Jerusalem: Is There a Solution? And are Israelis and Palestinians Ready for One?

Jun 26 2017


Wilson Center @ Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania, Ave., NW,
Washington, DC 20004


No other issue in the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations is more fraught and tougher to resolve than Jerusalem. The fate of the city has many dimensions—Jerusalem as a municipality, as a political issue, and as a spiritual and religious one. Is there a comprehensive solution to Jerusalem and are Israelis, Palestinians, and Arabs ready for it? Join us as three veteran analysts with deep knowledge and experience in the politics of the Jerusalem issue discuss the realities on the ground, possible futures for the city, and its role in negotiations.
Arthur Hughes
Former Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Israel, and former senior advisor to the Canadian Track II project on the Jerusalem Old City Initiative
Ghaith al-Omari
Senior Fellow, The Washington Institute, and former advisor to the Palestinian negotiating team
Danny Seidemann
Israeli attorney specializing in the geopolitics of contemporary Jerusalem
Aaron David Miller
Vice President for New Initiatives, Wilson Center
This event is part of the Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Middle East Forum of the Middle East Program.