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Contemporary Jerusalem topic for David M. Kennedy lecture Feb. 11

“Contemporary Jerusalem: Between Confrontation and Conciliation” will be the topic of a David M. Kennedy Center Lecture by Daniel Seidemann Wednesday, Feb. 11, at noon in the Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium.

Seidemann is the founder and legal advisor for Ir Amim, a nonprofit association dedicated to an equitable, stable and sustainable Jerusalem. He has been a practicing attorney in Jerusalem and a partner in a firm specializing in commercial law since 1987.

In 2001, he successfully filed suit to the Israel Supreme Court, requiring the Jerusalem Municipality and the Israeli Ministry of Education to provide adequate educational facilities and services to the Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem.

He has served as lead counsel of Ir Shalem, a nongovernmental organization dedicated to the development of Jerusalem, participated in Track II talks on Jerusalem between Israelis and Palestinians and specialized in legal and public issues in east Jerusalem.

A native of Syracuse, New York, and a graduate of Cornell University, he emigrated to Israel in 1973.

This lecture will be archived online. For a complete schedule of David M. Kennedy Center events, visit kennedy.byu.edu. For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or lee_simons@byu.edu.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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