Presentation at Clark University in Worcester

Wednesday, March 14, 2007
2:00 pmto3:30 pm

Presentation at Clark University in Worcester, Mass invited by Prof Kristen Williams as part of the Difficult Dialogues Symposium Series which brings activists, scholars and artists to campus to participate in dialogues on two topics – The State of Our Democracy, and Race and Ethnicity. Each will address how we can work with difficult concerns through the skills of dialogue. All events are free, and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Broken Promises, Broken Dreams
Stories of Jewish and Palestinian Trauma and Resilience

contact: Prof Kristen Williams

address: Grace Conference Room, Higgins University
Center, Clark University, 950 Main St
Worcester, MA 01610

time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Speaking at Lesley College

Tuesday, March 27, 2007
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Lesley College, invited by Eleanor Roffman, psychologist, for women’s history month, Sponsored by Lesley University Women’s Studies Resource Group

contact : Roffman, Eleanor 617-349-8334

address: Lesley University,
Porter Exchange Building, Room 2-048,
1815 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA

time: 7:00-9:00 pm

Reading and discussion at Boston University class

Monday, April 9, 2007
2:00 pmto3:30 pm

reading and discussion at Boston University class
Instructor Pat Rieker
SOCIOLOGY 521

EPIDEMIOLOGY: SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF POPULATION HEALTH

Part III: What About the Historical Legacy of Trauma, Individual Risk Behaviors and the Role of Medical Care in Producing Health? In the final analysis, Whose Responsibility is Health?

Visitor—Alice Rothchild, MD
“Health issues for people in occupied territories in the Arab/Israeli conflict”
Author of 2007 book: Broken Promises, Broken Dreams: Stories of Jewish and Palestinian Trauma and Resilience

contact: Pat Rieker

address: SOCIOLOGY 521
96-100 Cummington St
Boston University, Boston, Mass

time: 2:00-3:30 pm

The Public Framing of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: How the Holocaust underlies realities of fear, intimidation, and denial

Thursday, April 19, 2007
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Panel with Dr. Sara Roy, Senior Research Scholar for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, author of “Failing Peace: Gaza and the Palestinian Conflict” (2007), Dr. Alice Rothchild, Boston based physician and activist, cofounder of Jewish Voice for Peace, Boston, and author of “Broken Promises, Broken Dreams: Stories of Jewish and Palestinian Trauma and Resilience,” (2007), and Dr. Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi, author of “Original Sins: Reflections on the History of Zionism and Israel,” (1993)

contact: Gordon Fellman, fellman@brandeis.edu

location: Lown 2 Auditorium, Brandeis University

Health and Human Rights Consequences of Occupation and Violence on Palestinians and Israelis: Focusing on the West Bank and Gaza

Wednesday, May 2, 2007
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Presentation and Discussion with Dr. Alice Rothchild

Sponsor: The Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs International Gateway and International Health Program

Cosponsors: University of Washington Global Health Resource Center, Northwest International Health Action Coalition (NIHAC), the Friends of Palestinian Medical Relief Society, and University of Washington Global Health and Justice Project

The Commons in Parrington Hall, Room 308, University of Washington

For directions, please visit
http://www.washington.edu/home/maps/northcentral.html?par 
 

Contacts: Amineh Ayyad, amina@u.washington.edu, Vicki Aken, vjaken@u.washington.edu or Sarah Frey, freys@u.washington.edu

Broken Promises, Broken Dreams book reading and discussion

Wednesday, May 2, 2007
6:30 pmto9:00 pm

Friends Center

cosponsored by Puget Sound Jewish Voice for Peace, American Friends Service Committee, Seattle Jewish Voice for Peace, Sabeel, Palestine Concerns Task Force, CCGS, Episcopal Peace Fellowship, Phoenix Group of Seattle, Voices of Palestine, Palestine Solidarity Committee, Women in Black-Seattle

contact: Judith Kolokoff   jkolokoff@hotmail.com

locations: 9th Avenue and 40th Street

Seattle, Washington

coffee and dessert

A Jewish Doctor Reports from Israel and Palestine

Thursday, May 10, 2007
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

book reading and discussion sponsored by Brooklyn Parents for Peace with the Social Action Committee of the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, Salam Arabic Lutheran Church, Arab American Medical Association of New York

contact info: Brooklyn Parents for Peace 718.624.5921 bpfp@brooklynpeace.org

address: Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture

53 Prospect Park West (between 1st and 2nd Street)

Park Slope, Brooklyn

A Jewish Doctor Reports From Israel and Palestine

Friday, May 11, 2007
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

book reading and discussion sponsored by Brooklyn Parents for Peace with the Social Action Committee of the Brooklyn Society of Ethical Culture, Salam Arabic Lutheran Church, Arab American Association, and Arab American Association of New York

contact: Brooklyn Parents for Peace 718 624 5921 bpfp@brooklynpeace.org

address: Salam Arabic Lutheran Church

345 Ovington Ave. (between 3rd and 4th Ave.)

Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Activism – Past and Present

Wednesday, May 16, 2007
5:30 pmto9:00 pm

Healthcare activism, strategies for advocacy, and how to fit this incredibly fulfilling work into your life.

sponsored by Physicians for a National Program

Dinner and Panel with Simon Ahtardis, Steffie Woolhandler, Alice Rothchild, Paul Epstein, Andrew Singer

Tosteson Medical Education Center and Auditorium

contact: Andrew Singer Asinger@gmail.com

address: 260 Longwood Ave.

Boston, Mass. 02215