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PeaceCast is a podcast produced in Washington by Americans for Peace Now, the sister-organization of Israel’s preeminent peace movement, exploring issues and trends relating to peace and security for Israel, focusing on Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians and efforts to resolve it. If you care about Israel, about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, about Israel’s future as a democracy and a Jewish state, this podcast is for you. Episodes feature experts, activists, advocates and scholars whose work or passion is Israeli-Palestinian peace.
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Now displaying: March, 2020

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Mar 27, 2020

Could Israeli-Palestinian cooperation around Coronavirus be extended beyond the realm of public health? Could it bring about much needed rapprochement? Could it, at the very least, put Israeli annexation plans on hold? 

Noa Shusterman, the Israel-Palestinian Research Program Coordinator at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) explores these questions. 

Noa's Short bio

James Klutznick and Aviva Meyer's op-ed in the Washington Jewish Week

With comments and questions, write to onir@peacenow.org

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Mar 22, 2020

Jabob Magid covers the West Bank for the Times of Israel. In this episode he talks about how Israel and the Palestinian Authority cooperate in the fight against the Coronavirus, about COVID-19 infection among West Bank settlers, and about the possible impact of the epidemic on Israeli government plans to annex parts of the West Bank. 

Daoud Kuttab's aricle: How coronavirus outbreak has boosted Palestinian-Israeli cooperation

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Mar 19, 2020

This episode features a new report by Israel’s Peace Now movement, reviewing Israel’s West Bank settlement activity in 2019.

Presenting the report is Brian Reeves, Peace Now’s director of external relations. Brian is an American Israeli, residing in Tel Aviv. He is an expert on settlement activity.

A link to the report: https://peacenow.org.il/en/settlement-construction-report-2019

APN’s “From Creeping to Leaping” annexation report: https://peacenow.org/entry.php?id=27412#.XnPETahKiUk

Mar 8, 2020

This episode is based on a live recording of a March 6th 2020 talk with Bassam Aramin and Rami Elhanan of the Parents Circle. The two are the protagonists of Apeirogon, the new novel, by Colum McCann.

Rami and Bassam lost their daughters to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and both made the decision to harness their bereavement to the cause of Israeli-Palestinian peace.  

The book on Amazon. 

The Parents Circle’s web site. 

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Mar 4, 2020

An edited version of APN's March 3, 2020 briefing call with strategic affairs analyst Yossi Alpher. 

Yossi's Hard Questions Tour Answers analysis of the Israeli elections. 

Mar 2, 2020

A conversation with Yadin Kaufmann, an Israeli technology investor, social entrepreneur and writer. A veteran venture capitalist, Kaufmann works to stimulate a Palestinian high-tech industry.

Kaufmann’s 2017 Foreign Affairs article 

Sadara’s web site 

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