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Prospects for Peace and Justice in Israel and Palestine

On December 9, PERI co-sponsored an international online forum “Prospects for Peace and Justice in Israel/Palestine.” The outstanding group of speakers included: Professor Noam Chomsky; Dr. James Zogby, President of the Arab American Institute; and U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern; along with Sally Abed and Alon-lee Green, two leaders of the united Israeli/Palestinian peace and social justice organization Standing Together. Professor Omar Dahi of Hampshire College and PERI moderated the discussion. The forum was co-sponsored by the Boston Review and Standing Together.  
>> Click here for details and to watch a recording of the event.

>> Watch panel discussion here

On December 9 at 5pm EST, PERI, the Boston Review, and Standing Together welcomed Sally Abed, Noam Chomsky, Alon-lee Green, Congressman Jim McGovern and Dr. James Zogby, President of the Arab-American Institute, for a panel discussion on the prospects for peace and justice in Israel and Palestine. This event was moderated by PERI's Omar Dahi.

Noam Chomsky is an educator and linguist. He joined the University of Arizona in fall 2017, after several decades at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Jim McGovern is a member of the U.S. House, representing Massachusetts' second Congressional District.
Omar Dahi is an associate professor of economcis at Hampshire College and research associate at the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Alon-lee Green is one of the founding members of Standing Together, an elected member of the national leadership, and is currently acting as the national co-director, alongside Rula Daood.
Sally Abed is a member of the elected national leadership and currently acting as the resource development and relations coordinator at Standing Together.
Dr. James Zogby is the founder and president of the Arab American Institute (AAI), a Washington, D.C.-based organization which serves as the political and policy research arm of the Arab American community.


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