Bridges to Israel sponsors outstanding speakers on current topics related to Israel. Listed here are Bridges to Israel-Berkeley's past speakers.

Past Speakers in the Community Education Program

November 9, 2008: Yakov Katz (Military correspondent and defense analyst for The Jerusalem Post)
The Middle East in the Post-Olmert/Bush Era
March 9, 2008: Shmuel Rosner (Chief U.S. Correspondent for the Israeli daily Haaretz)
The American-Israel Relationship in the Post-Bush Era
April 29, 2007: Eran Lerman (Director Middle East Office, American Jewish Committee)
Israel and the New Regional Paradigm
October 14, 2007: Yossi Alpher (Co-editor Israeli-Palestinian on-line dialogue magazine, bitterlemons)
The Revived Peace Process: Opportunities and Pitfalls
October 28, 2006: Khaled Abu Toameh (Jerusalem Post)
Is an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Still Possible?
September 17, 2006: Marvin Miller (Professor Emeritus, MIT)
The Iran Nuclear Threat
September 6, 2006: Stuart Schoffman (Jerusalem Report)
Life in a Dangerous Neighborhood: Security, Morality, and the Jewish State
May 4, 2006: Gil Hoffman (Jerusalem Post)
The New Look of Israel's Governing Coalition
April 4, 2006: Hirsh Goodman (Jaffee Center)
Which Way Forward?
September 25, 2005: David Akov (Israel Consul-General)
The Disengagement: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
March 13, 2005: Hirsh Goodman (Editor, Jerusalem Report)
Israel in The Post-Arafat Era
November 14, 2004: Judy Lash Balint (Author)
Jerusalem Diaries: A Report
May 2, 2004: Khaled Abu Toameh (Correspondent for Palestinian Affairs, Jerusalem Post)
Behind the Headlines of the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict
March 2, 2004: Zeidan Atashi (Former Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister)
Minorities in the Israeli State
January 25, 2004: Herb Keinon (Political analyst, Jerusalem Post)
Peace in 2004: Wish or Reality
December 3, 2003: Jonathan Adelman (Professor, Univ. of Denver)
A New Middle East: How Has American Foreign Policy Affected the Balance of Power
September 7, 2003: MK Rabbi Michael Melchior (Knesset Member)
Arab/Israeli Peace: Will the World Let it Happen?
January 26, 2003: Nitsana Darshan-Leitner (Attorney, Shurat Hadin)
Bringing Terrorists to Court
January 5, 2003: Ephraim Margolin (Attorney and Civil Rights Expert)
Civil Liberties, Terrorism and Security: Challenges for Israel and America
November 17, 2002: Yitzchak Santis (JCRC)
Anti-Semitism in the Muslim World