APN's Rabbi Alana Suskin and her co-panelist Dov Waxman speak at Open Hillel's teach-in about the Jewish tradition of dissent and the changing views of Israel as regards the occupation among American Jews


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Please join us for a briefing call on Wednesday, November 4th, at 3:00 PM (Eastern Time) with the leaders of APN, the New Israel Fund, J Street, Ameinu and T’ruah. The call, on the anniversary of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, will bring together the five organizations to help unite uniting progressive Americans in a solemn demand for a peaceful and democratic Israel has never been more necessary.

The call will bring together Daniel Sokatch, the CEO of the News Israel Fund, Jeremy Ben-Ami, the President of J Street, Rabbi Jill Jacobs, the Executive Director of T’ruah, and Debra DeLee, the President and CEO of Americans for Peace Now.

The call will be moderated by JJ Goldberg of the Forward.

To join the call, RSVP here, and you will receive a call-in number with an individual pin.

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Ephron-DanOn the eve of the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Israel’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, please join APN for a briefing call on Monday, November 2nd, at 2:00 pm Eastern Time, with Dan Ephron, the author of a new investigative book on the murder.

In Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel, Ephron tells the parallel stories of Rabin and his assassin, Yigal Amir, during the two years leading up p to the murder, and sets the scene to the two decades that followed.

Ephron is an award-winning writer, who has served as the Jerusalem bureau chief for Newsweek and the Daily Beast, and now lives in New York City.

The details of the call are as follows:

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Let the Sun's Light Rise: Discussion of Rabin's Legacy, November 5th

Ayelet_Nahmias-VerbinAs we mark the 20th anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin's assassination, APN supporters in the Washington DC metropolitan area are invited to join us on November 5th at 7PM at the DC JCC, for an evening of conversation and remembrance honoring Rabin, his legacy and leadership. Particularly at this time, it is important to commemorate an Israeli leader who had the courage to lead his people toward peace.

Led by the JCRC of Greater Washington, and co-sponsored by Americans for Peace Now, the evening will feature Knesset Member Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin, a former assistant to Rabin, a current member of the Zionist Union, and a passionate activist for Rabin's legacy. 

For more information on this event and to RSVP click here: http://www.jcouncil.org/site/Calendar/1759717568?view=Detail&id=109901

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2015 Professor Gerald B. Bubis Lecture in Southern California

Professor Gerald Bubis ("Jerry"), an APN founder, long-time Board Member and former National Co-Chair, passed away on August 21 of this year at age 91.  He will be deeply missed and remembered.

This annual event, established in his honor by the APN Board of Directors in 2011, is co-sponsored with Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, CA, and the fifth annual will be this October 20 with special guest speaker from Israel, Gershom Gorenberg.

Event information is below, and RSVP requested to apnwest@peacenow.org or 323-934-3480.

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2016 APN Israel Study Tour - Reservations Now Accepted

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 Inside the Iran Deal: Policy and Politics     Tues Sept 8 at 7pm

The deal recently agreed to by many of the world’s powers and Iran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), has sparked serious debate among American policymakers, supporters of Israel, and those invested in diplomacy and Middle East peace.
Join J Street DC’s Young Professionals Network as we discuss the policy and politics of the JCPOA with two of the deal's most insightful advocates on Capitol Hill:

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APN Briefing Call with Peace Now's Hagit Ofran - Thursday, August 6

Listen to the August 6th Briefing Call with:


Hagit Ofran
Peace Now Settlement Watch Director

Hagit discussed the latest developments in regard to Israeli settler extremists, settlements in the West Bank and Israeli government settlement construction policy, as well as Peace Now’s recent rally against Jewish terrorism and incitement, other recent successful Peace Now activities.

Listing to a recording: Hagit Ofran briefing 6 Aug 2015

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Israel Now Conference, July 24th in Tel Aviv

Our annual conference will take place on July 24th 2015 in Tel Aviv. 
To register and see the conference's full schedule, click here. Notice: the conference will take place in Hebrew.


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Briefing call Wednesday, July 1, noon (EST), on the power of Israeli settlers

Ami Pedahzur

Please join APN for a briefing call on Wednesday, July 1, at 12:00 noon Eastern Time with Prof. Ami Pedahzur, an expert on Israel’s radical right. The author of recent articles on the power of Israeli West Bank settlers, Pedahzur will discuss the political power of the settlers as a chief constituency of Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government. He will also analyze other ways in which the ideological settlers built their influence inside Israel’s establishment.

An expert on Israeli right-wing violence, Pedahzur will be available to comment on extremist West Bank settlers’ use of violence to advance their agenda.

Listen to the call here

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