The Israel Lobby: Is It Good For The US? THE ISRAEL LOBBY
Is It Good for the US? Is It Good for Israel?

Washington, DC - April 10, 2015 at the National Press Club

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1.0 What Is the Israel Lobby and How Does It Work? 9:00 AM Dale Sprusansky MP3

Grant Smith: How big is the Lobby and what does it do? An overview of the 501(c) universe.  MP3

Seth Morrison: From the Jewish National Fund to Jewish Voice for Peace and BDS. MP3

Jeffrey Blankfort: The ADL: Covert action, censure, and courting law-enforcement. MP3


2.0 Are Critical Voices Silenced? 10:10 AM Askia Muhammad MP3

Prof. Richard Falk: Weakening and discrediting the UN: The work of pro-Israel NGOs. MP3

Dr. Alice Rothchild: Silencing voices that question Israeli actions. MP3

Dr. Jack Shaheen: The use of cultural stereotypes to shape policy. MP3


3.0 Is Freedom of Speech Encouraged on American Campuses? 11:35 AM Helena Cobban MP3

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh: Daring to speak out on campus. MP3

Dima Khalidi: Pressures on universities to discipline and punish students and faculty for speech activities. MP3

Ahmad Saadaldin: Overcoming obstacles: SJP successes. MP3


4.0 Is the Lobby Good for Israel? 1:15 PM Delinda Hanley MP3

Miko Peled: How the Lobby enables Israeli policy: Views of an Israeli in America. MP3

Gideon Levy: Does unconditional support for Israel endanger Israeli voices? MP3

Huwaida Arraf: The situation of Arab citizens of Israel: Views of an Arab citizen of Israel.MP3


5.0 How Does the Lobby Influence Congress? 2:25 PM Janet McMahon MP3

Former AIPAC employee MJ Rosenberg: Is it all about the money? MP3

Former Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV): My experience with the Israel Lobby; The use of dark money.MP3

Former Rep. Paul Findley (R-IL): How to tame lobbies like AIPAC.MP3


6.0 Is There an Iraq-Iran Continuum? 3:50 PM Dale Sprusansky MP3

Gareth Porter: The push for war on Iran. MP3

Reza Marashi: The Iran nuclear deal. MP3

Paul Pillar: AIPAC/Netanyahu objectives and the American interest. MP3

Conference wrap.  Grant F. Smith and Delinda Hanley MP3

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