27 2015

CRC Program

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

JCC in the Mary Sachs & Henry Miller 3301 N Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Contact Margie Adelman
717-236-9555 x 3104

“An Israel Frontline Briefing from Gershon Baskin, peace activist, hostage negotiator and intermediary”

The Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg invites you attend the first program in a speaker series featuring Gershon Baski, Dr. Baski is the initiator and the person responsible for the secret back channel between Israel and the Hamas that successfully negotiated the release of Israeli abducted soldier Gilead Schalit.

Dr. Baskin was the Israeli Co-Director and founder of the Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI) - a joint Israeli-Palestinian public policy think and “do”-tank located in Jerusalem. Since January 2012 he is the Co-Chairman of IPCRI’s Board of Directors.

During the Premiership of the late Yitzhak Rabin, he served as an advisor on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process to a secret team of intelligence officers established by Mr. Rabin. Dr. Baskin was a member of the Jerusalem Experts Committee established by the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office during the Final
Status Negotiations in 2000-2001. Dr. Baskin holds a Ph.D. in International Affairs from University of Greenwich.