APN in the News: June 3-8, 2018

APN Board Chair Jim Klutznick and Marilyn Katz in The Forward: June 5, 2018
"Three Myths About Gaza Dispelled"

The front-page photos and nightly news reports of the killings at the Gaza/Israel border have faded; the issues that fueled the confrontation have not. That the lives of 119 Gazans have been lost and thousands more unalterably changed is horrific. It will be just as tragic if the history of Gaza and the truth is buried along with those killed. Read More >

APN Director of Communications and Public Outreach Ori Nir in al-Ayyam (Palestinian Arabic Daily): June 3, 2018
"APN's Ori Nir urges Palestinians to reach out to progressive American Jews"

My first story as Haaretz’s new Palestinian affairs correspondent in 1986 was a profile of Zafer al-Masri, the legendary mayor of Nablus. Mr. al-Masri was a generous, compassionate man. I remember our conversation turning to the importance of mutual empathy and compassion in relations between people. He noted that national communities too should treat each other with empathy. When Israelis and Palestinians will treat the other with mutual empathy and respect, we will get closer to the peace that we all seek, he said. Read More >

JTA: June 7, 2018
"Kenneth Marcus narrowly wins Senate approval for top civil rights post," APN's Debra Shushan quoted in a story about Kenneth Marcus winning Senate approval.

New York Jewish Week: June 6, 2018
"Defining Anti-Semitism Tests Issues Of Speech, Bias," APN opposes Antisemitism Awareness Act.

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