Posts Tagged ‘israel’
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Last week’s talk, The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Report from the Field, was hosted by Ethan Bronner, head of the Jerusalem Bureau of The New York Times. The Q&A portion of the event was moderated by Pulitizer Prize winner Barton Gellman, contributing editor at large for Time magazine and a research fellow at NYU’s Center on Law and Security.
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Havaya International is a 5 week long life-changing opportunity to travel like a local in both Israel and across the United States, while making a positive difference in our global village. Made up of eighteen American teens and eighteen Israeli teens, going into 10th-12th grade, Havayaniks will spend two and a half weeks traveling throughout Israel with local Israelis from the 92nd Street Y’s sister city in Ramat Hasharon and two and a half weeks in the U.S. getting the opportunity to share their lives with their Israeli counterparts.
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On Thu, Jan 8, 2009, Writer Warren Kozak interviewed former New York Times Middle East correspondent Youssef M. Ibrahim, for insights into the rise of totalitarian Islamist ideology, its impact on Muslim and Arab societies and forecasts on the spread of religious animosity toward Israel and the West. Discover whether radical Islam is transforming Middle East politics and societies into cultures of violence and confrontation, and what the impact may be on America and the rest of the world.
Warren Kozak has worked as a writer for Ted Koppel, Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer, and was an on-air reporter for National Public Radio. Youssef M. Ibrahim is a freelance columnist and Middle East political risk expert for The New York Times.
This lecture is presented in cooperation with CAMERA (The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America).
Duration : 1:9:11
Moderated by Eliot Spitzer, Alan Dershowitz and Jeremy Ben-Ami debated over American policy in the Middle East on Sat, Nov 21, 2009.
Should military solutions or diplomatic ones be favored? What is the role of pro-Israel advocacy at a time of changing relationships between the U.S. and Israel? Has J Street helped or hurt the prospects for peace? Does the traditional lobby speak for all, or even most, American Jews? highlights in the video of Alan Dershowitz, who has been called Israels top defender in the court of public opinion, and Jeremy Ben-Ami, the founder and director of J Street, wrestling with these and other issues.
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On March 5, French philosopher and writer Bernard-Henri Lévy spoke about Israel, Jewish Values and the New Global Anti-Semitism before a sold-out audience at the 92nd Street Y for the Annual Francine and Abdallah Simon State of World Jewry Lecture. In this video excerpt, he discusses one of the flawed arguments against the legitimacy of the Israel state.
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