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Feb 26 – The Choosing People: Indications and Implications of the 2013 Israeli Elections – J Street

J Street San Diego is pleased to present a special event examining the results and implications of Israel’s recent elections. We hope you’ll join us on Tuesday, February 26 for this important lecture by UCSD Professor Gershon Shafir. Click here to sign up for The Choosing People: Indications and Implications of the 2013 Israeli Elections. Over the past few months, various pieces have come together to create a new opportunity for US leadership toward Israeli-Palestinian peace. First came the reelection of President Obama and the success of JStreetPAC endorsed candidates in November. Then came the nomination of Senator John Kerry – a strong proponent of US leadership toward a two-state solution – to Secretary of State. Will Israel’s recent election be another cause for optimism on the peace front? Register now and find out! When: Tuesday, February 26 at 7:00PM Where: The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center (4126 Executive Dr, La Jolla) We hope to see you there! Amelia Glaser J Street San Diego Programming Chair Related articles Feb 23 – Miko Peled Book Signing …

Jan 27 – The Middle East Conflict and U.S. (self) Interest

The speakers at our first meeting of 2013 will be Martin Bunzl and Jonathan Licht from J Street Martin Bunzl is professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University and a member of the national advisory board of J-Street. He was a Senior Scholar, The Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, 2002-2003 Jonathan Licht, M.D., is a neurologist at Scripps Mercy Hospital and co-chair of Advocacy for J Street San Diego J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans fighting for the future of Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people. We believe that Israel’s Jewish and democratic character depend on a two-state solution, resulting in a Palestinian state living alongside Israel in peace and security. Rooted in our commitment to Jewish and democratic values, J Street is redefining what it means to be pro-Israel in America. We are changing the U.S. political dynamics around Israel by mobilizing broad support for a two-state solution because it’s in Israel’s and America’s interest. And we are expanding support for Israel by affirming — along with many Israelis …