My family lives in Beit Sahur, the biblical Shepherds' Field. The church of Nativity in Bethlehem is about 700 yards from the house in Beit Sahour where I was born and the church where I was baptized. Many, but not all, Palestinians adopted Islam over the years, just as not all Palestinian Jews and Pagans became Christians. Despite the usual problems between minorities and majorities, we all coexisted.
Howard Zinn & Michelle Shocked will be appearing together on March 30, 2004 @ the 1st Parish Church in Harvard Square.
The address is 3 Church St.
Ticket prices are on a sliding scale: $10 (students) - $20 (Solidarity)
All proceeds will go to facilitate the upcoming Boston Social Forum to be held July 23-25.
To purchase Tickets Contact: Boston Mobilization @ 617-782-2313
"There is really a hypocrisy here. The Bush administration will not cooperate fully with the 9/11 commission and at the same time they are trying to invoke and own 9/11 and use it for his re-election," said Stephen Push from the Washington office of "Families September 11th." His wife died on the plane that crashed into the Pentagon that day.