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"Israel and Germany: Six Decades of Unique Partnership"
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 - 7:15pm to Wednesday, February 20, 2008 - 9:00pm
"Israel and Germany: Six Decades of Unique Partnership"
Israeli Consul-General David Akov and German Consul General Rolf Schuette.
Presented by:

The Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies at PSU and The
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland Community Relations Committee.

Wednesday February 20, 2008
7:15-9:00 pm
Native American Student and Community Center
710 SW Jackson

Admission Free

This program, part of Portland's "Israel at 60 Celebration," will explore six decades of Israeli-German political, cultural and economic relations which have evolved from under the shadow of the Holocaust.
Current issues, such as Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process will also be discussed.

Consul General Akov joined the Israeli Foreign Ministry in 1985 and has served as Director of Congressional Affairs in Jerusalem (2000-2004), Counselor for Congressional Affairs at the Embassy of Israel in Washington D.C. (1995-2000), Director of the Foreign Ministry's diplomatic training program (1993-1995) and Consul at the Israeli Consulate in Atlanta, GA (1989-1993).

Consul General Schuette joined the German Foreign Service in 1981 and has served as Deputy Head of Division for Middle East Affairs and Head of Division for Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova. He also has served in the German embassies in Moscow, Tel Aviv and Rome and in the German
Mission to the United Nations in New York.

Contact information:
Linda Maizels
Adjunct Faculty and Community Outreach Coordinator for Judaic Studies <>
(503) 725-4023