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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: June, 2021

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Jun 29, 2021

A recording of a June 29th 2021 APN webinar with MK Mossi Raz, a former director of Peace Now and a longtime peace activist, who represents Meretz in the Knesset. Raz recognizes the limits of pushing a dovish agenda in the new Lapid-Bennett-headed coalition. 

 

 

Jun 20, 2021

Dr. Norbert Goldfield is founder/ CEO of Healing Across the Divides (www.healingdivides.org )  focusing on peace-building through health in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The mission of this organization is to measurably improve the health of marginalized Israelis and Palestinians through community-based interventions.

Dr. Goldfield has published more than 100 books and articles. His latest book is Peace Building through Women’s Health: Psychoanalytic, Sociopsychological, and Community Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Routledge, Taylor Francis, 2021). The book is available on Amazon here.  

Jun 18, 2021

APN's President and CEO Hadar Susskind and our Director of Government Relations Madeleine Cereghino explain the new policy that APN adopted in support of conditioning US aid to Israel. A recording of a June 17th 2021 APN Webinar. 

Hadar Susskind's op-ed unveiling the new policy: https://peacenow.org/entry.php?id=38330#.YMtsa2hKj84

 

Jun 10, 2021

A recording of a June 10th 2021 APN webinar with Israeli political analyst Tal Schneider on Israel’s new “change coalition.”

Jun 10, 2021

Jawad Siam is a resident of East Jerusalem's Silwan neighborhood. A settler organization pushed out his family members from a portion of his home by establishing ownership in court. Now the settlers are applying pressure on Siam to leave the rest of the house. Thier cruel, Kafkaesque ploy: forcing him to pay back rent for years of living in his own home. 

More on Siam's case in this Haaretz story: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/palestinians-jerusalem-israel-silwan-brutal-reality-1.9701623

A link to Siam's legal defense fund: https://secure.nif.org/86OYO-rBsUCO_mAeztMCiQ2

A Peace Now report on Siam's court cases: https://peacenow.org.il/en/after-24-year-legal-battle-court-permits-settler-takeover-of-siyam-family-home-in-silwan

 

Jun 3, 2021

A conversation with two leading Israeli activists with many years of experience building bridges between Arabs and Jews.

Shalom (Shuli) Dichter is the author of Tensions and Good Intentions, a vision for shared society between Arabs and Jews in Israel. He is the former Executive Director of Hand in Hand, the Centers for Bilingual Education, and the former co-executive director of Sikkuy, The Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality, a Jewish-Arab advocacy organization.

Maisam Jaljuli is the co-chair of the board of directors of Sikkuy and a member of the secretariat of the Jewish Arab organization Standing Together, a Jewish Arab movement that mobilizes people for equality, social justice, and peace. She is active in a broad spectrum of a social, feminist, labor and political causes and a leading member of the political party Hadash

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

Contact Ori: onir@peacenow.org

 

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