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Sabeel Conference Breaking a Generation: Cambridge, MA

  • Christ Church Zero Garden Street Cambridge, MA 02138 (map)

The Israeli Occupation:
Its Damage to Palestinian Children,
Its Cost to Israeli Children


Conference Speakers Include:

  • Ivan Karakashian, Advocacy Unit Coordinator, Defence for Children International Palestine

  • Mads Gilbert, Director of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital of North Norway, working in a Gaza hospital

  • Rev. Canon Naim Ateek, Founder of the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, Jerusalem

  • Marty Federman, Jewish educator, Co-chair, American Jews for a Just Peace-Boston

  • Sahar Vardi, Israeli peace activist from Jerusalem

  • Devin Atallah, Research Fellow, Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

  • Haneen Haddad, Palestinian-American psychologist

  • Omar Barghouti, author of Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights, a primer on nonviolent, human rights-based ways to seek justice in Israel and Palestine

  • Other Palestinian, Israeli and American peace activists



Conference Schedule:

8:00-9:15       Registration

9:15 -9:45      Welcome and Opening Address

9:45-10:45    Military Detention of West Bank Children

11:00-12:00  Panel on Children's Psychological Trauma

12:00-1:00    Lunch

1:00-2:00       Damage to Gazan Children

2:00-3:00       Militarization of Israeli Children

3:15-5:00       What Can We Do?

After 5:00       Resource Room and Musical Performance