Personal Experiences: From Jerusalem to Gaza
Date(s) - 12/04/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Calvary Baptist Church, Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Join us for an Evening of Reflection from Eyewitness Palestine Delegates and an Update on Current issues Facing Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.
This will be a fundraiser for Eyewitness Palestine –
Sliding Entrance Donations: $35-$50
Calvary Baptist Church – Palacios Chapel
755 8th St NW, Washington DC
Dinner will be Served I Street Parking Available at 6:30 pm I Paid Parking Lot Next to Venue
Philip Farah is a Palestinian, born and raised in East Jerusalem. He immigrated to the US in 1978 at the age of 27. He has lived, studied, and worked in several countries in the Middle East. He now works as a natural resources economist and has led two Eyewitness Palestine delegations.
Will Yetvin is a Jewish American from Bethesda, MD and participated in Eyewitness Palestine’s “No Bans, No Walls” delegation in 2018. Will currently works in the Social and Economic Policy division at a research and evaluation company. He is also an organizer with Jewish Voice for Peace and Occupation Free DC.
Alaa’ Hammouda is a Palestinian, from Gaza and previously worked with the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme. This year, Alaa received the Andi Parhomavich fellowship award from the National Democratic Institute and is currently residing in the United States after her fellowship. Alaa will be working on a project to empower young women Gaza.
James Cobey is an orthopedic surgeon and long-time human rights advocate and has traveled to Gaza frequently. Responding to an American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem request for medical help and equipment for their hospitals in Gaza, he arrived there in July after the Great March of Return protests began.