Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Tishri 24, 5776
Germantown Jewish Centre


400 West Ellet Street
Philadelphia, PA 19119
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,

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