Dr. Diane Balser, co-chair of the Advocacy and Public Policy Committee of Brit Tzedek v’Shalom, discusses and promotes a two-state solution for the Israel-Palestine conflict July 28, 2009 at Congregation Beth El in Bangor, Maine. This program broadcast on WERU Community Radio Weekend Voices, August 8, 2009. From the website:
Brit Tzedek v’Shalom is America’s largest grassroots Jewish organization dedicated to promoting a negotiated two-state resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This means promoting a U.S. foreign policy which supports Israel, the Palestinians, and the Arab states in making the difficult compromises that are needed for a negotiated solution.
Diane Balser is,
the former Executive Director of Brit Tzedek v’Shalom …. She is currently a professor of Women’s Studies at Boston University. From 1983-1994, Balser founded, built and directed the Women’s Legislative Network of Massachusetts and served as the lobbyist in the State House for the network’s sister organization, the Women’s Lobby.
Brit Tzedek v’Shalom is conducting a campaign to support the Obama Administration called “We’ve Got Your Back as You Stand with Israel, Mr. President.” Diane Balser discusses this effort in it’s full context in the talk.
A companion program broadcast earlier this summer and is archived at WERU, HERE:
Aziz Abu Sarah, a Palestinian now living in the U.S., speaking in Bangor, Maine on 6/24/09 on the topic of Palestinians and Israelis working together for peace.
For more information about the local chapter of Brit Tzedek v’Shalom, contact Barbara Kates at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-947-6858.