Friday, August 4, 2017

Women Behind the Chador


-Friday, August 4 from 7-9 PM: “Women Behind the Chador” presented at the Unitarian Fellowship (UUC), 320 Sawkill Road, Kingston. Photo journalist Susan and her husband, academic and translator Paul Sprachman, will speak about "Women Behind the Chador" in Iran, with photos and various mixed media. Cosponsored by the Middle East Crisis Response www.mideastcrisis.org, Hudson Valley BDS www.hudsonvalleybds.org, Jewish Voice for Peace - Hudson Valley.

We had a nice turnout (about 50 people) for this talk on Iran. Many questions at the end.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

“Jews Step Forward” at the Woodstock Town Hall

-Friday, June 2 from 7 to 9 pm: showing of the new documentary, “Jews Step Forward” at the Woodstock Town Hall, 76 Tinker St. This award winning film “traces a path grounded in Jewish identity, which ultimately separates personal conscience from a socialized mythology loyal to Israel.” A number of local Hudson Valley activist are included in the cast. Cosponsors: Middle East Crisis Response www.mideastcrisis.org, Hudson Valley BDS www.hudsonvalleybds.org and Hudson Valley Jewish Voice for Peace. Contact: Jane.toby7@gmail.com or 518 291-6808

We had a nice big turnout for this movie that included local activists. Lots of good discussion at the end.


Saturday, April 22, 2017

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Voices Across the Divide


Over 20 came to see this movie and discuss the interviews


Friday, April 7 from 7 to 9 pm: showing of “Voices Across the Divide” at the Woodstock Town Hall, 76 Tinker St. This award winning free film explores the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through rarely heard personal stories. Its director, Alice Rothchild, is a Jewish-American obstetrician and filmmaker raised on the tragedies of the Holocaust and the dream of a Jewish homeland in Israel. Dr. Rothchild will be interviewed by Skype for the Woodstock film showing.

Cosponsors: Middle East Crisis Response www.mideastcrisis.org, Hudson Valley BDS www.hudsonvalleybds.org and Hudson Valley Jewish Voice for Peace. Contact: Jane.toby7@gmail.com or 518 291-6808