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From Neighborhoods to Settlements
Berkshire Museum
Pittsfield, MA
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From Neighborhoods to Settlements
"MY NEIGHBOURHOOD"
This Peabody award-winning Just Vision film tells the story of Mohammed El Kurd, a Palestinian teenager whose family is forced to share a section of their East Jerusalem home with Israeli settlers. When Israeli activists arrive in his neighborhood to join residents in protests against the settlements, Mohammed comes of age in the midst of unrelenting tension with his neighbors and unexpected cooperation with Israeli allies in his backyard. Directed by Julia Bacha and Rebekah Wingert-Jabi.                                                                                              

DISCUSSION AND RECEPTION WITH GUEST SPEAKERS
REBECCA VILKOMERSON
Executive Director of Jewish Voice for Peace, a U.S. national grassroots organization rooted in Jewish tradition, human rights, and international  law. Rebecca lived in Israel from 2006-2009.

MORIEL ROTHMAN
As the Israeli Educational Outreach Liaison for Just Vision, Moriel has brought My Neighbourhood to universities and communities to engage the Israeli public around nonviolent efforts to end the occupation and the conflict. Moriel is an American-Israeli writer, activist, refusenik and poet. He was born in Jerusalem, raised and educated in the United States, and is currently based in Jerusalem.

MODERATED BY
VICTOR NAVASKY
Publisher emeritus of The Nation magazine and professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

FILM AND FORUM: 4-6:00 PM |  RECEPTION WITH SPEAKERS: 6-7:00 PM

Registration  Fee: $25 in advance  - $35 at the door - $10 for students.

SEATING IS LIMITED. PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE BY CALLING 800-838-3006 OR ONLINE AT DorisDonShafferLectures.com

Sponsored by the Doris and Don Shaffer Memorial Lecture Fund, a project of Peace Action Fund of New York State, Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund, and The Nation Institute.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE GO TO WWW.NATIONINSTITUTE.ORG, WWW.PANYS.ORG, WWW.MASSPEACEACTION.ORG OR CALL (617-354-2169)

Location

Berkshire Museum (View)
39 South St
Pittsfield, MA 01201
United States


Categories

Film > Movies
Other > Political
Education

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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