Event Title

Beyond The Zionist Paradigm - New Hope for Israel/Palestine

Speaker

Miko Peled

Streaming Media

Description

In 1997, a tragedy struck the family of Israeli-American Miko Peled: His beloved niece, Smadar, was killed by a suicide bomber in Jerusalem. That tragedy propelled Peled onto a journey of discovery. It pushed him to re-examine many of the beliefs he had grown up with, as the son and grandson of leading figures in Israel's political-military elite, and transformed him into a courageous and visionary activist in the struggle for human rights, equality for all the residents of the Holy Land and a hopeful and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Co-sponsors: Voices for Middle East Peace, Whatcom Peace & Justice Center.

About the Lecturer: Miko Peled is an Israeli-American activist, author, and karate instructor. He is author of the books The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine and Injustice: The Story of the Holy Land Foundation Five.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

3-10-2012 12:00 PM

End Date

3-10-2012 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Israel/Palestine, Middle East peace, Human rights

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Oct 3rd, 12:00 PM Oct 3rd, 1:15 PM

Beyond The Zionist Paradigm - New Hope for Israel/Palestine

Fairhaven College Auditorium

In 1997, a tragedy struck the family of Israeli-American Miko Peled: His beloved niece, Smadar, was killed by a suicide bomber in Jerusalem. That tragedy propelled Peled onto a journey of discovery. It pushed him to re-examine many of the beliefs he had grown up with, as the son and grandson of leading figures in Israel's political-military elite, and transformed him into a courageous and visionary activist in the struggle for human rights, equality for all the residents of the Holy Land and a hopeful and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Co-sponsors: Voices for Middle East Peace, Whatcom Peace & Justice Center.

About the Lecturer: Miko Peled is an Israeli-American activist, author, and karate instructor. He is author of the books The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine and Injustice: The Story of the Holy Land Foundation Five.