Yariv Oppenheimer, General Director of Peace Now (Shalom Achshav) in Israel, will speak on "Is Israel-Palestinian Peace Possible?" This is the 1st event of a 4-part lecture series titled, "Diverse Perspectives on Zionism and Israel in 2010".
Yariv Oppenheimer is General Director and Spokesperson of the Israeli Peace Now Movement (Shalom Achshav), the largest grassroots movement in Israeli history. Born in Tel Aviv in 1976, Oppenheimer was Commander of New Recruits in the Israeli Defense Forces (1995-98), Youth Department Director of the Israeli Labour Party (1998-2002), and has a Law & Public Policy Degree from the College of Interdisciplinary Center of Learning in Herzliya.
As General Director of Peace Now, Oppenheimer is a leading advocate for bringing a negotiated end to Israeli rule on the West Bank and the implementation of a “two-state solution” for Israel and Palestine. Oppenheimer is cited in the Israeli and international written media near daily, and is a regular interviewee on radio and television broadcasts. He blogs for The Jerusalem Post at http://cgis.jpost.com/Blogs/oppenheimer.
The UCLA Israel Studies Program is proud to present a 4-part lecture series to offer 4 diverse perspectives on Zionism and Israel in 2010. All lectures will be free and open to the public. Parking is available for $10 and may be purchased at the parking kiosk located at the corner of Hilgard and Westholme Avenues. Related events in the series are posted below.
Cost: Free of charge
This event is being offered free of charge. Parking is available for $10 and may be purchased at the parking kiosk located at the corner of Hilgard and Westholme Avenues.
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