Monday, April 20, 2015 Iyyar 1, 5775
Organization:
Germantown Jewish Centre

Location

400 West Ellet Street
Philadelphia, PA 19119
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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, https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=aravainstitute&id=6.
 
 

More Events from Germantown Jewish Centre

Wed. Apr 22
7:00 PM
High Holiday Torah Trope with Eve Pinkenson at Germantown Jewish Centre Begins Wednesday, April 22
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Fri. Apr 24
6:00 PM
Interfaith Environmental Collaboration in Israel: A Celebration of Earth Day & Yom ha-Atzma'ut at Germantown Jewish Centre with Rachel Winner of the Interfaith
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Sun. Apr 26
10:00 AM
Join us for a special parent workshop presented by the ADL’s Miller Early Childhood Initiative. You will gain tools designed to develop children’s capacity to succeed in our diverse world.
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Sun. Apr 26
10:00 AM
"Boom: North America's Explosive Oil-by-Rail Problem" is a short film chronicling the dangers of fossil fuel transportation across the country.
Wed. Apr 29
7:00 PM
Money & Politics:  A Civil Discourse Program Wednesday, April 29 at 7 PM at GJC

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