Monday, February 28, 2011

Speaker at University to discusses Israel-Palestine issues

Jewish author Richard Forer, a former AIPAC member with ultra-Orthodox relatives in Israel, will speak on the topic of his new book, Breakthrough: Transforming Fear into Compassion –A New Perspective on the Israel-Palestine Conflict.

A spokesperson for “Coalition to Stop $30 Billion to Israel” that inspired billboard campaigns in Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle, he recently wrote to the Eugene Human Rights Commission encouraging their proposed letter condemning Israel for its lethal May 31, 2010 attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. There will be opportunity for discussion and book signing.

The program will be held Thursday, March 10 at 7 pm in UO Chiles Hall, Room 128, sponsored by Al-Nakba Awareness Project, the UO Arab Student Union and the UO Muslim Student Association.

Chiles Hall, rm. 128, University Oregon
955 E. 13th, 13th & Kincaid
Eugene OR 97403

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