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Film Showings, Book Readings, and Lectures
Voices Across the Divide co-won the 2013 Audience Award at the Boston Palestine Film Festival

Voices Across the Divide won the 2014 COMMFFEST Making a Difference Award at the Commffest Global Community Film Festival, Toronto Ontario Canada

Future Showings and book readings & presentations

Indiana Center for Middle East Peace (ICMEP)
October 21, 2017, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM, GALA 2017 WITH DR. ALICE ROTHCHILD
DR. ALICE ROTHCHILD
Condition Critical: Life & Death in Israel-Palestine
$75/person – Dinner, Silent Auction, Music, Cash Bar
BENEFACTOR LEVELS – $1000, $600, $300
Benefactors include: Private Reception with Alice; preferred seating; signed book, listed in program
Contact: Joan Coslow, joancoslow@gmail.com, 260.424.2430
Since 2003, physician Alice Rothchild has traveled annually to Israel/Palestine to learn about health and human rights situation of politically marginalized communities, especially Palestinians. She will describe life in the West Bank, Israel, and Gaza up close. Alice is a physician, filmmaker, author. She is a retired Assistant Professor of Ob/Gyn & Reproductive Biology at Harvard University and a member of Jewish Voice for Peace.
View her film, Voices Across the Divide: An Oral History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, on Thursday, September 7
http://indianacmep.org/event/gala-2017-with-dr-alice-rothchild/
October 20 informal evening reception with benefactors

First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor
October 22, 2017, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, Book reading and discussion
4001 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Contact Anne Garcia, awgarcia@wccnet.eduwith questions.

Condition Critical: Life & Death in Israel-Palestine—a book reading and discussion with physician, author and activist, Alice Rothchild, M.D. from Harvard University. Having traveled annually to Israel/Palestine to learn about health and human rights situation of politically marginalized communities, such as the Palestinians, Dr. Rothchild is able to provide eyewitness reports and intimate stories about everyday life in Israel, East Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza.
https://www.facebook.com/events/131943590782177/

Past Showings, book readings, & presentations

Ida Culver House Broadview
September 18, 2017, 7:00 pm Alice Rothchild will be doing a book reading and discussion from her latest book, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, 12505 Greenwood Avenue N., Seattle, WA 98133
(206) 866-9546

Third Place Books
September 14, 2017, 7:00 pm, Alice Rothchild will be doing a book reading and discussion from her latest book, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, 5041 Wilson Ave. south, Seattle, WA 98118. https://www.thirdplacebooks.com/event/alice-rothchild-condition-critical-life-and-death-israelpalestine
https://www.facebook.com/events/1882663268654624/

Middle East Peace Camp
July 29, 2017, 1:00 pm, after a Middle Eastern lunch, Alice Rothchild will be discussing The Historical and Ethical Challenges Facing Israel/Palestine, Seattle’s Middle East Peace Camp, Family Camp, private event.

Avid Reader
June 9, 2017, 6:00 pm, Alice Rothchild will be discussing her new book, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, Avid Reader at 1945 Broadway, Sacramento CA
916.441.4400
https://www.facebook.com/events/1882663268654624/

Diocese of Olympia presents Ilan Pappé
May 22, 2017, 6:00 pm reception, 7:00 pm, Prospects for Peace in Israel-Palestine by Ilan Pappe, followed by discussants John McKay and Alice Rothchild, Great Hall, Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Avenue, at Seneca Street, Seattle WA, $10/General; $5/Student.
https://townhallseattle.org/event-listings/
sponsored by Bishop’s Committee for Israel – Palestine with Kairos of Puget Sound

Kadima hosts Ilan Pappe
May 20, 2017 3:00 – 5:00 pm, A Community Dialogue at Kadima, A Reconstructionist Community, 832 32nd Ave, Seattle, WA, moderated by Alice Rothchild
Kadima and Jewish Voice for Peace will cohost renowned historian Ilan Pappe for an informal discussion about Prospects for Peace in Israel-Palestine, with Q & A period followed by a vegetarian potluck dinner.
Internationally known historian and author Dr. Ilan Pappé is a native son of Israel and a former senior lecturer of history and political science at Haifa University. He examines the socio-political outcomes of the creation and nature of the State of Israel and raises compelling questions.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1455695441167884/

University of Washington, Seattle, Commemoration of the Nakba
May 15, 2017, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Displacement, Dispossession, and Catastrophe, Gowen Hall Room 301, University of Washington
Come to commemorate the Nakba, “the catastrophe,” which refers to the displacement and dispossession of the Palestinian people from the beginning of the advent of Zionism to this very day. We will be screening Alice Rothchild’s documentary “Voices Across the Divide” and closing with a panel of individuals, including Dr. Rothchild and community members, speaking about the Nakba.
Want to understand what the Israeli-Palestinian ‘conflict’ has meant for millions? Heard of the Nakba but want to know more? Need a space to commemorate the lives and land lost due to settler colonialism?

Light snacks and refreshments will be provided preceding a vigil in commemoration of the ongoing Nakba of the Palestinian people.
RSVP on our Facebook page here!
Sponsored by Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights

Brookline High School
May 10 &11, 2017, screening of Voices Across the Divide in 7 history classes, discussion with filmmaker: How is history told and who tells it? not open to the public. Brookline High School, Brookline, MA

Edmonds United Methodist Church
May 7, 2017, noon-1:30 pm, Seven week program starting March 19: Palestine & Israel – A Discussion Group discussing conflict in the Holy Land with guest speakers, films, and firsthand experience, facilitator: Hank Landau, Don & Donna Kleweno, on May 7 Alice Rothchild will be presenting, Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers Street, Edmonds, WA, 98020, room 302
Phone: 425 778 2119

Elliot Bay Book Company, Seattle
May 2, 2017, 7:00 pm, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, book reading and discussion with Alice Rothchild, 1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
https://www.facebook.com/events/1915888811956902/

Kadima Reconstructionist Community, Seattle
April 25, 6:30-9:00 pm Voices Across the Divide, Screening and discussion with filmmaker,
Kadima is co-located with Madrona Grace Church, 832 32nd Ave. Seattle 98122
http://seattle.carpediem.cd/events/3256228-voices-across-the-divide-documentary-screening-at-kadima-reconstructionist-community/

Cascadia College, Bothell
April 24, 2014, 1:00 pm, Alice Rothchild will be on a panel with Professor Karam Dana & Lawyer John McKay discussing New Perspectives on Israel/Palestine: A panel examining historical and political questions facing us today. Mobius Hall in Cascadia’s CC3 Building UWB Campus, 18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011.
Open to the public, books and DVDs available for sale.

Jewish Voice for Peace, National Members Meeting, Chicago
April 2, 2017, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, followed by informal conversation over lunch, Alice Rothchild joins Lori Rudolph, Marya Farah, and Peter Cook in a panel presentation and discussion, The impact of occupation and siege on health and human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories & and introduction to the JVP Health Advisory Council, Jackson Park A, The Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616, books and DVDs will be available at the session and at the national meetings

Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning 2017: Global Issues Series, Venice
March 17, 2017 10:00 am, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, Dr. Alice Rothchild reflects on two decades of work in the US and Israel/Palestine, an intimate journey with analysis that candidly explores the human and political realities and contradictions in Israel, East Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza, with a perspective infrequently heard in the US and abroad. Venice Community Center, 326 S. Nokomis Ave. (next to Venice Public Library), Venice, Florida
www.sillsarasota.org 941 365 6404 tickets may be purchased on line or at the door

Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning 2017: Global Issues Series, Lakewood Ranch
March 16, 2017 7:00 pm Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, Dr. Alice Rothchild reflects on two decades of work in the US and Israel/Palestine, an intimate journey with analysis that candidly explores the human and political realities and contradictions in Israel, East Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza, with a perspective infrequently heard in the US and abroad.
Cornerstone Church of Lakewood Ranch, 14306 Covenant Way, Lakewood Ranch, Florida
www.sillsarasota.org 941 365 6404 tickets may be purchased on line or at the door

Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning 2017: Global Issues Series, Sarasota
March 16, 2017, 10:30 am, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, Dr. Alice Rothchild reflects on two decades of work in the US and Israel/Palestine, an intimate journey with analysis that candidly explores the human and political realities and contradictions in Israel, East Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza, with a perspective infrequently heard in the US and abroad.
First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave. Sarasota, Florida
www.sillsarasota.org 941 365 6404 tickets may be purchased on line or at the door

Boston College
February 28, 2017, 3:00 pm, discussion on Israel/Palestine with readings from Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine and January blogs, Devlin 216, Boston College, invited by Professor Pamela Berger, Art, Art History, and Film

Suffolk University
February 23, 2017, 4:30-5:45, Condition Critical: A report back on Gaza with Alice Rothchild, Suffolk University, in the library Poetry Center, 73 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02108
Invited by Shoshana Madmoni-Gerber, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Communication & Journalism
Suffolk University

The Harvard Coop
February 22, 2017, 7:00-8:30 pm, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, book reading and discussion with Alice Rothchild, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
https://www.facebook.com/events/1647254038904343/

Boston Workmen’s Circle
February 16, 2017, 7:00 pm, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, book reading and discussion with Alice Rothchild, followed by book party, 1762 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02445, Phone: (617) 566-6281
http://circleboston.org/calendar/gaza-conditions-are-critical-book-reading-goodbye-party-alice-rothchild

Red Emma’s Books and Cafe
February 10, 2017, 7:30 pm, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, book reading and discussion with Alice Rothchild, 30 W. North Avenue,,Baltimore, Maryland, 443-602-7585, info@redemmas.org/

Jerusalem Fund/Palestine Center
February 10, 2017, 12:30 – 2:00 pm Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, book reading and discussion with Alice Rothchild, Foggy Bottom, 2425 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037
(202) 338-1958

Palestinian American Community Center
February 9, 2017, 7:00 pm, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, book reading and discussion with Alice Rothchild, 388 Lakeview Ave Clifton NJ 07011 cancelled due to snowstorm

Columbia University: note change of location!
February 8, 2017, 7:00 pm, Condition Critical in Gaza: An eyewitness report. Alice Rothchild will report on her recent visits to Gaza, West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Israel, add her insights from her many trips to Israel/Palestine, and her activism in Jewish Voice for Peace. She will have available copies of her new book, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, a collection of curated blog essays and analysis with a special emphasis on her experiences in Gaza.

location: Columbia University, Fayweather Hall 313, Fayweather is on the east side of the campus, along Amsterdam Ave between 17-18th sts, , but the entrance is inside the campus only. It is northeast of Low Library, just above St Paul’s Chapel and is handicapped accessible. Handicap access to the upper campus is: From 116th Street and Broadway, use Dodge elevator located on College Walk, west of Low Plaza or via Northwest Corner Building (NWC), enter NWC on 120th Street and Broadway and exit building on 4th floor

Transportation: Amsterdam M11 bus, Broadway M60, M104 to enter campus at 116 or at Northwest bldg at corner 120 and Broadway. 1 train to 116th. Campus maps on the internet or on campus.

Cosponsored by Columbia/Barnard Jewish Voice for Peace, Columbia Apartheid Divest and Students for Justice in Palestine

Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center
February 7, 2017, 7:00-9:30 pm, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, book reading and discussion with Alice Rothchild, Bluestockings, in the Lower East Side, 172 Allen St, New York, NY, 10002
www.bluestockings.com
(212) 777-6028
https://www.facebook.com/events/1212029198890931/

Wooden Shoe Books and Records
February 6, 2017, 7:00-9:00 pm, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, book reading and discussion with Alice Rothchild, 704 South St., Philadelphia, PA 19147
215-413-0999
sabot@woodneshoebooks.org

Busboys and Poets, 5th and K, Politics and Prose
February 5, 2017, 6:30-8:30 pm, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine, book reading and discussion with Alice Rothchild, 5TH & K, 1025 5th St. NW, Washington DC
(202) 733-3739, consponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace – DC Metro Chapter
www.busboysandpoets.com/events/event/condition-critical-alice-rothchild-author-event
http://www.jvpdc.org/events/2017/2/5/rothchild

Abraham’s Children, a Mission of the First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton

October 15, 2016, 8:30 breakfast
9:15 Alice Rothchild presents: Healthcare Crisis in a Sacred Place: The Impact of War and Occupation on the Holy Land
First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton, 715 N. Carlton, Wheaton
tickets $15, call for tickets and reservation: 630-668-5147
All proceeds will support medical and educational efforts in the region.
https://www.facebook.com/events/181105872316220/

Shabbat dinner and presentation

October 14, 2016
6:00 pm secular Shabbat service/celebration and dinner
7:00 Alice Rothchild presents: A Personal Journey: Facing Historical and Ethical Challenges in Israel/Palestine
First United Church of Oak Park, 848 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois
RSVP by Monday, October 10, REQUIRED for DINNER, interfaithactiongroup@gmail.com
Free and open to the public

Elmhurst College

October 13, 2016 Voices Across the Divide—Changing the future through mutual respect, knowledge, compassion and grassroots action
4:00-5:00pm Conversation with a small group of Honors Students and pre-med and nursing students, Blume Board Room in the Frick Center
5:30-7:00pm Dinner with students and faculty, Prospect Room in the Frick Center
7:30-9:30pm Screening “Voices Across the Divide” followed by Q&A with Alice Rothchild, and book signing, Illinois Hall in the Schaible Science Center, open to the public
Elmhurst College, 190 S Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126
https://www.facebook.com/events/1204222442984538/

Tzedek Chicago, Yom Kippur program

October 12, 2016, 10:00 am Yom Kippur Service
1:15 pm Yom Kippur Afternoon Program, Alice Rothchild will be speaking on: Atoning for what? Being Jewish in an era of Jewish nationalism
Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 Knox Avenue, Chicago, Ill.
The cost of the services are $20 per adult for each holiday. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2594248
If you have any question, please contact tzedekchicago@gmail.com.
https://www.facebook.com/events/530601357139471/

World View

October 2016, date TBA, 12 noon to 1:00 pm. Interview on WBEZ 91.5 FM radio, Chicago, Alice Rothchild will be talking about Palestine.

Ruth Circle

Oct 11, 2016, 9:00 am, Alice Rothchild presents a brief discussion on: A Personal Journey: Facing Historical and Ethical Challenges in Israel/Palestine, First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton, 715 N. Carlton, Wheaton, open to the public
630-668-5147
firstpreswheaton.org

Joy Circle

Oct 10, 2016, 6:30 pm, Alice Rothchild presents: A Personal Journey: Facing Historical and Ethical Challenges in Israel/Palestine, First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton, 715 N. Carlton, Wheaton, Illinois, open to the public
630-668-5147
firstpreswheaton.org

The 2016 Seraj Library Benefit

October 8, 2016, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, cocktail hour with drinks, appetizers, bidding on silent auction items and purchasing of raffle tickets
6:30 to 7:30 pm dinner
7:30-8:30 Alice Rothchild speaks on: Building Resilient Communities
The Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
purchase tickets at: https://www.serajlibraries.org/2016-benefit.html
church # 847.864.1330
https://www.facebook.com/events/1126815930767193/

No Way to Treat a Child

September 17, 2016, 1:00 to 6:30 pm, Alice Rothchild joins Amal Muammar, John McKay, & Brad Parker on a panel: Growing up as a Child under Occupation – Stories of Children: The Human Face, discussing the impact of siege and occupation on Palestinian Children, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Bloedel Hall, 1245 10th Ave. East, Seattle, WA 98102, Sponsored by Kairos Puget Sound Coalition Planning Conference
www.kairosps.org
brochure: http://www.kairosps.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Kairos-Puget-Sound-Coalition-Tri-Fold-with-link.pdf
Tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets

https://www.facebook.com/events/654271104735767/

Storrs Congregational Church

July 31, 2016, 10:00 worship co-led by Nancy McLaren and Alice Rothchild with reflections on the meaning of Hosea 11: 1-11 and Israel/Palestine
11:15 following worship, Dr. Rothchild will talk about her work and observations in Palestine, hosted in the Parish House Lounge
Storrs Congregational Church is located at 2 N. Eagleville Rd. in Storrs, CT. The public is welcome. Books and DVD will be available.
https://www.facebook.com/events/191879747881396/

7th Annual Pot-luck Picnic of the Israel/Palestine Peace Group of Northeastern Connecticut

July 30, 2016, PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE AND TIME!
4:30 pm picnic, 6:30 presentation, Dr. Alice Rothchild, featured speaker, A Personal Journey: Facing Historical and Ethical Challenges in Israel/Palestine, Storrs Friends Meetinghouse (Quakers), 57 Hunting Lodge Road (at intersection with North Eagleville Road, off Route 195), 06268 The public is welcome. Books and DVD will be available.
http://par-newhaven.org/tag/israelpalestine-peace-group-of-northeastern-connecticut/
860-487-1847

CONVERSATIONS

May 24, 2016, 7:00-9:00 pm, Leffler House living room on southeast corner of the Saint Mark’s Cathedral campus, Alice Rothchild will reflect on her personal journey and explore the historical and ethical challenges facing Israel/Palestine, 1245 Tenth Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102. Parking is available. Books and DVD for sale.
sponsored by Kairos Puget Sound

https://www.facebook.com/events/974207636032672/

Seattle AAUW, American Association of University Women

March 19, 2016, monthly meeting, 9:30 am social chat, 10:00 breakfast followed by brief business meeting and presentation (this is open to the public), Alice Rothchild will reflect on her personal journey and explore the historical and ethical challenges facing Israel/Palestine, Seattle Best Western Executive Inn, 200 Taylor Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, books and DVDs for sale

https://www.facebook.com/events/953678368041762/
The Bedford Lyceum

March 13, 2016, 9:00-10:00 am, Alice Rothchild presents: A personal journey: Reflections on the historical and ethical challenges of Israel/Palestine, First Parish in Bedford, 75 Great Rd, Bedford, MA 01730, books and DVDs will be available for purchase.

Contact: David Packer: 508.423.0299

https://www.facebook.com/events/231689310502627/

The Elliott Bay Book Company

January 7, 2016 – 7:00 pm, 1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122, Co-presented with the PALESTINE FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE, Novelist Ru Freeman  and editor, along with other notable writers – Tess Gallagher, Peter Mountford, and Alice Rothchild – evening devoted to reading and talking about an important new anthology, Extraordinary Rendition: (American) Writers on Palestine (OR Books)

http://www.elliottbaybook.com/event/ru-freeman-tess-gallagher-peter-mountford-alice-rothchild

Ida Culver House Broadview

rescheduled to January 5, 2016 1:00 pm, Screening of Voices Across the Divide, 12505 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle 98133, Q&A with director

 https://www.facebook.com/events/1675445922668109/ 

University Presbyterian Church

November 18, 2015, 7:00 pm, Four part panel, in the series on Palestine/Israel, “Do Justice, Love Kindness,” Alice Rothchild speaking with Israeli activist Assaf Oron and Steve Haas from World Vision, 15th Ave. N.E.Seattle, WA

Brookline Booksmith

November 16, 2015, 7:00-9:00 pm, Claire Messud, Askold Melnyczuk, Alice Rothchild, and Adam Schumacher – Extraordinary Rendition Author Event, 279 Harvard Street, Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA 02446-2908

Extraordinary Rendition brings together the work of sixty-five prominent writers to examine America’s culpability in the denial of human rights and dignity to Palestinians. In writing that is always clear, and often startlingly beautiful, contributors including Colum McCann, George Saunders and Alice Walker cover a range of issues that challenge the narrative about Palestine that has taken hold in the United States.
http://www.orbooks.com/catalog/extraordinary-rendition/

Tree of Life
November 15, 2015, 12:00 noon, THE POWER OF TWO: THE QUEST FOR A BETTER FUTURE FOR THE HOLY LAND, with Drs. Alice Rothchild and Hatim Kanaaneh, First Church Redding, Redding CT, 25 Cross Hwy, Redding, CT 06896, followed by Q&A
Contact: Dean Ahlberg dean@firstchurchredding.org

https://www.facebook.com/events/1048777121833482/

Tree of Life
November 11, 2015, 7:00-9:00 pm, How can WE Be Agents of Change to Secure Human Rights for Palestinians and Israelis? With Drs. Alice Rothchild and Hatim Kanaaneh, Norwich Congregational Church, 15 Church St, Norwich, VT 05055, followed by Q&A
http://www.tolef.org/about-tree-of-life/contact-us/

Boston College

November 9, 2015, 4:00-6:00 pm, screening of Voices Across the Divide for Professor John Michalczyk, class on Genocide and Film, as part of International Week, Devlin 101, Q&A with director
Open to the public

https://www.facebook.com/events/991836517528925/

Community Church of Boston

November 8, 2015, 11:00 am, Alice Rothchild will discuss: Report back: Eyewitness in Gaza, 565 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116, with Middle Eastern music by Aliyah Cycon and friends.
contact: 617 266-6710

Harvard Arab weekend
November 7, 2015, 2:00-3:00 pm, Alice Rothchild will join Dr. Mads Gilbert of Norway, Dr Rita Giacaman of Birzeit, and Dr Akihiro Seita head of UNRWA health for a panel discussion, more information to follow
https://www.facebook.com/events/521870561293549/

Writers for Justice in Palestine
Nov. 4, 2015, 7:00-9:00 pm, Hope Central Church, 85 Seaverns Ave., Jamaica Plain, Mass.
The event will feature authors Susan Abulhawa (Mornings in Jenin and The Blue Between Sky and Sea) and Michael Patrick MacDonald (All Souls), as well as several contributors to a September 2015 volume entitled Extraordinary Renditions (edited by Ru Freeman who will also be participating). Plus a few local authors: Claire Messud, Fanny Howe, Askold Melnyczuk, Alice Rothchild, Aurora Levins Morales.

Fundraiser for Jewish Voice for Peace Boston and Pal Fest (The Palestine Festival of Literature).
VIP reception 6:00-7:00 pm. Tickets to the VIP reception will be $125 and will include signed copies of the The Blue Between Sky and Sea and Extraordinary Renditions. Regular tickets will be $20 with a discount for students and low income people. The books will also be for sale to those in the general audience. Tickets available through BrownPaperTickets.com
Contact: jvpboston@gmail.com

143rd American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition (October 31 – November 4, 2015) in Chicago Illinois

November 2, 2015, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, Chicago, Illinois, Civilians under Siege: Gaza, Libya, Syria. Alice Rothchild will discuss: Impact of chronic conflict and multiple societal stressors on the mental and physical health of women in Gaza, panel discussion followed by Q&A

November 2, 2015, 2:30-4:00 pm, Promoting health in Palestine in the setting of occupation: The contribution of public health professional volunteers, Alice Rothchild will discuss: Using clinical skills to bear witness and work in solidarity to further human and civil rights, panel discussion followed by Q&A

https://www.facebook.com/events/782082841900630/

Haymarket Havurah Potluck Shabbat Dinner
October 30, 2015, 6:00-9:00 pm, featuring Alice Rothchild book and blog readings and reflections on Gaza, Chicago, Illinois, for details email Lynn Pollack [lynnpollack@gmail.com]

