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Don't forget to sign the Open Letter to
the Next President at http://openletter.btvshalom.org.
Please join me in welcoming Rebecca Hartman
as the new Chair of our Campus Outreach Committee. She will be
spearheading Brit Tzedek's efforts to expand our work on campus.
Rebecca was the founding chair of our Madison, Wisconsin chapter
where she brought together students and community members.
Rebecca recently began her graduate studies at Brandeis
University in the Hornstein Program in Jewish Communal
The current focus of the Campus Outreach
Committee is promoting the Open Letter from American Jews
to the Next President on campus. The committee is also
looking at setting up speaking tours, expanding campus showings
of selections from Brit Tzedek's video library, training
students to conduct listening projects and much more. If
you are a college student and would like to join Brit Tzedek's
Campus Outreach Committee, please contact Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brit Tzedek is also pleased to announce that
we are co-sponsoring the inaugural conference of the Union of
Progressive Zionists (UPZ), Friday through Sunday, October
15-17, 2004 in Newark, New Jersey. The UPZ hopes to establish a
network of campus organizations that care about Israel and
believe in a just and peaceful two-state solution to the
Israeli-Palestinian conflict and an end to the occupation.
Agenda highlights are below.
We will hold a meeting with Brit Tzedek
affiliated college students during the conference, so please let
us know if you plan to attend by writing to us at email@example.com.
As a co-sponsor Brit Tzedek is offering a
limited number of scholarships to students who wish to attend
the conference. We have thus far enrolled participants
from Bard College, Brandeis University, Clark University,
Columbia University, New York University, University of
California at Santa Cruz, University of Wisconsin at Madison,
Wesleyan University and Yale University. For more information,
please contact Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register for the conference go to:
If you would like to donate to our campus
outreach efforts, please send a check to Brit Tzedek, 11 E.
Adams Street - Suite 707, Chicago, IL 60603 with "campus" in the
UPZ Conference Agenda
October 15-17, 2004
- Keynote Speaker: Former Deputy Speaker of
the Israeli Knesset Naomi Chazan
- Presentation on the Israeli-Palestinian
conflict by Amjad Atallah and Daniel Levy, who participated in
drafting the Geneva Accord
- Campus Activism Basics workshop by Brit
Tzedek National Organizer, Carinne Luck
- Saturday Evening Brit Tzedek Social
- Panel: The evolution of U.S. policy on
Israel with Mark Rosenblum, Founder and Policy Director of
Americans for Peace Now and Diane Balser, Vice President of Brit
- And much more...
Write to email@example.com for
Brit Tzedek v'Shalom, The Jewish Alliance
for Justice and Peace
11 E. Adams Street, Suite
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 341-1205
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