Menachem Klein is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, and a Senior Research fellow at the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies. He is a Board Member of B’tselem, The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories. In 1999-2001 Dr. Klein was an adviser to the to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shlomo Ben-Ami, and a member of the political advisory
team operating in the office of Prime Minister Ehud Barak.

Since 1996 he is active in many unofficial negotiations with Palestinian counterparts. In October 2003 Dr. Klein, together with prominent Israeli and Palestinian negotiators, signed the Geneva Agreement – a detailed proposal for a comprehensive Israeli-Palestinian peace accord. His book on Geneva Agreement is forthcoming by Columbia University Press.

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