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Between East and West: Equality and Inequality in Jerusalem
The JIIS 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 for Israel Studies
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 for Israel Studies - 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 for Israel Studies

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

Summary to be uploaded shortly.

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