Date(s) - Sunday, November 3, 2013
11:20 am - 12:25 pm
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus
Gershon Baskin, in a remarkable session, will be sharing his experiences in as one of the negotiators who arranged Gilad Schalit’s release.
The story of the secret back channel negotiations between Israel and Hamas for the release of Gilad Schalit initiated and conducted by Gershon Baskin. Why did it take more than 5 years to bring Gilad Schalit home? What were the risks to Israel in releasing 1027 Palestinian prisoners for one Israeli soldier?
Gershon Baskin is a social and political entrepreneur who has convened more than 1500 Track II negotiating meetings between Israelis and Palestinians. He initiated and ran a secret back channel negotiations with Hamas that led to the release of Gilad Schalit.
Cambridge Limmud is the biggest and most stimulating single day of Jewish learning in Europe.
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