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The Two-State Solution: What It Really Takes to Get to Yes

Audience: 
Open to the Public
Speaker(s): 
Jeremy Ben-Ami '84, president and founder, J. Street
Sponsor: 

Woodrow Wilson School and J. Street

Jeremy Ben-Ami '84, president and founder of J Street, the pro-Israel, pro-peace lobby, will present a public lecture titled, "The Two-State Solution: What It Really Takes to Get to Yes," at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.

Ben-Ami has nearly thirty years of experience in government, politics, and communications, here and in Israel. His political résumé includes serving as President Bill Clinton’s deputy domestic policy adviser in the mid-1990s and as policy director on Howard Dean’s Presidential Campaign in 2004.  He was the communications director for the New Israel Fund and started the Israeli firm Ben-Or Communications while living in Israel in the late 1990s. He also spent nearly a decade working in New York City government on homeless housing development and helping to manage a Mayoral campaign in 2001.

Ben-Ami received a law degree from New York University and is a graduate of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Relations at Princeton University.

Ben-Ami was named one of the Forward’s 50 most influential Jews in America for threeyears in a row from 2007 to 2009, and The Jerusalem Post named him one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world in 2010 and 2012.