Theodore Bikel, 1924-2015
Partners for Progressive Israel mourns the passing of its chairman Theodore Bikel. In addition to his illustrious career as a stage and film actor and singer, Bikel was a social activist in many causes relating to civil rights and Israel.
Israel Study Tour - Click here to register!Partners for Progressive Israel has been conducting unique eight-day study tours of Israel for over twenty years. Participants in our tours experience Israel as a multi-faceted society, facing many challenges. They meet remarkable activists in both Israel and Palestine working every day to make their societies more just. Click here for more information.
Statement on Israel's Newly Formed GovernmentPartners for Progressive Israel is disappointed, but not surprised, at the formation of an inherently unstable and radical right-wing Israeli government.
Conversations with Israel and PalestinePartners for Progressive Israel holds monthly conversations with scholars, activists and politicians on issues concerning Israeli and Palestinian politics and society. Visit our events page for more information on upcoming Conversations. Feel free to listen to past conversations or subscribe to the PPI podcast on Itunes.
Intern in Israel Grants ProgramPartners for Progressive Israel believes that the best way to understand Israel – its complexities and challenges – is to personally engage in social justice work, throwing yourself into interesting learning situations and meaningful work environments in Israel. Click here for more information.
Israel Study Tour - Qalandia Checkpoint
Filmmaker Ben Sharif joins Partners for Progressive Israel's Study Tour. They visit Qalandia Checkpoint, the main checkpoint between the northern West Bank and Jerusalem. The checkpoint is used by the Israeli military to control Palestinian access to East Jerusalem.