Democracy, the Jewish State, and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict:
A Conversation with Gershom Gorenberg
Time and Date: April 3rd, 2014 from 4:30-6:00 pm
Gershom Gorenberg is a historian and journalist who specializes in Middle Eastern politics. He is a senior correspondent for The American Prospect and has written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post. Today, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is mediating peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians and is currently preparing a framework document (to be released in late April) that will guide the parties as they negotiate towards a two-state solution. Gershom will discuss Israelís occupation of Palestinian territory, its effect on Israelís democratic character, and the consequences of success or failure of the current negotiations.