FORA.tv Speaker - Menachem Klein
Menachem Klein is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. He served as an advisor for Jerusalem Affairs and Israel-PLO Final Status Talks to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. S. Ben-Ami and was a member of an advisory team operating in the office of Prime Minister Ehud Barak in 2000. Since 1996 he has been active in unofficial negotiations with Palestinian counterparts.
Dr. Klein was a co-signatory of the 2003 Geneva Initiative, a detailed proposal for a comprehensive Israeli-Palestinian peace accord. He is a board member of B'etselem, the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories.
An expert on issues surrounding the status of Jerusalem, his recent books include: A Possible Peace Between Israel and Palestine- an Insiders' Account of the Geneva Initiative (2007); The Jerusalem Problem: The Struggle for Permanent Status (2003); and Jerusalem: The Contested City (2001). Dr. Klein holds a PhD from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
02.05.08 | 01:23:38 min
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