Berkshires Luncheon with Yossi Alpher - June 26th

Americans for Peace Now

Martin & Shirley Bresler, Debra DeLee & Arnie Miller,
Letty Cottin Pogrebin & Bert Pogrebin, and
Marcie Setlow & David Scribner, invite you to the:

Americans for Peace Now Luncheon with
Yossi Alpher, Israeli Security Expert

Sunday, June 26, 2016, 11:30 a.m.

Egremont Country Club in the Berkshire Mountains
685 S Egremont Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230

Lunch and Program: $90
(all but $25 is tax deductible)

RSVP to, 202-408-9898, or ONLINE (indicate "Alpher Berkshires Reservations" in the comment box)

Yossi will be discussing issues raised in his latest book, just now hitting the shelves: "No End of Conflict: Rethinking Israel-Palestine". The book, available for purchase and for signing at the event, provides ways to better understand and navigate the current challenges.

This is Yossi's first visit to the Berkshires since a similar Americans for Peace Now event in 2010. Yossi provides an informed, straightforward, and valuable perspective, and we encourage you to join us on June 26.

"A thoughtful and compelling analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conundrum by one of Israel's most astute and veteran political and security analysts."
- Aaron David Miller, vice president of the Woodrow Wilson Center and former Middle East analyst and negotiator in Republican and Democratic administrations.

"Alpher opens new ground in presenting five options for the future along with the challenges to making them work."
- Thomas R. Pickering, former US undersecretary of state and ambassador to Israel, Jordan, Russia, and the United Nations.

Yossi Alpher is a prominent analyst of Israel's security and conflict resolution with the Palestinians and neighboring Arab countries. He served in Israeli military intelligence, the National Intelligence Agency (Mossad), and with the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University (JCSS) -- including as its director.

Alpher has also been an active participant and leader with the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. He served as advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Barak during the Camp David negotiations, and worked with Palestinians and other Arab interlocutors on various projects. He was co-founder and co-editor, with Ghassan Khatib (former Minister of Labor in the Palestinian Authority) of, a web-based Israeli-Palestinian political dialogue magazine, and continues to writes Hard Questions, Tough Answers, a weekly security Q&A available at He is the author of several books, including "Periphery: Israel's Search for Middle East Allies" (2015), and the just released "No End of Conflict: Rethinking Israel-Palestine (2016).