Speaker: Jennifer Loewenstein
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friends Meeting House
1704 Roberts Ct, Madison [Map]
Please join us for our first meeting of 2010 to hear our Global Citizen of the Year award winner, Jennifer Loewenstein.
Free parking is available at the Friends Meeting House or the Associated Bank on Monroe Street.
7:00 pm Announcements and Business
7:20 pm Featured Presentation
Jennifer Loewenstein is a faculty associate of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a freelance journalist. She has lived and worked in Jerusalem, Gaza City and Beirut. She has visited Gaza repeatedly and spent five months working with the Al Mezan Center for Human Rights and writing for the Palestine Chronicle. Most recently she worked at the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre in England. Jennifer visited Gaza this past September where she was part of the first Rachel Corrie Foundation delegation.
Jennifer’s topic will be the Gaza Strip and the Goldstone Report. She will address the key organizations she visited in Gaza, the major areas of destruction after Israel’s “Operation Cast Lead”, and the possible long term outlook for Gaza.