A World I Loved - The Story of an Arab Woman is a Narrative with Music, based on the memoir of Wadad Makdisi Cortas, an Arab woman who lived through and chronicled one of the most tumultuous periods in recent history.
Come for a screening of 5 Broken Cameras, followed by a discussion with IYAD BURNAT, one of the leaders of the struggle against Israeli Occupation & the building of the apartheid wall in Bil'in, Palestine
The LEAP Program and NYU SJP invite you to join LEAP volunteers for a report-back and informational session on their experiences volunteering in the Palestinian refugee camps of Lebanon in the summer of 2012.
The Jewish Holocaust and the Palestinian Nakba fundamentally shape two peoples' identities. Memories of each function as exclusionary "Myths of Origin," at once demanding acknowledgement by the other, while denying recognition of the other. Deeply polarizing, the Jewish and Palestinian national narratives become irreconcilable, inhibiting prospects for a political settlement.
The Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RToP) will be holding its fourth and final session in New York City on Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7. It will take place at the Great Hall, Cooper Union (7 East 7th Street, New York City).
Hanan K. Munayyer is a molecular biologist and worked for three decades in pharmaceutical research in NJ. She is president and co-founded, with her husband Farah, the Palestinian Heritage Foundation, 25 years ago, to preserve and exhibit their comprehensive collection of Palestinian costumes, jewelry and other artifacts, one of the largest in the world.