Participating Congregations and Organizations
  • American Muslim Voice
  • Bahá'í Community of Palo Alto
  • Beyt Tikkun Synagogue
  • First Baptist Church Palo Alto
  • First Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) Palo Alto
  • First Evangelical Lutheran Church Palo Alto
  • First Presbyterian Church Palo Alto
  • First United Methodist Church Palo Alto
  • Network of Spiritual Progressives
  • Palo Alto Friends Meeting
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Palo Alto (Catholic)
  • Social Action Committee of the Redwood City Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship
  • Trinity Church in Menlo Park (Episcopal)
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Los Gatos
  • West Bay Chapter, Buddhist Peace Fellowship

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Environmental Justice in Israel/Palestine

Join us on October 14th at 7pm for an evening with BUSTAN, a partnership of Jewish and Arab eco-builders.

Rooting and Uprooting

Cultural and Political Landscapes in Israel/Palestine

BUSTAN is a partnership of Jewish and Arab eco-builders, architects, academics, and farmers promoting social and environmental justice in Israel/Palestine.

Devorah Brous Ra’ed Al-Mickawi

Devorah and Ra'ed will discuss the political ecology of the Negev and help us recognize what is unrecognized in this marginalized part of Israel – an area populated by Jews and Bedouin. How can environmentally-conscious development projects remap the current plan for development of the Negev, which is irreversibly impacting landscape and ancient desert cultures? What can we do to catalyse and steward a healthy and sustainable connection with the land and all of its people? Come and learn about BUSTAN (which means ‘orchard’ in Hebrew and Arabic) and the Negev Unplugged Grassroots Advocacy Project.

Sunday, October 14, 7:00 pm
Fellowship Hall, First Baptist Church
305 N. California Ave (at Bryant), Palo Alto
$5 - $15 Suggested donation // Wheelchair accessible

Sponsored by
Peninsula Peace and Justice Center
South Bay Jewish Voice for Peace
Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice

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