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Join important conversation on the Arab Spring, Gaza and Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Posted by rabbibrian on May 17, 2011

On Thursday, Taanit Tzedek- Jewish Fast for Gaza, is sponsoring a very timely and important call with Nadia Hijab, a Palestinian American human rights advocate, on “The Arab Spring, Gaza and the Israeli – Palestinian conflict.”  With signs that the Arab Spring has now spread to Palestine, the Hamas/Palestinian Authority Unity agreement,  the President’s speech on Thursday night, Netanyahu’s visit to the U.S., the aftermath of Nakhba Day, this call offers an opportunity for a serious conversation about current developments.  I encourage you to join us and please pass the word on to others who may be interested.

Details about the call:

To participate in the call:
Thursday, May 19 at 12 noon EST

Dial the Access Number: 1.800.920.7487
When prompted, enter your Participant Code: 92247763#
There will be a question and answer period during the call.

Nadia Hijab is a  prominent Palestinian writer and human rights advocate. She is the co-director of the Palestinian Policy Network, has served as co-chair of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, and is a past president of the Association of Arab American University Graduates. Hijab is a renowned human rights advocate, media commentator, writer and speaker.

Resources

You can find  several articles by Hijab on the Taanit Tzedek  website and encourage you to read them:

1) The Arab revolutions and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
2) Understanding Obama’s Settlement Posture
3) The Palestinian Narrative: Then and Now

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