Israel Lobby Conference Internet live stream from the National Press Club on April 10

10 Apr, 2015, 10:25 ET from Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy:

The April 10 conference "The Israel Lobby: Is It Good for the US? Is It Good for Israel?" at the National Press Club will be live streamed over YouTube at  https://youtu.be/c1IIrHsO4fw

The full program may also be viewed from the following websites:

http://www.IsraelLobbyUS.orghttp://www.WRMEA.org and http://www.IRmep.org 

Tweet questions to panelists @IsraelLobbyUS or email to conference@IsraelLobby.org

1.0 What Is the Israel Lobby and How Does It Work? 9:00 AM

Grant Smith: How big is the Lobby and what does it do? An overview of the 501(c) universe.

Seth Morrison: From the Jewish National Fund to Jewish Voice for Peace and BDS.

Jeffrey Blankfort: The ADL: Covert action, censure, and courting law-enforcement.

2.0 Are Critical Voices Silenced? 10:10 AM

Prof. Richard Falk: Weakening and discrediting the UN: The work of pro-Israel NGOs.

Dr. Alice Rothchild: Silencing voices that question Israeli actions.

Dr. Jack Shaheen: The use of cultural stereotypes to shape policy.

3.0 Is Freedom of Speech Encouraged on American Campuses? 11:35 AM

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh: Daring to speak out on campus.

Dima Khalidi: Pressures on universities to discipline and punish students and faculty for speech activities.

Ahmad Saadaldin: Overcoming obstacles: SJP successes.

4.0 Is the Lobby Good for Israel? 1:15 PM

Miko Peled: How the Lobby enables Israeli policy: Views of an Israeli in America.

Gideon Levy: Does unconditional support for Israel endanger Israeli voices?

Huwaida Arraf: The situation of Arab citizens of Israel: Views of an Arab citizen of Israel.

5.0 How Does the Lobby Influence Congress? 2:25 PM

Former AIPAC employee MJ Rosenberg: Is it all about the money?

Former Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV): My experience with the Israel Lobby; The use of dark money.

Former Rep. Paul Findley (R-IL): What I should have done, and what Congress can do today.

6.0 Is There an Iraq-Iran Continuum? 3:50 PM

Gareth Porter: The push for war on Iran.

Reza Marashi: The Iran nuclear deal.

Paul Pillar: AIPAC/Netanyahu objectives and the American interest.

Speaker biographies are available at http://IsraelLobbyUS.org/speakers/.

Conference organizers are the American Educational Trust, publisher of the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, and the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy.

 

SOURCE Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy



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