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A Woman's View from Palestine: West Bank and Gaza, 2012: Report-back by Marsha Carlton
Date Tuesday May 28
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Café Lounge, La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorJudith Berlowitz
Marsha Carlton is a member of Friends of Sabeel-Sacramento Region and the Davis Committee for Palestinian Rights. While living in the Bay Area she worked with Bay Area Women in Black. Marsha will report on her second trip to Palestine sponsored by Interfaith Peacebuilders. She and her group participated in the annual olive harvest in the West Bank and she was also part of a delegation to Gaza that included Cindy and Craig Corrie. While in Gaza, Marsha and the delegation met with the family of the 13-year old Palestinian boy, Ahmed Abu Dakka, who was killed by an Israeli bullet while playing soccer in front of his home.
Question/Answer period will follow Marsha’s PowerPoint presentation. Palestinian olive oil and olives will be available for purchase.
Added to the calendar on Friday Apr 19th, 2013 7:47 AM