To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Six-Day War in June, BICOM and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) have launched 50 Voices, 50 Years, a collection of 50 short articles that reflect on the anniversary, its legacy for Israel and the Middle East, its meaning for Zionism and prospects for peace.
President Reuven Rivlin
Reuven Rivlin is the tenth and current President of Israel. Read his contribution here.
Amos Oz is one of the most prominent Israeli authors of his generation and was shortlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize. Read his contribution here.
Ambassador Dennis Ross
Ambassador Dennis Ross is the William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Prior to returning to the Institute in 2011, he served two years as special assistant to President Obama and National Security Council senior director for the Central Region, and a year as special advisor to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Read his contribution here.
Einat Wilf is the Baye Foundation Ajunct Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy and a former Israeli Member of the Knesset. Read her contribution here.
Ambassador Daniel Shapiro
Ambassador Daniel Shapiro is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), and served as United States ambassador to Israel from July 2011 to January 2017. Read his contribution here.
Lara Friedman is the President of the Foundation for Middle East Peace. Read her contribution here.
Brig. Gen. (res) Michael Herzog
Brig. Gen. (res) Michael Herzog is BICOM’s Senior Visiting Fellow and Milton Fine International Fellow with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He has been present at most of Israel’s negotiations with the Palestinians over the past 20 years. Read his contribution here.
Professor Alan Johnson
Professor Alan Johnson is BICOM’s Senior Research Fellow and Editor of Fathom, BICOM’s research journal. Read his contribution here.
The remaining contributions can be read in full on the 50 Voices, 50 Years website here.
This project is part of a series of publications, events and social media material BICOM produced to mark the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War. You can see our other projects here.