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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, 2020

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Dec 29, 2020

John Lyndon is the executive director of the Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP) and Kevin Rachlin is ALLMEP's US director.

In this episode they talk about ALLMEP’s recent success: passing the Middle East Partnership for Peace Act, a law that provides a large infusion of funds for Israeli-Palestinian peacebuilding organizations and initiatives.

ALLMEP's web site: https://www.allmep.org/

 

 

Dec 28, 2020

Tamara Cofman Wittes is a co-author of a new report, a blueprint for a new policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for the Biden administration 

To view and download the Center for a New American Security report: https://www.cnas.org/publications/reports/a-new-u-s-strategy-for-the-israeli-palestinian-conflict

To make an end-of-year donation to APN: https://peacenow.org/donate


 

Dec 22, 2020

A recording of a December 22nd 2020 webinar with Anders Persson, a professor at Linnaeus University in Sweden, an expert on the European Union's policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Persson has written four books on this topic. His fourth was just published. It’s titled EU Diplomacy and the Israeli-Arab Conflict, 1967–2019.

Write to Ori: onir@peacenow.org

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

 

 

Dec 16, 2020

A conversation with Vera Baboun, the former mayor of Bethlehem (2012-2017) about the challenges facing her town this Christmas season, and about peace: the yearning for peace, and the prospects for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
Mayor Baboun's Wikipedia entry: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vera_Baboun
Contact Ori Nir: onir@peacenow.org
Donate to APN: https://peacenow.org/donate
 

Dec 9, 2020

Dr. Ashrawi discusses the Palestinian perspective on the transition and examined the state of US-Palestinian relations after Donald Trump’s four years in the White House. She commented on the Palestinian leadership’s efforts to push the reset button on the relationship with the US as President-elect Biden prepares to enter the Oval Office next month, and the Palestinian expectations from the Biden administration. Toward the end of the conversation, she shared some thoughts on what motivated her to resign from the Executive Committee of the PLO. 

Dec 7, 2020

Hagit Ofran of Peace Now’s Settlement Watch Project, is one of the world’s leading experts on the subject. In this webinar, she examined the Trump administration’s legacy regarding settlements and what the Biden administration will need to do to reverse Trump’s radical shift from America’s traditional policy on this issue.
This webinar is part of APN's series on the Israel-Palestine implications of the transition from the Trump administration to president-elect Biden’s administration.

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