On February 9, 2016, the US Supreme Court in a troubling example of shortsighted hubris halted Obama’s latest climate change resolutions which had emerged from the December Paris Agreement on global warming, thus also threatening commitments made by other top polluters, India and China. While China has now surpassed the US as the number one polluter, the decades of fossil fuel use by the US stills makes us the largest contributor to the climate crisis.
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Nancy Murray will have just returned from her latest visit to Gaza, which is more and more difficult for foreigners to enter. She will report on her observations, in the context of many years of experience in the region. Nancy is a founder of the Gaza Mental Health Clinic and the Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights.
Cosponsored by Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights and United for Justice with Peace (list in formation).
- FRIENDS, COME SEE AND DISCUSS
- THE GATEKEEPERS
- TELLS THE STORY OF THE ISRAELI INTERNAL SECURITY SERVICE, SHIN BET, FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF SIX OF ITS FORMER HEADS
- APRIL 5, 2016 TUESDAY 7:00 SALEM SATV 285 DERBY ST. FREE FILM SERIES ON FIRST TUESDAY OF MONTH
- SPONSORED BY SALEM PEACE COMMITTEE NORTH SHORE COALITION FOR PEACE & JUSTICE WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PEACE & FREEDOM MARBLEHEAD PEACE COMMITTEE
A screening of the film 5 Broken Cameras - on Saturday, March 19, at the UU Church, 9 Ayer Road, in the town of Harvard, MA. The film will be in Fellowship Hall, at the end of the driveway, across from the Elm St side of the church. Doors open at 7:00 PM, the film starts at 7:30 PM. The film is about the Occupation of the West Bank village of Bil'in and Palestinian and allied resistance to it.
From Flint to Chelsea to Palestine, water must be a basic human right. But water in these communities is being used as a weapon for political purposes. The Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine and the organization 1for3 are teaming up to bring attention to this issue, especially Israeli control of the water supply used by Palestinians in the Palestinian territories and Gaza.
Jeff Halper Events - flyer attached
(CANCELLED) Wellesley College, Thursday, March 10 at 7 pm, Pendleton Hall 239, 106 Central St. Wellesley (Sponsored by Wellesley College Students for Justice in Palestine)
First Baptist Church, Sunday, March 13 at 7 pm, 633 Centre Street Jamaica Plain
Brandeis University, Tuesday March 15 at 7 pm, 415 South St. Waltham (Sponsored by Brandeis Univ. Students for Justice in Palestine)
Alison Weir Speaking on: What Americans Need to Know About Palestine-Israel: The Context Behind the HeadlinesSubmitted by tpaneth on Fri, 03/04/2016 - 10:57am
The Bedford Lyceum - Alice Rothchild presents: A personal journey on the historical and ethical challenges of Israel PalestineSubmitted by tpaneth on Thu, 03/03/2016 - 6:00pm
The Bedford Lyceum
March 6, 2016, 9:00-10:00 am, Alice Rothchild presents: A personal journey: Reflections on the historical and ethical challenges of Israel/Palestine, First Parish in Bedford, 75 Great Rd, Bedford, MA 01730, books and DVDs will be available for purchase.
Contact: David Packer: 508.423.0299
50 minutes including Q&A
Liza Behrendt will discuss how Jewish Voice for Peace organize its community while many Jewish institutions actively support Israeli violence? As well as, how church divestment has become a game-changer in national solidarity activism? And how does Islamophobia and racism factor into our organizing? Our focus will be on the role of U.S. Jews and churches.
Music by Aliya Cycon and Ghassan Salwahi
Please join us after the program for a friendly lunch.
The worst worries of a child’s school day should be homework. Maybe a lost book, or an argument with a friend. No child’s walk to school should routinely involve armed soldiers and fear of sometimes being chased and assaulted by angry adults. But for the Palestinian children who live with their families in the small rural villages that make up the South Hebron Hills, this is how the school day begins. Illegal settlements and outposts isolate and separate their villages and soldiers are a constant in their lives.