The Jewish people face big challenges ahead. A new government in America. Another election in Israel. Building on the Abraham Accords and confronting the Iranian threat. The future of Jewish education. The post-COVID economy. The state of faith in America, Israel, and the West. Such moments require great leaders, new thinking, and enduring ideas. Join us for the inaugural online conference on “Jews, Israel, and the Future of America.” Spend the day with some of the leading thinkers of our era, all from the comfort of your home.
Ruth Wisse is an award-winning professor of Yiddish literature, author on Jewish history and culture, and Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Tikvah Fund.
Sec. Mike Pompeo
Served as the 70th United States Secretary of State from 2018 to 2021, and as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2017 to 2018.
Amb. Ron Dermer
Ron Dermer served as ambassador of the State of Israel to the United States from 2013 until January 2021. He is co-author with Natan Sharansky of the bestselling The Case for Democracy, and a former political adviser and columnist.
Victor Davis Hanson
Victor Davis Hanson is Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author and editor of 24 books.
Senator Tom Cotton
Senator from the state of Arkansas, former member of the House of Representatives, decorated military veteran.
Rabbi Meir Y. Soloveichik
Rabbi Soloveichik is Director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University, Rabbi of Shearith Israel congregation in New York City, and a writer on theology, ethics, and Jewish-Christian relations.
John Podhoretz is Editor of Commentary magazine, a columnist at the New York Post, and a political commentator.
General Jack Keane
General Jack Keane (U.S. Army, Retired) is a foreign policy and national security expert who provides nationwide commentary in speeches, articles, congressional testimony and through several hundred television and radio interviews annually.
Leon R. Kass, MD, PhD, is the Addie Clark Harding Professor Emeritus in the Committee on Social Thought and the College at the University of Chicago and the Madden-Jewett Scholar Emeritus at the American Enterprise Institute.
Amb. David Friedman
Ambassador David Friedman was nominated by President Trump on January 20, 2017 and served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the State of Israel.
Senior at the Council on Foreign Relations and former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Adviser in the administration of George W. Bush.
Yoram Hazony is President of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem and chairman of the Edmund Burke Foundation. He is the author of the bestselling book, The Virtue of Nationalism.
Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post and co-author of the books Shadow Strike, The Weapon Wizards, and Israel vs. Iran.
Caroline B. Glick is a senior columnist at Israel Hayom, Israel’s largest circulation newspaper and is syndicated to scores of Jewish newspapers and web publications worldwide. She is the author of The Israeli Solution: A One State Plan for Peace in the Middle East, (Crown 2014).
Ben Shapiro is Editor-in-Chief of DailyWire.com, host of The Ben Shapiro Show, and a leading conservative speaker on college campuses.
Co-author of bestseller Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. Co-founder and a member of the board of directors of the Foreign Policy Initiative. Former advisor to Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, and the administration of George W. Bush.
Hertog Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, author of A Time to Build, founder and Editor of National Affairs, contributing editor at multiple publications.
Matthew Continetti is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a contributing editor at National Review and a columnist for Commentary magazine.
Mem D. Bernstein
Mem Dryan Bernstein—venture philanthropist—is the Chairman of the AVI CHAI Foundation, a leader in Jewish education; and a trustee of both Keren Keshet (The Rainbow Foundation), and the Tikvah Fund.
Jonathan Silver is the editor of Mosaic, host of the Tikvah Podcast, and from 2018–2020, served as the executive director of the Jewish Leadership Conference.
Eric Cohen is Co-Chairman of the Jewish Leadership Conference and has been the Executive Director of the Tikvah Fund since 2007.
Roger Hertog is Co-chairman of the Jewish Leadership Conference, President of the Hertog Foundation, Chairman of the Tikvah Fund, and a noted businessman and philanthropist.
- Jews and the Future of America
- Do American Jews Have a Strategy?
- The Biden-Era and the
Future of the America-Israel Alliance
- The Crossroads of American Conservatism
- Herzl Prize Address:
Prof. Ruth Wisse
- The Lessons of Exodus:
Biblical Reflections on the Jewish Nation
- Major World Threats—
and How to Face Them
- Faith in America: A Conversation
- Israel, Zionism, and the West
- What Zionism Can Teach the World
- The Iran Challenge:
Where We Stand
- The Abraham Accords: An Inside View
- The Israeli Election and the Future of Israeli Conservatism
- The Message from Jerusalem:
Why Western Civilization Endures
- The Post-Covid Economy:
East, West, and Israel
- Modern Israel: The Case for God