Webinars

Middle East Forum webinars feature a brief video presentation by one or two specialists, followed by a question-and-answer period. To view past webinars, click on the links below.

Participation in the webinars as they take place requires advance registration and the Zoom application on a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Sign up for forthcoming webinars.

Title Date
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner: Waging the Battle to Bankrupt the Jihad November 28, 2022
Eliezer Tauber on Deir Yassin: The Massacre That Never Was November 21, 2022
Daniel Pipes, Cynthia Farahat, and Jonathan Schanzer: The Muslim Brotherhood, as Revealed in a New Book November 18, 2022
Gregg Roman: The Shabby Tale of Qatar's Ex-CIA Hire November 14, 2022
Sam Westrop and Benjamin Baird: Why Are Western Islamists Realigning with the Right? November 11, 2022
Juliana Taimoorazy Explains Who the Assyrian Christians Are and Their Current Crisis November 7, 2022
Jonathan Spyer: Is Erdoğan's Turkey Aiding in a Jihadist Takeover of Northwest Syria? November 4, 2022
Joshua Teitelbaum on Israel and the Persian Gulf: Dawn of a New Era October 31, 2022
Danielle Pletka: Is the Middle East Being 'Qatarized'? October 28, 2022
Yuval Steinitz: How Israel Stopped Syria's Nukes October 24, 2022
Walter Russell Mead: Charting the History of the U.S.-Israel Relationship October 21, 2022
Christopher Holton: Waging a Counter-Islamist Offensive in America October 17, 2022
Mindy Belz: Are the Kurds on Their Own? October 14, 2022
Susannah Johnston on the Decline of the Islamic Society of North America: An On-Site Report October 7, 2022
Liel Leibovitz: The Dangers of Projecting American Ideas about Race on the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict October 3, 2022
Zuhdi Jasser on Islamists Vs. Muslim Reformists: How the Battle Has Evolved Since 9/11 September 30, 2022
Jonathan Schanzer: What's Next for America's Tumultuous Relations with Saudi Arabia? September 23, 2022
Brigitte Gabriel on Living Under Islamism: A Personal Tale of Survival September 19, 2022
David Collier: What Explains Ireland's Extreme Antisemitism? September 12, 2022
Hannah Baldock: How and Why the British Media Empowers Islamists September 9, 2022
Irina Tsukerman on The Evolving Tehran-Moscow Axis September 2, 2022
Anne Herzberg: How the World Fuels Palestinian Irredentism August 22, 2022
Jonathan Tobin: Assessing the Latest Round of Anti-Zionism August 19, 2022
Leaving Islam, Becoming Canadian: Yasmine Mohammed's Struggle for Freedom August 15, 2022
Gerald Steinberg Explains How NGOs Funnel Money to Gaza Terrorists August 8, 2022
Jason Greenblatt: Why Trump's Middle East Diplomacy Succeeded August 5, 2022
Sean Durns: How Hezbollah Manipulates the Media August 1, 2022
Wasiq Wasiq on Islamist 'Participationists' in the United Kingdom July 29, 2022
Clifford May: How Think Tanks Influence Policy in Washington, D.C. July 25, 2022
Joseph Sabag: Fighting BDS, One State at a Time July 22, 2022
Tom Nisani: Reclaiming Israeli Sovereignty over the Temple Mount July 18, 2022
Danny Danon: My Five Years as Israel's UN Ambassador July 12, 2022
Dexter Van Zile: Bad Journalism Fuels Western Islamists July 8, 2022
Susannah Johnston: Tehran's Man at Oberlin College July 1, 2022
Mehrdad Khonsari: Bring on the Iranian Counter-Revolution June 27, 2022
Efraim Inbar: Israel Will Confront Iran Militarily, Deal or No Deal June 24, 2022
Producer of Banned Film on Islamic History Speaks Out June 20, 2022
Michael Mandelbaum on How the Past Foreshadows the Future in U.S. Middle East Policy June 17, 2022
Geoffrey Cain: China's Dystopian Police State and the Uyghurs June 13, 2022
Raphael BenLevi: Does Israel Have a Grand Strategy? June 6, 2022
The Coming Caliphate? Bill Roggio on Why Al-Qaeda and ISIS Still Matter June 3, 2022
Daniel Haqiqatjou: Why Islam Is the Solution to 'Liberalism' May 27, 2022
Jeffrey Herf: What Was Behind the Miracle of Israel's Creation? May 23, 2022
David P. Goldman: The Dire Consequences of Iran's Birth Dearth May 16, 2022
Robert Spencer: Are Non-Muslims Free to Criticize Islam? May 13, 2022
Yoram Ettinger: Does Israel Face a Palestinian Demographic Time Bomb? May 9, 2022
Ori Wertman on the Inside Story of Israel's Destruction of Syria's Nuclear Reactor May 6, 2022
Yifa Segal: Why the Temple Mount Is a Flashpoint for Palestinian Violence May 2, 2022
The Mullahs' Minions: Exposing the Iran Lobby in America, with Navid Mohebbi April 29, 2022
Michael Rubin: Is the Islamic Republic of Iran Stable? April 25, 2022
Shay Khatiri on How Putin's War in Ukraine Impacts the Middle East April 22, 2022
Sam Westrop: Ukraine's Crisis and Islamists' Responses April 11, 2022
Eyal Zisser on the American Universities after American Academics Opted for BDS April 8, 2022
Charles Jacobs Asks "Where are America's Jewish Leaders?" on Islamist Antisemitism April 4, 2022
Jacques Neriah on Lebanon in Crisis: No End In Sight April 1, 2022
Maurice Hirsch: Is the Palestinian Authority Victim or Victor? March 28, 2022
Paul Miller: What Does Just War Theory Say about the Middle East? March 25, 2022
Kyle Shideler on Known Wolves: Federal Counterterrorism Slip-ups and the Need for State-Level Terrorism Laws March 14, 2022
David Cook on Islamic Studies Today: Challenges and Trends March 11, 2022
Clifford Smith: Erdoğan Promotes Turkey's Outreach to Global Islamists March 7, 2022
Benjamin Weinthal on Germany's Increasing Support of the Iranian Regime March 4, 2022
Richard Goldberg on the New Worst Deal in History February 21, 2022
Robert Kaufman on Conservative Versus Liberal Approaches to the Middle East February 18, 2022
Todd Bensman: Jihadis Infiltrate Texas February 14, 2022
Raymond Ibrahim on Academic Myths About Islam February 11, 2022
Walid Phares on Iran Bombs Abu Dhabi: Why It Matters February 4, 2022
Daniel Greenfield on NYC Mayor Eric Adams and the Islamists January 28, 2022
Joseph Humire on Iran's Tightening Hold on Latin America January 24, 2022
Qatar's Eid Charity: An Investigation January 21, 2022
William Jacobson on the Middle East Studies Association's BDS Resolution January 14, 2022
Sultan Shahin on Making Islam Modern January 10, 2022
Wafa Sultan on Ex-Muslims Today January 7, 2022
Meir Deutsch on Advancing Israel Victory on the Ground and in the Courts January 3, 2022
Benjamin Baird on Turkey's Malign Influence Network in America December 6, 2021