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  • Neil Lazarus

    Motivating Educating Challenging

    Motivating

    Neil Lazarus is an internationally acclaimed expert in the fields of Middle East politics, public diplomacy and effective communication training.

    He is fast emerging as one of Israel's leading key note speakers. His presentations are motivating, informative and challenging. Neil speaks to over 30,000 people a year and his presentations are causing an international sensation.

    Educating

    He is a  favored speaker for Jewish Federations, Community Leadership as well  as student leadership groups. He is a welcomed guest at many Christian friends of Israel organizations. Neil Lazarus has helped train a new generation of Israeli diplomats and spokespeople. He is the author of "The New 5 Rules of Effective Israel Advocacy"

     

    Challenging

    His client list is extensive and have included; The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Israeli Ministry of Tourism, Jewish Federations, JCRCs, Sky TV, Russian English TV, Keshet Television, Yad Vashem, Hillel, Hadassah, Birthright and The Jewish Agency of Israel, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzalia, and many more.

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    Inspiring the next generation

    We are about making a long term impact

    Professional

    Training professionals

    Professionals worldwide are being trained worldwide

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    CEO's, diplomats, politicians.

    We having an impact on the lives of so many

    Representatives

    Everybody can benefit 

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  • Middle East 101

    Learn online, become an expert overnight

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  • Neil's Seminars

    These are just a few. Remember you can invite Neil to speak LIVE from Israel on a webcast!

    What now for the Middle East?

    Middle East Updates

    What now after the Iran deal?

    The US elections, the threat from Iran, ISIS, Hamas, Hezbollah, the crisis in Syria and Egypt, Lebanon, the future of the territories and the tensions within the Israeli Government will all discussed.
    This lecture provides an in-depth analysis of the week's news in Israel and the Middle east

     

    Talk Israel

    Advocate for Israel

    Criticism of Israel increases both in the press and universities world wide. There is an increasing call for boycotting Israel.  This seminar is essential for anybody involved in Israeli advocacy. Learn the essentials of being an advocate of Israel. This workshop is very popular amongst community leaders and students a like. Conducted in over 190 schools, universities and Communities worldwide, this seminar has become essential for everybody who is a friend of Israel.

    How to stop B.D.S in 5 minutes or less

    How to fight the boycott of Israel

    The boycott, divestment and sanctions movement is increasing in success. The need to counter its strength is forever growing. This seminar is a crucial introduction to countering the growing movement against Israel.

    Tech for teachers

    Inspiring your students

    Discover the use of Internet and social media in the classroom.
    This class is essential for all teachers today.

    It's not enough to know your material , learn how to inspire using the your students phones and facebook.
    Stop fighting the internet - use it as a dynamic tool.

    Social Media ambassadors

    Fighting for Israel one click at a time

    If you are fed up of Israel being unfairly presented in the media and want to bring around a real change - this site is for  you.
    Social Media and the internet has radically changed the battle over Israel's public image battle. The way people share information and ideas has been revolutionized.

    Thousands of participants have participated in this class and now know how to be a social media ambssador

    Tours of the West Bank and East Jerusalem

    Visit the West Bank and East Jerusalem 

    Building in East Jerusalem and the creation of new "settlements" have made the headlines internationally.
    Needless to say Israel's security fence/wall is at the center of an international storm. This tour examines the reasons behind Israel's building of the fence and asks whether it has been built for security or political reasons.
    Participants will discuss the effects and the problems involved, as well as the ramifications of building Jewish areas in East Jerusalem. 
     

    Israel in the Media

    Understanding Media bias

    Using recent examples from the major news channels, Neil leads a provocative discussion and analysis of Israel's changing image in the television.
     
     This is a crucial seminar for anybody that wants to understand Israel's media problems and the difficulties facing Israel in the international media.

    public speaking

    Public speaking 

    Speak with impact

    Overcome your fear of public speaking
    Manage speech anxiety effectively
    Prepare a powerful speech using 9 basic steps
    Analyze your audience to make your topic fit their interests
    Organize your speech carefully to improve understanding and recall
    Enhance the quality of your speech
    Organize an introduction that will relax you and your audience
    Identify the 3 qualities an effective speaker should possess
     

    Media training

    Interview with power

    Learn how to be interviewed and answer questions. This seminar has been conducted for politicians,diplomats and people who need to work with the media.

    New antisemitism

    The longest hatred is back

    This alarming seminar explains the rise of new antisemitism and the merging of left wing, right wing and Muslim hatred towards the Jews. This seminar is crucial for anybody worried about the rise of anti Semitism worldwide and wants to learn how to fight it. Anti Semitism is not confined to the campus or university and this seminar explores all of its dimensions. 

