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Washington, DC: A Journey Through the Occupied Territories
Saturday, April 10th 2010  6:00 - 8:00 pm

Using a creative mixture of art and activism, Ellen O'Grady will present the everyday stories of Palestinians with a discussion of her new book, Outside the Ark: An Artist's Journey in Occupied Palestine. Ellen O’Grady is an artist and social justice activist with seven years' experience working in Palestine and Israel. She recently ended a nationwide tour with her book and is currently working on a visual essay, based on interviews with Palestinians and Israelis. This event is co-sponsored by U.S. Campaign to End Israeli Occupation and Foreign Policy In Focus, a project of the Institute for Policy Studies.

Washington, DC: Tax Day Protest of Military Aid to Israel at IRS
Thursday, April 15th 2010  12:00-1:00

Join the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation and other DC organizations on Tax Day to protest Israel's misuse of U.S. military aid to colonize Palestinian land, enforce its illegal military occupation of Palestinian territory, and commit human rights abuses against Palestinians.

Washington, DC., DC: Rabbi Arik Ascherman: The Greatest Activist Rabbi of Our Time Speaks With A Rabbinic "Voice of Conscience" !
Thursday, June 10th 2010  8:15pm-10pm

Rabbi Arik will share his personal experiences standing up for justice, mercy and compassion, his knowledge of the Holy Torah ~ which commands mankind to pursue peace, and his insight into the struggles Israel is facing in the world today. With his personal insight and with the wisdom he's gained from 30 years of experience living in Israel, Rabbi Arik will also graciously answer your many thoughtful questions...

Washington, DC, DC: Creating the Caring Society: A Progressive Alternative
Friday, June 11th 2010  

Three day conference of progressives with two panels highlighted dealing specifically with Israeli/Palestinian issues: Friday, 6/11, 2:30 pm: Rabbi Arik Aschermann - "Healing Israel/Palestine" Sunday, 6/13, 3:30 pm: Arthur Waskow, Rebecca Subar, and Gershon Baskin - "Healing Israel/Palestine: Are Boycotts, Disinvestment and Sanctions the Best Way?" There is also a rally being held by the conference in front of the White House on Sunday, 6/13, 11 am through 1:30 pm. Part of the event includes a memorial to those killed during the attack on the Gaza flotilla.

Washington, DC: Rally at the White House
Sunday, June 13th 2010  11 am - 1:30 pm

11 am - 1:30 pm. Rally at the White House: Send a message to President Obama: BE THE OBAMA WE VOTED FOR & Join the Campaign to Resist the Corporate Takeover of America At 1:00 there will be a memorial for the activists killed by the attack on Gaza flotilla.

Washington, DC, DC: Protest Murder of Khalid Saeed by Egyptian Police
Wednesday, June 16th 2010  beginning at 6 PM

Protest at the Embassy of Egypt, the Murder of Khalid Saeed by Egyptian Police.

Washington DC, DC: The Freedom Flotilla & the Future of Palestine
Wednesday, June 23rd 2010  6:30

Featuring: Ambassador Edward Peck, Former US Diplomat Eyewitness to The Gaza Freedom Flotilla Wednesday, June 23 6:30 PM ADC Heritage Center 1732 Wisconsin Ave NW. Washington, DC 20007 To RSVP please send an e-mail to: rsvp@adc.org For more information please call 202-244-2990

Washington, DC: Non-Violence Training: “Become the change . . .”
Saturday, September 25th 2010  9:30am - 11am

Sabeel DC Metro Presents: “Become the change . . .” A Sabeel Workshop in Kingian Nonviolence How would Martin Luther King open minds and hearts to needed change in Israel-Palestine – and in the United States? Led by Tarek Abuata With Co-Trainers Avery Blakeney and Harold Vines Saturday and Sunday September 25–26, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Washington, DC: The Settlement Freeze and the Peace Processes Freeze
Tuesday, September 28th 2010  12:30pm - 2:00pm

"The Settlement Freeze and the Peace Process Freeze" with Michelle Dunne Senior Associate, The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Editor, Arab Reform Bulletin and Daniel Levy Senior Research Fellow, American Strategy Program Co-Director, Middle East Task Force

