2005-06 Community Education and Dialog Series
Building an Arab-Jewish Partnership
A presentation by
Saturday, September 17, 2:00pm
Oak Park Public Library
834 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL
Information: 312.427.2533 x18 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Yigal Bronner is one of over 600 signers of the Courage to Refuse
statement (www.seruv.org) and one of over 1600 Israeli soldiers
(www.refusersolidarity.net) who refuse to serve in the occupied
territories. For his conscientious objection, Bronner served a jail term in Israel.
Bronner has worked extensively with Ta’ayush, the Arab-Jewish Partnership (www.taayush.org), a groundbreaking activist organization that fosters Israeli-Palestinian cooperation to challenge policies of occupation.
In addition, he has been one of the leading voices in the campaign against the Israeli Separation Wall, currently under construction in East
Jerusalem and the West Bank. Using maps and statistics from the Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem, Bronner’s presentation will examine the location and construction of the barrier, as well as its social, economic, and political impact.
Bronner teaches South Asian Studies at Tel Aviv University and the University of Chicago.
About the 2005-06 Community Education and Dialog Series
The Committee for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine (CJPIP) is a community-based organization founded to develop and support activities that further the cause of peace and justice in Palestine/Israel. The 2005-06 Community Education and Dialog Series, running September 2005 through May 2006, will bring distinguished speakers and cultural events to Chicago-area audiences, including Yigal Bronner, Michael Tarazi, Joel Beinin, Lisa Hajjar, Kathleen & Bill Christison, and Nadia Hijab, and several multimedia events. See all planned events in this series. Series presenters will appear in Oak Park and elsewhere throughout the Chicago and suburban areas. Events are subject to change. Speakers do not
necessarily represent the views of CJPIP.
Please support our work! In this ambitious program year, your financial support is critical to our success: your generous donation will enhance our ability to reach a broad public with these events. Donations may be mailed to CJPIP, P.O. Box 3667, Oak Park, IL 60303. If you wish your donation to be tax-deductible please make your check out to The Illinois Justice Foundation/CJPIP. Thank you.
Organized by the Committee for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine.