Opening and Keynote Sessions

Footage from the central sessions at the 14th Jerusalem Conference in Canadian Studies
Opening Session
Chair: Daniel Ben-Natan, President, The Israel Association for Canadian Studies


Professor Asher Cohen, Rector, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ambassador Paul Hunt, Canadian Ambassador to Israel


Mr. Yair Seroussi, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bank Hapoalim: "The Israeli Economy: Opportunities and Challenges”

Hon. Professor Irwin Cotler, Member of the Canadian Parliament, Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Professor of Law Emeritus, McGill University: "Foundational Principles of Canadian Foreign Policy in the Middle East”
Keynote Address: "Challenges to Higher Education"
Chair: Dr. Nadine Trajtenberg, Associate Dean of the School of Economics, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

Prof. Janice Gross Stein, Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department of Political Science and the Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Prof. Menahem Ben Sasson, President, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Prof. Rivka Carmi, President, Ben-Gurion University