Evanston Public Library
October 29, 2015, 6:30-8:30 pm, screening of Voices Across the Divide, 1703 Orrington Ave. Evanston, Illinois, 60201, Q&A with director
Library: 847-448-8600

https://www.facebook.com/events/511664829008087/

Gloucester City Hall
October 25, 2015, 3:00-5:00 pm, presentation by Alice Rothchild, Eyewitness to Gaza: From Disaster to Resilience, 9 Dale Avenue, Gloucester City Hall, Gloucester, MA, sponsored by North Shore Coalition for Peace and Justice together with the Cape Ann Forum, an independent, non-partisan community organization, founded in 2001 to increase public understanding of national and international issues and their connection to us at the local level.
Co-sponsored by the First Universalist Church of Essex, First Church in Salem, Unitarian Universalist,
Jewish Voice for Peace, Boston, Merrimack Valley People for Peace, Salem Peace Committee, the Unitarian Universalist Society of Rockport, and Veterans for Peace Samantha Smith Chapter 45

https://www.facebook.com/events/708295289301008/

Virginia Commonwealth University
October 20, 2015, 4:00-5:15 pm, invited by Dr. Jennifer Garvin-Sanchez, Dr. Shelby McDonald, Thomas Lynch, Combined classes: Global Ethics and two Social Work and Oppressed classes, Focus on Dr. Rothchild’s recent humanitarian trip to Gaza in March 2015 which will highlight ethical considerations of ongoing war and conflict in the region
Not open to the public

Virginia Commonwealth University
October 20, 2015, 2:00-3:15 pm, main campus, invited by Dr. Jennifer Garvin-Sanchez, Human Spirituality class, Dr. Rothchild’s spiritual journey: How her Jewish roots and education informed her activism and her current commitment to human rights and justice. She will include challenges facing the Jewish community as it faces the contradictions and historical/ethical challenges of Israel/Palestine
Not open to the public

Virginia Commonwealth University: Medical College of Virginia
October 20, 2015, 12 noon to 1:15 pm,
Invited by VCU chapter of American Medical Student Association
Health and human rights work with a focus on recent trip to Gaza.
Not open to the public

Richmonders for Peace in Israel and Palestine (RPIP)
October 20, 2015, Private event: strategy session & pot-luck breakfast

Virginia Commonwealth University
October 19, 2015, 7:00-9:00 pm, Academic Learning Commons, 1000 Floyd Avenue, (Floyd and Linden), Room: 2104
Parking: West Main Street garage-Main and Cherry
Alice Rothchild will share her personal journey: A Jewish woman deepens her understanding of the Palestinian experience and advocates for human rights in a complex region
Sponsored by Richmond Peace Education Center (RPEC) and Richmonders for Peace in Israel/Palestine (RPIP) and Religious Studies Program in VCU School of World Studies
Contact: Nancy Wein RPIP.RVA@gmail.com
Open to the public
https://www.facebook.com/events/1644907969081634/

Virginia State University
October 19, 2015, 3:00-4:00 pm, invited by Dr. Renee Hill, Critical Thinking Class, Topic: Unmasking Racism: Palestinian Lives Matter
Not open to the public

Virginia State University
October 19, 2015, 2:00-3:00, invited by Dr. Renee Hill, Critical Thinking Class, Topic: Unmasking Racism: Palestinian Lives Matter”
Not open to the public

University of Richmond
October 19, 2015, 10:30-12:00, invited by Dr. Sheila Carapico, Professor of Political Science and International Studies, class: Middle Eastern Politics Class
Dr. Rothchild will read from On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion and update and analyze current realities in Gaza based on a March 2015 trip
Not open to the public

First Unitarian Universalist Church
October 18, 2015, 6:00-8:30 pm
1000 Blanton Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221
“Voices Across the Divide” film followed by Q&A with filmmaker
Contact: Nancy Wein RPIP.RVA@gmail.com
Sponsored by First Unitarian Universalist Church, Richmonders for Peace in Israel/Palestine (RPIP), Richmond Peace Education Center (RPEC)
Open to the public

https://www.facebook.com/events/1515400465443676/

Richmond Friends Meeting House
October 18, 2015, 1:00-3:00 pm, 4500 Kensington Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221
Begin with light snacks
Healing the Divide in Israel and Palestine: Power point presentation from March 2015 humanitarian trip to Gaza followed by Q&A
Contact: Betsy Brinson Brinson422@comcast.net
Sponsored by Adult Spiritual Education Committee of Richmond Friends Meeting
open to the public

 

Rivier University
October 17, 2015, 10:30 am -3:00 pm, Israel/ Palestine: Shadows of the Past – Visions of the Future, keynote speaker Alice Rothchild and screening of Voices Across the Divide, Q&A with director, Dion Center Reception Room; Dion Center Board Room; Memorial Hall, Nashua New Hampshire, sponsored by New Hampshire PEN (Palestine Educational Network) and New Hampshire Peace Action

8:15 Registration
9:00 Welcome
9:15 Keynote Speech Alice Rothchild, Gaza Eyewitness Report: From Disaster to Resilience
10:15 Break
10:30 Workshops
1 – Kairos Document
2 – Timeline: Palestine-Israel: An inclusive history from the First Zionist Conference in 1897 to the present.
3 – Water Crisis –
4 – Panel Discussion with Muslim and Jewish college students
5 – Jaffa and Family History
11:30 Lunch
View pinwheel installation 502 black pinwheels for the Gaza children and one Israeli child killed August 2014 in Israeli attack on Gaza called Protective Shield. Each pinwheel has a tag on it with the name of a child who died.
Tabling – literature, crafts, books, etc.

Lunch can be purchased

1:00 Repeat of all workshops
2:15 Voices Across the Divide – Alice Rothchild’s film and discussion
3:45 Closing ceremony
4:00 Adjourn

https://www.facebook.com/events/500844820083186/

Clark University
October 6, 2015, 2:50-5:50 pm, 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610, Jonas Clark 220,
screening of Voices Across the Divide and conversation with filmmaker, invited by Professors Kristen Williams, Ora Szekely, and Gino Dilorio, “Art and Empathy: Humanizing the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” This course explores how playwrights and filmmakers address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, while also noting the ways that political scientists analyze, explain, and understand the complexity of the conflict. Students examine how artists humanize the conflict, seeing the “other” as human. Not open to the public.

Tree of Life
October 1, 2015, 6:00 -9:00 pm, THE POWER OF TWO: THE QUEST FOR A BETTER FUTURE FOR THE HOLY LAND, How Can WE Be Agents of Change to Secure Human Rights for Palestinians and Israelis? with Nidal al-Azraq and Alice Rothchild at the Cape Cod Community College, 2240 Iyannough Rd. (right off Exit 6) in West Barnstable. Lecture Hall A, Science Building.
Nidal was unable to attend due to family emergency
Alice will present “Gaza Eyewitness Report: From Disaster to Resilience,” and review her March 2015 delegation to the Gaza Strip with Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility.
Contact: Elaine Brouillard efbrouillard@comcast.net
Information and reservations: capecod.tolef.org 508 240 6178 or pay at the door – admission $15
In partnership with Jewish Voice for Peace Boston, Kairos USA & Friends of Sabeel-North America

Tree of Life
September 28, 2015, 6:45-8:45 pm, THE POWER OF TWO: THE QUEST FOR A BETTER FUTURE FOR THE HOLY LAND with Alice Rothchild and Aida Mansoor from the Muslim Coalition CT., at the Franciscan Center of Hartford, CT, 285 Church Street, Hartford, CT, Aida traveled with the March Tree of Life Journey to Palestine and will share some reflections from her trip and Alice will discuss her March delegation to Gaza with Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, followed by Q&A
Contact: Elaine Wiatr elaine.wiatr@yahoo.com

Albany, New York
September 27, 2015, Alice Rothchild will present: Gaza Eyewitness Report: From Disaster to Resilience, powerpoint presentation and brunch at private home

Jewish Voice for Peace, Albany chapter
September 26, 2015, 7:00 pm, Alice Rothchild will present: THERE IS NO NORMAL, 14 months after Israel’s assault on Gaza, what is life like? How have its residents been impacted by the attacks? How can Americans support them? Dr. Rothchild will read from her recent book, On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion and discuss her visit to Gaza earlier this year, Milne Hall 200-Fosseick Room, University of Albany, Downtown Campus, New York
https://www.facebook.com/events/137289789951614/

