Gershon Baskin – US Speaking Tour – October 20 – November 13, 2009

 

The following is a list of events that have been scheduled around the country.  Please spread the word.  If you are in the area, please come.  I still have space to fit in more events and more private meetings.  If you would like to organize a speaking event or a private meeting, please let me know as soon as possible. 

 

My US cell phone number is: 646-290-0279

 

Route:  Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tucson, Kansas City, Denver & Boulder, Brattleboro, Vt., Washington, DC, Princeton, NJ, Philadelphia, NYC

 

 

 

LOS ANGELES – OCT. 20-24

Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00 pm  - Institute of Jewish Education Library
 8339 W. 3rd St. (several blocks east of La Cienega).
Meretz USA Co-sponsored by:
Ameinu http://ameinu.net/, Americans for Peace Now www.peacenow.org, Workmen's Circe/Arbeter Ring www.circlesocal.org/, J Street www.jstreet.org

RSVPs should be made to [email protected]

Karen Shapiro

310/915-0362

310/600-7232 (cell)

 

Thursday, October 22, 2009      11:00 - Claremont McKenna College

Luncheon at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum and two seminars, that afternoon, one with faculty and one with students.  

Is Israeli-Palestinian Peace Possible?

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2009  12:00 p.m.

Marion Miner Cook Athenaeum

Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum - The Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum was conceived as a place where students and faculty could gather for intellectual discourse in an intimate and relaxed setting and integrate their academic and social lives.

 

Contact:  Bonnie Snortum

Director, Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

Claremont McKenna College

phone:  (909) 607-4180

fax:       (909) 621-8579

[email protected]

 

 

Friday October 23, Temple Judea, Los Angeles 7:15 p.m. 

5429 Lindley Avenue    Tarzana, CA

IS PEACE POSSIBLE?  Is peace possible with a divided Palestinian house and a right-wing Israeli government?  Join us for Kabbalat Shabbat service. 
Contact name, telephone number and email:

Rabbi Karen Bender   818 758 3800    [email protected]

 

 

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA – OCTOBER 25 – 28

 

Sunday, October 25 7:00-9:00 PM                     
"A Plan for Peace"
First Presbyterian Church of San Rafael 

1510 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael
Sponsored by From Here to Peace

 

Monday, October 26th at 3:30-5:00 PM

Palestine: “The One-State, Two-State Dilemma"

Reception 5:00-6:00 PM

UC Hastings Alumni Reception Center

200 McAllister St., San Francisco

 

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 12:00-1:30 PM Jewish Community Federation Library

121 Steuart Street, San Francisco

 

 “Israeli-Palestinian Dialogue: Conversation or Cliché?”

 

Please join us for an open, intimate and lively discussion with, Dr. Gershon Baskin, veteran Israeli expert on peace and coexistence with 20+ years of hands-on experience working towards a “two states for two peoples” solution.

RSVP Required

[email protected] or (415) 977-7434

Please bring your own lunch; drinks will be provided

Feel free to forward invitation to like-minded colleagues and friends

Sponsored by ADL, the Israel Center & JCRC

 

Tuesday, October 27 7:00-9:00 PM                     
"A Plan for Peace"
B'nai Israel Jewish Center

740 Western Ave, Petaluma
Co-sponsored by B'nai Israel Jewish Center & JCRC

 

Thursday, October 29, 7:30 pm

Meeting with the San Francisco Green Party

Wendy Kenan - [email protected]

 

 

TUCSON, ARIZONA  - OCTOBER 30-31, 2009

 

Friday, October 30, 12:00 pm Islamic Center for Tucson

Lunch after Prayers

Contact: Shafir Lobb  [email protected]  520-247-4741

 

Friday, October 30 Shabbat Dinner 6:15 pm

Erev Shabbat Services 7:30

Ner Tamid (at the Masonic Lodge - 1944 E Allen, Tucson, AZ 85719 - just south of River and Campbell)

Contact: Shafir Lobb  [email protected]  520-247-4741

 

Saturday, October 31, Shabbat Services 10:00 am.

Ner Tamid (at the Masonic Lodge - 1944 E Allen, Tucson, AZ 85719 - just south of River and Campbell)
Contact: Shafir Lobb  [email protected]  520-247-4741

 

Saturday, October 31,  5:45 pm – Donor’s reception and dinner

Ner Tamid (at the Masonic Lodge - 1944 E Allen, Tucson, AZ 85719 - just south of River and Campbell)

 

KANSAS CITY NOVEMBER 1, 2009

Jewish Community Campus in Overland Park 1:00 pm,

The Kansas City Chapter of Brit Tzedek v'Shalom (Jewish Alliance for Justice   and Peace) invites the public to a special presentation by American-Israeli Gershon Baskin, founder and co-director of the Israel Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI)  - a joint Israeli-Palestinian think tank advancing the “two-states for two peoples” solution (http://www.ipcri.org).
Mr. Baskin will be speaking at the on Sun., Nov 1.

The program will begin at 1:00PM with a tribute to Allan Abrams, who until his untimely passing on October 2nd, served as chair of the local chapter of Brit Tzedek, a Jewish, pro-Israel organization. Mr. Baskin's presentation, which has been one of Abrams' main priorities for the last six months, will begin at 1:30PM. Financial assistance for this event and for the mission of IPCRI will be greatly appreciated. Contributions payable to: IPCRI can be sent to KC Brit Tzedek, 540 NE Newport Dr., Lee's Summit, MO 64064.
 
  For more information, please call Sheila Sonnenschein at 913-402-8588 or email [email protected]

 

COLORADO NOVEMBER 2,3 4

 

Monday • November 2 • 11:30 Am 

What: ISRAEL/PALESTINE STAKEHOLDERS’ MEETING

          LIMITED SEATING! DONATION REQUIRED AT THE DOOR.

Where:  Arborwood Clubhouse, 3250 O'Neal Circle, Boulder

Topics:  Prospects for a Meaningful Israel/Palestine Peace Process & the U.S. Role

Contact:   Elissa Tivona, [email protected]  Les Canges, [email protected]

 

 

Monday • November 2 • 5:00 Pm

 

 

What:                              LECTURE on PEACE EDUCATION IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE

Where:        University of Colorado at Boulder, Eaton Humanities, Room 250

                   Contact:       Marcia Wikoff, [email protected]

 

Tuesday• November 3 • 5:00 Pm

 

What:                    ISIME LECTURE on PEACE EDUCATION IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE

Where:        Denver University, Cyber Café, Josef Korbel School of International Studies

                   Contact:       Marcia Wikoff, [email protected]

 

 

Wednesday - November 4 • 8:30 Am Listen To Gershon Live •
Kgnu (
88.5 Fm, Boulder; 1390 Am, Denver)

 

 

BOSTON – NOVEMBER 5, 2009

 

Thursday, November 5, 2009 8:30 – Breakfast gathering at the Harvard Club – by invitation only

Commonwealth Ave and Mass Ave in Back Bay, not downtown

Contact: Sidney Topol - [email protected]

 617 262 0559...home office

 617 308 3732...cell/iphone

 

 

 

BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT - NOVEMBER 6, 2009

 

Friday, November 6, 2009 -   1:00 pm Brattleboro High School

 

Friday, November 6, 2009   7:30 pm - School for International Training, International Student Center Room 101

 

Contact:

[email protected]

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

November 8-10 – private meetings

 

 

PRINCETON, N.J.

 

Tuesday, November 10,  Princeton University
 Annual Kwartler Lecture, 4:30 pm “Is Israeli-Palestinian Peace Possible?” East Pyne 010.

 

Contact:

Marcie Citron
Program Manager, Judaic Studies
Princeton University
201 Scheide Caldwell House

Princeton,  NJ  08544
609-258-0394 (phone)
609-258-1829 (fax)
http://www.princeton.edu/~judaic/

 

Rabbi Julie Roth

Executive Director

Center for Jewish Life

70 Washington Road

Princeton, NJ  08540

 

[email protected]

609-258-3635

609-258-2884 (fax)

 

Tuesday, November 10, Princeton – Dinner Talk 7:00 pm

Panera Bread Company 136 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ  08540

Phone: 609 683 5222

http://www.panerabread.com/

Contact: Laura Kahn - [email protected]

609 651 6272

 

PHILADELPHIA

November 11, 2009  University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

12:30. "Is Israeli/Palestinian Peace Possible". Contact Prof. Jim Ryan the Middle East Center at 215.898.6335 ([email protected])

Room A17 in the Caster Building

 

NYC

November 12-13 – Private meeting

 

 

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