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A unique conference on #Iran and #Israel- This Monday

This Monday 11th of April The Meir Ezri Center at Haifa University will be hosting a conference entitled “Iran and Israel” past and present.

The conference will address and analyze shared and diverged interests between the two countries from the 1950s until today. Hope you can join us.

Details can be found below

http://gulfc.haifa.ac.il/index.php/events/conferences-workshops-and-seminars/conferences-workshops-and-seminars/427-the-8th-annual-persian-gulf-studies-conference-in-israel


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Posted on : Apr 07 2016
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Why Iran’s Khamenei resorts to Holocaust denial

On the International Day of Holocaust, Iran’s supreme leader released a video questioning the Holocaust.

What is the domestic reason behind such a move?

My latest article explains:

http://www.middleeasteye.net/columns/why-irans-khamenei-resorts-holocaust-denial-2079267545


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Posted on : Jan 29 2016
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No, America’s Iran Policy Isn’t Beholden to Israel

Trita Parsi, the president of the National Iranian American Council argued in a recent piece that America needs to “De-Israelize” its Iran policy.

My recent piece for The National Interest is a rebuttal of some of the main arguments made in that article.

http://nationalinterest.org/feature/no-americas-iran-policy-isnt-beholden-israel-14631

 


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Posted on : Dec 16 2015
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Nuclear deal could ultimately weaken #Iran moderates

My latest article argues that instead of strengthening Iranian president Hassan Rouhani in the long term, the nuclear deal could actually weaken him.

To read click below:

http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/192494/nuclear-deal-hassan-rouhani


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Posted on : Aug 03 2015
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My thoughts on the recent Iran deal

Is the recent deal with Iran a “historic mistake for Israel”, or is there room for optimism?

I am more optimistic than others, although the deal does contain some areas of concern. I absolutely understand why some of my Israeli compatriots are suspicious of the Iranian regime.

My thoughts:

http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2015/7/israel-needs-to-be-realistic-about-the-iran-deal.html


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Posted on : Jul 16 2015
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The Promise of Nuclear Deal With Iran — for Israel

My two cents on the recent draft nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1.

Could it contribute to Israel’s security, or is it a “threat to our survival” as Prime Minister Netanyahu stated.

Read more: http://forward.com/articles/218388/the-promise-of-nuclear-deal-with-iran-for-israel/


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Posted on : Apr 10 2015
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Meir Javedanfar – upcoming North America lecture tour

Every two years, I spend two weeks touring Canada and the US as part of a speaking tour.

This year I will be available for lectures in North America during the following two weeks:

  • The Week beginning 20th of April and
  • The Week beginning 27th of April.

Lecture topics will include:

– Iran’s nuclear program: towards a solution or a crisis?

– Iran and Hezbollah in Syria: is another war between Israel and Hezbollah inevitable?

– What is life in Iran like for the average Iranian citizen? What are the socio-economic challenges which the people of Iran face?

– How is Iran viewed by Israeli society ?

Please let me know if you know of Universities / Synagogues / Think Tanks / Communal organizations who may be interested in a lecture regarding the aforementioned topics, or other Iran – Israel related topics which maybe of interest.

My biography can be found here.

My personal email is: Meir.Javedanfar@gmail.com

 


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Posted on : Feb 01 2015
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#Iran and the US have failed their way to success

Iran has also failed its way to success so far.

There have been many mistakes by the Iranian leadership, the consequences of which finally persuaded Khamenei to approve a new approach. One of his most notable mistakes was to reject offers of talks with the Obama administration for four years.

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Posted on : Nov 20 2014
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