|Friday, May 4, 2012: Global Forum Recap
The Great Debate has become the signature event on the final morning of the Global Forum, and today's lively exchange on the 2012 elections between Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) and Weekly Standard Editor William Kristol surpassed expectations. Their debate covered, among other issues, approaches on U.S.-Israel relations, Israeli-Palestinian peace and Iran's nuclear weapons program, and captivated the Global Forum participants as well as a national TV audience watching live on C-Span 2. Check www.c-span.org rebroadcast times.
Following the debate David Harris wrapped up the Global Forum with a passionate, inspiring call to action that reinforced the influence and vitality of AJC, and the responsibility of all participants to stay involved as active advocates when returning to communities and countries.
Highlights of the 2012 AJC Global Forum – press releases, texts of speeches, photos and videos – will continue to be uploaded to the AJC website. Please visit ajc.org or the AJC Global Forum section.