Schedule

 November 8, 2014

 9:00 —  9:30              Registration

 9:30 —  9:45              Welcome & Introduction

 9:45 — 10:45            Opening Session:  Daoud Nassar

10:45 — 11:00           Break

11:00 — 12:00           Workshops:  Setting the Stage

  • Al Nakba — Souheil Ailabouni & Stephen Bennett
  • Faiths and a Land Called Holy:  Too Much Fundamentalism, Too Little Faithfulness — Chuck Lutz
  • Conflict and Occupation: Women and Children Carry the Burden — Ibtesam Al Atiyat
  • Water Issues in Israel / Palestine — David Van Wylen
  • The Gaza Strip: A Humanitarian Crisis and the Silence of the International Community — Jehad Adwan

12:00 —  1:15          Lunch

12:30 —  1:00         Panel:  Witness / Travel / Scholarship — Jonathan Hill, Soraya Dangor, Graison Chapma

   1:15 —  2:15          Workshops:  Current Realities

  • Using BDS as an Educational Tool — Sylvia Schwarz
  • Democracy or Not!  Israel’s Laws that Discriminate — Phil Benson
  • Palestine-Israel in the Media : Past, Present, and Possibilities for the Future — Stephen Bennett
  • Challenging Zionism — Karen Schraufnagel & Ilana Rossoff
  • Engaging the Churches in the Palestinian Struggle for Justice — Bill Plitt

            2:15 —  2:30          Break

             2:30 — 3:30          Closing Session:  Jeff Halper

            3:30 —  4:00          Call to Action, Thank Yous & Announcement

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