    Israel advocacy

    Israel advocacy for Israelis travelling abroad

    ישראלים המטיילים בחוץ לארץ

    ישראלים המטיילים בחוץ לארץ זקוקים לכלים אפקטיביים בכדי להגן על מדינתם. הסמינר הפופולארי מכשיר ישראלים אשר טסים לחוץ לארץ לדעת כיצד להגן על מדינתם בהצלחה. אם הינכם ישראלים או שאתם לוקחים חלק במשלחת ישראלית הטסה לחוץ לארץ, הסמינר הזה הוא חובה עבורכם! אל תפספסו אותו. אתם תלמדו אילו מיתוסים הקשורים לישראל אתם תשמעו ותדעו כיצד להשיב עליהם. מאות ישראלים כבר לקחו חלק בסמינר זה שמספק כלים הכרחיים בהכנת הישראלים לטיולם ובהכנתם להיות שגרירים למדינתם.

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    Neil by video conference

    NEW  Live seminars to your audience via the net

    Host A Live From Israel Event Video Conferencing, Web Conferencing and Audio Conferencing.Bring Neil Lazarus to your Campus, Synagogue, Church or Federation

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    israel in an hour

    Israel 101

    Understand Israel in an hour

    Join Neil Lazarus in discovering the reality of Israel in an hour.

    From the earliest founders of the State to modern political challenges, this seminar presents an in depth and fascinating overview of the world's only Jewish State. How religious the country should be and how Israeli Arabs fit into the national identity, as well as ethnic divisions among the Jewish population are just a few of the issues discussed within this presentation. Participants are left with an understanding of the psyche of Israel as well as what makes Israelis tick.

  • What People Say

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    Miriam Ziv: Former Ambassador of Israel to Canada

    "I'd like to thank you very much for your recent tour in Canada.  Judging from the feedback I received your seminars were very effective in engaging and training your audiences to become better advocates for Israel.  You provided students and community members with necessary and pragmatic tools to become stronger advocates for Israel. Your seminars were educational, stimulating and interactive and I believe all of those who participated gained a lot from your sessions."

    Orli Gil: Former Consulate General of Israel Chicago

    " Neil has demonstrated a remarkable ability to inform and engage a wide range..of audiences. His presentations are substantive,educational and hugely entertaining. He successfully communicates an impressive body of knowledge on Israel and the Middle East,while tactfully incorporating personal insights and humor into his presentation.  There is no one in the field of Israel Advocacy that is currently having a great impact than Neil."

     

    Natan Sharansky: Former Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs.

    "Your seminars are both educational and informative, and combine interactive teaching methods with a wide combination of pedagogic methods.  Together with your dry humor and extensive knowledge, you provide an essential service to Jews and Christians alike. I very much appreciate your efforts and am pleased to be working with you to help train a growing cader of informed, capable activists for Israel and World Jewry."


    Shlomo Gestetner: Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies

    "Neil is one of the greatest communicators working in Jewish education. He brings professionalism, humor and passion to his talks, and is extremely effective. In the media and propaganda war against Israel and the Jews,  I'm glad he is on our side!"

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    How to win an argument about Israel

    This is a crucial webinar

    Why not join me on a free webinar to discuss how the changing middle east is influencing how we talk about Israel and Israel's image. If you have ever been asked about #‎Israel this seminar is for you!

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    Learn the secrets of effective speaking

    "I want to teach you what I do"

    As a professional speaker, Neil Lazarus speaks to over 30,000 people a year in 5 countries.

    You will discover simple and easy to use secrets of public speaking. Unlike the many other techniques offered on the internet, these are not theories. They are used daily in presentations worldwide.

    Whether you communicate on the telephone, speak in public or over the web,how you present yourself is vital

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    .LIVE video webcasts from Jerusalem

    If you are low on budget but still want Neil to speak...why not organize a live from Jerusalem event. They normally cost half the price of an seminar.

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  • Recommended Reading

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    Michael B. Oren’s memoir of his time as Israel’s ambassador to the United States—a period of transformative change for America and a time of violent upheaval throughout the Middle East—provides a frank, fascinating look inside the special relationship between America and its closest ally in the region

    A great guide for beginners

    Looking to better understand the Middle East? This plain-English guide explains the importance of the region, especially in light of recent events. You'll meet its people and their leaders, discover the differences and similarities between Arab and Western mindsets, and examine the wars and conflicts - including the Israeli-Palestinian turmoil - that led up to the current political situation.

    Learn social media

     Everything you need to know to start a social media campaign for your business or to promote Israel.

    The New Five Rules of Effective Israel Advocacy

    All you need to know to advocate for Israel

    Public Speaking Guide

    Learn to speak in public like Neil Lazarus

    The Prime Ministers

    The Prime Ministers is the first and only insider account of Israeli politics from the founding of the Jewish State to the near-present day. It reveals stunning details of life-and-death decision-making, top-secret military operations and high level peace negotiations. 

    Catch the Jew

    Catch the Jew! recounts the adventures of gonzo journalist Tuvia Tenenbom, who wanders around Israel and the Palestinian Authority for seven months in search of the untold truths in today's Holy Land. With holy chutzpah, Tenenbom boldly goes where no Jew has gone before, at times risking his life as he assumes the identities of Tobi the German and even Abu Ali in order to probe into the many stories in this strange land and poke holes in all of them.

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