As events continue to unfold across the Middle East, with particular focus on Syria, we are excited to be co-hosting this event with NYU’s Taub Center for Israel Studies!
Itamar Rabinovich, who served as Israel’s ambassador to the United States and chief negotiator with Syria during the Rabin government, will deliver a public lecture “From Waging Peace to Lingering Conflict” on Monday, April 2, 5:30-7 p.m. at NYU School of Law’s Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South (between Sullivan and MacDougal Sts.).
The lecture, sponsored by NYU’s Taub Center for Israel Studies and the Charles & Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, is free but an RSVP is required to firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.998.8981. Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street).
Reporters interested in attending the event must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or email@example.com.
Rabinovich, Israel’s ambassador to the United States from 1993 to 1996 and chief negotiator with Syria under Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, will discuss both the lingering conflict in the Middle East and the current situation in Syria.
Rabinovich served as the president of Tel Aviv University from 1999 to 2007. He is the author of several books, including The View from Damascus: State, Political Community and Foreign Relations in Twentieth-Century Syria; Syria Under the Ba’ath; The War for Lebanon; The Road Not Taken: Early Arab-Israeli Negotiations; The Brink of Peace: Israel and Syria; and Waging Peace: Israel and the Arabs at the End of the Century. Rabinovich is currently a Global Distinguished Professor at NYU’s Taub Center for Israel Studies.
For more on Amb. Rabinovich’s new book, “The Lingering Conflict: Israel, the Arabs, and the Middle East, 1948–2011,” and his outlook on the road ahead, check out the interview he did with CLSFF National Director, Lisa Eisen. From Waging Peace to the Lingering Conflict: An Interview with Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich