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Israel-Japan Intellectual Exchange Program

The 5th Delegation to Japan
October 9-16, 2001

As part of the fifth Israel-Japan Exchange Program, seven intellectual leaders from Israel visited Tokyo on October 9-16, 2001, for a series of meetings and briefings with prominent Diet members, diplomats, scholars, and business leaders on Japan's sociopolitical, economic, and foreign policy trends. They also visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum to participate in a discussion on the future of the peace process in the Middle East, and they exchanged views on the peace movement from the perspectives of Israel and Japan.

Israeli Participants

Eli AMIRNovelist; Director General, Youth Aliah Institute
Menachem MAGIDORPresident, Hebrew University
Kenneth MANNProfessor of Law, Tel Aviv University
Gur OFERProfessor of Economics, Hebrew University
Dalia PRASHKEREntrepreneur
Meir SHLOMOForeign Ministry of Israel
Shimshon ZELNIKERDirector, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute