NO TIME TO CELEBRATE
—a campaign that remembers the nakba or ‘catastrophe’ experienced by Palestinians who were forced from their homes in Palestine when the state of Israel was formed 60 years ago.
A panel of Nakba survivors will describe what happened to them and their families.
The Interfaith Council for Peace in the Middle East will hold a press conference and panel discussion concerning the continued and illegal occupation of Palestinian lands and the denial of rights for Palestinians, including the right of return for hundreds of thousands of Christians and Muslims to their homeland. A panel of Nakba survivors will describe what happened to them and their families.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
at River’s Edge, 3430 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland, Ohio
This conference is free and open to the public.
Council President Martha Katz of Youngstown is a founding member of The Coalition for Peace in the Middle East and the Youngstown chapter of Women in Black. Among panelists are Marlene Mourad of Brunswick and Mohammed Ramahi of Youngstown.
“NO TIME TO CELEBRATE: Jews Remember the Nakba is a campaign organized by anti-Zionist Jews from around the U.S. and Canada to coordinate Jewish protests of Israeli Independence Day celebrations and Jewish participation in commemoration of the Nakba”.
Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Celebrating Independence, Mourning Nakba: The 60th Anniversary of the Founding of Israel and the Nakba
Invitation to a conference taking place which will involve oral testimony by survivors of the "nakba," or catastrophe, of Palestinian dispossession and exile.