David Meir-Levi

David Meir-Levi is an American-born Israeli currently living in Palo Alto, CA. He holds a BA from Johns Hopkins University, and an MA in Near Eastern Studies from Brandeis University. He taught Archaeology and Near Eastern History at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at the University of Tel Aviv in the 60's and 70's, during which time he completed his service in the Israeli military. Upon returning to the USA, Mr. Meir-Levi has worked as a professional Jewish educator, most recently in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Since the outbreak of the second Intifada (9/29/00), he has lectured throughout northern California and abroad at synagogues, churches, universities, and service organizations on topics related to the history of the Arab-Israel conflict and the roots of terrorism in the Arab world. He has most recently taught a series of courses at Cal-Poly Institute, the Monterey Institute for International Studies, and for the Evangelical and Catholic communities in Guatemala, on the history of the Israel-Arab conflict.

He has a weekly radio show, “Mid-East Media Watch” at KZSU Stanford (90.1 fm, Fridays, 11:00-11:30 am), a monthly TV presentation (“Spotlight on the Middle East”, public access cable, and check out the website spotlight.deeperlook.net . In his “day job”, Mr. Meir-Levi is an insurance broker and investment professional, with offices in Menlo Park and San Francisco.

Mr. Meir-Levi is the Director of Research and Education at the Israel Peace Initiative (IPI), a grass-roots not-for-profit organization in the San Francisco Bay area working to educate the American public and its leaders in to the history of the Arab-Israel conflict and realistic options for resolution. For more information about IPI, check out its website: www.ipi-usa.org. He serves as an advisor for Speaking for Democracy, another grass-roots not-for-profit organization in the San Francisco Bay Area, and he also works with the Northwest Region’s Republican Jewish Coalition as Director of Educational Outreach. He has been a frequent guest on radio talk shows in the USA, Israel and Latin America.

Mr. Meir-Levi lectures and teaches in English, Hebrew, and Spanish. He can be reached at david_meirlevi@hotmail.com

For a list of Mr. Meir-Levi’s essays and articles, search on “david meir-levi” at Google or at frontpagemag.com or at Israpundit.com. To purchase his most recent book, “Big Lies”, contact the publishers at frontpagemag.com, or call 800-752-6562 (bulk discounts available). There are now more than 200,000 copies of “Big Lies” on university campuses throughout the USA and Canada, and it is in its second printing. It has been translated in to Spanish and Portuguese for dissemination in Latin America.

Translations into French, German, Arabic, Hebrew, Russian and Hungarian are currently under consideration.