Monday, August 20, 2007

Archbishop Tutu will address October Sabeel Conference in Boston

The Apartheid Paradigm in Palestine-Israel: Highlighting Issues of Justice and Equality

A Sabeel Conference October 26 and 27, 2007, at Boston's Old South Church

Keynote Address: Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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Naim Ateek, Anat Biletzki, Diana Buttu, Naom Chomsky, John Dugard, Farid Esack, Noura Erekat, Jeff Halper, Donald Wagner, David Wildman,
Additional participants:
Phyllis Bennis, Bishop Steven Charleston, Joan M. Martin, Nancy Murray, Archbishop Michael Peers, Bishop Thomas Shaw, Chuck Turner

Day 1: Friday, October 26
2:30 REGISTRATION, screening documentary films, teach-in on Christian zionism.
6:00 OPENING AND WELCOME Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Chuck Turner,* Bishop Steven Charleston,* Naim Ateek
7:30 THE APARTHEID PARADIGM: HOW DOES IT APPLY TO PALESTINE/ISRAEL? Panel will address the applicability of using the apartheid model of ethnic/racial segregation in South Africa to the situation in Israel and Palestine.

Day 2: Saturday, October 27
8:00 Registration, Exhibits/book sale, interfaith worship
9:15 THE APARTHEID PARADIGM: A CHALLENGE TO PROMOTING JUSTICE Panel will examine the moral issues of confronting and dismantling apartheid-like policies in Israel and Palestine.
11:00 THE APARTHEID PARADIGM: RESPONDING FROM THE U.S. This panel will address the emerging role of social movements and the government in the US to apartheid-like policies in Israel and Palestine.
1:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
3:00 Copley Square Peace Rally: Tearing Down Walls, Building Bridges, organized by Jewish Voice for Peace and other local peace groups in solidarity with the Sabeel conference.

* Invited

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