As UUs of different backgrounds,
how do we engage with issues on Israel and Palestine?
Explore this challenging topic with other UUs and noted
physician, author and longtime activist Dr. Alice Rothchild
The First Parish in Waltham – UU, Inc.
50 Church Street, Waltham, MA 02452
Recently back from the region, Dr. Rothchild will address:
*Current situation in Palestine
*Contradictions within Israel surrounding the democratic process
*Role of Israeli dissent
*Moral issues that people of conscience confront
*Role of nonviolent resistance by Palestinians, Israelis and Americans
*How the UU Seven Principles can help frame this conversation
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch and conversation
12:30 – 2:00 Dr. Rothchild will share her perspectives
2:00 – 3:00 Exploration of additional resources
We will also show the DVD of the winning 2010 UUJME Sermon,
“Reflections on the Middle East,” by Rev. Bill Breeden.
For more information, or to let us know you plan to attend, please
firstname.lastname@example.org with UU in the subject line.
This event is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the
Middle East (UUJME) and Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP).