Mr. David M. Weinberg
Vice President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies.Email: email@example.com
Mr. Weinberg is the founding vice president of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies, specializing in US-Israel and Canada-Israel relations, Israel-Diaspora relations, and Jerusalem affairs. He is also director of the Israel Office of Canada’s Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA). He writes a weekly diplomatic and defense columnist for The Jerusalem Post and Israel Hayom newspapers, and a quarterly global affairs column for Hashiloach journal. He has held a series of public positions, including senior advisor to Deputy Prime Minister Natan Sharansky and founding coordinator of the Global Forum against Anti-Semitism in the Prime Minister’s Office. He was the long-time spokesman of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, of Bar-Ilan University, and of the Herzliya Conference on Israel’s National Security; and was senior advisor to The Tikvah Fund.
Twenty-five years of his newspaper columns are archived at www.davidmweinberg.com
Vice President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies.
Moving the markers
The Clinton-Obama parameters haven’t worked – not for 25 years of peacemaking efforts since Oslo. They have lead to deadlock and much suffering. Let’s give the Trump team credit for taking a fresh look at what is safe, wise, fair and realistic in today’s Israeli-Palestinian reality.
Winning hasbara strategies
The deep “psychological asymmetry” employed by Hamas and Fatah as a strategic weapon against Israel is working. How to handle this? Here are five strategies, including this: Don’t be embarrassed by Israel’s strength. Admit to it. Flaunt it. Better shock-and-awe than shrink-and-whimper.
Waking up to the Iranian threat
Perusing global media coverage of the sharp skirmish on our northern border last weekend, I was struck by the fact that few outlets focused on the Iranian aggression. Instead, the story was played out as a clash between Israel and Syria. This is a serious mistake. It is an error in analysis that belies a
Israel is worthy and winning
There are competing narratives about Israel: that it is flying-high, or that it is heading towards disaster. Wise and important actors around the world are coming to the conclusion that the first assertion is true. Israel is an anchor of sanity and a source of ingenuity in an unruly world. Israel’s strategy of vigilance, patience, and looking over the horizon for new partnerships is working.
Cleaning-up and sewing-up eastern Jerusalem
The application of de facto sovereignty and governance on the ground is the core of political action that can keep Jerusalem whole. The struggle for sovereignty in Jerusalem has transitioned from ‘Jerusalem on High’ – high-powered political summits, to ‘Jerusalem of Below’ – the conduct of decent daily life in the city for Arab and Jewish residents alike.
With ‘peace’ in doubt, Israelis search for alternatives to two-state solution
David M. Weinberg of JISS: Trump's team should be given credit for taking a fresh look at what is safe, wise, fair and realistic in today’s Israeli-Palestinian reality.
Predictions scarce regarding Trump’s Mideast ‘deal of the century’
David Weinberg: The best thing Trump and Netanyahu can do is to transform regional peace diplomacy is put ‘final status’ issues on the table, first.
World Israel News, 05.03.2018
Pence, longtime friend of Israel, to receive warm welcome in Jewish State. D. Weinberg of JISS: “Pence’s will echo Trump’s message of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, while keeping the door open to a diplomatic settlement down the road.” World Israel News, 21.01.2018