“Peace, the Soundest Business Investment”

Event offered by:
Foreign Policy Association
Harvard Club of NYC

Event Details

Tuesday, March 5, 2002
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
Harvard Club of New York City
New York, NY
Event type
Lunch / Dinner  

Event Transcripts and Video

Israeli industrialist and former Knesset member Stef Wertheimer discusses his efforts to promote peace by focusing on export manufacturing and education as deterrents to warfare.

Event Speakers

    • Stef Wertheimer - Speaker
      Founder and Chairman of ISCAR, Ltd


      Mr. Wertheimer's is an Israeli industrialist and former member of the Knesset. His cutting tools company, the Iscar Group, supplies the automotive, aerospace, and electronics industries. It is second in its field worldwide. He has developed four industrial parks, comprising incubator spaces, museums, and educational facilities, and is planning two more parks in Israel and Turkey. Recently he worked with the Palestinians to establish an industrial park in Gaza and another nearby in Israel, but plans have been suspended due to the Intifada.

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