APN to Inaugurate "What Would Leibel Do (WWLD)" Awards Dinner in Boston

The What Would Leibel Do (WWLD)? Awards Dinner

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Named for long-time APN Board Member Leonard "Leibel" Fein, who passed away in August, the event will be Sunday, January 11, in Boston.

Sidney Topol will receive the inaugural "Leonard Fein Justice Award," and Rabbi Toba Spitzer the "Elizabeth Wyner Mark Peace Award."  

Invitation to Come

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MAKING PEACE POSSIBLE: Bringing Together an American Jewish Response
Three prominent national Jewish community leaders discuss the path to Israeli-Palestinian peace and the current challenges to Israel’s Jewish and democratic values.
December 18, 2014, 7pm

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Peace Partners: Ori Nir and Ghaith al-Omari at Johns Hopkins University

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In an event sponsored by J Street U, Ori Nir (Director of Communications and Public Engagement, APN) and Ghaith al-Omari (Executive Director, American Task Force on Palestine) spoke at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD on Friday, November 7, 2014. See below for more pictures and quotes from the event.

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Please join us for a briefing call with Jerusalem expert Danny Seidemann, executive director of Terrestrial Jerusalem, and Lara Friedman, Americans for Peace Now's director of policy and government relations. Lara is currently in Jerusalem, and will join Danny for an update on the heightened tensions there. The call will take place tomorrow, Friday, October 31, at 11:00 AM Eastern Time.

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On Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, CA, APN will sponsor the 4th Annual event to honor the leadership of Jerry Bubis. "Getting Real About Jerusalem" will feature Danny Seidemann, Israeli attorney and foremost expert on geopolitical Jerusalem.

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Listen to the briefing call with Yariv Oppenheimer, Director of Israel's Peace Now movement

yariv300x197Peace Now Director General Yariv Oppenheimer briefed APN on October 13 on the recent confrontation with Prime Minister Netanyahu, on settlement activity in East Jerusalem, and on Peace Now's role as Israel's gatekeeper of the two-state solution vision. Note: Due to technical difficulties, the first few minutes of the briefing have been cut off.

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Please join us for a briefing call with Yariv Oppenheimer, the Director of Israel’s Peace Now movement, on Monday, October 13, at 11:00 AM Eastern Time.

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Israel Study Tour 2014: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

This year's Israel study tour was an amazing experience.
Below is a sampling of images from this year's tour: It's not too early to sign up for next year.
If you would like to be placed on the mailing list for the 2015 Israel study tour please contact Ori Nir at 202-408-9898 or at israeltour@peacenow.org

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On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, J Street U at Georgetown will host Lara Friedman (Director of Policy and Government Relations, APN) and Ghaith al-Omari (Executive Director, ATFP) for a talk on the recent war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, the current status of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the prospects for peace.

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walzerListen to APN briefing call from Monday, August 4.  

Walzer, a longtime member of APN's Board of Directors, is America's leading expert on ethics in wartime, and one of America's foremost political philosophers. He is the author of the iconic Just and Unjust Wars, a practical analysis of the Just War doctrine, professor emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton, New Jersey, the co-editor of Dissent, and contributing editor to the New Republic, where he published a new analysis of the ethical dilemmas of the Israel-Hamas war

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