PeaceCast: "Bridge over Blood - Friendship between Israelis and Gazans" (11/9/18)
This episode features a conversation with Ose Oyamendan, a documentary filmmaker whose film A Bridge Over Blood documents efforts by Israeli peace activists in southern Israel and Palestinian activists in the Gaza Strip to build bridges of understanding and friendship to advance peace.Listen >>
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.
Arab News: "Palestine mission still open despite US threats to close it" (9/11/18)
Ori Nir, the director of communication at the nonprofit organization Americans for Peace Now, told Arab News that the move to close the Palestinian office in Washington is “another swing of Trump’s wrecking ball” at prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace.
France 24: "25 years on, Israeli right-wingers ready to declare Oslo accords dead" (9/10/18)
When Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat sealed the first Oslo agreement with a handshake on the White House lawn, there were 110,066 settlers in the West Bank and another 6,234 in the Gaza Strip, according to Israeli settlement watchdog Peace Now.
Israel i24 News: "APN's Debra Shushan - Video Clips" BYLINE(optional) (9/5/18)
Debating with Ruthie Blum of the Gatestone Institute and Fatah international spokesperson Ziad Khalil Abu Zayyad, APN's Debra Shushan discusses the Trump administration's closure of the PLO Mission in DC, the Palestinian turn toward the International Criminal Court, the pending demolition of the West Bank Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, and the IDF's grim projection for conflict between Israel and Gaza.