Rachel Ehrenfeld, author of three books and hundreds of articles on terror financing and corruption. Her latest book Funding Evil: How Terrorism is Financed – and How to Stop It led to the Libel Terrorism Protection Act, known as "Rachel's Law" in NY State, and to a new national bill for Free Speech, now pending before U.S. Congress.
Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld is the Director of the New York based American Center for Democracy (ACD). She is currently working on several projects, including Financial Jihad, Shari'a financing and Islamic banking, and the Islamic penetration of the US and Western economies, and terror financing. Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld is on the Board of Advisors of American Congress for Truth, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Committee on the Present Danger (CPD), together with James Woolsey, and George Shultz.
Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld spoke at many national and international conferences, appeared on national and international television and radio, and published widely. She is currently working on a new book, The Truth About the Muslim Brotherhood, and various projects exploring Financial and Economic Jihad. Her previous books are Narco-Terrorism; How Governments Around the Word Have Used the Drug Trade to Finance and Further Terrorist Activities (Basic Books,1990,1992) and Evil Money; Encounters Along the Money Trail (HarperBusiness, 1992, SPI, 1994).
Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld, consultant to the Defense Department Threat Reduction Agency, the CIA, and Treasury, as well as other government, public and private entities. She also advised the Indonesian President and AG. She organized and lectured in conferences for the White House, Cambridge's Jesus College, as well as for both governmental and non-governmental, local and international organizations in Brazil, England, France, Italy, Israel, Kazakhstan, Monaco, Sweden, Switzerland, and the U.S. Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld testified before the US Congress, the European Parliament, US court and in front of a Grand Jury (on terror financing).
Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld's articles appear in the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, National Review, the Eurobserver, The Jerusalem Post, The NY SUN, the NY Post, and the L.A. Times, and many web publications. She appears as an expert commentator on television and radio news programs, including "Lou Dobbs Tonight", "The O'Reilly Factor," Fox News, CNN, ABC, NBC and MSNBC.
Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld worked as a research scholar at New York University School of Law, a visiting scholar at the Columbia University Institute of War, a fellow at Johns Hopkins's SAIS, and Jesus College, Cambridge. Her Ph.D. in Criminology is from the Hebrew University School of Law in Jerusalem.