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Gaza 101 A mini-course in four parts: History, Politics, Culture & Economics

February 10, 2022 @ 12:30 pm 2:00 pm

Discussions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the West all too often neglect to include Gaza and the voices of Palestinians there, seemingly because the situation is seen to be too overwhelming or challenging to take-on. This program will openly and honestly present the reality of the siege, the occupation, and political  leadership as well as include ways participants can advocate with their elected officials to encourage U.S. policies that will help end the siege of Gaza and advance human rights and security for all. 

 Each 90-minute session will present on one of the four aspects of Gaza:

1.      History & Historical Significance

2.      Politics

3.      Culture

4.      Economics

Part 1

The Culture of Gaza

February 10
Moderated by Maya Berry, Executive Director, The Arab American Institute
with Speakers TBA

Part 2
The History & Historical Significance of Gaza

February 17
Moderated by Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon, Executive Director, Churches for Middle East Peace
with Speakers TBA

Part 3
The Politics of Gaza

Moderated by Nizar Farsakh, Board Member, Combatants for Peace
with Speakers TBA
February 24

Part 4
The Economics of Gaza… where do we go from here?

March 3
Moderated by Dr. Jim Zogby, Founder and President, The Arab American Institute
with Speakers TBA

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