Events and Witness Trips
Rosemary Radford Ruether Conference
Saturday, October 7, 2017
The Rosemary Radford Ruether Conference in Claremont, California, will honor Rosemary’s distinguished career dedicated to justice and peace. It will feature FOSNA founder Naim Ateek as the keynote. Princeton theology professor emerita Jane Dempsey Douglass, FOSNA theology consultant Don Wagner, Churches for Middle East Peace executive director Mae Elise Cannon, and Kairos USA program director Mark Braverman will also speak.
Sabeel Witness Visit 2017
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 to Thursday, November 9, 2017
This Sabeel witness visit, led by Rev. Naim Ateek, will give participants the unique opportunity to experience the reality of Palestinians living under Israeli occupation. This includes the separation wall, illegal settlements, checkpoints, confiscated and demolished homes, and refugee camps. Participants will be able to learn firsthand about the loss of civil and property rights of Arab Israeli citizens, as well as see for themselves the past and present violations of international and humanitarian law.