Palestinian peace activist George Rishmawi

posted by Mike on September 28th, 2006

Confused about the Middle East? Want to learn more? Come hear

Voices for Peace in Palestine
A slideshow presentation by
Palestinian peace activist George Rishmawi.

Wednesday, October 4
7:00-9:00 pm
SS. Francis and Therese Catholic Worker
52 Mason St., Worcester

Discussion and refreshments to follow. For more information, call: 508
753-3588

George Rishmawi, of Beit Sahour, West Bank, has spent more than a decade promoting peace initiatives within the Occupied Territories. He is the co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement, an organization that links internationals with Palestinian and Israeli peace activists, and a board member of the Palestinian Center for Rapprochement between People.

A Palestinian Christian, Rishmawi, 33, is also coordinator for Siraj, an organization of the Greek Orthodox Church that provides educational programs and meaningful pilgrimages in Palestine.

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