Geneva Initiative Annexes
Geneva Initiative Annexes

Search:

Home Page

GI seminar for Rabbis and activists from Shas

On April 22-24, GI held a seminar in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, for 46 members of the Shas party. Among the participants were Rabbis, members of regional councils, mayors and senior political figures.

Date: 22-24/04/2009

On April 22-24, GI held a seminar, in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, for 46 members of the Shas party. Among the participants were Rabbis, members of regional councils, mayors and senior political figures.

The seminar included a tour along the northern section of the separation barrier guided by Col. (Ret.) Shaul Arieli and lectures by Minister of Religious Affairs Yaacov Margi, Former PA Minister Sufyan Abu Zaidah, GI General Manager Gadi Baltiansky and others.

The seminar is part of an ongoing cooperation between GI and the Shas Party. Participants reported after the seminar that it had an important impact on their view of the conflict and the peace process. They have expressed openness to solutions such as the Geneva Accord once they have learned more about it.

The seminar recieved media coverage by the Israeli Russian channel Israel+. To view the video in Russian click here.

Dr. Sufyan Abu Zaidah & Minister Yaacov Margi meet in GI seminar

Shas members on tour with Col. (Ret.) Shaul Arieli

Minister Yaacov Margi And Chairman of the GI Steering commitee

Dr. Yossi Beiln answering questions raised by participants