NJ Peace Action

NJ Peace Action's 57th Annual Dinner

Apr 27 2014 12:00 pm
Apr 27 2014 4:00 pm

57th Annual Dinner

Sunday Afternoon
April 27th, 2014

Sharon Dolev

"Cooling the Hot Spot: Nuclear Weapons Free Middle East"

Regency House
140 Route 23
North Pompton Plains, New Jersey

(Transportation will be available upon request from our Bloomfield office. Please give us at least one week's notice.)

ALSO HONORING

Jose Santiago
Recipient of the Sylvia and Oscar Ackelsberg Peace Award

 

Peace Action People of the Year
Teaneck Peace Vigil

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Sharon Dolev is the founder and director of the Israeli Disarmament Movement (RPM). The movement advocates a Nuclear Weapons Ban, the establishment of a Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the Middle East and supports the Arab Peace Initiative.

She has been a social and political activist since 1985 and has been active in Women in Black and the “Gaza Team” which petitioned Israeli authorities on human rights violations in the Gaza Strip. A past coordinator of the Meretz Party’s Civil and Human Rights group and published “Watch Dogs” a pro-peace Hebrew-Arabic magazine.

In recent years, Sharon worked as a disarmament campaigner and as the Director of Greenpeace in Israel.

With the Israeli Disarmament Movement, Sharon represents ICAN, Green Cross, and other international disarmament organizations in Israel. Since December 2012, Sharon has been the presenter of a new radio show called According to Foreign Sources in All for Peace radio station.

Jose Santiago, born in Puerto Rico and raised in The Bronx, worked at WBAI radio in New York for almost 24 years. He was its long-time News Director from the 1990s through August 9, 2013.

His stories have aired on The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite and The NBC Nightly News. Santiago covered aspects of The Accident at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant in Pennsylvania and the taking of U.S. hostages by Iran in the late 1970s, among other national stories.

Santiago won two national awards from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters for his coverage of the case of Anthony Baez, a young Bronx man killed by an NYPD police officer. He was also the recipient of a Friends of the South Bronx Community Pulitzer award and has been cited for his reportage on issues related to the Puerto Rican Independence Movement and Puerto Rican Political Prisoners.

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