APN's Ori Nir and Ghaith al-Omari in conversation at J Street U American, Monday, November 16th


Ori_and_Ghaith-atAU-Nov2015On Monday, November 16 2015, J Street U at American University hosted a panel discussion about the future of a two-state solution and American diplomacy in the region. The panel, part of APN's "Peace Partners" series, featured Ori Nir of Americans for Peace Now and Ghaith al-Omari of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

Born and raised in Jerusalem, Ori Nir is the spokesperson for Americans for Peace Now. He formerly worked for Haaretz Daily, and served as the Washington Bureau Chief for the Forward, America’s largest Jewish weekly newspaper.

Ghaith al-Omari is the former executive director of the American Task Force on Palestine. He also was advisor to the Palestinian Authority negotiating team between 1999 and 2001, and is now a senior fellow at The Washington Institute For Near East Policy.

See tweets documenting the event below: