Webinar: Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Detention (Tomorrow)

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Please join our brothers and sisters Jewish Voices for Peace Health Advisory Council for an in-depth webinar and discussion on Palestinian children in Israeli detention with Brad Parker from Defense of Children International
Date: Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019
Time: 5:00–6:00 pm, PST
8:00–9:00 pm, EST
Location: Webinar
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Tickets: Free
Event Details

Brad Parker will be speaking about the ill-treatment and violations Palestinian child detainees experience; the impact of those violations on children, families, and communities; and then touch on the congressional advocacy work, including drafting and getting HR 4391 introduced in the last Congress as well as current efforts in the 116th Congress.

Brad Parker is a Senior Adviser, Policy and Advocacy, at Defense for Children International – Palestine. He specializes in issues of juvenile justice and grave violations against children during armed conflict, and leads DCIP’s legal advocacy efforts on Palestinian children’s rights. Parker regularly writes and speaks on the situation of Palestinian children, particularly issues involving detention, ill-treatment and torture of child detainees within the Israeli military detention system, and violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law. He leads DCIP’s US Program and is a co-leader of the No Way to Treat a Child campaign in the United States and Canada. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont and received his JD from the City University of New York School of Law.

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Webinar: Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Detention (Tue)

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Please join our brothers and sisters Jewish Voices for Peace Health Advisory Council for an in-depth webinar and discussion on Palestinian children in Israeli detention with Brad Parker from Defense of Children International
Date: Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019
Time: 5:00–6:00 pm, PST
8:00–9:00 pm, EST
Location: Webinar
Information: Event information here →
Tickets: Free
Event Details

Brad Parker will be speaking about the ill-treatment and violations Palestinian child detainees experience; the impact of those violations on children, families, and communities; and then touch on the congressional advocacy work, including drafting and getting HR 4391 introduced in the last Congress as well as current efforts in the 116th Congress.

Brad Parker is a Senior Adviser, Policy and Advocacy, at Defense for Children International – Palestine. He specializes in issues of juvenile justice and grave violations against children during armed conflict, and leads DCIP’s legal advocacy efforts on Palestinian children’s rights. Parker regularly writes and speaks on the situation of Palestinian children, particularly issues involving detention, ill-treatment and torture of child detainees within the Israeli military detention system, and violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law. He leads DCIP’s US Program and is a co-leader of the No Way to Treat a Child campaign in the United States and Canada. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont and received his JD from the City University of New York School of Law.

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Justice & Equality in Israel-Palestine

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Please join for a presentation and dialogue on the issue of demolition of Palestinian homes and Israel’s Nation-State law.
Date: Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: University Congregational UCC
4515 16th Ave NE Seattle, WA  98105
(Turner Lounge)
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Tickets: Free
Event Details

Jeff Halper is an American-born anthropologist, author, lecturer, and political activist, living in Israel since 1973.  He is a frequent speaker about Israeli politics, focusing mainly on non-violent strategies to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Halper co-founded Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) to challenge and resist the Israeli policy of demolishing Palestinian homes in the Occupied Territories and to organize Israelis, Palestinians and international volunteers to jointly rebuild demolished Palestinian homes as political acts of resistance.

Visit ICAHD  for more information about the work they are doing.

He will also be speaking on Thur, Jan 24th, 7:00- 9:00 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036

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Event: An evening with Alice Rothchild (Wednesday)

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Please join our brothers and sisters at University Congregational United Church of Christ for an Evening with Dr. Alice Rothchild who will discuss the current situation in Gaza with respect to human rights, social justice, and health care needs.

 

Date: Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: University Congregational United Church of Christ
4515 16th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
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Event Details

Alice Rothchild is a sought-after speaker on human rights and social justice on Israel-Palestine since 1997. She will be describing the humanitarian crisis in Gaza. Dr. Rothchild practiced Ob-Gyn for 40 years and until her retirement served as Asst. Prof. of Ob-Gyn at Harvard Medical School. She directed the documentary film, Voices Across The Divide. She is the author of Broken Promises, Broken Dreams and Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine.

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Event: An evening with Alice Rothchild (Wednesday)

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Please join our brothers and sisters at University Congregational United Church of Christ for an Evening with Dr. Alice Rothchild who will discuss the current situation in Gaza with respect to human rights, social justice, and health care needs.

 

Date: Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: University Congregational United Church of Christ
4515 16th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Information: Event information here →
Event Details

Alice Rothchild is a sought-after speaker on human rights and social justice on Israel-Palestine since 1997. She will be describing the humanitarian crisis in Gaza. Dr. Rothchild practiced Ob-Gyn for 40 years and until her retirement served as Asst. Prof. of Ob-Gyn at Harvard Medical School. She directed the documentary film, Voices Across The Divide. She is the author of Broken Promises, Broken Dreams and Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine.

