articles tagged "Miko Peled"
Thursday, 25 October 2012 | buzz
On Thursday Oct 25, Tony Castaneda interviewed Israeli-American author and peace activist, Miko Peled. He is the author of The General’s Son: The Journey of an Israeli in Palestine. Miko was born in Jerusalem into a well known Zionist family; his grandfather was a Zionist leader and signer of the Israeli declaration of independence, and his father was a war hero in the Israeli army. He is currently on tour to talk about his book. Divided into two sections, the book is about both the author’s background, growing up as the son of a general in a patriotic family, and about the author’s journey through Palestine, and what he discovered from it, …. more »
Tuesday, 23 October 2012 | A Public Affair
On Monday October 22nd, John Quinlan shared a compelling and thought-provoking conversation with Miko Peled, an Israeli peace activist and author of “The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine.” Son of an Israeli war hero general who was an outspoken proponent on behalf of peace and a Palestinian state following the 1967 war, Miko was challenged in his beliefs in 1997 when his 12-year-old niece was killed by a Palestinian suicide bomber. The path of exploration and reconciliation he and family members took was a surprising one, filled with fascinating insights. More on Miko Peled’s remarkable story at his website: http://mikopeled.com/ He will be speaking at the UW-Madison on …. more »