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Over 150 leading thinkers and statesmen
from the US, Europe, Asia and Israel
took part in the 3-day Jerusalem Summit,
(Nov 27-30th, 2004), at Jerusalem's King David Hotel.


Shabtai Shavit; Prof. Anne Bayefsky; Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld; Dr. Dore Gold, Isi Leibler; Dr. Uzi Arad; General (Res.) Yaacov Amidror; Prof. Rafi Israeli; Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld; Dr. Boaz Ganor

Dr. Avi Beker; Dr. Daniel Pipes; Congressman Robert Beauprez (R-CO); Itamar Marcus; Dr. Martin Sherman; Prof. Barry Rubin

Baroness Caroline Cox; Dr. Rivka Yadlin; William Tucker; Prof. Yossi Shain; Nonie Darwish; Prof. Khaleel Mohammed; David Pryce-Jones

Ana Palacio; General (res.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel; US Army Gen. Paul Vallely; Dennis Prager; Myles Munroe; Kenneth Meshoe

Press-conference of the Summit.
L-R: Dmitry Radyshevsky, Congressman Robert Beauprez (R-CO); Dr. Daniel Pipes; Dr. Martin Sherman; Amb. Gopalaswami Parthasarathy; Dr. Khaleel Mohammed




27-30 NOVEMBER 2004

Saturday, November 27, 2004

19:30 Welcoming reception

20:00 Introduction: Dmitry Radyshevsky, Executive Director of the Jerusalem Summit:
"Strategic Goal of the Jerusalem Summit, Developing Alternative Methods to Open Closed Societies"

New models for global decision making
Arab-Israeli conflict: Shifting the Paradigm from "Political" to "Humanitarian"

Enhancing the Status of Moslem Women as a Means of Regime Change
New Perspectives on the Koran: Focusing on Elements of Tolerance and Openness
Geopolitical Crisis: Israel – Between Civilizations


Greetings: Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Former Chief Rabbi of Israel

Gifts to Jerusalem ceremony


Greetings: Prof. Moshe Kaveh, President, Bar-Ilan University

Greetings: Knesset Member Dr. Yuri Shtern,
Chairman, Internal Affairs Committee, Christian Allies Caucus


Israel National Anthem and Cocktails

Sunday, November 28, 2004

Registration desk-8-9am
Morning Session 9:00-11:45AM

Assessing the UN: The Search for Alternative Approaches

Introduction: Dr. Martin Sherman, Academic director of the Jerusalem Summit:
"Karl Popper's Paradigm as Intellectual Basis for The Jerusalem Summit's Program"

Chairman: Isi Leibler, Senior Vice-President, World Jewish Congress:
"A New International Association of Democratic Countries"


Shabtai Shavit, Former head of the Mossad

Prof. Anne Bayefsky, Hudson Institute

Coffee break 10:30-10:45

Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld, International Center for the Study of Corruption: “The UN Corruption and the Potential Harm to National Security: An American Case Study”
Amb. Dr. Dore Gold, Former Israel's Ambassador to UN:
"Why the UN Undermines International Peace and Security"

coffee break 11:45-12:00

Round Table Discussion 12:00-14:00pm
Chairman: Dr. Uzi Arad: "A Strategy for Israel's Campaign in the International Arena"
Participants from Israel: General (Res.) Yaacov Amidror, Prof. Rafi Israeli,
Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, Dr. Boaz Ganor, Prof.Efraim Inbar,
Dr. Reuven Pedazur, Dr. Shavit Matias

Lunch-14:15 Guest speaker: Silvan Shalom, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel : "Israel and the Changing Global Environment"

Afternoon Session 16:30-18:00

Enhancing Status of Moslem Women as means of Regime-Change

Chairman: Baroness Caroline Cox, UK House of the Lords:"The West: Islam and Islamism"

Screening of a movie: “Submission" written and directed
by Theo Van Gogh (who was murdered because of it in Holland)
and Hirsi Ali (Moslem Dutch MP)


Dr. Rivka Yadlin, Hebrew University: "Moslem Women’s Status: The Problematic"

William Tucker, Columnist and Freelance Writer: "Polygamy and the roots of Terrorism"
Dr. Parvin Darabi, Human Rights Activist: "Islam and Oppression of Women"

Coffee break 18:00-18:15

Round Table Discussion 18:15-20:00
Chairwoman: Lt.-General(ret.) Orit Adato
Israeli participants: Dr. Mordechai Kedar, Prof. Judith Bubber Agassi,
Prof. Amatzia Baram, MK Eti Livni, Caroline Glick, Dr. Martin Sherman

Dinner 20:30 Greetings: Uri Lupolianski , Mayor of Jerusalem
special speaker: Dennis Prager, US National Radio Host

Monday, November 29, 2004

Registration desk-8-9am
Morning Session 9:00-12:00AM

Opening Closed Societies & Keeping Them Free

Chairman: Ana Palacio, former Foreign Minister of Spain: "Know thy enemy"


