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From Gaza to Negotiations:
The Role of American Jews

Brit Tzedek v'Shalom's 3rd National Conference
February 19-21, 2005

Temple Israel of the City of New York
112 E. 75th Street (between Park and Lexington)
New York, NY 


Featured speakers include:

Yossi Beilin
and Yasser Abed Rabbo, the Israeli and Palestinian architects of the Geneva Accord, which provides a model for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Colette Avital, Knesset Member who has been active in promoting the Geneva Accord

Amjad Atallah, former advisor to the PLO's Negotiations Affairs Department and Mahmoud Abbas' office

Stephen P. Cohen, founder and director of the Institute for Middle East Peace and Economic Development

Rafi Dajani, Executive Director of the American Task Force on Palestine

J.J. Goldberg, Editor of The Forward newspaper

Saffiya Shillo, President of the Palestinian American Congress-Chicago Chapter

Rabbi Balfour Brickner, Senior Rabbi Emeritus of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue

Some 36 workshops will provide the opportunity to focus on the areas you most want to learn about, including such compelling topics as contemporary political and diplomatic developments, Mizrachi Jews and the peace process, grassroots organizing strategies, the security barrier, Midrash writing for peace, building bridges through the arts and more.

Workshop presenters will include many of the featured speakers, as well as Jo-Ann Mort, Tony Klug, Marcia Freedman, Aaron Miller, Alicia Ostriker, Daniel Lubetzky, Diane Balser, Bernard Avishai, Jessica Benjamin, Ami Nachson, Cherie Brown, Gary Wexler, Susannah Heschel, Ron Young, Sidra Ezrahi, Brian Klug, Alisa Solomon, Yonatan Shapira, Corinne Whitlatch, Steve Masters and others.

Brit Tzedek has reserved a block of rooms at a nearby hotel at a special conference rate. Reservations must be made by 1/29/05.

So, don't miss out - make your plans NOW to attend! Register early to save on conference fees. See complete conference details.

Brit Tzedek v'Shalom, The Jewish Alliance for Justice and Peace
11 E. Adams Street, Suite 707
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 341-1205
Fax: (312) 341-1206

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