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MIT Conference: Scientists for Palestine

When: Friday, January 10, 2020, 6:00 pm to Sunday, January 12, 2020, 12:00 pm
Where: M.I.T. • Cambridge

Criminalizing Dissent: The attack on BDS and American Democracy

When: Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: UMass Amherst • Fine Arts Center • Amherst

Stand Out in solidarity with the Palestinian people

When: Monday, October 28, 2019, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Harvard Square • • location: Out of Town News • Cambridge

The stand out will be before the screening of the ‘Gaza’ film, which is part of the Boston-Palestine Film festival on October 30 at Harvard Law School (Langdell South, 6:30 pm).   Sponsored by the Alliance for Water Justice.

 

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Screening new film: "Objector" about imprisoned Israeli Conscientious objector

When: Thursday, October 10, 2019, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: First Baptist Church • 633 Centre Street • Jamaica Plain

Jewish Voice for Peace - Boston is excited to invite you and your networks to view the film OBJECTOR on Oct.

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Hearing on Anti-BDS legislation

When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 10:30 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts State House • Beacon St. • Gardner Auditorium • Boston

Hello Allies and Friends!  We are writing to remind all our allies who can to please:

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Boston Palestine Film Festival

When: Friday, October 18, 2019, 7:00 pm to Sunday, October 27, 2019, 3:00 pm
Where: Museum of Fine Arts • Huntington Avenue • Boston
 
BPFF Announces Program for Its Thirteenth Season
10 Days of Palestinian Narratives

The full schedule for #BPFF2019 is now online!

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Teach in with Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi: Palestine, Academia and Activism

When: Sunday, October 6, 2019, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Democracy Center • 45 Mount Auburn St. • Cambridge

Prof. Rabab Abdulhadi is a pioneering scholar of Palestine and Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas.  She will talk about the history of these fields of study and also about attacks she has withstood for her scholarship and activism.

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"Palestine" -- Najla Said performs one woman play at Palestine Museum

When: Sunday, September 15, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Palestine Museum • 1764 Litchfield Turnpike • Woodbridge
Gifted New York-based Palestinian-American writer, playwright and actress Najla Said will be performing her entire 95-minute one-woman play, Palestine at the Palestine museum. She will also conduct a special Q&A after the performance.
 
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Conference: "Palestinian Mental Health Without Borders: Challenging Barriers and Taking Down Walls"

When: Saturday, November 2, 2019, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: University of Massachusetts • Morissey Blvd. • University Hall/Campus Center • Boston
Participate in a unique opportunity for people in Boston to explore issues of mental health and human rights in Palestine and beyond. The conference will focus on three core themes: (1) Trauma and Resilience in Palestinian Communities under Israeli Occupation; (2) Palestinian Mental Health Workers on the Frontlines; and (3) Breaking Borders, Taking Down Walls, Transnational Solidarity and Struggle.
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Building Palestine: Water, Health and Education under Israeli Occupation

When: Friday, September 27, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Friends Meeting House • 5 Longfellow Park • Cambridge
 
Discuss Palestinian development under military occupation with water, education, and health professionals recently returned from the West Bank.
This event is sponsored by 1for3 and Palestinian Community of Boston:

*1for3 is a registered US-based NGO that works to alleviate suffering among Palestinian refugees living in West Bank refugee camps operated by the United Nations. It operates in the areas of community health, water quality, education, and environment.

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Defending Children's Human Rights in Palestine

When: Friday, May 24, 2019, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Meet Farah Bayadsi, Palestinian Human Rights Lawyer for Defense of Children International - Palestine

 

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Boston event for Palestinian House of Friendship

When: Saturday, June 22, 2019, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Community Church • 565 Boylston St. • -- in Copley Square • Boston

The American Friends of the Palestinian House of Friendship in Nablus (West Bank) are hosting a fundraiser for PHF.  Mohammed Sawalha, the director of PHF, will be present at the fundraiser to explain his work with children and young adults of Nablus that includes summer camps, a skatepark, Girls Scouts, a studio for recording music and oral histories, and classes for e-learning in villages, computers, folklore dance, embroidery and civic education.

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Water Justice in Palestine: Annual Harvard Graduation Day Stand Out

When: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Harvard Square, in front of Holyoke Center • Massachusetts Ave. • Cambridge
Our annual Harvard Graduation Stand Out is an opportunity to express solidarity for Palestinian rights before thousands of people from the US and all around the world who will be in Harvard Square on that day. Please join us!
Sponsored by the Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine
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Remembering and Resisting: a Nakba Exhibit for 2019

When: Sunday, May 19, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Downtown Crossing in Boston • Washington Street • Boston
In 1948, almost one million Palestinians were violently dispossessed of their homes and land by Zionist settler colonialists. The emerging Israeli state stripped Palestinians of their possessions and livelihood. Many Palestinians were expelled--or fled to neighboring areas--and have struggled to survive and return ever since. Those who managed to stay in their homes were subjected to Israeli rule and treated as third-class citizens.
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FILM: Life Is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara

When: Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston
A new film from director Iara Lee examines the tensions between the Sahrawi people and the Moroccan armed forces as it chronicles the everyday violence of life under occupation of Africa's last colony in the Western Sahara, giving voice to the aspirations of a desert people for whom 
colonialism has never ended. 
 
For more information and to watch the trailer: 
https://culturesofresistancefilms.com/western-sahara
 
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