Remembering Harold M. Shapiro, z”l

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Partners for Progressive Israel 2012 symposium. Harold M. Shapiro is far right and his daughter Karen is next to him.
Harold M. Shapiro, President, Chair, and President Emeritus of the U.S.-based Partners for Progressive Israel (formerly Meretz USA) since its inception, died on February 28, 2017 at age 89. To honor Shapiro’s life, we share edited excerpts from Aliza Becker’s American Jewish Peace Archive interview with his daughter Karen S. Shapiro about her father’s work and how she is continuing his legacy. Read more    

“I Don’t Underestimate Power:” An Interview with Naomi Chazan

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Aliza Becker, Naomi Chazan, and Grace Gleason on June 1, 2017
Activist, politician, academic, writer, and founder of several women’s peace initiatives, Naomi Chazan is one of Israel’s most respected and seasoned peace advocates and has served as an unofficial ambassador to American Jewish peace groups since the 1980s. In her June 2017 interview with Grace Gleason of the American Jewish Peace Archive. Chazan shared some of her insights on the Israeli peace movement, as well as the realities she considers most important for American Jews working on this issue to understand today. Read more