Week 5: Palestinian Citizens of Israel Online Gathering

Week 5: Palestinian Citizens of Israel Online Gathering

Join us to learn about the regular discrimination in policing, employment, housing, and every other facet of life faced by Palestinian citizens of Israel. Our guests will include Jaffar Farrah and Suha Salman of Mossawa Center.

Please register to join us. Here are the details:

Time: Tuesday, February 2, at 6:00 PM East Jerusalem, Palestine time (UTC+2) That’s 8am in Seattle, 10am in Chicago, 11am in New York/Toronto, 4pm in London, and 11pm in Manila.
Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/94679502800 (You need to quickly register with Zoom, and it will immediately give you a personalized link to the meeting.)

More about our guests:

Jaffar Farrah is co-founder and of Mossawa Center and has been the director since 1997.

You can read an interview with Jaffar from a couple years ago: http://jocsm.org/interview-jafar-farah-on-palestinian-citizens-of-israel-police-brutality-and-intercommunal-solidarity/ 

And here’s an article from when the officer was indicted for assaulting Jaffar: https://www.timesofisrael.com/policeman-indicted-for-beating-breaking-knee-of-arab-protester-in-haifa/ 

Suha Salman Mousa is the Executive Director of the Mossawa Center. Mrs. Salman Mousa will accompany the management and development of the Mossawa parliamentary, legal, international and media advocacy, in addition, to strengthen the community work.

Mrs. Salman Mousa led the initiative to establish Friends of Mossawa in the United States, expanding the advancement of the rights of the Palestinian-Arab minority in Israel to an international level, and promoting the work of the Mossawa Center in the US

Mrs. Salman Mousa earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration for Executives and an MBA degree (non-profit organizations) from Haifa University. Over the years, she fulfilled multiple leadership and management roles in a variety of organizations

Mrs. Salman Mousa will lead the future strategies of the Mossawa Center as an independent, community-based advocacy institution, working with local councils, political groups, media institutions, international actors and civil society organizations

She will also continue to develop the work of Friends of Mossawa in the United States.

You can follow Suha on Twitter at https://twitter.com/suhasal and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/suha.salmanmousa 

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You can find Mossawa Center on their website at http://www.mossawa.org/eng/. And follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MossawaCenter/, Twitter at https://twitter.com/@MossawaCenter, and YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/MossawaCenter