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LOS ANGELES - "Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations: A First Hand Account From Both Perspectives"

Program features Dr. Gershon Baskin & Hanna Siniora, leaders of the Israel / Palestine Center for Research and Information
IPCRI's Dr. Gershon Baskin and Hanna Siniora
Additional Program in Los Angeles: Wednesday, March 5, 7:00 p.m. - Shared Histories: The Intangible Road to Peace with Paul Scham from the Middle East Institute

 Peace Now, Brit Tzedek v'Shalom, and Progressive Jewish Alliance proudly present the leaders of the first joint Israeli-Palestinian think tank, the Israel / Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI).

Saturday, March 15, 7:30 p.m.

Leo Baeck Temple

1300 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles

$5 Suggested Donation

For more information, contact the Los Angeles Chapter of Brit Tzedek v'Shalom at

Dr. Gershon Baskin has publiched books and hundreds of articles in the Hebrew, English and Arabic press on a range of topics related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  During the Premiership of the late Yitzhak Rabin, he served as an outside policy advisor of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.  Dr. Baskin was a member of the Jerusalem Experts Committee established during the Final Status Negotiations in 2000-2001.  Prior to co-founding IPCRI, Dr. Baskin worked for Interns for Peace, the Israeli Ministry of Education and the Institute for Education for Jewish-Arab Coexistence.

Hanna Siniora has been a member of the Palestinian National Council since 1990.  He was the first Palestinian to officially meet Secretary of State George Schultz as a representative of the occupied territories, facilitating President Reagan's official recognition of the PLO.  He served as a member of the Palestinian-Jordanian delegation and advised the Palestinian delegation to Madrid in the early 90's.  He is the founder and publisher of the Jerusalem Times, a weekly English-language Palestinian paper, and founder and co-chair of the Israeli-Palestinian radio station "All for Peace."