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Event: The Intersectionality of Justice and Peace in Palestine/Israel: Uncovering and Reporting the Truths (Saturday)

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Please join our brothers and sisters at Kairos Puget Sound Coalition for this thought-provoking conference.
Date: Saturday, Nov 17, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Seattle Mennonite Church
3120 NE 125th St
Seattle, WA  98125
Information: Event information here →
Tickets: $15.00 general / $5.00 student
Brown Paper Tickets
Event Details

An overview of the current situation in Palestine/Israel with respect to the recently passed Israel Nation-State Law, the current condition of Gaza, and the challenges faced by the media in reporting these events. Internationally known speakers include:

  • Jonathan Kuttab, Palestinian human rights lawyer
  • Julia Pitner, Executive Director of Institute of Palestine Studies
  • Dr. Salim Munayer, Director of Musalaha
  • Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, Director General of the Gaza Mental Health Program
  • Alison Weir, Founder of If Americans Knew

Event program here →

Event: The Intersectionality of Justice and Peace in Palestine/Israel: Uncovering and Reporting the Truths (Saturday)

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Please join our brothers and sisters at Kairos Puget Sound Coalition for this thought-provoking conference.
Date: Saturday, Nov 17, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Seattle Mennonite Church
3120 NE 125th St
Seattle, WA  98125
Information: Event information here →
Tickets: $15.00 general / $5.00 student
Brown Paper Tickets
Event Details

An overview of the current situation in Palestine/Israel with respect to the recently passed Israel Nation-State Law, the current condition of Gaza, and the challenges faced by the media in reporting these events. Internationally known speakers include:

  • Jonathan Kuttab, Palestinian human rights lawyer
  • Julia Pitner, Executive Director of Institute of Palestine Studies
  • Dr. Salim Munayer, Director of Musalaha
  • Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, Director General of the Gaza Mental Health Program
  • Alison Weir, Founder of If Americans Knew

Event program here →

Event: The Intersectionality of Justice and Peace in Palestine/Israel: Uncovering and Reporting the Truths

kairos ps logo

Please join our brothers and sisters at Kairos Puget Sound Coalition for this thought-provoking conference.
Date: Saturday, Nov 17, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Seattle Mennonite Church
3120 NE 125th St
Seattle, WA  98125
Information: Event information here →
Tickets: $15.00 general / $5.00 student
Brown Paper Tickets
Event Details

An overview of the current situation in Palestine/Israel with respect to the recently passed Israel Nation-State Law, the current condition of Gaza, and the challenges faced by the media in reporting these events. Internationally known speakers include:

  • Jonathan Kuttab, Palestinian human rights lawyer
  • Julia Pitner, Executive Director of Institute of Palestine Studies
  • Dr. Salim Munayer, Director of Musalaha
  • Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, Director General of the Gaza Mental Health Program
  • Alison Weir, Founder of If Americans Knew

Event program here →

Event: Beautiful Resistance: Hope for Children Under Occupation (Thursday)

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Please join our brothers and sisters for this fundraiser for Alrowwad Cultural & Arts Center (Aida Refugee Camp, Bethlehem).
Date: Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: Madrona Grace Presbyterian Church
832 32nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Information: Event information here →
Tickets: Free admission

In giving them [children] the opportunity to express themselves through the theater and through other arts, they can grow up hopeful and feel they can change the world. . . . I don’t have the luxury of despair.
— Abdelfattah Abusrour

Event Details

Beautiful Resistance: Inspiring Hope in Children in Times of Despair, a fundraiser for Alrowwad Cultural & Arts Center (Aida Refugee Camp, Bethlehem).

  • SEE short films made by Palestinians
  • SKYPE with Abdelfattah Abusrour, founder of Alrowwad
  • DONATE so children can find fun and hope in the midst of Occupation

There is no charge for this event. There will be a free-will offering.

Your donation to this program combats the evil done in your name with your tax dollars in Israel!

Please join us for an evening of hope for these children.

Sponsored by Tacoma Chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace, and Kadima Reconstructionist Community. Co-sponsors include Kairos Puget Sound Coalition, University Unitarian Church’s Chapter of UU’s for Justice in the Middle East, and Voices for Palestine.

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Webinar: Intergenerational Resilience in a Palestinian Refugee Camp Context

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Please join our brothers and sisters at Jewish Voice for Peace for this important webinar.

The JVP Health Advisory Council invites you to join Devin G. Atallah, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development for a webinar moderated by Alice Rothchild, MD.

 

Date: Monday, Sep 17, 2018
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm PDT
Location: webinar
Information: Event information and registration here →
Event Details

Devin G. Atallah, PhD, will discuss his research, community organizing, and capacity-building work with Palestinian refugees in the occupied West Bank. He has examined intergenerational trauma across several generations of refugee families and supported health promotion efforts within the camp community.

In particular, he will share about his work with the Lajee Center in the Aida refugee camp, which is a Community Based Organization (CBO) already working on the issue of addressing trauma in children and youth, promoting intergenerational resilience and positive adolescent development for decades in the camp.

More information here →