It’s unknown how high the death toll of Palestinian men, women, and children will climb or how long the seige of Gaza will continue. What is known is the $3 billion dollars in military aid supplied by the US government annually and the number of times the US has vetoed UN resolutions condemning Israel’s occupation of P…alestine.
A panel of Atlanta activists, scholars and lawyers will address the history and political and economic benefits to US global goals served by its alliance with Israel.The speakers include: Aysha Abudullatif, founding member of Movement to End Israeli Apartheid-Ga with family living in Gaza, a member of Jewish Voice for Peace, and Azadeh Shahshahani, President of the National Lawyers Guild and member of a recent delegation to the West Bank, and Matt Quest, co-author of Black Liberation and Palestine Solidarity.6:30 – light refreshments; Palestinian and Arab music performance.
7-9pm – program of panel presentations followed by dialogue with the audience.
If you have questions about Israel/Palestine, please join us and get those questions answered.
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