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The Road to Palestine with Judy Rebick
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm| $5
The Road to Palestine – A Personal Journey
Judy Rebick: Author, Media Commentator, Activist
The Road to Palestine is a series of personal talks programmed by and hosted at Beit Zatoun. Guest speakers are Canadians who have taken a public stand on Israel/Palestine. Speakers come from a variety backgrounds and careers. They share a recognition that a resolution to the question of peace and conflict in Israel / Palestine is essential to global justice, international law and to peace in the world.
The evening is meant to be personal and autobiographical. The speaker is traces their journey and relationship to the situation of Israel/Palestine from earliest views and opinions. What are their present views? What is their unique contribution to the question? What are their thoughts on the future and what is needed to resolve the situation?
The Road to Palestine seeks to share a human and personal story in our midst that would otherwise not be told.
About the Speaker
Judy Rebick is the author of Transforming Power: From the Personal to the Political and was the founding publisher of rabble.ca, Canada’s most active independent online news and discussion site. She also was the first person to hold the CAW Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy (2002-2010).
A journalist by trade and activist by nature, Judy is leading the charge for social justice through print, broadcast and in person. She is the former president of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women, and lends her expertise to Fair Vote Canada and Alternatives, a Quebec-based NGO. In the 1990s, Rebick hosted two national TV shows on CBC and continues as a frequent commentator on the airwaves.
Judy is unafraid to take on the most differing opinions in the advancement of equality and social justice for all. Unlike other progressive commentators she is not PEP (Progressive except Palestine). Judy is much admired for her consistent courage to stand up for her often “radical” views in any forum.
Need to know:
– Doors open at 6:50
– $5 donation (suggested minimum)
– Accessible on demand via portable ramp; washrooms not accessible
– Please avoid using strong-scented products due to sensitivities
Tasty refreshments (non-alcoholic)with Zatoun oliveoil+za’atar dipping.