Mideast Focus Ministry Presents: Voices Across the Divide

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Film Screening and Live Discussion 

FRIDAY, MAY 15 — FILM AT 7 P.M.;
Q&A BEGINS AT 8:00 P.M., via Zoom.

Watch the film online any time between now and Friday evening, using this link: https://vimeo.com/73860850 (The film is 60 minutes long—begin watching at 7 p.m. at the latest in order to paricipate in the discussion at 8 p.m.)
Live Q&A with the director begins at 8:00 P.M. via Zoom. Email info@saintmarks.org to receive the link. Please note that the time of the Q&A has changed.

On Friday, May 15, the Online Film Series continues with Voices Across the Divide, an award-winning film by Dr. Alice Rothchild, exploring the thinking of Jews who support the Occupation and settlements in the West Bank, and those who do not. A live discussion with Dr. Rothchild will follow the screening. The purpose of the film, as explained by its directors, is to open a space for honest dialogue:

"The Israeli/Palestinian conflict is one of the most prominent, hot button debates in the US today. There is often little space for compassionate listening or deepening awareness. Access to information about the conflict is shaped by powerful forces and organizations. We believe a better future is possible based on mutual respect and knowledge.

We hope Voices Across the Divide will contribute to an open dialogue grounded in mutual respect, understanding, and political activism that leads to justice for all people in the region. Narrated by Alice Rothchild, an American Jew raised on the tragedies of the Holocaust and the dream of a Jewish homeland in Israel, Voices Across the Divide follows her personal journey as she begins to understand the Palestinian narrative, while exploring the Palestinian experience of loss, occupation, statelessness, and immigration to the US."

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