Jan 262014
 
Minutes of January 2014

Posted here are the Minutes of January 2014.  Here are some highlights. David Kruger updated everyone about the anti-fracking bus trip to Albany on January 8th.  More press coverage from PBS station WSKG Keen Berger reported that Tim Gay has resigned at the Board of Elections, and will be replaced by Jamal Nelson, District Leader in Harlem.  Keen also announced that the transfer of 75 Morton Street from New York State to New York City for a middle school is still in the works. Jonathan Geballe reported on the lawsuit brought by the GVSHP vs. NYU, in which Deborah Glick is involved.  He said this was a huge victory for the neighborhood.  The court determined that three strips of land that weren’t officially designated parkland could not be used by NYU without permission of the New York State legislature.  The University will still proceed with the Zipper Building and other parts […]

Jan 122014
 
The Two State Solution

Kate Press, Deputy National Field Director for J Street, addressing VID membership at January 9th forum entitled “Is Secretary of State John Kerry’s Initiative To Achieve a Two State Solution To The Israeli/Palestinian Issue Poised To Succeed Or Doomed To Fail”? Full Meeting Minutes:  Minutes of January 9

Dec 292013
 
Jan 9th Meeting...Club Vote and Israel-Palestine Forum

VID to vote new slate of officers at the Jan 9th General Membership meeting and host a forum on Israel-Palestine diplomacy Beginning at 6:30 pm, at St. John’s Lutheran Church (83 Christopher St.) VID club members will vote for the  2014 slate of officers for the positions of Treasurer (1), Recording Secretary (1), Corresponding Secretaries (2) and Executive Committee (15).  This will be followed by a forum titled:  Is Secretary of State John Kerry’s Initiative To Achieve a Two State Solution To The Israeli/Palestinian Issue Poised To Succeed Or Doomed To Fail?  The presenter will be Kate Press- New York City Regional Director and Deputy Field Director of J Street.