders.