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“Israelis and Palestinians: Is Peace Still Possible?” with Elliott Abrams: November 11 at HUC-JIR/New York

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Thursday, November 4, 2010

Join us at HUC-JIR/New York on Thursday, November 11, 2010 in the Chapel at 11:00 am for “Israelis and Palestinians: Is Peace Still Possible?” with Elliott Abrams.

Elliott Abrams currently serves as Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.  He has served in various capacities under two Presidents: he was Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director on the National Security Council for the Near East during the first term of President George W. Bush; he represented President Bush in working with Secretary of State Rice in Mid-East diplomacy during his second term; and, he served as Assistant Secretary of State under President Reagan. 

Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's leading institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, museums, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding.