Palestinian Peace Activist to Speak at ULV

April 1, 2002 by University of La Verne

Jean Zaru
Hoping and Struggling: Reflections from Palestine
Founders Hall
The University of La Verne
1950 Third Street
La Verne, California
Thursday, April 18, 2002 10:30 am

About the Speaker:

Jean Zaru, from Ramallah, Palestine, is the Presiding Clerk of the Ramallah Friends Meeting and one of the founding members of Sabeel, a Palestinian Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem. She is currently on its Board of Directors.

Zaru has been and continues to be the keynote speaker at numerous conferences around the world and her papers have been published in numerous books. She has spoken to nongovernmental organizations and religious groups in Holland, Denmark, England, Sweden, Norway, Geneva, Nairobi, Australia, South Africa, the United States, and Canada.

Over the years, she has participated in many inter-religious dialogue groups. She is a peacemaker and committed to nonviolent struggle to end the occupation of her country.

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