The Middle East: No way out? A regional crisis with global implications

Please join us in the discussion on the situation in the Middle East and its global implications


Peter Beinart, Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York (CUNY)

Kostanty Gebert, Gazeta Wyborcza and the European Council on Foreign Relations

Jonathan Ornstein, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Center of Krakow


Chaired by

Adam Reichardt, Editor in Chief of the Krakow-based magazine New Eastern Europe

European Council on Foreign Relations, New Eastern Europe and Jewish Community Centre in Cracow

have the pleasure to invite you for a panel discussion on the situation in the Middle East and its global implications. This panel will provide opportunities to learn about and discuss ongoing developments such as the emergence of the Islamic State, the threat from Iran, the recent Israeli elections and their impact on US-Euro-Israeli relations, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and the role of the global Jewish community in promoting peace.

Panelists will address such questions as: Is the situation with ISIS spinning out of control? Is Israel becoming more isolated on the international stage? How can Jewish Community relations promote good relations between Poland, Europe and Israel?

Time: 18.30 – 20.00
Location: The Jewish Community Center of Krakow
ul. Miodowa 24, Krakow

The discussion will be in English only.

The short summary of the meeting is available here (in Polish).