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Conference – The Israeli-Egyptian Peace: 40 Years On

March 28, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and the Faculty of Jewish Studies, Department of Middle Eastern History of Bar-Ilan University, invite the public for a conference on:

The Israeli-Egyptian Peace: 40 Years On

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Senate Hall, Feldman Conference Center (Building 301), Bar-Ilan University

This conference will be conducted in Hebrew
Open to the public.


9:30 am – Opening Statements

9:45 am – Negotiations at Camp David: The View from the Inside
Chair: Prof. Eliezer Tauber, Bar-Ilan University
Prof. Aharon Barak, Chief Justice of Israel’s Supreme Court (ret.), IDC Herzliya
Prof. Arye Naor, former Cabinet Secretary, Hadassah College

10:45 am – Break

11:00 am – Military and Security Aspects
Chair: Prof. Udi Lebel, BESA Center
Roni Daniel, commentator on military affairs and security, The News Company
Maj. Gen. (res.) Dr. Yom-Tov Samia, former GOC Southern Command
Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, BESA Center

12:30 pm – Break

1:30 pm – Cold Peace, Warm Peace: The Israeli-Egyptian Love-Hate Relationship
Chair: Prof. Josh Teitelbaum, BESA Center
MK Avi Dichter, Chairman, Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee
Amb. Itzhak Levanon, former Israeli Ambassador to Egypt
Prof. Eli Podeh, Hebrew University

3:00 pm – Break

3:15 pm – Israeli-Egyptian Discourse in the Media and on Social Networks
Chair: Prof. Ze’ev Maghen, BESA Center
Mr. Jacky Hougy, Arab Affairs Commentator, IDF Radio
Dr. Raphael Sagiv, Western Galilee Academic College
Dr. Limor Lavie, Bar-Ilan University

4:45 pm – Break

5:00 pm – The Reality of Peace
Chair: Prof. Rami Ginat, Bar-Ilan University
David Govrin, Israeli Ambassador to Egypt

The conference is open to the public.
Parking is available outside the Bar-Ilan campus.


March 28, 2019
9:30 am - 6:00 pm