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A Vision for One-State in Israel-Palestine

Thursday, November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| $10

A Vision for One-State in Israel-Palestine

Venue: Winchevsky Centre  585 Cranbrooke Ave. (near Bathurst/Lawrence)

What happens when everyone realizes the elusive two-state solution is truly dead and buried?  An invitation to Jewish communities in Toronto/GTA, and others, to join an important conversation with Jonathan Kuttab, a Palestinian lawyer and a visionary of what is possible in an area that seems so impossibly without hope.

What might a one-state look like?  What would be required from the Israeli Jews, Palestinians living in Israel, the occupied Palestinians and the world community. What is the role of Diaspora Jews and Palestinian refugees? The United Jewish Peoples’ Order (UJPO) invites you to join in this important and timely conversation. Presentation followed by Q&A discussion.

About Jonathan Kuttab:
Jonathan Kuttab is a Palestinian attorney and human rights activist who grew up in East Jerusalem.  He graduated from University of Virginia Law School and is licensed to practice in three countries – New York, Israel, and Palestine. Jonathan has co-founded a number of human rights organizations including Al Haq, the first human rights organization in Palestine and Mandela Institute for Palestinian Prisoners.  He also co-founded several Palestinian civil society organizations including – the Palestinians Center for the Study of Nonviolence in Jerusalem and Operation Smile in Bethlehem.  He is co-founder of Nonviolence International in Washington, DC.  He is on the boards of Bethlehem Bible College and of Sabeel, a Palestinian Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem.  He was a member of the Legal Committee negotiating the Cairo Agreement of 1994 (aka Agreement on the Gaza Strip and the Jericho which led to Oslo II Accord).  Jonathan has written and published extensively on legal aspects of the Israeli military occupation of Palestine.  Jonathan is currently a visiting scholar at Osgoode Law School at York University.

$10 or PWYC

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For more info:  info@ujpo.org; 416 789-5502