Sharansky to appear with Palestinian, S. African Human rights advocates at Limmud

The three will debate on the topics of peace and democracy.

December 28, 2014 18:47
Natan Sharansky

Natan Sharansky. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)


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Jewish Agency chairman and former refusenik Natan Sharansky is set to appear on stage with Palestinian and South African human rights campaigners Bassem Eid and Benjamin Pogrund on Tuesday in London at a Limmud conference.

The three will debate the topic “Can Democracy and Peace Go Hand in Hand?” Limmud conferences, which are held annually in cities around the world, serve as forums for learning and debate about a wide range of Jewish issues.

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Eid, executive director of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, is a former senior fieldworker at B’Tselem while Pogrund, who lives in Israel, was a journalist in Johannesburg who worked to expose the impact of apartheid on black South Africans.

Pogrund’s book Drawing Fire: Investigating the Apartheid Accusations in Israel, argues that Israel is not an apartheid state.

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