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Peter Beinart: Not your stereotypical leftist

By Bernard Bohbot and Rachel Zaurov Based on an interview earlier this year with Peter Beinart With the publication, in 2010, of his essay The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment in the New York Review of

Troubling developments on both sides of the Green Line

Israel has passed its controversial "Nation-State" law, which expressly enshrines Jewish supremacy in the land, breaking with the founding principles of its Declaration of Independence. The 1948 independence declaration envisioned an Israel that would "ensure

The Oslo Diaries

Please join members of Canadian Friends of Peace Now for a screening of the acclaimed documentary, The Oslo Diaries on Tuesday, July 10, 6:30pm. Look for people holding the Peace Now sign. We hope to

Peace Now announces new executive director

Canadian Friends of Peace Now congratulates Shaqued Morag on her appointment as executive director of Peace Now/Shalom Achshav. A seasoned political and social activist, Morag, 33, has the skills, along with the youthful dynamism, to

Youth Leaders Retention Seminar

Dear Friends, The recent carnage in Gaza, the misguided U.S. embassy move and Abbas' very troubling Holocaust statements are just a few of the bad news stories lately. The good news is that Shalom Achshav/Peace

Peace Now decries folly of U.S. embassy move and Israel’s Gaza policy

Monday, May 14, was a day of terrible bloodshed as well as near farcical theatre in the Israeli and Palestinian region. The day saw the opening of the relocated U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, amid much

 Peace Now protests U.S. embassy move

Canadian Friends of Peace Now stands with our sister organization, Shalom Achshav in Israel, in protesting the relocation of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Peace Now has conducted a public campaign against

CFPN joins outrage at Abbas’ April 30 Holocaust remarks

Mahmoud Abbas' sunk to a new low in his recent comments on the Holocaust made before the Palestine National Council on April 30. In his lengthy "history lesson," Abbas sought to discredit the 3,000-year-old Jewish

The shadow that lies over Israel’s Independence Day

Seventy years after its victory in the 1948 war Israel can rightly take pride in its many achievements. Mere survival in such a hostile neighbourhood is cause for celebration, but the country has accomplished so

Don’t miss The Oslo Diaries

 About the film: It's 1992. Israeli Palestinian relations are at all time low. In an attempt to stop the bloodshed, a small group of Israelis and Palestinians meet in Oslo--secretly and against the law. Their