A Conversation with Alan Elsner, Special Advisor to the President, J Street
Thursday, October 20, 7:00pm | Siegel JCC
(101 Garden of Eden Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803)
Light refreshments will be served
This event is co-sponsored by Beth Emeth Congregation, Westminster Presbyterian Church and the Episcopal Church of Saint Andrew and Matthew.
Alan Elsner will be sharing his take on the landscape of the conflict today as it relates to this election season and discuss how we as American Jews can best support the two-state solution. He will also take questions for what is sure to be an engaging question and answer session.
Alan Elsner has had a long career at the top ranks of American and international journalism prior to joining J Street. As State Department and later White House correspondent for Reuters News Agency, Elsner traveled the world with Secretaries of State and was on first name terms with presidents and vice presidents. His sharp questioning during the Rwanda genocide forced the United States to change its policy and was later highlighted in the Hollywood movie “Hotel Rwanda.” As Reuters National Correspondent, Elsner was the agency’s chief writer on 9/11/2001. Elsner is the author of two novels and two works of non-fiction.