The Arab Spring, Gaza and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A conversation with Nadia Hijab

Posted 04/28/2011 - 10:16 by Rabbi Brian Walt

nadia100dpi.jpgHow will the extraordinary democratic uprisings across the Arab world affect the future of Gaza and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

Taanit Tzedek invites you to join in a phone conference with

Nadia Hijab

Co-Director of Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network

  • writer
  • public speaker
  • media commentator

who will speak on

The Arab Spring, Gaza and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

  • When: Thursday May 19 at 12 noon (Eastern Time)
  • Call in number: 800-9207487
  • Code: 92247763#

Nadia Hijab is Co-Director of Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network, and a writer, public speaker and media commentator. Her first book, Womanpower: The Arab debate on women at work was published by Cambridge University Press and she co-authored Citizens Apart: A Portrait of Palestinians in Israel (I. B. Tauris).

She was Editor-in-Chief of the London-based Middle East magazine before serving as a senior development officer at the United Nations in New York. In 2000 she established her own consulting business on human rights, human development, and gender. She has served as co-chair of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation and is on its advisory board, and she is a past president of the Association of Arab American University Graduates.

Participants in the call are encouraged to read one or more of the following three articles by Hijab.

1. The Arab revolutions and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

2. Understanding Obama's Settlement Posture

3. The Palestinian Narrative: Then and Now