13 Aug, SYDNEY: Israeli peace activists speak out June 28, 2012


WHEN: Monday, 13 August 2012,  6.30 for 7pm

WHERE: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics School of Arts 280 Pitt St, Sydney CBD




Sahar Vardi - 21 year old peace activist and refusenik’ from Jerusalem was imprisoned in 2008 for refusing her mandatory military service.  She was released in January 2009 and has been working since with the Israeli Committee against House Demolitions and the Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity movement and speaking at international forums promoting equal rights for Palestinians.
Micha Kurz - co-founder of Breaking the Silence and Grassroots Jerusalem,  Micha has been an outspoken critic of Israeli policies in the West Bank and East Jerusalem since he finished his military service. Currently co-director of Grassroots Jerusalem,  Micha maps social inequalities, justice issues and environmental problems in and around the Jerusalem area.
 More information  HERE
The Australian speaking tour by Micha Kurz and Sahar Vardi has been organised by the  Australian Jewish Democratic Society 

 This Sydney presentation is supported by Coalition for Justice and Peace in Palestine CJPP, Jews against the Occupation (Sydney) (JAO)  and the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPACS)

 Grassroots Jerusalem 
 Breaking the Silence: Israeli soldiers’ testimonies  

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