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"Can the Israeli Occupation Be Overcome by Nonviolence?"
Monday, April 21, 2008
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Resource Center for Nonviolence
Trinity Presbyterian Church, 420 Melrose St. at Poplar St., behind Staff of Life (off Soquel Blvd.).
Palestinian Sami Awad and Jewish American Bekah Wolf will discuss strategies for peace. Sami Awad has been involved in the Palestinian peace movement for more than a decade and has established nonviolence, conflict resolution and youth service traning programs throughout the region. Mr Awad is the Director of The Holy Land Trust-Palestine, which focuses on improving lives through community development, promoting peace and reconciliation, and creating the means for economic sustainability. Bekah Wolf is a Jewish-American Graduate of NYU and has a Masters Degree in Education. Bekah has been doing solidarity work in the Occupied Palestinian Territories since 2003 and co-founded the Palestine Solidarity Project, a Palestinian organization that incorporates international volunteers in proactive nonviolent resistance to the Israeli occupation and economic self-sufficency projects in the southern West Bank. She lives in Beit Ommar, a Palestinian village in the Hebron District where ths PSP is based.
Added to the calendar on Mon, Apr 14, 2008 7:42PM