Cedar Falls (IA) Conference
A Free Palestine and a Secure Israel: From Occupation to Liberation and Reconciliation
Schindler Education Center
Cedar Falls, IA
Sabeel is a Palestinian ecumenical Christian organization promoting justice and peace in the Holy Land, and Friends of Sabeel North America is an ecumenical organization of American Christians and others supporting the work of Sabeel.
Presentation by Mark Braverman
Palestinian Anglican Canon, the founder/director of the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in
Jerusalem. The author of A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation.
Former moderator of the Presbyterian Church USA. Helped to found the PCUSA Middle Eastern Caucus. Founder of Atlanta Ministry with International Students Inc.
President of the Islamic Center of Des Moines, a growing and diverse community for over 40 years.
Volunteer with the International Women’s Peace Service and is the author of the Witness in Palestine. Committed to sharing eyewitness experiences from the West Bank: http://annainpalestine.blogspot.com
A Fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies, analyst and activist on Middle East and UN issues. Phyllis is the author of numerous books focused on Middle East issues, including Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer • Ending the Iraq War: A Primer • Understanding the US-Iran Crisis: A Primer • Calling the Shots: How the US Dominates Today's UN • Before and After: US Foreign Policy and the September 11th Crisis.
Coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions in Jerusalem, dedicated to rebuilding
Palestinian homes and resisting the occupation in all of its forms. Author of An Israeli in Palestine: Resisting Dispossession, Redeeming Israel.
A member of the bar in Israel, Palestine and New York, Kuttab is an expert in international law. Jonathan co-founded the Jerusalem-based Palestinian Center for the Study of Nonviolence and the Mandela Institute for
Professor and Director of North Park University’s Center for Middle East Studies, seeking to foster awareness, understanding and reconciliation among peoples of the Abrahamic tradition. Author of Anxious for Armageddon: A Call to Partnership for Middle Eastern and Western Christians.