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Fathom Highlight: an interview with Dore Gold / 26 May / 2015

Dore Gold has been appointed Director General of the Israeli Foreign Ministry by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Recently, Gold gave a wide-ranging, in-depth interview to Fathom on Israel’s future diplomatic strategy, covering his views on the Iranian negotiations, the Middle East Peace Process and the regional turmoil. He has served as foreign policy adviser during Netanyahu’s first term as prime minister (1996-99), as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations and recently as head of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.


Our Voice of the Week is of Prof. Robert Wistrich, former Head of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, addressing the 5th Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism. Prof. Wistrich died several days later in Rome, on 19 May, after suffering a heart attack. The Fathom editors mourn his passing.


Our Image of the Week is of the Israeli Burning Man festival, ‘Midburn’, May 20-24, 2015. For five days, a temporary city was set up in the Negev desert, creating a platform for a communal life style, creativity, art and radical self-expression. Ben Kelmer/Flash90

‘Only a blind person would ignore the gravity of the threat which is emerging’: an interview with Dore Gold

by Dore Gold

To get a contrasting view on Prime Minister Netanyahu’s national security policy, Fathom deputy editor Toby Greene spoke with Dore Gold. A former Israeli ambassador to the UN, Gold is President of the Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs, a leading security and diplomatic think tank in Israel, and has been a close advisor to Prime Minister Netanyahu over many years. He is also the author of, ‘The Rise of Nuclear Iran: How Tehran Defies the West’. Toby Greene: One of the challenges...

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