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NBK Night School 13 - Israel-Palestine

  • Mayday Space 176 Saint Nicholas Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11237 United States (map)

With a presentation by Norman Finkelstein

This session will (1) go over some of the basics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, (2) discuss the “special relationship” between the US and Israel and the responsibilities of US socialists that emerge therefrom, (3) review DSA’s recent resolution on the Palestinian struggle, and (4) review a debate within the left on the best tactics to support the struggle of the Palestinians for liberation from the brutal occupation.

Readings

Finkelstein: "Image & Reality": https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yOeIth7YxKhuxAoWtT8gw_ifFX5T5Nik/view

Barghouti: "The Case For Sanctions": https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kENsmmSKS1alvRI8yyIIUVS6A5083AyK/view

Chomsky: “On Israel-Palestine & BDS": https://drive.google.com/file/d/1a_-gxtGjsSfbso1R_p5jMtKYUsIcWJsL/view

DSA: BDS Resolution: http://laborforpalestine.net/2017/08/06/dsa-bds-resolution/

Recommended:

MERIP, Palestine, Israel, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: https://www.merip.org/sites/default/files/Primer_on_Palestine-Israel(MERIP_February2014)final.pdf

Bashir Abu-Manneh, “The Occupation and BDS”: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/04/palestine-israel-bds-self-determination