Kumi Now Online – June, 2020

To bring activists around the world together for Palestine, Kumi Now is announcing the next step of our journey: Hosting weekly video conferences to connect activists with the organizations working for Palestine and get everyone involved in activism for Palestine.

We are happy to announce our first month of video conferences, starting Tuesday, June 2 at 6:00pm Palestinian time (GMT+3). That’s 8:00am PST, 11:00am EST, and 5:00pm CEST.

June 2

Week 33: Palestine Museum of Natural History and Environmental Impacts of Occupation

Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh, activist, author, scientist, and director of the Palestine Museum of Natural History, will help us understand the environmental impacts of the Israeli occupation of Palestine and what activists around the world can do to help resist.

Replay now available!

June 9

Week 34: Peacemaker Trust and What is Christian Zionism?

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Sizer is the founder and director of Peacemaker Trust, a registered charity dedicated to peacemaking. He is the author of Zion’s Christian Soldiers?: The Bible, Israel and the Church and will help us understand Christian Zionism and what can be done to counter its influence.

June 16

Week 35: ICAHD and Home Demolitions in Palestine

Jeff Halper is an Israeli anthropologist, the head of the Israel Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) and the author of War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification. He will let us know what can be done to help stop the use of home demolitions as a form of collective punishment.

June 23

Week 36: Sabeel and Jerusalem Under Occupation

Guests and details TBD.

We will then discuss this week’s Kumi Action and share our thoughts and ideas among activists.