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Journalist Chris Hedges Speaks on Gaza
December 6, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST
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Admission by donation: $10 suggested or $5 student/ low income.
Best-selling author, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and former foreign correspondent for The New York Times, Chris Hedges addresses the Middle East crisis with a talk titled, “The Genocide in Gaza.”
Chris Hedges, the former Middle East Bureau Chief for The New York Times, is a Pulitzer-prize winning reporter and Arabic speaker. He spent 7 years covering the conflict between Israel and Palestine. He is the author of numerous books including the New York Times bestsellers War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America and Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, which he co-authored with the cartoonist Joe Sacco. He has taught at Columbia University, New York University, Princeton University, and the University of Toronto. He has also taught students in the college degree program offered by Rutgers University in the New Jersey prison system for a decade, the subject of his book Our Class: Trauma and Transformation in an American Prison.
Chris Hedges’ website: Here
Co-sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace, Albany Chapter; Muslim Solidarity Committee and Project SALAM; Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace; Palestinian Rights Committee-Upper Hudson Peace Action; RPI Muslim Student Association; UAlbany Muslim Student Association; Women Against War.
In the spirit of justice, peace, and equity right here at home, we will be collecting donations at the Chris Hedges lecture for our local community in North-Central Troy, who will be gathering on Saturday December 9th for the Sanctuary’s annual Interfaith Holiday Justice and Peace Celebration!
Please consider bringing gifts for the North-Central Troy community when you come to hear Chris, including:
- New or slightly used: Toys, winter clothing, blankets, etc.
- New: Toiletries, beauty products, non-perishable food, etc.
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