Hon. Fiamma Nirenstein

Fiamma NirensteinFiamma Nirenstein is an award-winning journalist and author, and former member of the Italian Parliament’s Chamber of Deputies, where she served as Vice President of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies.

She has been a journalist since 1977, writing for numerous Italian and American publications, including Commentary, Moment, and the New York Sun. She has also authored nine books, several of which have been translated into English. She has been awarded 16 journalistic and literary prizes.

Nirenstein is an expert on the Middle East conflict, terrorism, anti-Semitism. On September 12, 2001, the Wall Street Journal quoted Nirenstein at length explaining the disaster that had taken place one day previously. On December 16, 2009, Nirenstein was awarded by the Israeli Knesset for her commitment to combating anti-Semitism.