First Parish Church Unitarian Universalist on the Common in Bedford, MA
September 18, 2015, 7:00 pm, Alice Rothchild will present “Voices Across the Divide” followed by Q&A in the first floor Common Room. Enter by the side door on Elm Street. Handicapped accessible. Donations accepted, soft drinks and popcorn available. Contact Dave Packer, 508.423.0229 for questions. Presented by the First Parish Peace and Justice Committee as the kickoff of the regular “Third Friday Film Series” for the 2015-2016 church year. 75 Great Road, Bedford, MA

World Fellowship
August 24, 2015, 7:30 pm, book reading and discussion, On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion followed by August 25, 7:30 pm, discussion with portrait painter Robert Shetterly Speaking Truth to Power. Robert Shetterly speaks about “Americans Who Tell the Truth”, his project in response to US government actions after the 9/11 attacks that now includes more than 200 portraits, including Alice Rothchild, at the Peace & Justice Camp & Conference Center, Conway, New Hampshire, contact info: www.worldfellowship.org 603 447 2280

Private home, Western, Mass.
August 19, 2015, 7:00-9:00, Alice Rothchild presents: Gaza Eyewitness Report: From Disaster to Resilience

Café Palestina
August 18, 2015 7:00-9:00 pm, Alice Rothchild presents: Gaza Eyewitness Report: From Disaster to Resilience, Friends Meeting House 280 State Road Great Barrington, MA Refreshments provided. https://www.facebook.com/events/400743910118486/

Grassroots International
August 13, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Eyewitness in Gaza: From devastation to resilience, Grassroots International office, 179 Boylston Street, 4th floor, Boston MA 02130, http://www.grassrootsonline.org/
Please join us for a brown bag lunch with Dr. Alice Rothchild, a long-time Grassroots International supporter and leading advocate for Palestinian human rights. Dr. Rothchild traveled to Gaza with a delegation organized by the Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility.
RSVP: info TBA.

Bell Street Chapel
July 29, 2015, 7:00 pm, Eyewitness in Gaza: From Trauma to Resilience, 5 Bell Street, Providence, Rhode Island, report and discussion with Alice Rothchild, American Friends Service Committee Gaza Pinwheel Project will be installed in front of the building by Peace Pole: https://afsc.org/resource/gaza-pinwheel-project
Cosponsors: American Friends Service Committee-South East New England Program, (AFSC-SENE), Bell Street Chapel, (UU Church) and Jewish Voice for Peace Rhode Island

Community Church of Boston
July 24, 2015, 7:30-9:30pm, 565 Boylston St, Boston, MA, near Copley Square T, Voices Across the Divide: Palestinians Share their Stories, after the film showing, Dr. Rothchild, members of the Psychosocial Work Group and members of the Psychoanalytic Work Group for Peace in Israel/Palestine will facilitate discussion of the film and the Israeli/Palestinian conflict
Co-sponsors:
* Psychosocial Work Group of the Psychology and the Other Institute
* The Psychoanalytic Work Group for Peace in Palestine/Israel
* Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis

Boston area
Outdoor Palestinian Film Series…Under the Stars of Jamaica Plain, Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30pm

July 14th – KICKOFF!! Voices Across the Divide, A powerful documentary and oral history project exploring the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through rarely heard personal stories. Followed by Q&A with the film’s Director, Alice Rothchild.
July 28th –When I Saw You, Having been separated from his father in the chaos of war, Tarek, 11, and his mother Ghaydaa cross the border into Jordan in the wake of the 1967 War.
Aug 18th – Amreeka, A vivacious Palestinian woman and her teenage son cope with culture clash and more as they try to build a new life in rural Illinois.
Sept 29th – Flying Paper, An uplifting story of Palestinian youth in the Gaza Strip on a quest to break the Guinness World Record for the most kites ever flown. A film co-produced with young filmmakers in Gaza.
COST (per film): $12 in advance, $11 for 2 or more, $15 at the door
LOCATION: Private home in JP. Address sent upon registration. (Event will be moved indoors in case of inclement weather.)
Popcorn, beer, wine, and s’mores available for purchase. Bring blankets/lawn chairs to sit on.
**Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund for activists participating in the Health and Human Rights Project (HaHRP). For more information, please visit http://tinyurl.com/HaHRPscholarship.**

Friends Meeting House at Cambridge
May 22, 2015, 7:30 pm, Eyewitness Gaza: Life After the 2014 Invasion. With physician, writer, filmmaker and activist ALICE ROTHCHILD and BILL SLAUGHTER, psychiatrist and president of the Gaza Mental Health Foundation, 5 Longfellow Park – a 10 minute walk from Harvard Square
Alice Rothchild and Bill Slaughter visited the Gaza Strip in March 2015 with a medical delegation. They will share images and impressions of the devastation and extraordinary resilience that they encountered and the ongoing siege conditions.
Sponsored by: The Peace & Social Concerns Committee of Friends Meeting of Cambridge, Gaza Mental Health Foundation, Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights, Jewish Voice for Peace – Boston, United for Justice with Peace.

Union Club
May 20, 2014, cocktails at 6:00 pm and presentation and Q&A at 6:30 pm, dinner at 7:15 pm, 8 Park Street, Boston, Massachusetts, private event

Boston Workmen’s Circle Mideast Working Group
May 19, 2015, 7:30 pm, Gaza Eyewitness Report: From Disaster to Resilience, Alice Rothchild, BWC member, will be speaking about her recent trip to Gaza with Physicians for Social Responsibility, 1762 Beacon St, Brookline, Mass., free event, voluntary donation $5 requested

Whitney Center
May 17, 2015, 10:00 am, Voices Across the Divide, film screening and Q&A with director, 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden, CT, public is welcome, DVD and books for sale.

Temple Mishkin Israel
May 16, 2015 7:00 pm, Voices Across the Divide film screening and Q&A with director, 785 Ridge Rd, Hamden, CT 06517, private event for the congregation

Institute for Research Middle Eastern Policy and the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs presents an all day special conference
April 10, 2015, The Israel Lobby: Is It Good For the US? Is It Good for Israel? Panel member Alice Rothchild presenting: Silencing Voices that Question Israeli Actions, followed by Q&A, National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th floor, Washington, DC, contact: Delinda Hanley, news_editor@wrmea.org

Jewish Voice for Peace, National Members Meeting
March 13, 2015, 9:30-11:00 pm, immediately after opening plenary session, screening of Voices Across the Divide, The Hyatt Regency Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland, Q&A with director

Boston area bookclub
March 4, 2015, book reading and discussion with author, On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion, private event.

Boston University
Students for Justice in Palestine
February 25, 2015, 6:00-8:00 pm, screening of Voices Across the Divide, Israel Apartheid Week, location: Boston University Charles River East Campus, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, in the School of Theology’s Basement Auditorium (STHB19), Boston, Mass, Q&A with director

VOICES FROM THE HOLY LAND
Six-Week Film Series, open to the public and free, will be screened on six successive Sundays @ 2:30pm at Grace Presbyterian Church [7434 Bath Street, Springfield, VA 22150].

Film screening schedule:
• Voices Across the Divide Sunday February 15, 2015 @2:30 pm
• Life in Occupied Palestine Sunday February 22, 2015 @2:30 pm
• The Stones Cry Out Sunday March 1, 2015 @2:30 pm
• With God On Our Side Sunday March 8, 2015 @2:30 pm
• Little Town of Bethlehem Sunday March 15, 2015 @2:30 pm
• Home Front Sunday March 22, 2015 @2:30 pm

This Film Series is co-sponsored by Grace Presbyterian Church, Ravensworth Baptist Church, and the Palestinian Christian Alliance for Peace. Churches and organizations formally supporting this series include: Westmoreland Congregational UCC, Calvary Baptist Church in D.C., United Christian Parish of Reston, Rock Spring Congregational UCC, Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East – Northern Virginia Chapter, Sabeel – Washington, D.C. Chapter, The Alliance of Baptists’ Justice in Palestine & Israel Group, Friends of the Tent of Nations North America, and the Middle East Concerns Team of the National Capital Presbytery (PCUSA).

