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Young Jewish Diplomatic Leadership Seminar, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs

This talks at the Israeli Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem was to a group of Jewish leaders in 20s and 30s who had been hand picked by the Ministry for training in diplomacy, the middle east and matters relating to Israels … Continue reading

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Zionism Online Advocacy and Antisemitism, Zionist Organization of America

This talk was delivered as the keynote at the annual general meeting of the Pittsburgh branch of the Zionist Organization of America. It included discussion about problems in Google Earth which myself, the ZOA and the JIDF had all been … Continue reading

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The Battle of Ideas & Online Israel Activism, World Union of Jewish Students

This talk was presented to Israeli students training with WUJS. It involved two separate presentations, the first on the Leading Role of NGOs in the “Durban Strategy”, in the lead up to Durban II, and the second on Online Israel … Continue reading

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A Web 2.0 Story: Public Diplomacy & Hasbara, Narrative & Truth, StandWithUs International

This talk was presented to the staff of Stand With Us International. The talk introduced public diplomacy in Web 2.0, discussed online knowledge and truth, assessed the current state of the art, outlined some future strategic choices and discussed a … Continue reading

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Knowledge & Truth in Web 2.0: Virtual reality by consensus, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

This talk was delivered as part of the Post-Holocaust & Antisemitism Seminar series at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. The talk examined: Knowledge on the web Democratization in Web 2.0 Personal Identity (a special case) Antisemitism and racism Social … Continue reading

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Online activism: A concrete approach to a virtual problem, Israeli Embassy in London

This presentation looked at a concrete approach to online activism. This included background briefings on potential threats followed simulations of campaign building.

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Online activism: why it is needed and what you can do, Legacy Heritage

This presentation at a Legacy Heritage Conference in Amsterdam examined both Palestinian and Zionist online advocacy. We discussed what was being done, what worked, and what didn’t. Finally we discussed some scenarios and how people might respond. Advice on running … Continue reading

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Hasbara on the Internet: Theory, Practice and Strategy

This talk was a keynote speech for an advocacy event run by the Israeli Embassy in London. The presentation followed an address by Israeli’s Ambassador to the UK. As I was in Israel at the time, the talk and Q&A … Continue reading

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The Internet and Public Diplomacy, Bar-Ilan University

With the advent of Web 2.0 technology (including blogs and social networking), the Internet is increasingly becoming a political medium for expressing views and influencing public opinion, both domestically and internationally. The lecture examines the emerging phenomenon, current practice and … Continue reading

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