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Boycott Calls Against Israel
More Israeli academics participating "Israeli Apartheid Week"


1) http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article6543.shtml
Israeli Apartheid Week comes to New York City
Press Release, Israeli Apartheid Week, 9 February 2007



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The 3rd annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) will take place in New York
City from February 10-17 2007. It will be a week-long series of events
organized by a coalition of different groups in the city and will feature
lectures, film screenings, and cultural activities. Concurrent events are
being held in Canada and the United Kingdom. "This week of events, being
held in New York for the first time, adds to the growing international
chorus of opposition to Israeli apartheid that includes voices of
Palestinians, Israelis, South Africans, and many others who stand for
justice," says Ryvka Bar Zohar, an organizer of the week.

The aim of IAW is to push forward the analysis of Israel as an apartheid
state and to gather support for the international boycott, divestment, and
sanctions campaign called for by over 170 Palestinian civil society
organizations in 2005. The events of the week are organized around the
three demands outlined in this call: full equality for Arab-Palestinian
citizens of Israel, an end to the occupation and colonization of the West
Bank and Gaza, and the implementation of the right of return and
compensation for Palestinian refugees pursuant to UN resolution 194.

"Israeli apartheid has created a system where Palestinians live either as
second-class citizens in Israel, as occupied subjects in the West Bank or
as refugees denied the right to return to their homes" said Ahmad Shokr,
another organizer of IAW. Shokr adds that "by supporting the boycott,
divestment, and sanctions campaign the international community can isolate
the apartheid regime and work toward a future where all inhabitants of the
land can live in dignity as equals."

For more details please go to http://www.endisraeliapartheid.net. For
further information contact 1-646-417-5523 or email us at
israeliapartheidweek@yahoo.com

ISRAELI APARTHEID WEEK 2007

Saturday
Feb. 10
6:30 p.m.
Grassroots Nonviolent Resistance to Israeli Apartheid in Palestine Feryal
Abu Haikal & Mohammed Khatib

Hunter College, Lexington Ave. between 67th/68th, Hunter West
Building, 4th floor room HW415

MONDAY: OPENING PANEL
FEB. 12
7:30 p.m.
ISRAEL AND THE APARTHEID ANALOGY
BASHIR ABU-MANNEH
SAREE MAKDISI
ROBERT ROBIDEAU
YIFAT SUSSKIND

Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South

Tuesday
Feb. 13
7:00 p.m
Digital Resistance: Palestinian Youth Media
Screening and workshop

Furman Hall Room 214, 245 Sullivan Street

AND

7:00 p.m.
Contesting Israeli Apartheid: Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions in Context
Sami Hermez
Riham Barghouti
Issa Mikel

WESPAC Foundation, 255 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (White Plains)

Wednesday
Feb. 14
7:30 p.m.
Love Under Apartheid: Palestinians and Israel's Discriminatory Marriage Laws
Jamil Dakwar
and film "Just Married," directed by Ayelet Bechar.

Brecht Forum, 451 West Street (between Bank and Bethune)

Thursday
Feb. 15
7:00 p.m.
Contesting Israeli Apartheid: Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions in Context
Sami Hermez
Riham Barghouti
Issa Mikel

Judson Memorial Church, 239 Thompson St.

AND

7:00 p.m.
Apartheid Through the Lens:A Fundraising Evening for the Young
Photographers of Balata Refugee Camp, Palestine
$10 suggested donation at the door

Alwan: 16 Beaver St.

FRIDAY: CLOSING PANEL
FEB. 16
7:30 p.m.
CHALLENGING ISRAELI APARTHEID

JOSEPH MASSAD
TANYA REINHART

St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 521 W. 126th St. (between Amsterdam and
Broadway)


Sunday
Feb. 18
2:00 p.m.
Exposing Israeli Apartheid´½Supporting Palestinian Liberation: A Teach-In
Pope Hall, St. Peter's College, 2641 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ

NYC-area sponsors of Israeli Apartheid Week are: NYU Students for Justice
in Palestine; Falasteen and the Arab Students Association at Columbia
University; Action Wednesdays Against the War; Adalah-NY: The Coalition
for Justice in the Middle East; the Palestine/Israel Education Project;
Al-Awda New York; NJ Solidarity - Activists for the Liberation of
Palestine; ISM-NYC; and WESPAC.

