Adult Education

The Israel-Palestinian Conflict: A New Approach -- Guest Speaker Ali Abu Awwad

Ali Abu Awwad is a leading Palestinian activist at the forefront of a
movement for non-violent resistance. While spending time in prison during the
First Intifada for stone throwing, Ali embarked on a 17-day hunger strike,
during which time he learned the tremendous power of non-violence. Through
voracious reading while still in prison, he came under the influence of Gandhi,
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Nelson Mandela. During the Second Intifada,
after losing his brother Yousef, Ali encountered the Bereaved Families Forum,


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