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:
Listen to the August 6th Briefing Call with:
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
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.
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.
When: Tuesday, June 23
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Room 2168 (Gold Room)
Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC
On the 48th anniversary of the Six Day War, please join APN for a briefing call with journalist
and historian Tom Segev, the author of 1967 – Israel, the War, and the Year that Transformed
the Middle East. Segev will talk about his research concerning the war and its aftermath, and will discuss its
lingering impact on Israel, almost half a century later.
Tom Segev is an Israeli journalist and historian, the award-winning author of seven books, and a longtime columnist with Israel’s leading newspaper, Haaretz. His comprehensive study of the circumstances that preceded the 1967 war and the reality that it had created was praised by reviewers and scholars worldwide.
Rabbi Suskin spoke about the prospects for peace following the installation of Israel's new government, the work of Peace Now in Israel and what the challenges are at this time, and what, as American Jews, our role can be in helping Israel achieve peace and security with her neighbors.
Overcoming the Obstacles to a Two-State Solution
Ori Nir will be speaking at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at American University, on Thursday, June 4, 10am
Although the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is today a matter of consensus worldwide, it seems increasingly difficult to attain. What are the main obstacles for achieving it, and how can they be overcome?