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Standing for Humanity in Gaza & Israel

A Reading of “How to Remain a Humanist After a Massacre in 17 Steps” by Maya Arad Yasur

The event includes a staged reading of the play ‘How to Remain a Humanist After a Massacre in 17 Steps’ by Maya Arad Yasur, readings of poems by prominent Palestinian Poets Mahmoud Darwish, Taha Muhammad Ali, Rashid Hussein and Refaat Alareer, who was killed in an IDF airstrike on December 6th, days after writing his renowned poem If I Must Die. These set the stage for a critical facilitated panel discussion about the world’s most combustible crisis with Palestinian/Muslim/Arab, Israels/Jewish, and Christian/American faith representatives and activists, academics, journalists and beyond.

Ami Dayan directs the readings, with a cast featuring Wendy Ishii, TaQR code for RSVP for eventmara Meneghini, Lisa Bornstein, Elisabeth Collins, and Jamelah Zidan.

The panel will include Netanel Miles-Yépez, DD — Chair, Religious Studies; Instructor Naropoa University, and Dr. Amelia Hall Associate Professor, Religious Studies Department Chair of Wisdom Traditions Naropa University and more.

Members of the public, RSVP using this QR code or this EventBrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/standing-for-humanity-in-gaza-and-israel-tickets-859561861667?aff=oddtdtcreator.




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