General (res.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel, Tel-Aviv University: "The Use of Technology in Fighting Poverty"
Hon. Gopalaswami Parthasarathy, Former Indian High Commissioner for Pakistan: "Democracy and Political Developments in India and it's Neighborours"

Coffee break: 10:15-10:30

Rev. Dr. Myles Munroe, International Third World Leader's Association: "Rediscovering the Human Race: Its Purpose and Power"
Rev. Dr. Kenneth Meshoe, MP of South Africa, ACDP President: "Keys to Open a Closed Society"
Mr. David Pryce-Jones: "Islam and Democracy"

Coffee break 12:00-12:15

Round Table Discussion 12:15-14:00
Chairman: Prof. Yossi Shain: "Transmitting Pluralistic Values across International Frontiers: The Challenge for Muslim Émigrés"
With Israeli participants: Prof. Joseph Agassi, Prof. David Menashri,
Dr.Max Singer, Itzhak Livni, Clarence Wagner, MK Ronny Brison

Lunch 14:00
Guest speaker: General(Ret.) US Army Paul Vallely, FOX News commentator:
"Endgame-Blue Print for victory on the war on terrorism"

Afternoon Session 16:00-18:30

Shifting the Israeli-Palestinian Paradigm: Humanitarian, Rather than Political Solutions

Chairman: Dr. Avi Beker, former CEO, World Jewish Congress:
"Reassessing the Sources of the Israeli-Arab Conflict"


Dr. Daniel Pipes, US Institute of Peace: "UNRWA - The Heart of the Problem"

Rep. Bob Beauprez (R-C0), U.S. Congress: "Tolerance? Really?"

Coffee break: 17:15-17:30

Itamar Marcus, Director, Palestinian Media Watch: "Borders or Existential Conflict – Palestinian Formal and Informal Education"
Dr. Martin Sherman, Tel-Aviv University: "Reframing the Palestinian Problem: A Humanitarian rather a Political Approach"
Avigdor Liberman, Leader of “Israel Bei’tenu Party”

Round Table Discussions (with coffee break) 18:30-20:30

Chairman: Prof. Barry Rubin, Director, Global Research in International Affair (GLORIA) Center, Editor, Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal :
"Why Isn't the Arab-Israeli Conflict Already Finished?"
With Israeli participants: Dr. Hillel Frisch, Col. (Res.). Dr. Shaul Shay,
Col (ret.) Yoash Tsiddon-Chatto, Dr. Emmanuel Navon, MK Benny Elon,
Mark Zell, Gen (Res.) Eitan Ben-Eliyahu

Dinner 21:00 at Marakesh for foreign guests

Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Registration desk: 8-9am
Morning Session 9:00-11:00

Focusing on Elements of Tolerance and Openness in the Koran

Chairman: Gen.(ret) Mansour Abu Rashid, Amman Center for Peace and Development: "Projects and Activities in the Region to Establish a Good Relationship Between the Civil Societies"


Nonie Darwish, Arabs for Israel: "The Daughter of a 'SHAHID' Speaks Out for Change"
Prof. Khaleel Mohammed, San Diego State University,California: "For Whom the Holy Land? A Koranic Answer"

Prof. Mohanna Yousuf Haddad, Director of the Regional Office for Human Security, Amman: "Islamic Versus Post-Lliberal Ttolerance: Islamic Versus Post Lliberal Perspectives"

Prof. Yohanan Friedmann, Hebrew University : "Tolerance and Coercion in Islam "

coffee break 11:00-11:15

Round Table Discussion: 11:15-13:15
Chairman: Dr. Shmuel Bar
With Israeli participants: Lt.-Col.(Res.)Dr.Yoram Kahati,
Prof. Ella Landau-Tasseron, Dr. David Bukay, Amnon Lord, Charles Radin

Lunch 13:30-15:30 Presentation of Senator Henry "Scoop" Jackson Award to Baroness Lady Caroline Cox (UK, House of the Lords)

16:15-17:30-Closing Session

Geopolitical Crisis: Israel – Between Civilizations

Chairman: Dmitry Radyshevsky, Executive Director


Prof. Xu Xin, Nanjing University, China : "Jewish Culture - a Value System Shared by All Mankind: a Chinese Perspective"
Dr. Shimon Samuels, International Liaison of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre (Paris):"From A People Who Dwells apart to A Light unto the Nations"
Prof. Ephraim Meir, Bar-Ilan University: "Israel - Between Civilizations"


Round Table Discussions (with coffee break) 17:30-19:30
“Moving The Jerusalem Summit Forward”
Israeli Participants and audience suggestions: Dr. Vladimir Polyak, Dr. Oleg Savelzon

Concluding Dinner : 19:30 Closing of the Summit
Chairman: MK Yuri Shtern
Dr. Graciela Samuels presenting Director General UNESCO Mr. Koichiro Matsuura’s personal greetings for the Jerusalem Summit



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