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Feb 03, 2016

By Susie Gelman and Peter A. Joseph

The Israeli government has been confronted by a recent spate of speeches and statements by American officials, including Secretary of State John Kerry and Ambassador Dan Shapiro, urging it to acknowledge that the two-state solution is on life support.

Jan 04, 2016

Susie Gelman

The images are shocking. Celebrants at a Jewish wedding in Jerusalem dance to a rock band while brandishing assault rifles, guns, knives and a fake Molotov cocktail, and repeatedly stab a photograph of Ali Dawabsheh, the 18-month-old Palestinian toddler who was murdered along with his parents by Jewish terrorists in the West Bank village of Duma five months ago.

Dec 16, 2015

By Francine Klagsbrun

This article was pubilshed in The New York Jewish Week.

My brother, Robert K. Lifton, a former president of the American Jewish Congress, frequently writes op-ed pieces about events in Israel that are published in the Huffington Post, the Times of Israel and other media. 

Nov 23, 2015

By Jonathan Alter

This article was published in The Daily Beast.

From Iran to ISIS, Israel’s interests now align closely with Arab states’. But to cooperate, Arab states want to see movement toward peace.

Nov 13, 2015

BY AMIR TIBON & TAL SHALEV WITH ADDITIONAL REPORTING BY RYAN GRIMART BY HEATHER MCLEOD

This article was published in the Huffington Post.

Benjamin Netanyahu was waiting in a small, drab office in the administrative area of Ronald Reagan National Airport. It was March 2007, and he was about to fly back to Israel from Washington. But before he left, he wanted to feel out a promising, young senator who was planning to run for president. When Barack Obama received the request for a meeting, he wasn't sure how to respond. "Why should I meet this guy?" one of his aides remembers Obama asking.

Press Releases

Dec 07, 2015

Israel Policy Forum unequivocally condemns Donald Trump’s abominable call to bar all Muslims from temporarily entering the United States. 

Dec 04, 2015

By Susie Gelman

This op-ed was published by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

WASHINGTON (JTA) – If Israel does not take steps now to preserve the option of two states and secure its own destiny as a Jewish and democratic state, it will wake up one day soon to find out it’s too late.

Dec 02, 2015

Israel Policy Forum is very saddened to learn about the death of our friend Sandy Berger. 

Oct 13, 2015

Israel Policy Forum deplores in the strongest possible terms the wave of attacks being carried out by Palestinian terrorists against Israeli civilians.

Oct 01, 2015

On Wednesday, September 30th, IPF hosted a discussion on US-Israel relations, security challenges and diplomatic opportunities with MK Yair Lapid, Chairman of the Yesh Atid Party; Philip Gordon, Former White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf Region; and Jonathan Alter, of the Daily Beast and MSNBC.

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On Wednesday, September 30th, IPF hosted a discussion on US-Israel relations, security challenges and diplomatic opportunities with MK Yair Lapid, Chairman of the Yesh Atid Party; Philip Gordon, Former White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf Region; and Jonathan Alter, of the Daily Beast and MSNBC.

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Feb 01, 2016

On Monday, February 1st, IPF will hold a conference

Jan 14, 2016

On Thursday, January 14th at 11 AM ET, IPF will

Oct 14, 2015

On Wednesday, October 14th at 1:00 PM ET, IPF