Seminars & Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Dr. Mandel has spoken in academic, religious, and political venues on a variety of topics concerning the Middle East, Israel, and US foreign policy. He regularly appears on television news programs to analyze these topics, with one example included below and many others available on MEPIN’s Youtube channel.

To inquire about having Dr. Mandel speak on your podcast, at your event, or in your community, please use the contact form available here.


For twenty years, Dr. Mandel has organized in-depth seminars throughout the Middle East with Yitzhak Sokoloff,  Senior Fellow at MEPIN and CEO of Keshet Educational Travel. Our travels have taken us to Egypt, the Palestinian Territories, Dubai, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Jordan, and throughout Israel. During his travels, Dr. Mandel meets political, diplomatic, intelligence, and defense officials across the spectrum of opinions. You can inquire about joining a seminar or receive more information through our contact page.

Below are a few photos of meetings and seminars. These events have included Ambassadors Dore Gold and Danny Ayalon, MK’s Mansour Abbas, Yuval Steinitz, Hilik Bar, Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, Editor in Chief of the Jerusalem Report Steve Linde, Former Head of UNWRA in Jerusalem Hakam Shahwan, Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai, Rabbis for Human Rights founder Arik Ascherman, officials in Ramallah, Erbil, Cairo, Amman, and first-hand visits to the Hezbollah attack tunnels, Israeli bases, the Peshmerga front-line with ISIS, and a visit to Israeli-Arab high school empowering Arab women.