Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Left is right

UNSCOP (3 September 1947) and UN Ad Hoc Committee (25 November 1947) partition plans. The UN Ad Hoc committee proposal was voted on in the resolution.

Gershon Baskin thinks that if Israel is to survive and to be a place worthy of living in, it will come back to the ideology of the Left, which will be embraced by the future leaders of the Right. read more

Speech Topics

Hanna Siniora and Gershon Baskin in Denver

Hamas, ISIS, Hezbollah, Iran, Palestine – The Middle East is a scary place these days – threats are real and the safety and security of the region and the world are at risk. The complex realities that are included in the speech topics of Gershon Baskin shed light on issues that often difficult to understand, issues that have instilled a pervasive sense of pessimism and hopelessness. This is an opportune time to invite Gershon to your community to speak about these and other issues. read more

Presentations

Gershon Baskin, founder and former Co-director of IPCRI, looks back on 20 years of cooperation in the Israeli-Palestinian dialogue

Best known for establishing the back channel with the Harakat al-Muqawamah al-Islamiyyah (the Hamas Islamic Resistance Movement) that led to the release of Gilad Shalit, Dr. Gershon Baskin has established himself as one who works across political lines to find common ground, a person who speaks his conscience and who gets things done for the good of all people in the Middle-East. Gershon’s insights and perspectives combined with his robust knowledge of the major issues of the day, has made him a highly sought-after speaker. read more

Venues

Gershon Baskin at the Israel Now Conference, July 24, 2015

Gershon insights and perspectives combined with his robust knowledge of the major issues of the day, has made him a highly sought-after speaker in venues around the world, from United Nations meetings to the chambers of national Parliaments and the podiums of international conferences. read more

The United Nations and Israel’s legitimacy

TRY AND TRY AGAIN. The summit in September 2009. Obama had urged then for both sides to start talks Obama, Netanyahu and Abbas,. (photo credit:Associated Press)

Gershon Baskin believes that Obama’s legacy for Israel and Palestine should be fostered through the UN Security Council, which would cement Israel’s legitimacy despite the actions of its government which, until it finds a way to end the occupation, is delegitimizing Israel’s existence. read more

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