Avi Melamed

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Avi Melamed is an independent strategic intelligence analyst and regional expert, who specializes in the current affairs of the Arab and Muslim world and their impact on Israel and across the Middle East. Mr. Melamed served as an Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism Official and was the youngest-ever Senior Advisor on Jerusalemite Arab Affairs to Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek and to his successor, Mayor Ehud Olmert. After his years in public service, he founded Feenjan – Israel Speaks Arabic, a non-profit initiative that presents contemporary Israeli society and culture to the Arab world in Arabic, and serves as an online platform for Israelis and Arabs to discover and discuss issues of common interest.


  • Israel Economy

  • US-Israel Relations

  • Middle Eastern Relations

Popular Speeches

Israeli Society in the Era of Lunatic Reality
Democracy and Terror
The Jerusalem Conflict: Perspectives from Behind the Scenes
Islam is the Solution: From the Streets of Gaza to the Caves of Afghanistan
Israel and the Middle East: A Geo-political Perspective
Geo-strategic analysis of the Middle East (including Iran and Central Asia)
Updates and Perspectives on The Israeli - Palestinian conflict
Fundamental Islam (Hammas, Al Qaeda, Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad)
The Educator's Role in Forming the Future of Israel and the Future Leadership in Israel
Israel's Inner Challenges

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