Information is also available on the Web at http://gracepresby.org/voices and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Voices-from-the-Holy-Land/739438629486442

Hunter College
February 4, 2015, 6:00 pm, book reading from On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Brink of the 2014 Gaza Invasion and Q&A, sponsored by Hunter Students for Justice in Palestine, Thomas Hunter building, room 111, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065

Brooklyn First Unitarian Church in Brooklyn Heights
February 3, 2015, 7:00-9:00 pm, screening of Voices Across the Divide, 116 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, co-sponsored with Jewish Voice for Peace and Brooklyn for Peace, Q&A with director

St. John’s Anglican Church
January 29, 2015, 2:00 pm, screening of Voices Across the Divide, 160 Main Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 1C1

Deerfield Progressive Forum
January 24, 2015, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, screening of Voices Across the Divide, Q&A with director, Activities Center on the grounds of the Deerfield Beach Century Village, Deerfield Beach, Florida www.deerfieldprogressiveforum.org)

Private supper group
January 21, 2015, dinner at 6:30 pm, presentation on Israel/Palestine and discussion at 7:00 pm, Lincoln, Ma.

Main Line Unitarian Church
January 16, 2015,7:00 pm, screening of Voices Across the Divide, 816 South Valley Forge Road, Devon, PA 19333, skype discussion with director, contact: Gene Ramsbottom earamsbottom@gmail.com

Whatcom Peace & Justice Center
January 14, 2015, 7:00pm, book reading and discussion, 1220 Bay Street, Bellingham, Wa.

Fairhaven College of Interdiscipinary Studies, Western Washington University (WWU) January 14, 2015, 12:00 – 1:20pm, book reading and Q&A, Fairhaven Auditorium, Bellingham, WA, 98225, World Issues Forum, Sponsors: Fairhaven College is grateful to our valued co-sponsors: Anthropology, Canadian American Studies, Communications CEED, Diversity Fund, Political Science, Woodring College of Education, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, AS Environmental Center, SUPER-Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights, Whatcom Peace & Justice Center http://www.wwu.edu/fairhaven/news/worldissuesforum/15winter.shtml

King’s Book Store
January 13, 2015, 7:15 pm, screening of Voices Across the Divide with Q&A with director, 218 St Helens Ave Tacoma, WA 98402, contact: 253.272.8801, Sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace Tacoma

The Evergreen State College
January 13, 2015, 9:30 am, Olympia, Wa, presentation and discussion, Cultural Landscapes: Sustainable Communities, Environmental Justice & the Media, Professor Therese Saliba

Orca Books
January 12, 2014, 7:00 pm, book reading and discussion, 509 E. 4th Ave., Olympia, WA 98501, contact 360-352-0123, sponsored by Rachel Corrie Foundation

University of Washington
January 8, 2015, 6:30 pm book reading and Q&A, sponsored by Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights, Savery Hall, room 264, contact: Maia Brown brown.maia@gmail.com

St. Mark’s Cathedral
January 6, 2015, 5:30 pm: potluck supper, 7:15-9:00 pm: Alice Rothchild speaks about her new book On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion, Bloedell Hall, 10th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102, contact: Randy Urmston, (206) 453-9269, rwu@hllaw.com
Sponsored by: Mideast Focus Ministry; Kadima Reconstructionist Community; Palestine Solidarity Committee; Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign (SEMAC); Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) Seattle

Blue Hill Library
December 7, 2014, 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm, Howard Room, 5 Parker Point Road, Blue Hill, ME 04614, Unveiling of a new Robert Shetterly portrait of Alice Rothchild as part of Americans Who Tell the Truth project http://www.americanswhotellthetruth.org/ followed by presentation, book reading, and Q&A with Alice Rothchild, www.bluehill.lib.me.us/directions.html

Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, December 7, 2014, 3:00 pm-5:00 pm, A conversation about Israel/Palestine: The Journey of a Jewish Physician, 96 Harlow Street, Suite 100, Bangor, Maine, Alice Rothchild, physician, author, filmmaker, and human rights activist invites you to a community conversation where she will share her observations on the Israel/Palestine conflict starting with her early Jewish upbringing and then growing knowledge of the region, based on annual health and human rights delegations to the region and work with Israelis and Palestinians who refuse to be enemies. rsvp suggested as seating is limited:207-942-9343

Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast
December 7, 2014, service at 10:00 am, 37 Miller St., Belfast, Maine, sermon by Alice Rothchild: Dr. Alice Rothchild will reflect on her experiences in Israel/Palestine, growing up in the American Jewish community, learning about realities for Palestinians, and becoming aware of the parallel narratives of the two peoples. She will explore the consequences of the Israeli occupation and ultimately the impact of the State of Israel for Jews and non-Jews in Israel/Palestine and the Diaspora.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth
December 6, 2014, 7 pm, 121 Bucksport Rd, Ellsworth, Maine, 04605, film screening, Free Admission, donations to Loaves and Fishes, food pantry of the local churches, hosted by the Peace and Social Action Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth, sponsored by concerned individuals of the Ellsworth area, Contact: Sam Bergman 207-281-3805, film screening, Q&A with director

Bates Students for Justice in Palestine
December 5, 2014, 4:00 pm, Filmboard room, number 104 in Olin Arts Center (75 Russell St), screening Voices Across the Divide and discussion with director, Contact person: Ridgely Fuller ridgelyfuller@gmail.com

The Frontier Theater
December 4, 2014,7:30 pm, 14 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011
4 MAINE ST. MILL 3 FORT ANDROSS, http://www.explorefrontier.com/schedule, (207) 725-5222, screening of Voices Across the Divide, Q&A with director, proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Gaza Mental Health Foundation, tickets $10, available now!

Witness Palestine Film Series
November 23, 2:00 pm, at The Little Theater, 240 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604, http://www.thelittle.org/, Q&A with director

Downtown United Presbyterian Church
November 23, 2014, 9:50 am-10:45 am, 121 N Fitzhugh Street, Rochester, NY, Sunday Forum, Reflections on Israel/Palestine: Presentation, book reading and discussion with Alice Rothchild, contact: 585-325-4000, office@downtownpresbyerian.org, open to the public.

Cinema of the Greater Middle East
November 12, 2014, 3:00-5:15 pm
course at Boston College, Devlin 218, not open to the public
Q&A with director

University of Maryland, November 11, 2014, invited by Professor Sahar Khamis, Arab media class, not open to the public

New America Foundation and Foundation for Middle East Peace, November 10, 2014, 9:30-11:00 am, downtown DC, 1899 L Street NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC, 20036
discussion on current Palestinian conditions in Gaza and the West Bank, featuring Alice Rothchild, Brian Barber & Samer Badawi. New America Fdn, 1899 L St. NW, #400(near Farragut West.) Details and RSVP, here.
http://newamerica.org/new-america/gaza-from-the-ground/” \t

Fresno Center for Nonviolence, December 10, 12 noon and again
at 7 pm, film screening, 1584 N. Van Ness Ave., Fresno, CA 93728 – SE corner of Van Ness
and McKinley and opposite Fresno City College. Entrance is on Van Ness. We have a potluck at 6:30 pm

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, November 9, 4:00-6:00 pm, 4512 College Ave., College Park, MD, hosts discussion of the book and screening of Dr. Rothchild’s film narrating testimonies of Palestinian refugees. Flyer with more details is here. http://www.keepandshare.com/doc/7390244/draft-flier-nov-7-and-9-pdf-603k?da=y” \t “_blank www.saeccp.org

Friends House retirement community, November 8, 7:30 pm, in the Miller Center, Friends House, 17340 Quaker Lane (off Norwood Rd.) Sandy Spring, MD 20860,
discussion of the book, with Dr. Rothchild. Details, http://justworldbooks.com/alice-rothchild-in-sandy-spring-md-nov-8-2014/

Calvary Baptist Church, November 7, 6:00- 8:00 pm, downtown DC:
755 8th St NW (near Gallery Place), discussion of the book and screening of Dr. Rothchild’s film narrating testimonies of Palestinian refugees. Flyer with more details:
http://www.keepandshare.com/doc/7390244/draft-flier-nov-7-and-9-pdf-603k?da=y (www.calvarydc.org)

