About Our Guest

Seth Morrison has held leadership posts in various local, region and national Jewish organizations starting in college as a youth leader in Young Judea and he is currently serving on the Congressional Outreach Committee for Jewish Voice for Peace. In 2011 Mr. Morrison resigned from the Washington, DC Board of the Jewish National Fund in protest over what he viewed as the repeated evictions of Palestinians from their homes in East Jerusalem. He chaired the Washington, DC Metro Chapter of J Street in 2013 before becoming active in BDS, a global movement for a campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions urging Israel to comply with international law and Palestinian rights. His op-eds in support Palestinian and Bedouin rights have been published in The Forward, The Jerusalem Post and +972 Magazine. Mr. Morrison is also active in organizations and local politics in northern Virginia. Professionally he’s a consultant specializing in marketing and strategic planning in both for-profit and nonprofit organization.

Program Transcript

Jan Paynter: Hello. I’m Jan Paynter and I want to welcome you once again to our program Politics Matters. Today we are continuing our conversation with Seth Morrison of Jewish Voice for Peace. Welcome again, Seth.

Seth Morrison: Wonderful. Looking forward to it.

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