November 26th

ATFP Hopes Iran Deal Will Enhance Middle East Stability and Security
Press Release - November 26, 2013 - 12:00am

Nov. 26, Washington DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) today praised the efforts of the international community, led by the United States, and welcomed the interim "first step" agreement with Iran to prevent that country from developing nuclear weapons. In addition to its importance in preventing nuclear proliferation, the Task Force believes that this agreement has the potential to initiate major and historic changes in the Middle East.


November 6th

ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid
Press Release - November 6, 2013 - 12:00am

The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) expressed great sorrow at the death of long-serving ATFP Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid, who passed away yesterday after a prolonged illness.


ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - November 6, 2013 - 12:00am

ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid   The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) expressed great sorrow at the death of long-serving ATFP Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid, who passed away yesterday after a prolonged illness.


October 31st

Remarks by White House Coordinator Phil Gordon at ATFP Oct. 29 Gala
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - October 30, 2013 - 11:00pm

Remarks by Phil Gordon, White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa, and the Gulf (AS PREPARED) American Task Force On Palestine (ATFP) 10th Anniversary Gala, October 29, 2013  


October 30th

At ATFP Gala, White House Reaffirms Commitment to Palestinian State, Opposition to Settlements and Settler Violence
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - October 29, 2013 - 11:00pm

October 30, 2013 -- The Obama administration and the President personally remain fully committed to the creation of an independent Palestinian state White House Middle East Coordinator Philip Gordon told a capacity-crowd of 650 at last night's 10th Anniversary Gala of the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) in Washington, DC. Dr. Gordon read a letter of congratulations and support that had already been delivered to ATFP from Pres.


Malek Jandali to Perform at ATFP 10th Anniversary Gala
Press Release - September 29, 2013 - 11:00pm

The American Task Force on Palestine is proud to announce that the renowned Syrian-American composer and pianist Malek Jandali will be performing at ATFP's


August 2nd

ATFP on Peace Talks: Media Coverage
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - August 1, 2013 - 11:00pm

ATFP on Peace Talks: Media Coverage   With the resumption of Palestinian-Israeli peace talks, ATFP staff have been heavily featured in the media. Below is a list of the American and international TV, Radio and print media featuring ATFP President Dr.


July 29th

ATFP Welcomes New Direct Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - July 28, 2013 - 11:00pm

  July 29, Washington DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) welcomes today's scheduled resumption of direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations for the first time since 2010.


July 12th

ATFP Condemns Slanderous Attacks on NFL’s Oday Aboushi
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - July 11, 2013 - 11:00pm

  July 12, Washington DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) strongly condemns a


June 24th

Available Now: Video of Feb 6 Palestinian and Israeli Textbook Study Briefing
Press Release - Contact Information: Tala Haikal - June 23, 2013 - 11:00pm

Dear friends and supporters of ATFP, On February 6th, The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) hosted a briefing presenting the findings of the first definitive, scientific study of Israeli and Palestinian textbooks at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The findings of the 3-year study were presented by Professors Sami Adwan (Bethlehem University), Daniel Bar-Tal (Tel-Aviv University) and Bruce E. Wexler (Yale University). http://youtu.be/XdMgrvuEGHw



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