Pax Christi USA has endorsed the upcoming conference of Friends of Sabeel-North America, “THE ROLE OF THE US IN ISRAEL-PALESTINE: Current Realities and Creative Responses.” The conference takes place Friday and Saturday, March 28-29, 2014.
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A two-day Friends of Sabeel- North America (FOSNA) conference sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, and held at Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St., Philadelphia, PA 19102.
The conference will examine the role of the United States in Israel-Palestine and explore ways that Americans can effectively advocate for a just peace. Distinguished speakers will educate participants about the history and current realities of the United States’ economic, political, military, and religious involvement in the Israel-Palestine conflict. Workshops will provide time for discussion with speakers who represent advocacy organizations from Israel-Palestine and the United States.
The conference is designed to appeal to people with various levels of knowledge about the issues. Presenters will offer an historical overview and information regarding the facts on the ground in order to contextualize the theme of the conference. Sessions will focus primarily on what is happening in the United States rather than what is happening in Israel-Palestine. Presenters will speak about current realities in the United States AND creative responses, specifically what Americans and conference participants can do…