Activities/Events

Doing Justice: Israel/Palestine Seminar
(St. Mark’s Cathedral Seattle, Nov 13, 2021)

The Bishop’s Committee for Justice and Peace in the Holy Land, Diocese of Olympia held a seminar to examine how we, as American citizens,  can seek effective ways to end U.S. complicity in the dispossession and human rights violations of a people living under Israeli military and civil control. Speakers included Brian Baird, Ph.D., former member of the U.S. House of Representatives;  Mark Braverman, Ph.D., Jewish American psychologist and author; Cindy Corrie, President of the Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice; John McKay, J.D., former US attorney for Western WA; Alice Rothchild, MD, author, filmmaker and retired professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Harvard Medical School; and Lena Khalaf Tuffaha, Palestinian American, essayist, and author of Water and Salt, winner of the 2018 Washington State Book Award for Poetry.

Watch the Nov 13th conference video recording (on Vimeo)

Additional materials from this seminar: