What is the experience of everyday life in the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel? How do people live, work and create a community? What are the possibilities for the future? What might we do to improve the situation? "Life in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Gaza and the West Bank -- A Conversation" is a program from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 24 at Rohs Street Cafe, 245 West McMillan St. Panelists include Susan Einbinder, a professor at Hebrew Union College; Michelle Goldman, an Israeli journalist and writer; Kareem Khozaim, an Egyptian-American; and Zeinab Schwen, a Palestinian-American. Admission is free.
March to Stop the War
The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC) has chartered a bus for people who want to join the Jan. 27 peace march in Washington, D.C. Organized by United for Peace and Justice, the march aims to deliver a resounding message to the new Congress: No half-measures that will only prolong the bloodshed; it's time to bring an immediate end to the war.
For more information about the protest, visit firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment must be made by Jan. 20 to IJPC, 215 E. 14th St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.
Anti-War Film and Discussion
The film Sir! No, Sir! will be shown at 7 p.m. Jan. 10 in Room 500 of Swift Hall at the University of Cincinnati, followed by a discussion about the anti-war march in Washington. The program is co-Sponsored by Vietnam Veterans Against the War, the International Socialist Organization-Cincinnati, the Inter-community Justice and Peace Center, the Campus Green Party at UC and Circulo Bolivariano de Cincinnati.
The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center hosts the Nonviolent Communication Workshop from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 8, 15 and 22. Sister Carol Brenner, SC, leads the program. The fee for all 3 sessions is $40, or $35 if paid by Jan. 2. For information, write Eileen.email@example.com.
Build a New World
Xavier University's second annual Vision of Hope speaker series is based on the theme, "Five Pillars of a New World Building," explored in a video by Benjamin J. Urmston, S.J., director of Peace and Justice Programs at XU. Each session meets from 7-9 p.m. The topics are "Democratic World Order," Jan. 22, in the Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center; "Human Rights," Feb. 11 in the Schiff Family Conference Center; and "Nonviolence," March 19, in a location to be announced. Admission is free.