Envisioning a new future for Palestine and Israel.
a dialogue with Palestinian activist Sami Awad
and Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb
July 24th 6:00 pm (please arrive early and be seated by
6-there is a 7 hour time difference)
Address: Nagin residence 23 Dogwood Lane, Pomona, NY 10970
Directions From South:
Palisades Pkwy North to Exit 12, Left at end of ramp at Concklin Rd Right onto Rte 45 Make immediate right onto Twin Pines Drive At Book Drop make left onto Dogwood Follow road to #23 Dogwood Mailbox on right/driveway on left
Please park on one side of road and walk down driveway.
For those who want to drive to the front door, the front circle will be clear and no one else should park there.
Cost: This is a fund raiser for New Futures, and the fellowship of reconciliation artist delegation to Israel and Palestine, Donations are welcome. we're hoping for $10-25 per person
Sami Awad, M.A., International Relations, specializing in Peace and Conflict Resolution, American University, Washington D.C., is a Palestinian Christian and one of the subjects of the documentary film Little Town of Bethlehem. For two years he directed The Center for the Study of Nonviolence in Jerusalem, founded by his uncle Dr. Mubarak Awad. In 1986 Sami founded Holy Land Trust (HLT) in his hometown of Bethlehem. It is a nonprofit organization committed to developing nonviolent approaches that will end the Israeli occupation and build a future founded on the principles of nonviolence, equality, justice, and peaceful coexistence.
Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, is a long time proponent of nonviolence. Cofounder of Shomer Shalom Network for Jewish Nonviolence, The Muslim Jewish Peacewalk for Interfaith Solidarity and
The Community of Living Traditions, Lynn currently leads art delegations to Palestine and organizes interfaith Peacewalks in behalf of The Fellowship of Reconciliation. In September, Lynn is entering her 40th year of rabbinic service. She is a percussionist, storyteller and peace activist. Sami and Lynn have been friends and colleagues for more than 20 years.