What are the theological motives and political manifestations of American Evangelicals' support of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem? Rev. Dr. Mae Cannon, the executive director of Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP), an expert on the topic, analyzes it.
CMEP's web site: https://cmep.org/ About Mae: https://cmep.org/about/staff/
Daniel Seidemann is an Israeli attorney specializing in Israeli-Palestinian relations in Jerusalem. He is widely considered as the leading expert on Jerusalem-related matters as they pertain to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In this episode, he is analyzing the background causes of the current violent deterioration in East Jerusalem.
The dynamics and politics of working on Israeli-Palestinian affairs on Capitol Hill have changed over time, as have the dynamics of advancing progressive sensibilities in Congress.
This episode is a recording of a special APN webinar with Wisconsin Democrat Rep. Mark Pocan, one of the House leading progressives, focusing on these topics. APN's President Hadar Susskind engaged Rep. Pocan in a conversation.
The upcoming May 22nd Palestinian parliamentary elections are a landmark event, which both indicates and enhances the vitality of Palestinian public life. This episode is an edited version of an April 16th 2021 webinar in which veteran Palestinian journalist Daoud Kuttab comments on the preparations for the elections - the first Palestinian national in 15 years.
The co-director of Peace Now's Settlement Watch Project commenting on Do Not Settle, a new report that urges policy makers not to settle for a differentiation between "more damaging" and "less damaging" settlements in the West Bank.
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The definition of antisemitism, which many consider to be intuitive, has recently become controversial. Now, there are three definitions trending. In addition to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) “working definition of antisemitism,” there is the new Nexus definition, and the Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism (JDA), which offer different perspectives and help generate a deeper, more complex discussion on the nature of antisemitism and proper ways of confronting it.
This is a recording of webinar, jointly sponsored by Americans for Peace Now and T’ruah, The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, to discuss the topic. The April 9th 2021 webinar featured Rabbi Jill Jacobs, the Executive Director of T’ruah, and Lara Friedman, the President of the Foundation for Middle East Peace (FMEP), and was moderated by Hadar Susskind, the president and CEO of Americans for Peace Now.