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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: May, 2021

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May 29, 2021

An edited version of an online event organized by American Friends of Combatants for Peace and co-sponsored by many pro-peace organizations, including APN.

The event featured Combatants for Peace co-founder Sulaiman (Suli) Khatib and Rabbi Sharon Brous.

AFCP: https://afcfp.org/

Suli's book: http://www.beacon.org/In-this-Place-Together-P1649.aspx

Write to Ori: onir@peacenow.org

Donate to APN: https://peacenow.org/donate

 

May 27, 2021

Noa Landau is a senior writer and editor at Israel’s Haaretz newspaper. She manages a new Haaretz initiative to amplify and empower voices of Arab citizens of Israel. 

Haaretz 21 (Hebrew): https://www.haaretz.co.il/haaretz21

Noa's bio: https://www.haaretz.com/misc/writers/WRITER-1.4969059

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May 24, 2021

In conversation with APN's President and CEO Hadar Susskind, one of Israel's leading strategic analysts and one of its leading peace activists analyze the recent hostilities and their impact.
Yossi Alpher, the author of APN’s weekly analysis Hard Questions Tough Answers, is an independent security analyst. He is the former director of the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University, a former senior official with Israel’s Mossad, and a former IDF intelligence officer. 
Shaqued Morag is the executive director of Israel’s peace movement Shalom Achshav (Peace Now). A seasoned political and social activist, Shaqued served in senior positions at Israel’s Meretz party, including the party’s secretary-general. 

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Write to Ori: onir@peacenow.org

 

May 20, 2021

The current flareup of violence between Israel and Hamas has exposed an unprecedented dynamic in Washington in relation to Israel and its conflict with the Palestinians.

In this episode, APN’s President and CEO Hadar Susskind, a longtime Washington advocate on Capitol Hill and beyond, gives a quick snapshot of this new dynamic and comments on its causes and possible repercussions.

Write to Ori: onir@peacenow.org
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May 14, 2021

May 15th is the anniversary of the most traumatic experience that the Palestinian people suffered in its history, the devastation in the 1948 war, which Israeli Jews call the War of Independence, and the Palestinians refer to as the Nakba.

In this episode of PeaceCast, Dr. Carol Daniel Kasbari talks about the long shadow that the Nakba casts over the current collective experience and identity of Palestinians – both in Palestine and abroad.

Dr. Kasbari’s bio: https://www.mei.edu/profile/carol-daniel-kasbari

Contact Ori: onir@peacenow.org

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May 12, 2021

Recent violence in Jerusalem triggered a war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, and widespread Jewish-Arab inter-communal hostilities throughout Israel. This episode is an audio recording of a webinar sponsored by a broad coalition of American Jewish organizations to discuss the current escalation. 

May 4, 2021

This episode is a recording of an APN webinar with Omar Shakir and Eric Goldstein of Human Rights Watch, discussing HRW's new report on Israeli violations of Palestinian human rights.

Omar Shakir is the Israel and Palestine Director of Human Rights Watch, and the chief author of the report. He is a graduate of Stanford and Georgetown. Prior to his work documenting human rights violations by Israel, the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Hamas in Gaza, he worked on documenting human rights violations by the Egyptian government and by the US government in Guantanamo Bay.

Eric Goldstein is the Director of Human Rights Watch's Middle East and North Africa division. He has been working on human rights in the Middle East since the 1980s. Eric’s chief expertise in recent years has been human rights violations in the Magreb. He is a graduate of Harvard and Columbia University, and has taught human rights in Princeton and Georgetown.
A link to the report: https://www.hrw.org/report/2021/04/27/threshold-crossed/israeli-authorities-and-crimes-apartheid-and-persecution

Contact Ori: onir@peacenow.org

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