Cecilie Surasky

Cecilie Surasky is the Deputy Director of Jewish Voice for Peace, a national grassroots organization dedicated to promoting a US foreign policy in the Middle East based on peace, democracy, human rights and respect for international law. A former newspaper columnist, talk radio host and communications consultant, Cecilie's analyses of Israel-Palestine politics have appeared in numerous media outlets around the world. Cecilie graduated from Brown University with a BA in Religious Studies with special honors in Modern Culture and Media. She is the editor of Muzzlewatch, JVP's acclaimed blog documenting efforts to silence open debate about Israel-Palestine policy.

Roundtable Politics

How to Reclaim the Palestinian Narrative

Palestinian narrative

Which comes first: shifting the balance of power or reclaiming the Palestinian narrative? Does the Palestinian Authority education system undermine the Palestinian story? Is there a place for the Israeli in the Palestinian narrative? How badly has the hegemonic narrative on Israel in the U.S. been shaken? These questions and more are thrashed out in this provocative Al-Shabaka roundtable.

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