Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Panel Discussion: Crisis in Israel/Palestine

Wednesday, Nov. 10
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Coykendall Science Building Auditorium
SUNY New Paltz

Speakers: Joel Kovel, author of "Overcoming Zionism";  Jack A. Smith, editor of the Activist Newsletter;  Nada Khader, executive director of the WESPAC Foundation; Jane Toby, founder of the Hudson Valley branch of Women in Black; Faris Giacaman, an activist Palestinian student at Bard College; Hannah Schwarzchild, from "American Jews for a Just Peace"; and Paul Rehm, a Christian pacifist who was part of a peace mission to Hebron in the West Bank.

Organized by Middle East Crisis Response and the Hudson Valley Activist Newsletter and its activist arm Peace and Social Progress Now. Campus sponsor is the SUNY New Paltz Muslim Students Association.

We had about 140 people at this event, one of our most popular to date. Thanks to Donna, who was instrumental in planning and running this program.