Falls Church, November 6, 2014, 6:30-9:00 pm, Falls Church, VA,
UVA Book Club hosting (and Just World Books co-sponsoring) a reception and book discussion at UVA Northern Virginia Center, Room 213, 7054 Haycock Rd,. All welcome– Hoos and others! Details & registration, http://dchoos.org/events/dr-alice-rothchild/.
Email Fatima for more info, uvabookclub@dchoos.org

Beachwood Library, November 3, 2014, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Book reading with Alice Rothchild, 25501 Shaker Blvd, Beachwood, OH 44122, 216-831-6868
Sponsored by
Partnership For Peace in the Middle East
Cleveland Peace Action Education Fund
Interfaith Council for Peace in the Middle East
Interfaith Peace Builders, Ohio

John Carroll University, November 3, 2014, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm. Book reading and presentation, political science class, “Peacemaking in the Palestine Israel Conflict,” Professor Mona DeBaz Rodman, Room A; University Hts, OH 44118, Political Sci. Class

Cleveland State University, November 3, 2014 10:15 am-11:05 am, book reading and presentation to: An introduction to the Middle East, SR151,2351 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 44115 Classroom Presentation, Professor Abed Tayyarah

Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, November 2, 2014, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm, 11141 East Blvd, Cleveland, www.cia.edu.cinematheque
$9; $7 members and those age 25 and under, Film screening and Q&A
Sponsored by
Partnership For Peace in the Middle East
Cleveland Peace Action, Middle East Committee
Interfaith Council for Peace in the Middle East
Interfaith Peace Builders, Ohio

West Shore Unitarian Universalist Congregation, November 2, 2014, 12:30 pm-1:30 pm, 20401 Hilliard Rd, Rocky River, Ohio, 440-250-0300, Book reading and Q&A

Fairmount Presbyterian Church, November 2, 2014, 10:00-10:50 am, adult education class, Supporting Peace in Israel/Palestine, Fairmount Presbyterian Church Coventry & Fairmount Blvd, Cleveland Hts, Ohio 44118 50

Westminster Presbyterian Church, November 1, 2014, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, 353 East Pine St, Wooster, Ohio 44691, 330-263-2208, film screening, Q&A with director.

Palestine docs, Voices Across the Divide accepted to website: http://www.palestinedocs.net/voices-across-the-divide.html

Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, Literary Series, October 18, 2014, 4:00 pm, On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion, book reading and Q&A at 100 Malcolm X Boulevard, Roxbury, MA 02120

Boston Book Launch
October 8, 2014 7:00 pm for wine and cheese, 7:30-9:30 reading and discussion, 1762 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445, The Boston Workmen’s Circle is hosting the book launch of: On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion, published by Just World Books, September 2014, Open to the public.
soft cover and ebook can be ordered from; http://justworldbooks.com/on-the-brink/

Palestine Film Festival at the Red River Theater
October 5, 2014, 2:00 pm
11 S. Main Street, Suite L1-1, Concord, NH 03301, Q&A with director
NewFilmmakers NY
October 4, 2014, 6:00 pm, – Deren Theater @ Anthology, On October 1st, NewFilmmakers begins Fall Festival 2014 for five days at Anthology Film Archives. All screenings at Anthology Film Archives, Second Ave and 2nd Street, Fall Festive 2014 will feature 150 Short Documentary, Experimental and Narrative films from New York and around the world.
A full schedule with these and over a hundred films screening at Fall Festival Films is available online. A printed version is available on request. www.newfilmmakers.com

Accepted by American Documentary Film Festival and Fund for archive program
Rancho Mirage Public Library, Palm Springs, California

Film course on Israel/Palestine
September 30, 2014, 7:00-9:00 pm
St. Columbia’s Episcopal Church, Great Hall
42nd and Albemarle St. NW, Washington DC

Room for Hope Festival
September 27, 2014, 1:00-4:00 pm
St. John’s Baptist Church, 300 Hawthorn Lane, Charlotte, North Carolina
Sponsored by Bright Stars of Bethlehem and Alliance Of Baptists’ Justice in Palestine & Israel Community, Palestinian Film Festival, screening of Voices Across the Divide and Omar, Q&A with Alice Rothchild
Festival from September 25-28 For more information & registration: www.allianceofbaptists.org/NewsAndEvents/events

US Foreign Policy and Activism Co-op at American University
September 26, 2014, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, American University, SIS building, Abramson Family Founder’s Room, organized by U.S. Foreign Policy Activist Coop and the Society for Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs, as well as sponsored by a number of other student groups on campus, including AU’s Students for Justice in Palestine chapter, Contacts: Alyssa Rohricht (rohricht@american.edu) and Jeffrey Bachman (bachman@american.edu), Q&A with director.

Revolution Books
East Coast book launch, reading and conversation, On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion September 23, 2014, 7:00 pm, 146 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001, (212) 691-3345

Common House
September 18, 2013, 7:00 pm, 716 N Street, Davis, CA 95616. sponsored by JVP Sacramento contact: Annie Fox at 916-740-9472. Q&A with director

La Jolla/Riford Library
September 17, 2014, 5:30 pm, 7555 Draper Ave, La Jolla, California, sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace San Diego Chapter, Contact: jvpsdfilm@gmail.com, Q&A with director

Resource Center for Nonviolence
September 15, 2014, 7:00-9:00 pm
612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, California
sponsored by Palestine-Israel Action Committee, Jewish Voice for Peace, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, and the Resource Center for Nonviolence for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/766665263385935/, Contact person: Sami W. Abed, piac@calcentral.com, 831-234-6522, Cost: $5 – 10 Sliding Scale, Q&A with director

Modern Times Bookstore
West coast book launch and book reading, On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion, September 14, 2014, 3:00 pm, 2919 24th Street San Francisco, CA 94110, (415) 282-9246

Sacramento Friends Meeting House
September 13, 2014, 7:00-9:00 pm
890 57th St., (between H & J)
Sponsored by: Jewish Voice for Peace, Sacramento region, www.jvp.org. Physicians for Social Responsibility, Sacramento, www.sacpsr.org, Friends of Sabeel, Sacramento Region, www.sabeelsacramento.org, Peace and Social Concerns Committee, Sacramento Friends Meeting, www.sacfriendsmtg.org
For more information: Email sacramento@jewishvoiceforpeace.org or call 530 868-6587
Q&A with director

Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA)
West Coast book launch, reading and reception, On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion, September 12, 2014, 7:30pm, 1101 8th Street, Berkeley, California

Williston-Immanuel United Church
September 7, 2014, following 10:30 am worship services,
156 High St, Portland, ME 04101, Q&A with director

University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
September 6, 2014, 7:00-9:00 pm, Wishcamper Center, Room 133, 34 Bedford St, Portland, ME, sponsored by Maine Voices for Palestinian Rights, Episcopal Peace Fellowship-Maine, Pax Christi-Maine, Peace Action Maine, & Jewish Voice for Peace-Boston, Contacts: mvprights@gmail.com, 207.239.8060, Free & open to the public, Light refreshments will be served. Palestinian olive oil will be on sale, Q&A with director.

COMMFFEST (Global) Community Film Festival
Toronto, Canada, festival from September 11, 2014 to September 20, 2014
For details: www.commffest.com

Saint Mark’s Cathedral
August 14, 2014, 7:00 pm
Bloedel Hall, on Capital Hill, Seattle, Washington
Sponsored by: the Mideast Focus Ministry, of Saint Mark’s Cathedral, For further information contact: Randy Urmston, rwu@hllaw.com, Q&A with director, free

World Fellowship Center
August 3, 2014, 10:00 am
368 Drake Hill Road, Albany NH 03818
off NH Route 16, 4 miles north of Chocorua, 7 miles south of Conway
www.worldfellowship.org/calendar, Q&A with director

After Ramadan, the film will be shown in
workshops in Jericho, and E’zariay, West Bank
Q&As via SKYPE with director.

