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February 23-26, 2003
Africa and the Middle East
Advocacy Days

Washington, DC


Workshop Descriptions

Middle East Track
Daily Schedule


Monday:  2:00 - 3:15 pm

1ME) Israeli Settlements: The Facts and the Politics
(Jeff Aronson, Foundation for Middle East Peace)

2ME) Update on Iraq
(Chris Toesing, Editor, Middle East Report)

3ME) Peacemaking Opportunities for Congregations and Communities
(Mark Brown, Lutheran Office for Governmental Affairs)

4ME) Evangelical Christians and the Christian Right
(Don Wagner)

5ME) Human Rights Issues for Israel and Palestinians
(Joe Stork, Human Rights Watch)


Monday:  3:45 - 5:00 pm

6ME) Jerusalem: Religious and Political Dimensions
(Khalil Jahshan, ADC-NAAA)

7ME) Interfaith Relations and Programming:  The Issues, Opportunities and Challenges
(Jay Rock, National Council of Churches)

8ME) Peacemaking:  Opportunities for Congregations and Communities
(Mark Brown, Lutheran Office for Governmental Affairs)

9ME) New and Views from Israeli and Jewish-American Peace Groups
(Lewis Roth, Americans for Peace Now)

10ME) Update on Iraq
(Chris Toesing, Editor, Middle East Report)


Joint workshop
(open to Africa and Middle East track participants)

Monday:  2:00 - 3:15 pm

1J) Terrorism and US policy toward the Middle East and Global South

Jim Matlack, American Friends Service Committee, facilitator

Here is an opportunity for participants to share in an open discussion of the preoccupation of the United States with terrorism and national security and its implications for the needs and hopes of peoples in the Middle East and Global South

Monday, 3:45 - 5:00 pm

2J) Terrorism and US policy toward the Middle East and Global South (repeated)

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