Event: Squaring the Circle? Britain and the De-legitimisation of Israel

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‘Squaring the Circle?
Britain and the
De-legitimisation of Israel’

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Date: 13th December 2010
Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Venue: Central London (precise venue to be announced closer to the event)


His Excellency Ambassador Ron Prosor: Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom and former Director-General of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he oversaw the work of the Foreign Ministry during the disengagement from Gaza in 2005.

Baroness Ruth Deech: British lawyer, academic, and a Life Peer in the House of Lords. Baroness Deech is a former BBC governor, is currently Professor of Law at Gresham College in London, and was a member of the Jewish Leadership Council until 2010.

Stephen Pollard (Chair): British author and journalist, and current editor of The Jewish Chronicle. He is a former Chairman of The European Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and a former president of the Centre for the New Europe, a think tank based in Brussels.

Daniel Finkelstein OBE: Executive Editor, weekly political columnist and Chief Leader Writer of The Times. His blog, Comment Central, is a personal round up of the best political opinion on the web. He is also a regular columnist in The Jewish Chronicle.

Nick Cohen: British journalist and political commentator, and currently a columnist for The Observer and Standpoint magazine. He is the author of several books, most recently What’s Left? (2007) and Waiting for the Etonians: Reports from the Sickbed of Liberal England (2009).

Rafael L. Bardají: Executive Director of the Friends of Israel Initiative and national security advisory to former Spanish President José María Aznar. He is also Director for Foreign Policy at FAES Foundation in Madrid and a member of the Atlantic Council of the United States Strategic Advisory Group.

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