Date(s) - Thursday, April 22, 2010
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jewish Community of Amherst
742 Main St
Gershon Baskin, Ph.D., is the Israeli Co-Director and founder of the Israel/ Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI) – a joint Israeli-Palestinian public policy think tank. Dr. Baskin initiated the founding of IPCRI in 1988 following ten years of work in the field of Jewish-Arab relations within Israel, in Interns for Peace, the Ministry of Education and as Executive Director of the Institute for Education for Jewish-Arab Coexistence (established by the Israeli Ministry of Education and the Prime Minister’s Office). Dr. Baskin has published books and hundreds of articles in the Hebrew, English and Arabic press about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Dr. Baskin meets regularly with Israeli and Palestinian policy makers at their invitation as well as similar people from the international diplomatic community and international organizations.