Washington Report Bookstore Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
promoting the film in their Bookstore

Truro Public Library
July 10, 2014, 6:00 pm
7 Standish Way, North Truro, Mass
Q&A with director

The documentary screened at the Diheisha Camp in Bethlehem, Walaja Village, Jalazoon Camp, Qalandia Camp, at Al Quds University in East Jerusalem and in the villages of Bani Nayim and Alsira, Q&A with director.

Invited to join International Documentary Festival Sheffield Ltd., Videotheque Doc/Fest, June 7-12,2014, Sheffield, UK, one of the world’s few fully-digitized Videotheques, allowing industry delegates to view a selection of films from the program. Festival invites up 100 specially selected films to participate in the Videotheque. These films are invited with market, broadcast, and festival acquisitions in mind.

Dinner and a movie followed by lively conversation, June 1, 2014, 5:30 pm, private home in South Brookline, Middle Eastern dinner provided by Aceituna Café. Post film conversation with film maker Alice Rothchild, and interviewee Yamila Shannan, featured in the documentary, Fundraiser for American Jews for a Just Peace Boston, health and human rights project, funds will provide scholarships for June delegation

Arlington International Film Festival, May 30, 2014, 7:00 pm, Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA, Q&A with director, “Voices Across the Divide” will be presented at the historic Regent Theatre, “Arlington’s Show Place of Entertainment” since 1916.

Segment of documentary included in Zionism Unsettled: A Congregational Study Guide, a project of the Israel/Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Chuch (USA), a working group to explore the history, doctrine, and various forms of Zionism. Booklet and accompanying DVD, January 2014

Bethesda Women’s Center, May 15, 2014, 7:30 pm, sponsored by Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 5500 Sonoma Road, (at Old Georgetown Road across from NIH), Bethesda, MD, 20817, snacks, film, & discussion with table for Jewish Voice for Peace & Palestinian olive oil, contact Bonnie Holcomb, Q&A with director

Ravensworth Baptist Church, May 14, 2014, dinner at 6:30 pm RSVP to gj@tarazi.net, screening at 7:00 pm, 5100 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale, Virginia 22003, corner of Braddock Rd., (703) 941-4113, Q&A with director

Paint Branch Unitarian Universalist Church, May 13, 2014, 7:30 pm, sponsored by Social Action Committee, Kelly Room of Religious Exploration Building, 3215 Powder Mill Rd, Adelphi, MD 20783, (301) 937-3666, light snacks, Q&A with director

Oasis Hair Salon, May 12, 2014, 7:30 pm Wintergreen Plaza Shopping Center, north of Edmonston Drive, 825 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852, contact: salon owner Wafa Abdullah, Q&A with director

Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, May 11, 2014, 12:30-4:00 pm, Buffet lunch at 12:30 pm, Film at 1:00 pm, in the sanctuary, sponsored by Cedar Land Chapter of Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814, (301)-493-8300, Q&A with director

Accepted to Rancho Mirage Public Library film collection through the Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs), May 2014, Palm Springs, California, one of the premier libraries in the United States, with a strong commitment to film and an interest in helping increase awareness and appreciation of the documentary film art form. They have agreed to house the AmDocs archive and to create a special AmDocs catalog. This in turn will allow the film to be accessible to a broader audience.

Cinemapolis, May 4, 2014, 2:00 pm *note time change* 120 E. Green Street, Ithaca, New York 14850, Q&A with Director

Congregation Tikkun v’Or, May 3, 2014, 12:30 – 2:00 pm, more discussion with director about the film, 2550 N Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850, not open to the public

Congregation Tikkun v’Or, May 2, 2014, 7:30 pm, candle lighting and short service followed by film screening, 2550 N Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850, Q&A with the director, all welcome

St Paul’s Episcopal Church, April 30, 2014, 7:00 pm, interfaith screening, 22 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118, Q&A with director

Friends Center, Rufus Jones Room, April 30, 2014, noon to 2:00pm, brown bag lunch, 1515 Cherry St. Philadelphia PA 19102, sponsored by the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Quakers) Middle East Working Group, Q&A with director

Germantown Friends School, Yarnall Auditorium, April 27, 2014, 7:00 pm, sponsored by The Adult Class and Peace & Social Concerns Committees of Germantown Meeting and Green Street Monthly Meeting, Sharpless Building/GFS 23W. Coulter Street, Q&A with director

The Antiochian Orthodox Basilica of St. Mary, April 24, 2014, 12:45 to 2:00 pm, East Room, 18100 Merriman Rd. Livonia, Michigan 48152, public is welcome

ArtsRiot, April 12, 2014, 6:00 to 7:45 pm, 400 Pine Street, Burlington, sponsored by Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel (www.vtjp.org) and Vermont International Film Foundation (www.vtiff.org), Q&A with director

First Congregation Church, April 10, 2014, 5:45 pm to 8 pm, 38 South Winooski Ave., Burlington, Vermont, sponsored by Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel (www.vtjp.org), Q&A with the director

Fletcher Free Library, April 9, 2014, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, 235 College St., Burlington, Vermont, sponsored by Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel (www.vtjp.org), Q&A with the director

SUNY Plattsburg, April 8, 2014, 4:00 – 6:00, State University of New York, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901 Krinovitz Recital Hall, Q&A, sponsored by Professor Anita Rapone, Q&A with director,

Christ Episcopal Church, April 7, 2014, 7-9 pm, 64 State St., Montpelier,
Contact Jamie, Rev. Paul Habersang church #223-3631, Q&A with director

Montpelier High School, April 7, 2014, 1-3:00 pm, World History Seminars, Q&A with director, not open to the public

Emory University, April 5, 7:00 pm, Palestine Film Festival, White Hall #207 -with panel discussion, cosponsored by Emory Advocates for Justice in Palestine, Oglethorpe Students for Justice in Palestine, Jewish Voice for Peace – Atlanta Chapter, Interfaith Peacebuilders – Atlanta Chapter, Joining Hands for Justice in Israel and Palestine
Panelists:
Dr. Omar Latouf – Cardiologist, Emory University
Rev. Dr. Fahed AbuAkel – Ret. Presbyterian Minister
Father George Maklouf – Priest at St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Church, Decatur
Aysha Abdullatif — Director of Business Development at Vitamin T.

Northeastern University, March 31, 2014, screening not open to the public, presented in conjunction with “World Cultures through Film,” co-sponsored by Languages, Literatures and Cultures and the International Affairs Program, taught by Inez Hedges, Ph.D. Professor of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Q&A with the director,

Brandeis University, March 20, 2014, screening is not open to the public, class taught by Gordon Fellman, Professor of Sociology and Chair, Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Studies, Q&A with the director

Emerson College, March 19, 2014, 7:30 pm, Bright Family Screening Room, in the Paramount Center, 555 Washington Street, Boston, Sponsored by Professor Claire Andrade-Watkins, Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts, free and open to the public, Q&A with the director

Suffolk University, March 18,2014, screening not open to the public, class on Diversity and Human Need, taught by Veronica Porter

CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, March 4, 2014, 6:30-8 pm, 899 Tenth Ave, New York, NY 10019
Invitation from John Jay Students for Justice in Palestine

Arab American National Museum, March 1, 2014: 2:30 – 5 pm, 13624 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126 • ph: 313-582-AANM, Sponsored by the Detroit and Michigan chapters of Friends of Sabeel-North America and Jewish Voice for Peace, interviewees will join the discussion
Yale Law School, February 24, 2014: 6:30 pm, Room 127, New Haven, Connecticut, Sponsored by the Council on Middle East Studies and the Schell Center for International Human Rights

      • Boston College, February 19, 2014 Seminar on the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, taught by Amber Taylor
      • Coolidge Corner Theatre, December 17, 19 7-9 pm, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446, followed by Q&A with filmmaker, order your tickets now: Voices Across the Divide tickets
      • Boston College, Film Representation of Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing, November 18, 3-5:30 pm, Prof. John J. Michalczyk & Rev. Raymond Helmick, SJ
      • Boston Palestine Film Festival, October 21, 2013, Cambridge Public Library, *Co-winner of the 2013 Audience Award*

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