The Institute for Contemporary Affairs (ICA) was founded by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation in 2001. The Institute provides a forum for discussion of Israel’s strategic, diplomatic, legal and national security challenges. The Director of ICA is Ambassador Alan Baker, Adv., former Ambassador to Canada and former Legal Adviser to the Israeli Foreign Ministry.
The Institute provides briefings, publications and up-to-date analyses and information for the foreign diplomatic corps and media representatives based in Israel as well as policy makers and public opinion shapers worldwide.
In Memoriam – Harry C. Wechsler (1919-2017)
Founder of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs