CEO of The Jerusalem Summit.
Dmitry Radyshevsky received his BA in journalism
from Moscow State University, his Master of Theological Studies
degree from Harvard University and his PhD from the Hebrew
Born in Moscow, Mr. Radyshevsky worked as a religion writer
for Moscow News and a senior foreign correspondent for The
After being invited in 1991 to US as a visiting journalist
for an internship with TIME Magazine, Mr. Radyshevsky served
as an Assistant Editor of the Russian project at New York
Times, and then, for six years, was the New York Bureau Chief
of Moscow News.
Having made Aliyah (repatriation) from
US to Israel in 1999, Mr. Radyshevsky headed the The Michael
Cherney Foundation to Aid Terror Victims and serves as a CEO
of The Jerusalem Summit, an international forum, established
in 2003 Dr. Radyshevsky is an author of several fiction and
non-fiction books. His latest are: Universal Zionism
(Ivrus, Israel, 2006), The Jerusalem Alternative
(Balfour Books, 2005), Babylon and Jerusalem: the Middle
East Conflict in the Light of the Bible (MCF, Tel-Aviv,
2003), Mantra (Penguin Putnam Inc., New York,
2002), Dolphinarium: Terror Targets the Young
(MCF, Tel-Aviv, 2002).
Dr. MARTIN SHERMAN
Martin Sherman is the academic director of the Jerusalem Summit and lectures in Political Science and Security Studies at Tel Aviv University . He is also a research fellow at the International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT).
Dr. Sherman holds degrees in Physics and Geology (B.Sc.), Business Administration (MBA) and Political Science (Ph.D.).
He served for seven years in operational capacities in the Israeli intelligence community.
From 1990-91 he held the post of ministerial advisor to the Israeli government, and has testified as an expert before Joint Economic Committee of US Congress in a hearing on economic and security trends in the Middle East.
Dr. Sherman is a long standing director on the boards of several Israeli commercial companies.
His academic publications include two books, The Politics of Water in The Middle East, ( Macmillan,1999) and Despots, Democrats and the Determinants of International Conflict, ( Macmillan , 1998), as well as several articles in journals such as the Middle East Quarterly , The Journal of Strategic Studies, The Journal of Intelligence and Counter Intelligence, The Journal of Theoretical Politics, Nations and Nationalism, and Nationalism & Ethnic Politics. He acted the Academic Coordinator of the internationally renowned Herzliya Conference in 2001 and 2002.
Dr. Sherman writes extensively on security political and economic issues in the Israeli national press in both English and Hebrew.
Ambassador (ret.) YORAM
Ambassador (ret.) Ettinger is an insider on US-Israel relations, Mideast politics and overseas investments in Israel 's high tech. He is a member of the American-Israel Demographic Research Group (AIDRG), which has documented dramatic flaws behind demographic fatalism on one hand and a Jewish demographic momentum on the other hand.
He is a consultant to members of Israel ’s Cabinet and Knesset, and regularly briefs US legislators and their staff on Israel ’s contribution to vital US interests, on the root causes of international terrorism and on other issues of bilateral concern.
Ambassador (ret.) Ettinger's OpEds have been published in Israel and in the US , and he has been interviewed on Israel 's and US’ TV and radio. He was a speaker at AIPAC Annual Conference.
Ambassador (ret.) Ettinger – who did his graduate studies at UCLA and undergraduate at UTEP - served as Minister for Congressional Affairs at Israel 's Embassy in Washington (with a rank of an ambassador), Israel 's Consul General in Houston and Director of Israel's Government Press Office. He is the editor of Straight From The Jerusalem Cloakroom and Boardroom newsletters on issues of national security and overseas investments in Israel 's high-tech.
*Ambassador (ret.) Ettinger is available for speaking engagements in Israel , the US and Canada (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Director Palestinian Media Watch, Senate Appropriations Committee,
Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education,
Chaired by Senator Arlen Specter
Itamar Marcus is the director of the Palestinian
Media Watch. Mr. Marcus was appointed the Israeli representative
(communications specialist) to the Trilateral [Israeli- Palestinian-American]
Anti-Incitement Committee established under the Wye Accords.
From 1998 - 2000 Mr. Marcus served as director of research for
the Center for Monitoring the Impact of Peace, and composed
reports on PA, Syrian, and Jordanian Schoolbooks.