2017 Engagements

November 6-11, 2017: LiberateArt in NYC. Liaising with representatives of the entertainment & pro-Israel industry. To book a meeting email bookings@lanamelman.com 

November 4-6, 2017: LiberateArt in DC attending Israeli-American Council (IAC) and meeting representatives of the entertainment & pro-Israel industry. To book a meeting email bookings@lanamelman.com 

*** October 29, 2017: Defending Artistic ExpressionA panel discussion on the cultural boycott of Israel by musicians, actors, directors and high profile entertainment attorney. Join us at 4:00 at Wilshire Blvd Temple, 11661 Olympic Blvd, LA, 90064 or tune in to our Facebook Livestream.

Presented by Liberate Art in association with Israel Bonds and Wilshire Boulevard Temple. Visit: wbtla.org/artistic-expression to RSVP

Participants include:

Lana Melman (Moderator) – CEO, Liberate Art and counter cultural boycott expert.

Alan Parsons –  Musician/producer (11 Grammy nods) & former Pink Floyd engineer who took on Roger Waters when he was pressured to boycott.

David Zucker – Iconic writer, producer, director (Airplane! The Naked Gun, Police Squad! Scary Movie 3, Scary Movie 4) and passionate supporter of Israel.

Guy Erez – Israeli musician with a personal story to share (bassist for Alan Parsons project).

Ken Hertz – Entertainment attorney (Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, No Doubt, Gwen Stefani, The Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am, Keith Richards)

Mark Pellegrino – film & TV star (The Big Lebowski, Lost, Dexter, Supernatural)


July 3 – 12th: Meeting with London’s entertainment community and pro-Israel leadership.

May 25, 2017: In honor of honor of the 50-year anniversary of Jerusalem’s liberation and reunification Liberate Art CEO talks about the BDS movement against Israel. Radio interview on one of Atlanta, Georgia’s premier radio stations.

May 15, 2017: Comedy for Koby healing hearts in Israel. Online interview by Liberate Art with guest, Avi Liberman from Comedy for Koby. Listen to the full interview HERE!

April 21, 2017: Artist targeted by BDS. Online interview by Liberate Art with guest, Amy Ziff from the band, Betty.

March 30, 2017: Live Broadcast on Barry Farber Radio Show, out of NYC. Listen to the full interview HERE!

March 29, 2017: Countering the cultural boycott against Israel; exclusive presentation by Lana Melman & networking opportunity in New York City. The way forward. Registration here!

February 7, 2017: Entertainment Industry Mentor; sponsored by Career Up w. JQ International & Jewish Big Brothers and Sisters

February 5, 2017:  Explaining the cultural boycott, entertainment industry event, Los Angeles.

January 19, 2017 – Hollywood liaison for Israel’s esteemed Rimon School of Music and Devora Clark Radio show. The broadcast will feature an up-close interview of and music by Vladimir Gershenzon, a gifted bass player, and Ronen Shmueli, pianist, composer, arranger and educator.  6pm central time on www.messianiclambradio.com.

Previous Engagements

November 1, 2016 – Interview on the Devora Clark Radio show based in Austin, Texas. 8:00 a.m. PST.

Oct 25, 2016 – Podcast interview for Haym Salomon Center. Nationally syndicated, Mike Siegel will host.

Oct – Nov, 2016 – Hollywood Spotlights Israel: Online Event 

Sept 29, 2016 – Entertainment Leader at Career Up LA: From Silicon Beach to Hollywood

Sept 5, 2016 – 8:30 PM Israeli time / 10:30 AM Pacific time:  Live Interview on Israel News Talk Radio – INTR: How BDS pressures international artists to cancel their concerts in Israel?

Aug 31, 2016 –  9-10 P.M. (PT): Live Interview on the Mike Siegel Radio Show 
To listen: www.gcnlive.com

August, 2016: August 4th through August 17 networking with high-level members of the Israeli entertainment industry in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

Summer 2016: Educational Forum with Key Members of the Entertainment Industry.

May 15, 2016: Israel Bonds Independent’s Day Celebration, with Ambassador Dennis Ross, in Los Angeles

March 28, 2016:  Hollywood liaison for The Algemeiner‘s third annual Jewish 100 Gala 

November, 2016:  Sessions with key associates in the UK including the Israeli Consulate,  BICOM, and Culture for Coexistence – UK, a group of artists opposed to the cultural boycott.

November 14, 2015: Hollywood Liaison for Jewish National Fund/JNFuture Soiree, West Hollywood.

October 25, 2015: Wilshire Boulevard Temple parlor meeting.

August 19, 2015: Speaker at CAMERA Student Leadership and Advocacy Training Conference, Boston.

Other previous speaking engagements include: Hadassah Annual Conference; American Jewish Committee Annual Banquet; Young Israel of Beverly Hills Synogogue; numerous entertainment industry focus groups.