Gershon Baskin shares his views in Atlanta

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Gershon Baskin was in Atlanta on March 1-2, 2007 where he shared his views the questions if Is an Israeli-Palestinian permanent peace agreement feasible in one year? at Oglethorpe University and Will the promise of two states for two peoples be kept? at the Southern Center for International Studies.
Gershon Baskin with students in Atlanta
Gershon met with Michael Rabkin, the Executive Director of Hillel at Emory University and the columnist Jan Jaben Eilon who writes for InterConnect Publications, ShareWIK Media Group and Womenetics.com

Gershon Baskin and Hanna Siniora with Michael Rabkin, the director of Emory Hillel and Jan Jaben Eilon in Atlanta

Gershon Baskin and Hanna Siniora with
Michael Rabkin, the director of Emory Hillel and Jan Jaben Eilon in Atlanta

Hanna Siniora and Gershon Baskin at the Southern Center for International Studies (SCIS)

Hanna Siniora and Gershon Baskin at the Southern Center for International Studies (SCIS)

The Southern Center for International Studies (SCIS) helps to increase American public awareness and understanding of other countries and international issues. The Center’s many major programs, conferences and television productions have brought national and world leaders to Atlanta, contributing greatly to its prestige as an international city. Through its educational program, The World in Transition, the Center has provided educational resources for social studies teachers and trained tens of thousands of teachers across the United States.

Gershon Baskin

Gershon Baskin

Gershon Baskin is one of the most recognizable names in the Middle East Peace process. His dedication to creating a culture of peace and environmental awareness, coupled with his impeccable integrity, has earned him the trust of the leaders of all sides of the century old conflict. Few people have such far-reaching and positive impacts on promoting peace, security, prosperity and bi-national relationships.
Gershon is an advisor to Israeli, Palestinian and International Prime Ministers on the Middle East Peace Process and the founder and director of IPCRI, the Israeli-Palestinian Public Policy Institute. He was the initiator and negotiator of the secret back channel between Israel and Hamas for the release of 1,027 prisoners – mainly Palestinians and Arab-Israelis of which 280 were sentenced to life in prison for planning and perpetrating various attacks against Jewish targets that resulted in the killing of 569 Israelis in exchange for one Israeli soldier, Gilad Schalit. Gershon is actively involved in research and advocacy concerning topics such as social policy, environmental security, political strategy, peace education, economics, culture and in the development of affordable solar projects with the goal of providing clean electricity for 50 million people by 2020.
Gershon Baskin