Sunday, February 27, 2011

Israel Peace and Diversity Week At UC Berkeley: Sponsored by Tikvah Students for Israel

Tikvah The Zionist voice at UC Berkeley has a special program in store for Israel peace and diversity week March 7 - 11, 2010.

Israeli Peace and Diversity Week is about peace and diversity in the Middle East and around the world. Israel, one of the world's most diverse countries and the only democracy in the Middle East, is a triumph of freedom and equality over racism and terror.

From the 2009 celebration of Israel at UC Berkeley

From the 2009 celebration of Israel at UC Berkeley

The 2011 schedule of events is now available:

Teach Peace
There will only be peace when children are taught to want peace, not war. Israel teaches its children to want peace with its neighbors.
Sproul Plaza 11a-2p

Life Under Fire: The Israeli Victims of Hamas Terrorism
A presentation by Yaakov Lapin about how rocket attacks from Gaza have affected the lives of the Southern Israeli civilians they are deliberately aimed at.
215 Dwinelle Hall 7-9p

Tuesday 3/8

Humans Rights in Israel
Israel has an excellent human rights record, including equal rights under the law for all citizens regardless of ethnicity, freedom of religion, women's equality, and gay rights.
Sproul Plaza 11a-2p

Art Meets Justice: Portrait of the Israeli Artist as a Social Justice Activist
A presentation by Netally Schlosser, a world-renowned painter, also known for her activism to improve the lives of Darfur refugees who have found asylum in Israel. Netally works with refugees in Tel Aviv's poorest neighborhoods to create multicultural events that promote understanding and tolerance for all backgrounds.
160 Dwinelle Hall 7-9p

Wednesday 3/9

Peace Rally
Our annual rally celebrating Israel and its quest for peace.
Sproul Plaza 12-1:30p

Thursday 3/10

The Path to Peace
Israel's many attempts for peace and history of being a willing partner for peaceful cooperation.
Sproul Plaza 11a-2p

Forgotten Refugees: Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa
A presentation by JIMENA about the return of Jews to their homeland in Israel after being persecuted in and expelled from Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
110 Barrows Hall 8-9:30p

Please come at support Tikvah at UC Berkeley, the next generation of pro-Israel activists. Our future is in good hands

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