Author: Peter Burns

Peter Burns

Peter Burns is a member of the Philos Leadership Institute class of 2017. A graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Peter is the policy analyst for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. Peter worked as operations manager for The Forge Leadership Network, coordinating the yearly conference and managing the organization’s operations. He is a chronic optimist, and never passes up a local barbecue place. Follow him on Twitter: @peterburns_1861

West Bank

What Jared Kushner and Mahmoud Abbas Need to Understand About the West Bank

By Peter Burns Friday, September 15, 2017

The U.S. and other invested parties must understand that path to peace in Palestine runs through major reforms and development in the West Bank.

Walking Among the Faithful: A Look At The Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Community in Israel

By Peter Burns Thursday, August 10, 2017

In a busy market in the heart of Jerusalem you will find a kaleidoscope of nationalities, dressed in many different…

Kansas Becomes the Latest State to Say No to BDS

By Peter Burns Thursday, June 22, 2017

The state of Kansas has become the 20th to pass laws discouraging anti-Israel boycotts (and the fourth state this year alone).