Yesterday Oberlin hosted Lara Friedman, the Director of Policy and Government Relations for Americans for Peace Now. Her talk was sponsored by J Street U Oberlin and drew over fifty people to Hallock Auditorium.
Friedman is a well-known and vocal authority on the United States’ policy in the Middle East as well as the Israel-Palestine peace process. She frequently appears on television and twitter to join in and provoke discussion. Her talk at Oberlin touched on all aspects of the current peace negotiations and the many difficulties and complexities with the situation.