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March 28 AMEPA Media Briefing:  Atrocities of Sexual Violence and the Road Forward

March 28 AMEPA Media Briefing:  Atrocities of Sexual Violence and the Road Forward

You are invited to a Zoom webinar from AMEPA:
Atrocities of Sexual Violence and the Road Forward
Thursday, March 28:
8am Pacific (11am ET; 10am CT; 9am MT)

Register in advance for this webinar:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Ruth Halperin-Kaddari
Professor Halperin-Kaddari is a member of Bar-Ilan’s Faculty of Law and founding academic director of the University’s Rackman Center for the Advancement of the Status of Women. Prof. Halperin-Kaddari has played a leading role in fighting for international recognition of Hamas’ sexual crimes, culminating in the recent United Nations recent report that concluded that the conflict-related sexual violence likely occurred during the Hamas onslaught against southern Israel, as well as clear evidence that hostages were raped while being held in Gaza.

Ruth Wasserman Lande
Ruth Wasserman Lande, born in Israel and raised in Cape Town, graduated cum laude from Bar Ilan University in International Relations and Communications, and magna cum laude in International Relations from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. A Wexner Fellow, she earned a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard. Lande, a former Israeli diplomat and advisor to President Shimon Peres, has worked to bridge Jewish and Arab communities, notably in Lod, and founded the “Hagshama” initiative for Bedouin village development. She runs a consultancy, contributes to major Israeli publications, and has served as an MK for the Blue and White party, co-chairing the Abraham Accords Caucus. Fluent in Hebrew, English, Russian, and Arabic, she actively engages in regional affairs.