Gershon Baskin

Gershon Baskin

Gershon Baskin, Ph.D., is the founding Co-Chairman of IPCRI, the Israel Palestine Center for Research and Information (), a columnist for The Jerusalem Post and the initiator and negotiator of the secret back channel for the release of Gilad Schalit.

Baskin served as an outside adviser on the peace process to late prime minister Yitzhak Rabin and on a Jerusalem experts committee under former prime minister Ehud Barak.  He was the first civil servant in Israel responsible for Jewish-Arab relations in Israel, working in the Ministry of Education under Zvulen Hammer, and as the founder and director of the Institute for Education for Jewish-Arab Coexistence. Baskin is a graduate of the Young Judaea movement. He made aliya from New York in 1978 and lives in Jerusalem. Email Gershon at gershon@ipcri.org

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05/20/2020
HOPE FOR the next generation.

The next generation of peace advocates face an even more difficult task

05/13/2020
THE DIVIDE between Blue and White’s leaders.

Does Israel want to be a Jewish state or a democratic state?

05/06/2020

Annexation of the West Bank will have catastrophic consequences - opinion

05/02/2020
Blue and White leader Benny Gantz (L) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) sit in front of Pres

The 'national emergency' behind coalition isn't coronavirus - opinion

04/22/2020
Israeli left

The missed opportunity for those left on the Israeli Left – opinion

04/01/2020

Gantz's 61 seats is a majority – opinion

03/25/2020

A Jewish and democratic state may just be impossible – opinion

03/19/2020

Encountering Peace: Quarantine pastimes

03/11/2020

Encountering Peace: The real danger of another Netanyahu government

03/04/2020

Recalling my first meetings with Hamas – opinion

02/27/2020

Blue and White rejecting the Joint List repeats Ehud Barak's mistake

02/19/2020

Encountering Peace: And the rest is history

02/13/2020

Encountering Peace: Where do they belong?

02/05/2020
PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump announcing the ‘Deal of the Century.

The concept, merger & acquisition and the road show

01/29/2020

Prejudices and ignorance among Israeli settlers in the West Bank

01/22/2020

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