Sharing the Space between the Sea and the Jordan River
|Venue:||FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 1223|
Mr. Goldenblatt is the co-Director of Israel Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI), a civic organization dedicated to finding a peaceful and lasting solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In recent years, IPCRI has played a critical role in establishing indirect Israeli-Hamas contacts and negotiations including its mediation which led to a prisoner exchange in October 2011 and, more recently, establishing a ceasefire in the recent Hamas-Israeli clash in Gaza. A lawyer by profession, Mr. Goldenblatt served as a staff attorney at the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Zurich, Switzerland. He was then the secretary general of the Green Leaf party and a Knesset candidate in the 2003 elections. He then served a political advisor to Member of Knesset, Dr. Roman Bronfman after which he turned to business, where he focused on renewable energy, energy efficiency and clean technology. Mr. Goldenblatt received his LLB from Cardiff University and his MBA from University of Derby, both in the UK.