Rabbi Yehoshua Peffer is a community rabbi, rabbinical judge, and legal scholar. He teaches at Yeshivas Chedvas HaTorah and at Hebrew University, heads the Haredi division at The Tikvah Fund in Israel, and is the founder and editor-in-chief of the online journal “Tzarich Iyun.”
Liz Wheeler is the host of “The Liz Wheeler Show.” She is a voice of reason for millions of Americans as she guides them through the most important stories that no one else is telling. Liz is unapologetically one of the conservative movement’s boldest voices. In Politico’s words, Liz is a “titan” of media, and she’s just getting started. She is passionate about telling the truth, rigorous in her research, and committed to her faith.
James Lucier is the co-founder and managing director of a public policy research and advisory firm in Washington, DC, and a board member of the Edmund Burke Foundation.
Aylana Meisel is the Deputy Director of Tikvah Israel and the head of its student educational division. She has worked for Tikvah in the United States and Israel for seven years, assisting in mission development, strategy, and implementation across the Fund’s educational activities. Her work has been published in Mosaic, Commentary Magazine, and The Jerusalem Post.
Benjamin Weingarten is Deputy Editor of RealClearInvestigations, and a Senior Contributor to The Federalist, columnist at Newsweek, and co-host of the Edmund Burke Foundation’s NatCon Squad podcast. He is a fellow of the Claremont Institute, and 2019 recipient of The Fund for American Studies’ Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship, under the auspices of which he is working on a book on U.S.-China policy. Ben’s first book was American Ingrate: Ilhan Omar and the Progressive-Islamist Takeover of the Democratic Party (Bombardier Books, 2020).
Colin Moran founded Abdiel Capital, a private investment fund and a Special Honoree of the National Conservatism Conference. He sits on the boards of First Things and the Chiaroscuro Foundation.
Marion Smith is the President and CEO of Common Sense Society, of which he was founding president in 2009, to promote civic engagement, entrepreneurship, and leadership among young professionals in the United States and Europe. He is also the chairman of Washington, D.C.’s National Civic Art Society, a former visiting fellow in the B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics at The Heritage Foundation, and the former executive director and CEO of the congressionally authorized Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.
His writings have been published in The Hill, Los Angeles Times, National Review, Politico, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. He is a regular guest on network and cable television channels, including ABC, NBC, MSNBC, Fox News, CNN, and CSPAN.