Last updated on: 9/21/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Richard D. Heideman, JD Biography

Title:
Honorary President of B'nai B'rith International
Position:
Pro to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“As the international president of B’nai B’rith International at the time, I wrote to President Bush expressing full support for his vision and goal to create two states for two peoples — the Palestinian people and the Jewish people.”

“The Roadmap to Nowhere: Anti-Israel Bias Continues to Impede the Quest for Peace,” Long Island Jewish World, Nov. 29, 2013

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Honorary President, B’nai B’rith International, 2002-present
  • Senior Counsel, Heideman Nudelman & Kalik PC, 1974-present
  • Chair, The Israel Forever Foundation
  • Chair, The Institute for Law and Policy, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Chair, Herzliya Conference International Advisory Board
  • Head of Delegation, United Nations World Conference Against Racism, South Africa, 2009
  • President, B’nai B’rith International, 1998-2002
  • Former Chair, United Nations Committee of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
Education:
  • JD, George Washington University, 1972
  • BA, University of Michigan, 1969
Other:
  • Twitter handles: @speakingup_info and @TheHagueOdyssey
  • Is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Kentucky, Indiana and Wyoming
  • Has appeared on CNN’s Burden of Proof and the Fox Morning News
Quoted in:
  1. Should the Israeli Fence/Wall Exist?