Micha Kurz and Sahar Vardi Speaking tour- Public schedule of Events
Will be updated with more events and details, watch this space! Adelaide: 6 August- 12 pm University of Adelaide, Justice for Palestine – Engineering and Maths Building, EMG07 Topic: Israel- Palestine: Perspectives on the Israeli military occupation 7 August 5.30 pm Hawke Centre Public Forum-UniSA City West campus, Hawke Building, level 5, 50-55 North Terrace Topic: Jewish Voices for Peace 8 August 1 pm Flinders University,Room 212, Social Sciences South School of Social and Policy Studies and the School of Internaional Studies jointly present ‘Jewish Voices for Peace’: A seminar by two Israeli Peace Activists’. Chair: Assoc Professor Anthony Langlois Sydney 12 August 2.30pm Holy Trinity Anglican Church -cnr Seaview & Herbert Sts, Dulwich Hill 5.30 pm An Afternoon Tea discussion with Progressive Israelis – Micha Kurz and Sahar Vardi hosted by the Australian Jewish Democratic Society Micky’s Cafe- 268 Oxford st, Paddington Topic: Demilitarisation and nonviolence in the context of a conscript society. What are the effects of the ongoing occupation and conscription on Israeli society?’ Facebook event here 13 August 6.30 pm ‘Israeli Peace Activists Speak Out’ – Public Forum sponsored by Coalition for Justice and and Peace in Palestine, Jews Against the Occupation (Sydney) The Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics School of Arts 280 Pitt St, Sydney CBD 15 August 7 for 7.30 pm ‘Israeli Peace activists speak out’ Balmain Uniting Church, 334 Darling St, Balmain More info here Brisbane 16 August 6 pm Quakers meeting house, 10 Hampson St, Kelvin Grove ‘Demilitarisation and nonviolence in the context of a conscript society. What are the effects of the ongoing occupation and conscription on Israeli society?” 17 August 6.15 pm for a 6.30 pm start Young Israeli Peace Activists Forum in Brisbane United Voice- Ground Floor Meeting Room 27 Peel St, South Brisbane (on-street parking around venue). RSVP: http://israelivoices.eventbrite.com.au Presented by AJDS and Just Peace QLD Canberra 19 August 5 pm Ecumenical working group on Palestine. City Uniting Church, 69 Northbourne Ave, Civic 20 August 5.30 pm Friends Meeting House cnr Condamine and Bent Streets, Turner Melbourne 22 August 6.30 pm Melbourne Free University, The Alderman, upstairs, 134 Lygon St, Brunswick East ‘Demilitirisation & nonviolence in the context of a conscript society: What are the effects of the ongoing occupation and conscription on Israeli society’ More details here 25 August 12:30 pm Leo Baeck Centre, 37 Harp Rd, Kew “Living Together Respectfully: Grassroots initiatives for peace and justice in Jerusalem, and the role of diaspora Jews in supporting the dialogue.” Facebook event here 26 August 6 pm Hashomer Hatzair, 214 Inkerman Rd, East St Kilda ‘Sahar Vardi and Micha Kurz @ Hashy’ Facebook event here 30 August 7 pm Two Israeli Peace Activists in Melbourne: Public Event , Australian Jewish Democratic Society , Caulfield Park Pavilion Entry: $5/$10 Facebook event here While many reasons are advanced for avoiding co-operation and discussion between organisations from the various communities who have an interest in these issues, it is the position of the AJDS that working together with groups from other communities, on projects of common interest, fosters a better environment for understanding the difficult and contentious issues that lie between us.