SAT. JAN 30 | Convincing Others Not to Hate
Following the 3:00PM performance, join us for Convincing Others Not to Hate: How do you have hard conversations advocating for nonviolence with people who feel they have legitimate rights to violence. This post-show discussion and talkback will feature Jonathan Kuttab, and will be held in conjunction with Peacebuilding Connections.
Jonathan Kuttab is a Palestinian attorney, and human rights activist. He grew up in Jerusalem, studied in the US, graduating from University of Virginia law School, and worked a couple of years at the Wall Street Law firm of Mudge Rose Guthrie & Alexander. He is a member of the Bar Association in New York, Israel, and Palestine. Mr. Kuttab founded a number of human rights organizations including Al Haq, and the Mandela Institute for Palestinian Prisoners and is the Chairman of the Board of Bethlehem Bible College, and of Holy Land Trust, and is active in many other civil society organizations in Palestine and internationally. He was the Head of the Legal Committee negotiating the Cairo Agreement of 1994 between Israel and the PLO and has been active in Peace and justice issues for many years. He is a recognized authority on international law, human rights and Palestinian and Israeli affairs.