Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Palestine-Israel Peace discussion -- Chicago April 15

Yalla Salam! (Palestinians for Peace Now) and the Southwest Arab Coalition are proud to host an upcoming discussion addressing the future of peace and various peace plans including the Geneva Accords

The event is Friday, April 15 beginning at 6:30 PM. The location is Al Basha Restaurant, formerly the Little Egypt Restaurant), 7216 W. College Dr. (about 119th and South Harlem Avenue) in Palos Heights, IL. The phone number of the restaurant is 708-671-1440

There is no charge for the event. Guests are encouraged to order food and refreshments individually from the menu provided by the restaurant.

The guest speakers are Daniel Levy, an Israeli involved with the Geneva Initiative Office (co-partners in drafting the Geneva Accord principles) and Rafi Dajani, executive director/media relations officer for the American Task Force on Palestine based in Washington D.C. Mr. Levy and Mr. Dajani will discuss the progress towards peace, current challenges facing peace between Palestinians and Israelis, the Geneva Accords, and will take questions from the audience.

The visit by Mr. Levy and Mr. Dajani is being sponsored by Brit Tzedek v'Shalom, the Jewish Peace Alliance, and also by local activists and members of the Chicago Chapter of the National Arab American Journalists Association (NAAJA).

We welcome any additional groups that would like to be co-sponsors and supporters. The public is invited.

For more information, contact

Ray Hanania, NAAJA