Understanding the Palestinian U.N. Initiative: A phone conference with Josh Ruebner

Posted 09/09/2011 - 10:43 by Rabbi Brian Walt

How do we understand the Palestinian U.N. initiative? How should the the international community and the U.S. respond to this initiative?

Should we support the initiative?

Will it advance the prospects for justice and peace for all?

Taanit Tzedek invites you to join in a phone conference with

Josh Ruebner

National Advocacy Director of the the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation

who will speak on

Understanding the Palestinian U.N. Initiative

  • When: Thursday, September 22 at 12 noon (Eastern Time)
  • Call in number: 800-9207487
  • Code: 92247763#

Participants in the call are encouraged to read one or more of the following articles by Josh Ruebner:

Photo of Josh RuebnerJosh Ruebner is the National Advocacy Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, a national coalition of nearly 350 organizations working to end U.S. support for Israel’s illegal 43-year military occupation of the Palestinian West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip, and to change U.S. policy toward Israel/ Palestine to support human rights, international law, and equality.

Ruebner is a former Analyst in Middle East Affairs at Congressional Research Service, a federal government agency providing Members of Congress with policy analysis. He holds a graduate degree in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC.

Ruebner’s analysis and commentary on U.S. policy toward the Middle East appear frequently in media such as NBC, ABC Nightline, CSPAN, Al Jazeera, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, The Hill, Detroit Free Press, Huffington Post, Middle East Report, and more.