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2)
http://www.opirguoft.org/index.php?cmd=ShowData&section=4&subsection=14&type=3&date=2007-02-12



Israeli Apartheid Week 2007
February 12, 2007

Contact: 7:00 pm
Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA)
Proudly Present The Third Annual:

ISRAELI APARTHEID WEEK

Toronto, Ontario
February 12-17, 2007
www.endisraeliapartheid.net

__________________________________________________________________________

For the third consecutive year, Israeli Apartheid Week will take place in
Toronto from February 12-17, 2007. This year we continue to work towards
building a collective understanding of the Zionist ethnic
cleansing, colonization and occupation of Palestine. The series of events
will include nightly talks and presentations from some of the leading
activists and analysts in the anti-apartheid movement such as Bonita
Lawrence, Joel Kovel, Walter Lehn, and Jamal Zahalka. The week will
culminate in a day of action on February 17th as part of the growing
boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign against Israeli Apartheid.

The apartheid analysis put forward during Israeli Apartheid Week in
previous years has played an important role in raising awareness and
disseminating information about Zionism, the Palestinian liberation
struggle, as well as the connections with the Aboriginal sovereignty
struggle on Turtle Island and the South African Anti-Apartheid movement.
Rapidly spreading on a global scale, this year, Israeli Apartheid Week
will be taking place simultaneously in Toronto, Montreal, New York,
Oxford, Cambridge and London.

As Israel and its global backers like "Canada" and the "United States"
tighten the strangulation hold on the Palestinian people in an attempt to
provoke Palestinian infighting; and while the Israeli military
continues its brutal daily assault on Palestinian life, it is crucial that
people in the rest of the world wake up to the apartheid nature of the
Israeli state, and realize that it is our collective responsibility to
expose and isolate this racist regime until apartheid is dismantled.

_____________________________________________________________________________

Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) Proudly Presents:
Israeli Apartheid Week 2007

***Please visit our website
regularly for updates***

_______________________________________________________________

Monday Feb 12th 2007

"Apartheid: Turtle Island, South Africa, Palestine"
Speakers: Bonita Lawrence, Shaheen Ariefdien, Hazem Jamjoum
Moderator: Nadia Daar
Location: Ryerson University, Main Building
350 Victoria Street, LIB 72
Time: 7pm

________________________________________________________________

Tuesday Feb 13th 2007

"The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine"
Speakers: Azada Rahi, Zac Smith, Issam Al Yamani
Moderator: Kole Kilibarda
Location: TBA
Time: 7pm

_________________________________________________________________

Wednesday Feb 14th 2007

"Apartheid in Present-day Palestine"
Speakers: Walter Lehn, Jon Elmer
Moderator: Zein Ayoub
Location: TBA
Time: 7pm

__________________________________________________________________

Thursday Feb 15th 2007

"Ideologies of Genocide and Apartheid"
Speakers: Gabi Piterberg, Joel Kovel
Moderator: Navid Anvari
Location: TBA
Time: 7pm

_______________________________________________________________________

Friday Feb 16th 2007

"Debunking the Myth of Israel as a Democracy"
Speaker: Jamal Zahalka
Moderator: Rafeef Ziadah
Location: OISE Auditorium (Ontario Institute of Secondary Education)
Directions: Next to St. George Subway Station (exit on Bedford Street),
252 Bloor Street West
Time: 7pm

_________________________________________________________________________

Saturday Feb 17th 2007

1pm
BOYCOTT CHAPTERS/INDIGO DAY OF ACTION
DAY OF ACTION
Saturday Feb. 17 at 1:00 pm meet outside the Israeli
Consulate (at 180 Bloor Street) for a Day of Action
protesting Israeli Apartheid and highlighting the
support it receives through the Heseg foundation. (SEE
for more information about the Heseg foundation and the Chapters/Indigo
connection.)


Saturday Feb 17th 2007

7pm
Join SAIA for Trivia Night!

Bring your friends and family - the night will be child-friendly!
Most importantly.BRING YOUR GAME!

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