You can learn more about these topics and others from the comfort of your easy chair. The Israel Committee shows a full list of upcoming web talks on its website http://IsraelUpdate.INFO. The site also links to hundreds of previously recorded talks.

Here is a list of just a few upcoming talks in October.

The Wayward Healer:
Iatrogenic Antisemitism and the Perils of Intervention

October 23, 2022 9 am

Kenneth L. Marcus

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In the Matter of Ukraine

Oct 23, 10 am

A panel discussion with three noted academics discussing Ukraine today. While each scholar will provide a brief overview of their individual work, the panel will also address the factors that have built a spirit of resistance and purpose in present-day Ukraine.

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How Israel Stopped Syria’s Nukes

October 24, 11 am

Yuval Steinitz will explain his fascinating and hitherto untold story of doing battle with the IDF establishment to push it to take steps against Syria’s acquiring a nuclear weapons capability. How did that battle play out? How are its implications relevant today?

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Back to the Polls: Breaking Down the Israeli Election

Mon / Oct 24 / 4:00 pm

David A. Halperin and Rabbi Cosgrove


“Alexa: what can be expected from Israeli Elections?”:
An assessment of the factors triggering this fifth round of voting in the past three and a half years

Oct. 25, 9 am

An assessment of the factors triggering this fifth round of voting in the past three and a half years. with Prof. Donna Robinson Divine

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Fighting for Jewish Justice on The Temple Mount

Oct 25, 2022 11:00 AM

It has been suggested that Jews not be allowed to pray on the Temple Mount. This is totally unacceptable! Doug Altabef and Tom Nisani will discuss pressing and ongoing issues facing the Jewish people and our legal rights to the Temple Mount.

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What is at Stake in Israel’s Nov. 1st Election

Oct. 27, 9 am

by Caroline Glick: On November 1st, Israelis will be heading back to the polls for the fifth time in four years. What are the major issues confronting them? Are the Israeli people voting on existential issues for the Jewish state or economic, social and identity issues? How will their election of a leader reflect on the way Israel will handle the Jewish state’s relationship with the Palestinians and the emerging nuclear danger from Iran?

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Iran Protests: the roots and meaning

Oct. 27, 10 am

with Michael Doran. Across Iran, protests have erupted over the killing of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman who died in police custody after not properly wearing her hijab. How are these protests different from past uprisings in Iran? What might they tell us about public support for the country’s theocratic rulers? Might the brutal regime be on its last legs?

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Making Peace with the Jews?
Contemporary Islamic Arguments for and against Normalization

October 30, 2022 9 am

Ofir Winter, INSS, Tel Aviv University

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A Journey Through Curacao’s Jewish History

Oct. 30, 4:30 pm

Ronald Gomes Casseres will speak on “A Journey Through Curacao’s Jewish History”

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