Benjamin Ryberg, Esq. is the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Research at The Lawfare Project, which provides legal protection for the Jewish people.
Bio: Benjamin Ryberg, an attorney, is the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Research at The Lawfare Project, a legal think tank and international litigation fund committed to protecting the civil and human rights of the Jewish people and pro-Israel community worldwide. Mr. Ryberg was profiled in The Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” list of young visionaries and is a seasoned public speaker, appearing on radio and television programming and addressing a range of audiences including at AIPAC’s Policy Conference, AEPI’s International Convention, and the Israeli Ministry of Strategic Affairs’s Global Coalition for Israel conference.
- Lawfare – the misuse of the law and legal systems as a weapon of war against the United States, Israel, and western democracy
- Protecting the civil and human rights of the Jewish and pro-Israel communities via legal actions in the areas of commercial discrimination (BDS), terrorism, campus anti-Semitism, and societal anti-Semitism
- U.S. state and federal anti-BDS and anti-discrimination legislation, with a focus on the First Amendment
- “Know Your Rights” – enforcing the rights of college (and high school) students against anti-Semitic discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and the suppression of free speech