Please note a change in the event on March 8th and
the addition of an event on March 9th


 Is a permanent Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement
achievable this year?

What are the issues, the obstacles, and the opportunities ahead?



Co-founders of IPCRI, the only joint Israeli-Palestinian
think tank aimed at resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Thursday, March 6
1011 Institute for Advanced Vehicle Systems (IAVS)
Sponsor: Ann Arbor Chapter of Brit Tzedek v'Shalom
Co-sponsor: the University of Michigan and its Difficult Dialogues Program
For more information, contact Michael Appel by email

Friday, March 7
University of Michigan Student Union, Ann Arbor
Sponsor: Ann Arbor Chapter of Brit Tzedek v'Shalom
Co-sponsor: The Union of Progressive Zionists
For more information, contact Miriam Liebman by email

First Baptist Church, 512 East Huron Street, Ann Arbor
Sponsor: Ann Arbor Chapter of Brit Tzedek v'Shalom,
Co-sponsor: First Baptist Church of Ann Arbor, The Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice, and Ann Arbor Friends Meeting
For more information, contact Michael Appel by email

Saturday, March 8
5:30pm, 8:00pm
5:30pm Dinner reception at private residence
8:00pm JCC, 2935 Birch Hollow Drive, Ann Arbor
Co-sponsor: The Jewish Federation of Washtenaw County, The Jewish Community Center of Washtenaw County, Temple Beth Emeth, The Jewish Cultural Society, The Ann Arbor Reconstructionist Havurah, and The Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
For more information or to RSVP, please email

Sunday, March 9
Birmingham Temple, 12 Mile Road, between Inkster Rd. and Middlebelt Rd. (South side of 12 Mile Road)
Sponsor: Detroit Chapter of Brit Tzedek v'Shalom
Co-sponsor: Birmingham Temple
For more information, contact Rene Lichtman by email


For other information contact / (312) 341-1205

Gershon Baskin the Israeli Co-Director, co-founded IPCRI following years of experience facilitating Jewish-Arab relations within Israel, during which he worked for Interns for Peace, the Ministry of Education and the Institute for Education for Jewish-Arab Coexistence. Dr. Baskin has published books and articles in the Hebrew, English and Arabic press on a range of topics related to the  conflict. During the Premiership of the late Yitzhak Rabin, he served as an outside policy advisor of the peace process. 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.

Hanna Siniora, a member of the Palestinian National Council since 1990, has a long and distinguished history of public service. He was the first Palestinian to officially meet Secretary of State George Schultz as a representative of the occupied territories, facilitating President Reagan's official recognition of the PLO. He served as a member of the Palestinian Jordanian delegation and advised the Palestinian delegation to Madrid in the early 90s. He is the founder and publisher of the Jerusalem Times, a weekly English-language Palestinian paper, and founder and co-chair of the Israeli-Palestinian radio station "All for Peace."

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Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 341-1205
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