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WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

The reelection of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a fifth term was widely perceived as a blow to the prospects for peace and protection of Palestinian rights.

Netanyahu’s pledge to annex parts of occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank, as well as the ongoing marginalization of Palestinians inside Israel, make Palestinian statehood and the possibility of a peace plan seem ever more distant.

To assess the consequences of this vote, The Middle East Institute and The Institute for Palestine Studies invite you to a timely conversation with Raef Zreik, a prominent Palestinian lawyer and academic. Zreik will discuss what the elections say about the Israeli body politic, and the implications for Israel’s domestic and foreign policy. Amb. Gerald Feierstein, MEI’s senior vice president, will moderate the conversation.

An event in the George and Rhonda Salem Family Foundation Lecture Series

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Date: 19 April 2019
Location: Middle East Institute
1319 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
Light lunch will be served at 12:00 PM. Event will promptly start at 12:30.

Dr. Raef Zreik Ahmed is a jurist and a scholar, an expert in political philosophy and the philosophy of law, a lecturer on property law and the theory of law at Ono Academic College, academic co-director of the Minerva Humanities Center at Tel Aviv University, and a senior research fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.
Amb. (ret.) Gerald Feierstein is senior vice president at MEI. He retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in May 2016 after a 41-year career with the personal rank of Career Minister.
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