EYEWITNESS GAZA: From Disaster to Resilience (Gloucester, MA)

  • Gloucester City Hall 9 Dale Avenue Gloucester, MA, 01930 United States

With

ALICE ROTHCHILD

Physician, activist, filmmaker, author of “Broken Promises, Broken Dreams,” and producer of the documentary film, “Voices Across the Divide.”

Alice visited Gaza in March 2015 with a medical delegation as part of broader Israel/Palestine visits. She will share information, images, and impressions of the destruction caused by the Israeli invasion of 2014 and the extraordinary resilience that she encountered, as well as the ongoing siege conditions.

Boy sitting in rubble in eastern Khan Unis in the Gaza Strip | Photo A. Rothchild

Boy sitting in rubble in eastern Khan Unis in the Gaza Strip | Photo A. Rothchild

EXPLORE HOW PEOPLE CURRENTLY CONFINED IN THE GAZA STRIP – from farmers to psychiatrists – try to rebuild their lives amidst such extreme devastation and political challenges.

Can the root causes of the conflict be addressed, or is the next deadly outbreak of violence only a matter of time?

Gloucester City Hall
9 Dale Avenue

Alice is a Boston-based physician, author, and filmmaker who since 1997 has focused her interest in human rights and social justice on the Israel/Palestine conflict. She will present “Gaza Eyewitness Report: From Disaster to Resilience,” in which she will review her March 2015 delegation to the Gaza Strip with Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility. Alice is an active member of Jewish Voice for Peace and American Jews for a Just Peace.


FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Presented by the
North Shore Coalition for Peace and Justice together with the
Cape Ann Forum

Co-sponsored by
the First Universalist Church of Essex;
First Church in Salem, Unitarian Universalist;
Jewish Voice for Peace, Boston; Merrimack Valley People for Peace; Salem Peace Committee; the Unitarian Universalist Society of Rockport, and Veterans for Peace Samantha Smith Chapter 45