Beyond Tribal Loyalities - Personal stories of Jewish peace activists

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 18:00

Avigail Abarbanel, former sergeant in the Israeli army. Vivienne Porzsolt, Jews against the Occupation, Peter Slezak, Independent Australian Jewish Voices. Avigail Abarbanel is the editor of this new book, a unique collection of personal stories of Jewish peace activists from around the world. The stories focus on the complex and intensely personal journey that Jewish activists take to free themselves from the hold of Zionist ideology and its requirement to support all Israeli policies. Vivienne Porzsolt and Peter Slezak from Sydney are 2 of the 25 contributors. This is an inspiring book for anyone who is interested in the experience of being a peace activist and the strength it takes to resist the pressure to conform. 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm Thursday June 30 Resistance Centre, 22 Mountain Street Ultimo. Cheap meal available from 6 pm. For further information, contact Peter 0400 442 644.