OBJECTOR Panel: Youth Resistance to Israeli Militarism

Start: Sunday, February 28, 202111:00 AM Pacific Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-08:00)

End: Sunday, February 28, 202112:30 PM Pacific Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-08:00)

This is a virtual event

Eyewitness Palestine, Jewish Voice for Peace, and the OBJECTOR Impact Project present a conversation with young Israeli and Palestinian leaders who are helping shape a new generation of resistance to militarism and inequality.

Hear from Atalya Ben-Abba, Sami Hureini, Yael Amber, and Abed Abou Shehadeh on joint struggle in Israel/Palestine and international solidarity in these urgent times.
(See below for more information on the panelists)

This event marks the release of award-winning documentary OBJECTOR to on-demand platforms for North American audiences, accompanied by a
discussion guide to help facilitate meaningful reflection and conversation, and an international letter of solidarity with young Israelis who face incarceration for refusing to participate in the occupation and oppression of Palestinians.

Attendees are encouraged to watch the film
OBJECTOR before this panel featuring its protagonists. By registering here, you will receive an email with links to the documentary with a discount code, and to the Zoom discussion event.

This event is free of charge. The spoken language will be English and unfortunately interpretation will not be available. Attendees are welcome to pose questions to the participants.

Atalya Ben-Abba and Yael Amber are organizers with Mesarvot, a network of activists whose goal is to support conscientious objectors, and to promote discourse on civil disobedience among the Israeli public. Atalya is the main subject of the documentary OBJECTOR.
Sami Hureini is an organizer with Youth of Sumud, a group of Palestinians in South Hebron Hills committed to peaceful popular resistance as a means to end the Israeli occupation.
Abed Abou Shehadeh is a political activist, and Tel Aviv's first Palestinian City Council Member.

Emily Siegel, Program Director of Eyewitness Palestine and Board Member of Refuser Solidarity Network

*The film is only available for streaming in North America and Israel/Palestine at this time. The Zoom event is accessible worldwide.