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Teach in with Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi: Palestine, Academia and Activism

When: Sunday, October 6, 2019, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Democracy Center • 45 Mount Auburn St. • Cambridge

Prof. Rabab Abdulhadi is a pioneering scholar of Palestine and Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas.  She will talk about the history of these fields of study and also about attacks she has withstood for her scholarship and activism.

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"Palestine" -- Najla Said performs one woman play at Palestine Museum

When: Sunday, September 15, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Palestine Museum • 1764 Litchfield Turnpike • Woodbridge
Gifted New York-based Palestinian-American writer, playwright and actress Najla Said will be performing her entire 95-minute one-woman play, Palestine at the Palestine museum. She will also conduct a special Q&A after the performance.
 
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conference: "Palestinian Mental Health Without Borders: Challenging Barriers and Taking Down Walls"

When: Saturday, November 2, 2019, 8:10 pm
Where: University of Massachusetts • Dorchester • Boston
Participate in a unique opportunity for people in Boston to explore issues of mental health and human rights in Palestine and beyond. The conference will focus on three core themes: (1) Trauma and Resilience in Palestinian Communities under Israeli Occupation; (2) Palestinian Mental Health Workers on the Frontlines; and (3) Breaking Borders, Taking Down Walls, Transnational Solidarity and Struggle.
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Building Palestine: Water, Health and Education under Israeli Occupation

When: Friday, September 27, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Friends Meeting House • 5 Longfellow Park • Cambridge
 
Discuss Palestinian development under military occupation with water, education, and health professionals recently returned from the West Bank.
This event is sponsored by 1for3 and Palestinian Community of Boston:

*1for3 is a registered US-based NGO that works to alleviate suffering among Palestinian refugees living in West Bank refugee camps operated by the United Nations. It operates in the areas of community health, water quality, education, and environment.

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Defending Children's Human Rights in Palestine

When: Friday, May 24, 2019, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Meet Farah Bayadsi, Palestinian Human Rights Lawyer for Defense of Children International - Palestine

 

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Boston event for Palestinian House of Friendship

When: Saturday, June 22, 2019, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Community Church • 565 Boylston St. • -- in Copley Square • Boston

The American Friends of the Palestinian House of Friendship in Nablus (West Bank) are hosting a fundraiser for PHF.  Mohammed Sawalha, the director of PHF, will be present at the fundraiser to explain his work with children and young adults of Nablus that includes summer camps, a skatepark, Girls Scouts, a studio for recording music and oral histories, and classes for e-learning in villages, computers, folklore dance, embroidery and civic education.

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Water Justice in Palestine: Annual Harvard Graduation Day Stand Out

When: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Harvard Square, in front of Holyoke Center • Massachusetts Ave. • Cambridge
Our annual Harvard Graduation Stand Out is an opportunity to express solidarity for Palestinian rights before thousands of people from the US and all around the world who will be in Harvard Square on that day. Please join us!
Sponsored by the Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine
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Remembering and Resisting: a Nakba Exhibit for 2019

When: Sunday, May 19, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Downtown Crossing in Boston • Washington Street • Boston
In 1948, almost one million Palestinians were violently dispossessed of their homes and land by Zionist settler colonialists. The emerging Israeli state stripped Palestinians of their possessions and livelihood. Many Palestinians were expelled--or fled to neighboring areas--and have struggled to survive and return ever since. Those who managed to stay in their homes were subjected to Israeli rule and treated as third-class citizens.
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FILM: Life Is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara

When: Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston
A new film from director Iara Lee examines the tensions between the Sahrawi people and the Moroccan armed forces as it chronicles the everyday violence of life under occupation of Africa's last colony in the Western Sahara, giving voice to the aspirations of a desert people for whom 
colonialism has never ended. 
 
For more information and to watch the trailer: 
https://culturesofresistancefilms.com/western-sahara
 
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“Insurgent Supremacists: Confronting the U.S. Far Right” with Matthew N. Lyons

When: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston
Antifascist researcher Matthew N. Lyons will speak about his recent book Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right’s Challenge to State and Empire. This work examines a broad array for far right currents, from neonazis to Christian theocrats, and from the Patriot movement to the alt-right, looking at their development, politics, interactions, and impact on the wider political landscape. Matthew argues that these “insurgent supremacists” bolster established systems of oppression but also challenge the existing political order.
 
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Screening, Imprisoning A Generation https://www.facebook.com/events/381059946067994/ Stories of four young Palestinians who have been det

When: Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Jamaica Plain branch, Boston Public Library • 30 South Street • Jamaica Plain

Stories of four young Palestinians who have been detained and imprisoned under the Israeli military and political systems.

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Walk for Water 5K to support Palestinian Refugees

When: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: 15 Broad Canal Way • Cambridge

Don't Dance with Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company

When: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Schubert Theater • 265 Tremont Street • Boston

Deadly Exchange: What are US Police Learning in Israel?

When: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Democracy Center • 45 Mt. Auburn St. • Cambridge

Sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace

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The Great March of Return in Gaza: One Year On

When: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Boston Common • Park Street T-station • Boston

Tear Down the Walls!  Join the Protest and Standout!  Organized by the Boston Palestinian Solidarity Network.

On March 30, 2019, Palestinians and their allies in Boston and across the world will gather to commemorate the first anniversary of the Great March of Return, which began in the Gaza Strip last year. On Land Day 2018, 30,000 Palestinians marched in an attempt to return home to the villages they were forced to flee 70 years ago, many of which lay just across the fences that surround Gaza.

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