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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: December, 2021

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Dec 21, 2021

Vera Baboun is the former mayor of Bethlehem.  She was mayor between 2012 and 2017, the first woman elected for mayor in Bethlehem, and throughout her adult life has been a peace advocate. 

In this episode, she describes the atmosphere in Bethlehem on the eve of Christmas 2021, and wishes us all a happy holiday. 

Contact Ori: onir@peacenow.org
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Dec 16, 2021

A recording of a December 16th, 2021 webinar with Peace Now's Dana Mills on a new Peace Now report analyzing the relationship between West Bank illegal outposts and anti-Palestinian violent acts by extremist settlers. 

For the report, click here 

To contact Ori: onir@peacenow.org

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Dec 13, 2021

Karnit Mandel, a documentarian who specializes in archival work, talks about her new film, “Shalal: A Reel War,” which was recently aired on aired on Israel’s Hot 8 cable TV channel which co-produced it with Israel's New Fund for Cinema and Television.

Mandel’s documentary examines the audiovisual material that was part of the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s archive in Beirut and was confiscated by the Israeli military during the 1982 Lebanon War.

Haaretz ran this magazine piece about the documentary

To contact Ori: onir@peacenow.org

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Dec 9, 2021

The recording of a December 9th 2021 webinar with Sari Bashi, an Israeli human rights lawyer and the co-founder of Gisha. Bashi recently published a Hebrew-language book, “Maqluba: Upside-Down Love,” about her relationship with her partner, a Palestinian professor from Gaza. 

Bashi, who writes the popular Umm Forat blog, has won critical acclaim for her book and is working on an English translation.

A transcript of this episode: https://peacenow.org/entry.php?id=39035#.YbNtRtDML85

Link to Bashi's blog: https://www.ummforat.com/en/

Contact Ori: onir@peacenow.org

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Dec 1, 2021

Ali Awad is a Palestinian activist and resident of Tuba, a village in Masafer Yatta in the South Hebron Hills. Maya Rosen is a Jerusalem-based activist with All That’s Left, an anti-Occupation collective. Together they discuss the challenges facing the Palestinian residents of this southern part of the West Bank.

For a transcript of this episode: https://peacenow.org/entry.php?id=38978#.YaeV4fHMIq0

For more information and ways to support Masafer Yatta: www.savemasaferyatta.com

To contact Ori: onir@peacenow.org

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