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Arab/Israel Relations with Joseph Braude

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Joseph Braude, founder and president of the Center for Peace Communications, studied Near Eastern Languages at Yale and Arabic and Islamic history at Princeton. He is fluent in Arabic, Hebrew, and Persian. Over the past 20 years, he has lived and worked in North Africa, the Levant, the Gulf states, and Iran. His most recent book is Reclamation: A Cultural Policy for Arab-Israeli Partnership (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 2019).

In the United States, his articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, The AtlanticThe American Interest, Foreign PolicyGlamour, TabletBookForum, The Fix, and Men’s Health, among other publications. In the Arab world, his articles have appeared in Al-IttihadAl-MajallaAsharq Alawsat, Al-Arabiya, and Al-Ahdath al-Maghrebiya, among other publications. Joseph Braude also writes a weekly column in the pan-Arab magazine Majalla.

On the airwaves, Joseph Braude has contributed to Public Radio International’s America Abroad. He is a periodic commentator on NPR and PRI news programs, and the host of Eye on Arabia, a podcast in English. Since July 2010, his weekly commentary in Arabic, “Risalat New York” (“Letter from New York”), has aired nationally in Morocco on MED Radio. It is now available as a podcast. He makes guest appearances on leading pan-Arab TV networks, including Al-Arabiya and Rusya al-Yawm.

As Advisor to the Al-Mesbar Studies and Research Center in Dubai, Braude contributes research to its Arabic-language publications, and participates in a variety of strategic initiatives. As Strategic Advisor to America Abroad Media in Washington, he assists in content development and special projects in the Middle East and North Africa. He is Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and a contributing editor at Tablet magazine.

He has served as a consulting advisor to non-profit organizations, the U.S. government, and the private sector in the realms of Arab civil society engagement, strategic communications, and counterterrorism.

Braude’s most recent bookReclamation, is the latest among four.

This event is co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Reading.

This event starts at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, May 12th.

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May 12
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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