Gregg Roman

About Gregg Roman

Gregg Roman functions as the chief operations officer for the Forum, responsible for day-to-day management, communications, and financial resource development. Mr. Roman previously served as director of the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh. In 2014, he was named one of the ten most inspiring global Jewish leaders by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. He previously served as the political advisor to the deputy foreign minister of Israel and worked for the Israeli Ministry of Defense. Mr. Roman is a frequent speaker at venues around the world, often appears on television, and has written for the Hill, the Forward, the Albany Times-Union, and other publications. He attended American University in Washington, D.C., and the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel, where he studied national security studies and political communications.

MEF Offers One Million Dollars to UNRWA

By | 2018-01-19T08:35:07+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Guest Statements, Press Releases|

News from the Middle East Forum January 18, 2018 PHILADELPHIA – January 18, 2018 | TruthPR.com | – The Middle East Forum announces a donation of one million dollars to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). After the U.S. Government partially withheld funding, UNRWA's head called [...]

Trump is right to cut funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency – by Gregg Roman

By | 2018-01-08T08:05:08+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Articles, Guest Statements, Middle East|

by Gregg Roman The Hill January 7, 2018 A few days ago, President Trump asked an important question in a tweet: “[W]e pay the Palestinians HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. But with the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these [...]

National security strategy sets America on pragmatic path to secure Middle East interests

By | 2017-12-28T10:01:22+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Articles, Middle East|

BY GREGG ROMAN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 12/27/17 11:00 AM EST As seen in THE HILL Russian President Vladimir Putin had some choice words recently about President Trump’s newly unveiled national security strategy. “The U.S. has recently unveiled its new defense strategy. Speaking the diplomatic language, it is obviously offensive, and, if we switch to the [...]

Bigoted bedfellows: American Islamist Groups AMP and CAIR by Oren Litwin and Samantha Rose Mandeles

By | 2017-12-27T08:52:40+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Articles, Middle East|

by Oren Litwin and Samantha Rose Mandeles JNS.org December 26, 2017 On Dec. 8, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) held a protest in front of the White House, reacting to President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The featured speaker was Imam Omar Suleiman, who also led Friday prayers. Suleiman [...]

Reform UNRWA For A Better Palestinian Future by Gregg Roman

By | 2017-12-18T12:49:08+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Articles, Israel, Middle East|

As seen in The Times of Israel, December 15 2017, by Gregg Roman Every year, the United Nations votes to approve the continued operations of its projects and committees. This year is no different. Recently, a major U.N. committee passed nine resolutions that prolong a serious ongoing conflict, perpetuate hatred and cause needless violence and [...]

Analysis of President Trump’s first year in office by Gregg Roman

By | 2017-12-13T19:56:59+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Guest Statements|

Analysis of President Trump's first year in office. Interview Avail: Gregg Roman Good Morning, How will Pres. Trumps' national security strategy (being rolled out this week) be implemented next year? Middle East Expert Gregg Roman is available to analyze this and more on your show. Gregg's expertise comes from: Currently serves as Director of the Middle [...]

Middle East Forum: Why Is A Harvard University Student Group Honoring Islamist Extremist Nihad Awad?

By | 2017-12-13T10:32:27+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Articles, Education, Israel|

Why Is A Harvard University Student Group Honoring Islamist Extremist Nihad Awad? by Samantha Rose Mandeles The Daily Caller December 1, 2017 http://www.islamist-watch.org/27916/why-is-a-harvard-university-student-group In a profile of legendary child psychologist, Harvard professor, and civil rights activist Robert Coles, journalist David Swift describes Coles as "one of our great moral visionaries." To honor Coles's legacy, Harvard [...]

US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital is Only Way to Peace

By | 2017-12-05T17:11:03+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Articles, Israel|

There’s only one road to peace for Israel: US recognition of Jerusalem BY GREGG ROMAN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 12/05/17 04:20 PM ET THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL A lot happened in Washington this past week. But through the whirlwind came a huge development: President Trump is expected to recognize Jerusalem [...]

MIddle East Forum – Erdogan: No Moderate Islam

By | 2017-12-13T10:27:16+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Articles, International, Islam|

Erdogan: No Moderate Islam by Burak Bekdil The Gatestone Institute December 4, 2017 http://www.meforum.org/7078/erdogan-no-moderate-islam "Islam cannot be either 'moderate' or 'not moderate.' Islam can only be one thing," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) said last month, two weeks after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (right) pledged to promote a "more moderate Islam" in [...]

Special Presentation: Current Happenings in the Middle East as They Relate to U.S. Foreign Policy

By | 2017-11-28T08:43:43+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Israel, Press Releases|

SPEAKING EVENT: Gregg Roman Monday, December 11, 2017 7:00 PM Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus12701 North Scottsdale RoadScottsdale, AZ, 85254 United States Google Calendar ICS Gregg Roman, Director of the Middle East Forum will offer a tour d 'horizon of countries in the region and discuss ways in which the Middle East Forum has been working [...]