Israel Apartheid Week : cos February isn’t depressing enough

 

 

Not a fan of Valentines Day? Fortunately the consumer capitalist exploitation of romance is not the only festival this month. We had a lovely Tubishvat, and coming up next week is (drumroll) … Israeli Apartheid Week. Here are Jewdas’ top picks:

If you are looking for some introductory events, to learn about the conflict and why the ‘apartheid’ label is used, these look nice and informative :

 

Other events in London:

  • Thursday, February 26 at 5:00pm – 6:30pm

LSESU Israel Society Presents: How do we move forward with the Israel-Palestine conflict and peace process? https://www.facebook.com/events/1377474722552002/?notif_t=plan_user_invited

Panelists: Peter Beinart, Paul Charney and Ben-Dror Yemini

Registration is Essential:  http://bit.ly/1zNxIHa

Including “Pinkwashing : Israel’s whitewashing of oppression by the manipulation of LGBTQ rights” (Monday), academic freedom and boycott (Tuesday), solidarity rally (Wednesday) and the screening of the excellent movie “Izkor : Slaves of Memory about fear and nationalism in the Israeli education system (Wednesday) .

  • Wednesday, February 25 at 6:30pm, UCL

Divulging the Mechanisms of Israeli Apartheid: An Al-Shabaka Panel https://www.facebook.com/events/1550810911836786/

  • Monday, March 2 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm, Kings College

Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions: Voices from Gaza https://www.facebook.com/events/961000760577742/

Events outside of London

  • Fri 27 February 2015 Cambridge Literary Festival

The Language of Peace https://www.adcticketing.com/whats-on/literary/the-language-of-peace-(clf).aspx

Palestinian author Raja Shehadeh explores the politics of language and the language of politics.

  • Exeter Israeli Apartheid:

Israeli Apartheid week includes conflicting anti-Semitism and anti-Israeli and Jews for Justice in Palestine https://www.facebook.com/events/1553447544913936/?ref_dashboard_filter=hosting

More events in and outside of London can be found here: http://apartheidweek.org/events/uk/

 

And also this week, this event hosted by Yachad in good ole North Best London. Daniel Friedman in conversation with Nemi Ramati, an Israeli Lawyer who represents Palestinian minors, as well as Israeli and Palestinian human rights activists. Not part of Israeli Apartheid week, but the same harrowing subject matter. Sunday, March 1, 19.30 Hampstead Town Hall Centre. https://www.facebook.com/events/1522854124644084/1526216657641164/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity

 

 

 

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