German–Israeli Relations: Quo Vadis?

In cooperation with the Israel Council on Foreign Relations (ICFR), KAS Israel hosts a special discussion event on German-Israeli relations today in Jerusalem.


The conference language is English.

Please register here: http://www.israelcfr.com/registrations/girqv


5.00 pm Opening

Dr. Alexander Brakel, Resident Representative, KAS Israel


Dr. Laurence Weinbaum, Director, Israel Council on Foreign Relations

Welcome address

H.E. Dr. Susanne Wasum-Rainer, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Israel

5.15 pm The Status of Israeli–German relations: An analysis from German and Israeli standpoint

MP Col. (ret.) Roderich Kiesewetter, CDU/CSU faction spokesman of the Foreign Affairs Committee at the German Bundestag

David Witzthum, ICFR Board Member; Visiting Research Fellow, Hebrew University and former TV journalist

Followed by Q&A

6.15 pm Coffee and refreshments

6.30 pm Panel discussion, hosted by Marcus Sheff, CEO, IMPACT-se

Dr. Gisela Dachs, Senior Lecturer, DAAD Center for German Studies and at the European Forum, Hebrew University

Prof. (emer.) Moshe Zimmermann, former Director, Richard Koebner Minerva Center for German History, Hebrew University

​​​​​​​Dr. Peter Lintl, Research Associate, Middle East and Africa division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)

Dr. Maram Stern, Deputy CEO for Diplomacy, World Jewish Congress

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Leonardo Plaza, Jerusalem


German-Israel Relations: Quo Vadis?: Gemeinsame Konferenz der KAS Israel und des Israel Council on Foreign Relations
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