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AJC's 2010 Annual Meeting Gala: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Defense Minister of Israel Ehud Barak, AJC President Richard Sideman, Foreign Minister of the Netherlands Maxime Verhagen, AJC Exec. Dir. David Harris, Foreign Minister of Spain Miguel Angel Moratinos

Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Thursday, April 29, 2010   Friday, April 30, 2010
Opening Plenary: Global Jewish Challenges Today
Remarks: Michael Oren, Ambassador of Israel
to the U.S.
Video of Michael Oren  Michael Oren - Video excerpts, 4 min.
Video of Michael Oren  Michael Oren - Video, Full version, 18 min.
Transcript from Michael Oren  Michael Oren - Transcript

Michael Oren



Congressional Leadership Award
: Robert Menendez
U.S. Senator (D-NJ)
Video of Robert Menendez  Robert Menendez - Video excerpts, 2 min.
Video of Robert Menendez  Robert Menedez - Video, Full version, 25 min.

Robert Menendez   
Panel: "Goldstone and Gaza: Have Human Rights Gone Wrong?"
Speakers
Gabriella Blum, Assistant Professor, Harvard Law School
Irwin Cotler, Member of Canadian Parliament; Minister of Justice, 2003-06

Moderator
Bobby Lapin, Chair, AJC Legal Committee
Video of Goldstone and Gaza: Have Human Rights Gone Wrong?  Goldstone and Gaza: Have Human Rights
      Gone Wrong? - Video, Full version
, 1 hr., 20 min.



Panel: "The Obama Administration and Israel"
Speakers
Jackson Diehl, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, Washington Post
Robert Lieber, Professor of Government, Georgetown University; author of The American Era
Amb. Wendy Sherman, Vice Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group; former Counselor and chief troubleshooter for the State Department and Special Advisor to President Clinton

Moderator
Allan Reich, AJC International Relations Commission
Video of The Obama Administration and Israel  The Obama Administration and Israel -
       Video, Full version
, 1 hr., 23 min.





Panel: "Can Europe be Multicultural?"
Speakers
Paul Berman, Journalist and author of Terror and Liberalism
Chistopher Caldwell, Financial Times columnist and author of Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Immigration, Islam, and the West
Amb. Heidrun Tempel, Special Representative for the Dialogue among Civilizations, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

Moderator
Ben Cohen, AJC Assoc. Dir. of Communications
Video of Can Europe be Multicultural?  Can Europe be Multicultural? -
       Video, Full version
, 1 hr., 11 min.



Gala Program
Address
Hillary Rodham Clinton,
United States Secretary of State
Video of Hillary Rodham Clinton  Hillary Rodham Clinton - Video excerpts, 4 min.
Video of Hillary Rodham Clinton  Hillary Rodham Clinton - Video, Full ver. 34 min.
Transcript from Hillary Rodham Clinton  Hillary Rodham Clinton - Transcript

Hillary Rodham Clinton



Address
Ehud Barak
,
Defense Minister of Israel
Video of Ehud Barak  Ehud Barak - Video excerpts, 3 min.
Video of Ehud Barak  Ehud Barak - Video, Full version, 36 min.

Ehud Barak



Jan Karski Award
Recipient
Miguel Angel Moratinos
,
Foreign Minister of Spain
Video of Miguel Angel Moratinos  Miguel Moratinos - Video, Full version, 28 min.

Miguel Angel Moratinos



Remarks
Maxime Verhagen,
Foreign Minister of the Netherlands
Video of Maxime Verhagen  Maxime Verhagen - Video, Full version, 20 min.
Transcript from Maxime Verhagen Maxime Verhagen - Transcript

Maxime Verhagen



Closing Hymn: Max Fuchs,
Cantor, who as a soldier presided over the first Jewish service in liberated Germany
Video of Max Fuchs  Max Fuchs - Video, Full version, 11 min.

Max Fuchs, the Cantor who as a soldier presided over the first Jewish service in liberated Germany, sang a closing hymn at AJC's Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.   
  Debate: How Should the U.S. Deal with Iran?
Roger Cohen
, Columnist, The New York Times
vs. Bret Stephens, Deputy Editorial Page Editor,
The Wall Street Journal
Video of The Iran Debate  The Iran Debate - Video, Full version,
       1 hr., 26 min.

Moderator
Jason Isaacson, Director,
Government and International Affairs, AJC

The Iran Debate with Roger Cohen and Bret Stephens



Concluding Lunch: Building Bridges
Isaiah Interreligious Award
Recipient: Cardinal Walter Kasper
Video of Cardinal Walter Kasper  Cardinal Walter Kasper - Video, Full ver., 22 min.

Cardinal Walter Kasper



Women Building a New Middle East
Gabriela Shalev, Ambassador of Israel
to the UN
Video of Gabriela Shalev  Gabriela Shalev - Video, Full version,
       1 hr., 8 min.

Gabriela Shalev, Ambassador of Israel to the UN addresses AJC's 2010 Annual Meeting