Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Nakba Day Events

These events are being held to mark 65 years since the Nakba, the dispossession and forced exile of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their land before and during the creation of the State of Israel in 1948. If you would like your event added, please email membership@endtheoccupation.org. 

Thursday, May 9 at 6:30pm
A radio play about a series of meetings by Zionist leaders to plan the ethnic cleansing of Palestine, 1947-48.
All quotes from Israeli historian Ilan Pappe’s book The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine.
Broadcast by Poets West on KSER, 90.7 FM
Podcast here

Boston, MA 
65 Years Later: The Ongoing Nakba
Sunday, May 12 at 11:00am
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Bridgeview, IL
American Muslims for Palestine 
Annual Outdoor Al Nakba Commemoration Day
Sunday, May 12 at 2:30pm
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Seattle, WA
Remember the Nakba: Stop the Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
Sunday, May 12 at 12:00pm
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Chicago, IL
Depaul University SJP
Palestinian Culture Night
Tuesday, May 14 at 6:00pm
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Chicago, IL
University of Chicago SJP
From South Africa to Israel: The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement
Tuesday, May 14 at 7:30pm
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Denver, CO
Colorado BDS
Demand TIAA-CREF Divest from Israeli Occupation

Wednesday, May 15 at 12:00pm
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Washington, DC
Nakba Day Commemoration at the White House

Wednesday, May 15 at 7:00pm
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Philadelphia, PA 
Philadelphia Remembers the Nakba- A Weekend of Events
May 17-May 19
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Youngstown, OH
Panel/Open Forum Discussion To Commemorate 65 Years Of the Nakba
Saturday, May 18 at 8:00pm
The Arab American Cultural and Education Center
15 Belgrade Ave, Youngstown, Ohio 44509

Fort Worth, TX
North Texas BDS 
Boycott SodaStream Protest
Saturday, May 18 at 2:00pm
Target Super Store (301 Carroll Street)

Arlington, VA
US Palestinian Community Network
The Palestinian Nakba: 65 Years Later
Sunday, May 19 at 6:00pm
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