Mitchell Bard is the Executive Director
of the nonprofit American-Israeli
Cooperative Enterprise (AICE) and
a foreign policy analyst who lectures
frequently on U.S.-Middle East policy.
Dr. Bard is also the director of the Jewish
Virtual Library, the worlds
most comprehensive online encyclopedia
of Jewish history and culture.
Dr. Bard co-chairs the task force on BDS & Delegitimization for the Global Forum on Combatting Anti-Semitism created by the Israeli Foreign Ministry and is a member of a similar task force established by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
In 2013, Dr. Bard was named one of the “top 100 people positively influencing Jewish life” by the Algemeiner newspaper.
For three years he was the editor of the Near East Report, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) weekly newsletter on U.S. Middle East policy. He also served as a polling analyst in the 1988 Bush presidential campaign.
He has appeared on the BBC, Fox News, al-Jazeera, NBC, CBC, the Jenny Jones Show and other local and national television and radio outlets. His work has been published in academic journals, magazines and major newspapers. He has written and edited 24 books.
Bard has appeared on Fox News, MSNBC,
NBC, CBC, the Jenny Jones Show, al-Jazeera
and other local, national and international television
and radio outlets. His work has been
published in academic
journals, magazines and
He is the editor/author of 23 books:
Bard is also the author/editor of six
studies published by AICE:
holds a Ph.D. in political science
from UCLA and a masters degree
in public policy from Berkeley. He
received his B.A. in economics from
the University of California at Santa