Friday, December 9, 2016 Kislev 9, 5777
Organization:
Germantown Jewish Centre

Location

400 West Ellet Street
Philadelphia, PA 19119
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The Germantown Jewish Centre (GJC) has been the heart of the Jewish community in Northwest Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs for 75 years. We are a vibrant, pluralistic and egalitarian synagogue located in Mount Airy and committed to

Is Peace Possible?

March 6, 2014 7:00 PM
The Friends of the Arava Institute will welcome Gershon Baskin for a discussion on his views on the possiblity of peace and his new book The Negotiator: Freeing Gilad Shalit From Hamas. 
 
Baskin's topic will be: "Is Israeli Palesinian Peace Possible? Challenges, Obstacles and Hopes." 
 
Dr. Baskin is well known for facilitating the release of Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit. He is a leading Israeli scholar and peace activist, who serves as an advisor for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
 
Dr. Baskin will be available prior to the discussion for a book signing. 
 
Proceeds from the evening will support the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies. The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies offers a life-changing academic program that brings students together using environmental study as a shared goal. At the Arava Institute students learn the essential skills required for becoming future environmental leaders.
 
Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door, advance ticket link, https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=aravainstitute&id=6.
 
 

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