2017 Conference

Naim Ateek

Keynote Address

Naim Ateek, Anglican priest based in Palestine, addresses participants in Unheard Voices from the Heart of Palestine, a conference organized and sponsored by the Middle East Peace Education Coalition held at First United Methodist Church, Des Moines, Iowa.

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Phyllis Bennis

Keynote Address

Phyllis Bennis discusses the present state of US/Israel relations with Palestinians. Her presentation was to the 2017 Conference of Unheard Voices from the Heart of Palestine. Her presentation was to a conference organized and sponsored by the Middle East Peace Education Coalition held at First United Methodist Church, Des Moines, Iowa.

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A Colloquy

Bennis & Ateek

Naim Ateek and Phyllis Bennis discuss and respond to questions about the current situation in Palestine. They were invited to speak to a conference, Unheard Voices from the Heart of Palestine at 1st United Methodist Church, Des Moines, IA. Ateek an Anglican priest based in Palestine. Bennis is a foreign policy expert. Both speak widely. Their discuss was at a conference organized and sponsored by the Middle East Peace Education Coalition held at First United Methodist Church, Des Moines, Iowa.

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A Colloquy

Bennis & Ateek

Naim Ateek and Phyllis Bennis discuss and respond to questions about the current situation in Palestine. They were invited to speak to a conference, Unheard Voices from the Heart of Palestine at 1st United Methodist Church, Des Moines, IA. Ateek an Anglican priest based in Palestine. Bennis is a foreign policy expert. Both speak widely. Their discussion was at a conference organized and sponsored by the Middle East Peace Education Coalition held at First United Methodist Church, Des Moines, Iowa.

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The Land

A Panel Discussion

Naim Ateek, Anglican priest based in Palestine, and Ahmed Alkhaldy, an Imam and a medical student in Florida, discuss the status of the land jointly held by Israelis and Palestinians, but entirely occupied by Israelis. Their discussion was at a conference organized and sponsored by the Middle East Peace Education Coalition held at First United Methodist Church, Des Moines, Iowa.

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Gaza: An Update

A Workshop

Maria Filippone and Yaser Abudaga lead a discussion of the plight of Gaza as the world largest outdoor prison operation imposed by the Israelis. Their workshop was part of a conference organized and sponsored by the Middle East Peace Education Coalition held at First United Methodist Church, Des Moines, Iowa.

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No Way to Treat a Child: An Update

A Workshop

Katie Huerter and Elizabeth Leas lead a discussion of the plight of Palestinian Children under the Israeli occupation. Their workshop was part of a conference organized and sponsored by the Middle East Peace Education Coalition held at First United Methodist Church, Des Moines, Iowa.

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A Brief History of Israeli Colonization of Palestine

A Workshop

Rev. Christine Cowan leads a discussion of the Israeli colonization of Palestine beginning in 1948 and its military occupation since 1967. Her workshop was part of a conference organized and sponsored by the Middle East Peace Education Coalition held at First United Methodist Church, Des Moines, Iowa.

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