Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in the NY Times, the LA Times, the Daily Beast, the Nation, the Guardian, Huffington Post, Salon, Al Jazeera English, and elsewhere. He spoke on Thursday May 8 at the Brooklyn Friends Meeting House in downtown Brooklyn, addressing the questions: Why has this book become the focus of so much controversy? Why has Israel fallen under the sway of the ultra-right? How can we respond to make a difference?
Event was sponsored by:
- Peace and Social Action Committee of the Brooklyn Monthly Meeting (Quakers)
- Brooklyn For Peace
- NYACT: New Yorkers Against the Cornell-Technion Partnership
Cosponsored by: Committee for Open Discussion of Zionism; Jews Say No!; Students for Justice in Palestine at the CUNY School of Law, John Jay College, Hunter College, Brooklyn College, and New School University; Jewish Voice for Peace-Westchester; Jewish Voice for Peace-NYC; New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy; International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network; United National Antiwar Coalition; Peace Action Staten Island; Queers Against Israeli Apartheid; Jews for Palestinian Right of Return; Arab Muslim American Federation; Women in Black (Union Square); Park Slope Food Coop Members for BDS; International Socialist Organization; Al-Awda: The Palestine Right to Return Coalition; Brooklyn Greens / Green Party; NYC War Resisters League; Adalah-NY: The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel; Salam Arabic Lutheran Church; Muslim Consultative Network; Veterans for Peace, Chapter 34; Peace Action NYS; Ft. Greene Peace; Arab American Association of New York; Granny Peace Brigade; The Riverside Church Task Force on Israel-Palestine; Bay Ridge Peace Action
For information: brooklynpeace.org / 718-624-5921/ or nyact.org