Gen. Yaacov Amidror, IDF (Ret.), former Israeli National Security Advisor, spoke at JPC on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 about “The Middle East: A Geostrategic Overview”. Gen. Amidror listed the various arenas surrounding Israel: Hamas might be more militant with its recent change of leadership, but the tunnels threat to Israel is not strategic but tactical, and technological solution to it will eventually be developed. Hezbollah is cautious because of the blow it suffered in 2006. The biggest threat in the region is Iran: Once the 10 year of the deal are over, it might be stronger economically and free to […]
Ambassador Gideon Meir, former Director General for Public Policy at the Israeli Foreign Ministry, spoke to members of JPC on the Ramifications of the Paris conference. Amb. Meir said that the timing of the conference – just days before the inauguration of Pres. Trump, with President Holland not running again – was poor, and in general, the conference had only declaratory value, if at all. At the same time, he was critical of the Israeli government’s habit of responding to the conference – as well as to the UN Security Coulncil resolution re the settlements – as counterproductive, […]
Dr. Yossi Beilin, former Deputy Foreign Minister (1992-95) and the mastermind behind The Oslo Process, spoke at the Jerusalem Press Club about The UN Security Council Resolution: Implications for Israel. Dr. Beilin said that the significance of the resolution lies not in the fact that the US abstained, but that so many countries voted for it. He cautioned that having close relations between Israeli and foreign leaders behind closed doors doesn’t mean that the official policies of their respective countries agrees with Israel’s policies on settlement. Dr. Beilin presented an idea he is currently pursuing – A confederation between […]
Amb. Alon Bar, Deputy Director General for the United Nations and International Organizations at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, spoke at JPC about the recent resolutions of UNESCO regarding Jerusalem. Amb. Bar said that the resolutions were not based on any historical basis but were purely political. While he admitted that Israel couldn’t stop these resolutions, he said that the vibrant public and diplomatic efforts of Israel and its supporters made more members of UNESCO aware of the absurdity of the resolutions, and expressed the hope that in the future there will be a change towards a more positive […]
Quality : HD
Title : A Cure for Wellness
Director : Gore Verbinski.
Release : 2017-02-15
Language : English,Deutsch.
Runtime : 146 min.
Genre : Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller.
A Cure for Wellness is a movie genre Drama, was released in February 15, 2017. Gore Verbinski was directed this movie and starring by Dane DeHaan. This movie tell story about An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not […]
The Impact of the US Presidential Elections on US-Israel Relations with Amb. Yoram Ettinger, Former Consul General of Israel in Houston
Ambassador Yoram Ettinger spoke at the Jerusalem Press Club about the Impact of the US Presidential elections on the US-Israel relations. Amb. Ettinger challenged the conventional wisdom that when it comes to foreign affairs, the US President is omnipotent, and reminded that Congress and the American constituency have at least the same power as the President. He pointed to the public opinion polls which have over the last decades indicated an unwavering support of Israel by 70 percent of the Americans as a proof that even if a President is opposed to Israel, there is so much he (or she?) […]
“The Current Israeli – Palestinian Situation” with Ehud Yaari, Commentator for Arab Affairs at Channel 2 TV
Ehud Yaari, the Commentator for Arab Affairs at Channel 2 TV and author of eight books on the Arab-Israeli conflict, spoke at the JPC on the current Israeli-Palestinian situation. Mr. Yaari reviewed the events and trends in the Middle East and commented on the close ties with Sunni powers in the region and the rapprochement with Turkey. As per the prospects of a progress in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Mr. Yaari gave a pessimistic assessment, saying that in his opinion (which he holds for many years), the Palestinians will never settle for […]