APN/Peace Now In the News Oct 20-Nov 2

Two new episodes of APN's PeaceCast podcast were released this week:

  • #59: Gaza, Preparing for Dawn featuring Donald McIntyre, the former Jerusalem bureau chief of the British Independent, and author of a new book on the Gaza Strip.
  • #60: Critical Engagement: American Jews and Israel featuring Dov Waxman, a Professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Israel Studies at Northeastern University, and Director of Northeastern’s Middle East Program.

The Times of Israel: "A ‘balanced’ Rabin rally does us all a disfavor by Peace Now's Brian Reeves" by Peace Now's Brian Reeves (11/2/18)

We don’t need another vanilla gathering to pat ourselves on the back. If you want to galvanize the moderate majority, take on a real challenge to repair and strengthen our country — one worthy of Rabin’s legacy.

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Ha'aretz Compendium: "Two Years of Trump Donald Trump, President of the United States of Hate?" (11/1/18)

includes:

Letty Cottin Pogrebin's "For 40 Years, I’ve Fought for Israeli-Palestinian Peace. But a Trump-brokered Deal?

No Israeli-Palestinian deal sullied by Donald Trump's fingerprints can be trusted, because the man himself can’t be trusted and neither can his word

Debra Shushan's "The Day Donald Trump Was Crowned King in Jerusalem"

Along with many other U.S. Jews, I wanted to feel pride at the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. But amid the carnage in Gaza, I felt nausea.

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Ha'aretz: "U.S. Jewish Groups Say They Support a Two State Solution. So Why Are They So Quiet While Trump Dismantles It? " by APN's Debra Shushan and Ori Nir (10/24/18)

Amid a barrage of anti-Palestinian actions, a tacit endorsement of Israel’s West Bank annexation, and an occupation-denying U.S. Ambassador, are the big guns of U.S. Jewry – AIPAC, ADL, AJC, JFNA – really too afraid to rock the boat with Trump?

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