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British Journalist Jonathan Cook "Saving Nazareth"

  • Mar 3, 2014 · 7:30 PM

BritishJournalist – Jonathan Cook. SAVING NAZARETH: What the struggle by Israeli Arabs for equality reveals about the State of Israel.

Presentation by award winning British/Israeli journalist JONATHAN COOK When: Monday March[masked] Time: 7.30 PM

Where: First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa - 30 Cleary Ave. (off Richmond Road - one traffic light East of Woodroffe Ave.)

Ample free parking Or Bus # 2; ( # 87 stops at Woodroffe and Richmond Road).

Nazareth, with a population of about 100,000 is the biggest Arab city in Israel. It is the heart of the Galilee, one of the richest agricultural areas in the country. The people living in Nazareth, like the nearly 1.4 million Arabs in Israel, are Christian and Muslim citizens of Israel. As non Jewish Israeli citizens in a “Jewish State”, they face considerable discrimination. They have to continually struggle for equality – for good quality education, for jobs, for housing and for social services. Jonathan Cook is a celebrated journalist who lives and raises his family in Nazareth. He will explain what Israel “as a Jewish state” means in practice for the non-Jews who live there.

www.jonathan-cook.net

Advance Tickets $15.- on Eventbrite - www.eventbrite.com

($20.- at door)

Organized by: NCCAR (National Council on Canada-Arab Relations - www.nccar.ca )

For more information: please contact NCCAR Operations Manager Hoda Mroue at[masked] or email [masked]

Poster: http://www.nccar.ca/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Jonathan-Cook-Event-Poster.pdf

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  • Barbara S.

    Wish I could attend but have another commitment on Monday evenings. This would be a great topic to discuss. Any chance of holding a future meetup on this topic?

    February 25, 2014

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    Creator of Ottawa & DC International Connection, Organizer,
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