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    06 July

    | 2015 | 17:00

    Between East and West: Equality and Inequality in Jerusalem

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    • Radak 20, Jerusalem
    • Free
    • Public
    • Radak 20, Jerusalem
    Between East and West: Equality and Inequality in Jerusalem
    The Jerusalem Institute together with the Berl Katznelson Foundation hosted a conference on the topic of Inequality in Jerusalem. Participants included Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat as well as numerous Arab and Jewish academics and journalists. 
    5 p.m. Gathering 
    5:15 – 5:30   Opening Remarks:
    Meir Kraus, Director General, Jerusalem Institute
    Doron Elhanani, Chairman,  Berl Katznelson Foundation, Beit Berl
    Moderator: Moshe Ben-Atar, Berl Katznelson Foundation, Beit Berl
    5:30 – 5:50 Dr. Amnon Ramon, Jerusalem Institute – The Current State of Affairs in  East Jerusalem 
    5:50 – 6:10 Prof. Rassem Khamaisi, University of Haifa and IPCC – Planning and Development in a Non-Sustainable Environment
    6:10 – 6:30 Break
    6:30 – 7:00 Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem – The Vision for Jerusalem 
    7:00 – 7:20 Lara Mubariki, Director, Arab Education Department, Jerusalem Municipality – The Measures Needed to Improve the Education System in East Jerusalem and Achieve Equality with West Jerusalem 
    7:20 – 7:40 Dr. Hagai Agmon-Snir, Director, The Jerusalem Intercultural Center – 
    Inequality in the Intercommunal, Cultural, and Personal Dimensions in Jerusalem
    7:40 – 8:00 Danny Rubinstein, Journalist – Inside Jerusalem and Beyond the Wall
    8:00 – 8:30 Panel: Ways of Promoting Equality among Jerusalem’s Communities
    Moderator: Israel Kimhi, Jerusalem Institute
    Participants: Prof. Shimon Shetreet, Former Minister and Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem; Esti Kirmayer, Community Activist; Moshe Ben-Atar;  Dr. Amnon Ramon; Prof. Rassem Khamaisi; Lara Mubariki; Dr. Hagai Agmon-Snir; Danny Rubinstein