WHAT ARE THE REAL SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS OF THE MIDDLE EAST?
Whether you believe there are solutions or not, any discussion on the subject ought to start with knowledge (not just with opinions). Toward that end, we're committing this Provocateurs & Peacemakers to a discussion where everyone can have a say, beginning with a PowerPoint presentation from...
WHO WILL BRING US UP TO SPEED
ON THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND,
THE PROBLEMS, THE POSITIONS,
AND THE POSSIBLE FUTURES
Eric will begin with a brief Powerpoint presentation on the ethnic and religious composition of Palestine from the earliest days until the 20th century.
He will then present information about the religious and ethnic changes during the 20th century with a brief discussion of the problems facing both Israeli and Palestinian Arab communities.
This will be followed by arguments advanced by both sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
After the formal presentation, the floor will be opened for discussion and questions.
THIS PROMISES TO BE A LEARNING OPPORTUNITY AND AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY FOR FRANK DISCUSSION.
Know anybody with a strong opinion on this topic? Bring 'em along, and come early if you'd like to order a meal. Or enjoy a beverage a piece of one of Perkins' famous pies.
Afterward, join us to continue the conversations at The Green Mill or Callahan's.
Fred Heeren / [address removed] / [masked]