Washington, DC: Film Screening: Gaza Hospital by Marco Pasquini
Wednesday, September 29th 2010  6:30pm - 9:30pm

The Gaza Hospital in Beirut is adjacent to the Palestinian refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila; it used to be a vanguard health center run by the Palestinian Red Crescent Society. The Hospital witnessed and endured the Israeli invasion in 1982 and the War of the Camps -- being severely damaged and later set up as a refugee center hospital, a refugee shelter, a building. Film is followed by discussion with Ellen Siegel and Lauri E. King

Washington, DC: Call for Artist Submissions- The Sound of Peace: Palestinian, Israeli & US Artists Painting Hope
Friday, October 1st 2010  

Call for submission of artwork for The Sound of Peace: Palestinian, Israeli & US Artists Painting Hope art exhibit. Entry Deadline: October 1st, 2010

Washington, DC: One Nation Working Together march
Saturday, October 2nd 2010  

Join the US Campaign to form an "End U.S. Military Aid to Israel" contingent, and help us organize march participants to redirect $30 billion in military aid to Israel to unmet needs here at home.

Washington, DC: 2010 Edward Said Memorial Lecture
Thursday, October 7th 2010  12:30pm-2:00pm

"The Palestine Question and the U.S. Public Sphere" with Dr. Rashid Khalidi Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Columbia University

Israel/Palestine, DC: Sabeel 2010 Fall International Witness Visit Oct. 14-23
Wednesday, October 13th 2010  

abeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center invites you to join us for 10 nights to experience the reality of life in today’s Holy Land: WHEN: October 14 (9:30am start) – October 23, 2010. Arrive Oct 13. Depart Oct 23, after breakfast (programmatic input ends Oct 22, 6pm)

Washington, DC: The Jerusalem Women Speak Tour
Saturday, October 23rd 2010  2pm

Sharing Life Experiences – How Occupation and Military Destroy Lives and Countries

Washington, DC: The Sound of Peace: Palestinian, Israeli & US Artists Painting Hope
Sunday, October 24th 2010  6pm

THE SOUND OF PEACE: PALESTINIAN, ISRAELI & US ARTISTS PAINTING HOPE is an art exhibition that asks participants to come together in a single voice expressing peace through paintings and sculptures. The exhibit runs from October 24th through December 12th in Washington, DC.

Washington, DC: Israel & Palestine: Views on the Conflict from an Acclaimed Israeli Reporter
Monday, November 8th 2010  12-1:30pm

Amira Hass is an award-winning correspondent for the Israeli daily, Ha'aretz. In her over 20 years covering Palestinian affairs in the occupied territories for Ha'aretz, Ms. Hass had spent three years living in Gaza, and she has lived in Ramallah since 1997. Her time in Gaza served as the basis for the highly acclaimed book "Drinking the Sea at Gaza" (Picador, 2000). Ms. Hass also wrote "Reporting from Ramallah: An Israeli Journalist in an Occupied Land" (Semiotext, 2003). Ms. Hass is the recipient of multiple awards and honors including the Sokolow prize, Israel's highest honor for journalists. To RSVP please email: info@fmep.org or call 202-835-3650

Washington, DC: The Eye Behind the Camera- Photographs by Elia Kahvedijian
Friday, December 3rd 2010  

Gallery open from October 22-December 3 The Jerusalem Fund Gallery will feature 25 rare silver prints, taken in the 1920’s and 30’s by photographer Elia Kahvedijian, of historically significant images of Palestine, such as that of uniformed Palestine Police mounted on camels, and the above image of the Graf Zeppelin dirigible over Jerusalem. These prints will be available for purchase.

Washington, DC: Annual Souk & Olive Harvest Celebration
Saturday, December 11th 2010  11am-4pm

Experience the ambience of a Middle Eastern souk (market) right here in Washington, DC. Enjoy an afternoon of music, coffee, food and the sales of textiles, pottery, jewelry and gifts from North Africa and the Middle East. Celebrate the annual olive harvest in Palestine and support Palestinian farmers by purchasing bottles of fair trade extra virgin olive oil imported from Palestine. Bring your family and friends to this fun and vibrant event! This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required to attend.



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