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
Yossi Alpher, Israeli Security
Sunday, June 26, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Egremont Country Club in the Berkshire
685 S Egremont Road, Great Barrington, MA
Lunch and Program: $90
(all but $25 is tax deductible)
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org,
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
"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
"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 bitterlemons.org, a web-based
Israeli-Palestinian political dialogue magazine, and continues to writes Hard
Questions, Tough Answers, a weekly security Q&A available at www.peacenow.org. 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).