Category Archives: Audio/Video

Josh Ruebner on BDS Ban

 Legislators might be backing off something called the Israel Anti-Boycott Act, which the ACLU said looked a lot like an unconstitutional assault on First Amendment rights. But there’s a lot of confusion about what the Act, introduced in both houses, … Continue reading

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“Alarm has been raised” over Congress’ anti-BDS bill

Interview with Nora Barrows-Friedman on the Israel Anti-Boycott Act (starts at 8:00).   “Alarm has been raised” over Congress’ anti-BDS bill US lawmakers appear to be backpedaling on their support for a bill that seeks not only to discourage support … Continue reading

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Boycott Israel, Go To Jail?

A bipartisan Senate bill would make boycotting Israel punishable by up to 20 years in prison. But a new pushback from groups including the ACLU could help stop the ‘draconian’ measure, says Josh Ruebner of the US Campaign for Palestinian … Continue reading

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What’s Expected from Trump Towards the Palestinian Issue

I joined Dr. Osama Abuirshaid and Dr. Shibley Telhami on Al Jazeera’s “From Washington” program to discuss the implications of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s White House meeting.    

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Al-Ghad TV interview on Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace  

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Listen: DNC delegates support Palestinian rights, even if Democratic Party doesn’t

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 27 July 2016 Human rights activists converged in Philadelphia this week to campaign for Palestinian rights during the Democratic National Convention (DNC). While Hillary Clinton secured the party’s presidential nomination, activists attended alternative events and organized Palestine solidarity … Continue reading

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New Law Would Track International Movement to Boycott Israel

  February 26, 2016 New Law Would Track International Movement to Boycott Israel Josh Ruebner says fears over the impact of the new law are overblown but many more anti-BDS measures are being considered nationwide biography Josh Ruebner is the author of … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s on Capitol Hill… He Wants More Money

LISTEN  DOWNLOAD | COPY RSS LINK | OPEN IN ITUNES Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in town again and he’s here to ask President Obama for more money and weapons. Though Israel already receives more of America’s foreign aid budget than any other nation, Netanyahu … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera: The Stream

Al Jazeera’s The Stream interview me outside of the picket at the Center for American Progress before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s event there. Watch the video here.

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Gaza: One Year After

Keeping Democracy Alive with Burt Cohen Would any other country have gotten away with it? It might be best called Israeli Exceptionalism. After a 51 day war on the Gaza Strip, more than 2,200 Palestinians died and the infrastructure was … Continue reading

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