IDDF Podcast

The Israel Defense and Diplomacy Forum podcast (IDDF) brings together former Israeli deputy national security advisor, Prof. Chuck Freilich and former Deputy Foreign Minister and ambassador to Washington, Danny Ayalon, for a bi-weekly update on hot button issues from the State of Israel. The IDDF podcast is hosted by the Miryam Institute.

Israel’s new government makes changes to the judicial and democratic processes and China’s rising influence in the Middle East

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Podcast 18: January 13, 2023

The Threat to the US-Israel “Special Relationship”: Aipac vs. JStreet

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Podcast 17: December 30, 2022

Emerging Crisis in Relations With US and Israel, Israel’s New Laser Air Defense System

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Podcast 16: December 16, 2022

Events in West Bank, Iran, Chuck Interviews Danny About Time as Ambassador to US

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Podcast 15: December 18, 2022

Ramifications of the Elections in the US and Israel,  and a Very Personal, Lethal Antisemitic Attack

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Podcast 14: November 18, 2022

Bibi’s Extraordinary Comeback Amid a Right-Wing Sweep in the Latest Israeli General Election

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Podcast 13: November 4, 2022

What Does the US-Israel “Special Relationship” Actually Mean?

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Podcast 12: October 21, 2022

The Shared Values and Strategic Interests of the US-Israel “Special Relationship”

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Podcast 11: October 7, 2022

UK-Israel relations, 77th UN General Assembly, 2nd anniversary of the Abraham Accords and Russian-Iranian cooperation over the Ukraine War

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Podcast 10: September 23

Developments in the Palestinian Arena

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Podcast 9: September 9

Renewed Relations Between Israel and Turkey, Hezbollah Ramp Up Tensions and the Latest on the JCPOA Iran Nuclear Deal

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Podcast 8: August 26, 2022

Operation Breaking Dawn in Gaza

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Podcast 7: August 12, 2022

The US-Israel “Special Relationship”; Interview With Dennis Ross

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Podcast 6: July 29, 2022

Biden’s Visit to Israel and Saudi Arabia and What it Means for Them and the Mideast

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Podcast 5: July 15, 2022

 Yet Another Election in Israel & Biden’s Middle East Tour

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Podcast 4: July 1, 2022

Countering Iran’s Nuclear Program and Regional Expansionism

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Podcast 3: June 17, 2022

The Six Day War 55 Years Later

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Podcast 2: June 3, 2022

On Israel and the War in Ukraine; Iran and the Nuclear Program

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Podcast 1: May 20, 2022