Israel

09 Nov 2014

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Human Rights and Religious Freedom in the Holy Land

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh, 605 Morewood Avenue
Sponsored By: 
Jewish Voice for Peac Pittsburgh, First Unitarian Chuch of Pittsburgh

A discussion with Rabbi Arik Asherman, President, Rabbis for Human Rights, Jerusalem, Dr. Ronald Stone, Professor Emeritus of Christian Ethics, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and adjunct professor of religion, University of Pittsburgh and Iman Atef Mahgoub, Imam of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Contact: 
pittsburgh@jewishvoicesfor peace.org

11 Nov 2014

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Alison Weir, President of If Americans Knew (IAK) to present

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
O'Hara Dining Room, University of Pittsburgh, 4024 Ohara St Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sponsored By: 
Students for Justice in Palestine, University of Pittsburgh

Alison Weir is an American journalist. She is the founder and executive director of the non-profit organization If Americans Knew (IAK) and president of another US-based non-profit, the Council for the National Interest (CNI). Both organizations are concerned with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Alison Weir will discuss her new book, "Against Our Better Judgment: The hidden history of how the U.S. was used to create Israel" at three events at the University of Pittsburgh

05 Mar 2014

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Bloomsburg University Presents: New Strategic Perspectives in the Middle East

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Bloomsburg University, Carver Hall’s Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium AND ONLINE
Sponsored By: 
nbonomo@bloomu.edu

Rashid Khalidi, author, professor and scholar at Columbia University, will lecture on “New Strategic Perspectives in the Middle East”

Below is the link to watch the presentation live or on demand.

Watch Now: http://bloomsburgbeta7.sofodev.com/Mediasite/Play/6e7ad63543ce4404a221aa...
Khalidi returns to BU to discuss developments in the Middle East
Recorded: 3/5/2014 6:00:00 PM
Duration: 1:00:00

Contact: 
Nawal Bonomo

Jewish-Arab Education for Equality: Is it Possible to Create a Common Future in Israel?

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Rockwell Hall, Room 502, Duquesne Univeresity
Sponsored By: 
Duquense University

Raymond J. Kelley Endowed Chair
Distinguished Speaker in International Relations

Jewish-Arab Education for Equality:
Is it Possible to Create a Common Future in Israel?

A discussion of the deep-rooted segregation in Israel’s schools—as well as an alternative, the Hagar Jewish-Palestinian School.

Professor Neve Gordon
Ben-Gurion University, Israel

Free and Open to the Public

11 Apr 2013

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Human Rights as Security Threat: Lawfare and the Assault on Rights in Israel/Palestine

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Rockwell Hall, Lecture Hall 2, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Duquense University

Raymond J. Kelley Endowed Chair
Distinguished Speaker in International Relations

Human Rights as Security Threat:
Lawfare and the Assault on Rights in Israel/Palestine

Examines how the government of Israel, facing criticism by human rights groups, has attempted to portray activists as national security threats.

Professor Neve Gordon
Ben-Gurion University, Israel

28 Mar 2013

pittadmin

Can the Occupier Provide Justice?: The Dilemmas of Human Rights Litigation In Israeli Courts

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Teplitz Courtroom, University of Pittsburgh Law School, 3900 Forbes Ave.
Sponsored By: 
School of Law, University of Pittsburgh

According to the New York Times, Michael Sfard is the Israeli human rights and peace movement’s leading lawyer. He has brought scores of human rights and land-use cases challenging Israel’s occupation politicies in the Palestinian territories, and represented hundreds of soldiers refusing to serve in the occupied territories. And as the Christian Science Monitor and Jewish Forward put it: “Young lawyer Michael Sfard has achieved something that the White House and left-leaning Israeli political leaders could not.

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