European Jewish Association

Escalation in Jerusalem and Gaza border: how did we get there and what is the endgame?

Brussels, Belgium

19/05/21 15:30 - 19/05/21 17:00

It was our  pleasure to have two great experts with us for an important conversation about the corrent Operation ‘Guardian of the Walls’.

Fleur Hassan-Nahoum

Jerusalem’s Deputy mayor responsible for foreign relations, economic development and tourism. A Jerusalem city council member since 2016, she previously headed up the European desk of Jerusalem’s Development Corp. She has also served as a communications consultant for corporations and NGOs. Prior to her deputy mayoralty in 2018, Fleur led the city council opposition.

Khaled Abu Toameh

an Arab Muslim, is a veteran award-winning journalist who has been covering Palestinian affairs for nearly three decades. He studied at Hebrew University and began his career as a reporter by working for a PLO-affiliated newspaper in Jerusalem. Abu Toameh currently works for the international media, serving as the ‘eyes and ears’ of foreign journalists in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Abu Toameh’s articles have appeared in numerous newspapers around the world, including The Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report and The Sunday Times of London. Since 2002 he has been writing on Palestinian affairs for The Jerusalem Post