August 9, 2016 - film: The Occupation of the American Mind

Tuesday, August 9, 7:00 pm, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1502 W. 13th Street, Wilmington

About the film: Israel's ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and its repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the world — except the United States. The Occupation of the American Mind takes an eye-opening look at this critical exception, zeroing in on pro-Israel public relations efforts within the U.S. Narrated by Roger Waters and featuring leading observers of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, the film explores how the Israeli government, the U.S. government, and the pro-Israel lobby have joined forces, often with very different motives, to shape American media coverage of the conflict in Israel's favor.

The film features Yousef Munnayer, Rashid Khalidi, Noam Chomsky, Amira Hass, Stephen Walt, Rula Jabreal, Henry Siegman, Rami Khoury, Phyllis Bennis and many others.

The Occupation of the American Mind provides a sweeping analysis of Israel's decades-long battle for the hearts, minds, and tax dollars of the American people — a battle that has only intensified over the past few years in the face of widening international condemnation of Israel's increasingly right-wing policies. (Running time: 85 mins)

April 17, 2016 - Benefit Dinner PCRF

Sunday, April 17, 5:00 pm. Benefit dinner for the Palestinian Children's Relief Fund. To benefit the PCRF Pediatric Cancer Clinics in Beit Jala (near Bethlehem) and Gaza. Keynote address by Steve Sosebee, President and Founder. Dinner, poetry, debke, raffle, silent auction.

Tickets $30. Tables for 8 are $220 and reservation required. ORDER TICKETS HERE.

George Wilson Center, 303 New London Road, Newark, Delaware 19711

For more information, contact delaware@pcrf.net or nmwhisnant@aol.com, or call (908) 391-1932.

April 10, 2016 - Deaf Jam film

April 10, Sunday afternoon 2 pm. Wilmington. Film Brothers Studios, 205 N. Market St.

Light Up The Queen Foundation film and talk back. Film "Deaf Jam".

Director: Judy Lieff.   Illuminating the extraordinary power of American Sign Language (ASL) poetry, Deaf Jam is story of Aneta Brodski's bold journey into the spoken word slam scene. When Aneta, a deaf Israeli immigrant high school student, makes an extraordinary connection with a hearing Palestinian slam poet, they transcend personal and political divisions to generate a new form of poetry that speaks to both the hearing and the deaf.  https://vimeo.com/28547215

https://www.deafjam.org  

 

March 22, 2016 - Panel Discussion

Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 6:30 pm. University of Delaware, Gore Hall, Room 102.

Panel Discussion: "Israel/Palestine: The State of the Two States." Presented by UD Students for Justice in Palestine.

Featuring: Dr. George Zahr, Palestinian-born, US-trained chemist and advocate; Alana Krivo-Kaufman, East Coast Regional Organizer, Jewish Voice for Peace; Rabbi Douglas Krantz, Co-founder, J Street; Moderator: Dr. Rudi Matthee, University of Delaware Munroe Chaired Professor of History, Director, Islamic Studies

 

March 20, 2016 - Understanding Issues of Peace

Sunday, March 20, 6:45-8:00 pm

Newark United Methodist Church, 69 E. Main Street, Newark.

Rabbi Douglas Krantz and Mrs. Joan Krantz will speak on "Understanding the Issues of Peace and Bridging the Divides in Israel and Palestine." Rabbi Krantz has recently returned from visiting Israel and Palestine. He is part of a group of about 14 rabbis who co-founded J Street, a pro-peace, pro-Israel group.

March 1, 2016 - Two Short Films

Tuesday March 1, 7:00 pm.

Two short films co-sponsored by DelNATO as part of the Pacem in Terris film series. The Story of Human Rights is a 2009 documentary defining in simple terms the subject and history of human rights. Detaining Dreams is an intimate new documentary featuring stories of 4 Palestinian children and their families undergoing the ordeal of Israeli military detention. Films will be followed by discussion.

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1502 W. 13th, Wilmington 19806, in the meeting room adjacent to Rodney Chapel.