Friday, 14 May 2010

Book Launch: Izzeldin Abuelaish - I Shall Not Hate

Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish is the doctor from Gaza whose three daughters were killed during the War on Gaza in January 2009.

He is a remarkable man who despite much suffering by him, his family and his people brings a message of forgiveness and love while advocating passionately for dignity and justice.

Dr. Abuelaish shares his story, his life in Gaza, working as a fertility specialist inside Israel and the terrible period in 2009 which has focused the world on the ongoing tragedy in Gaza and Palestine.

He will take questions following the talk and reading. Book signing will follow.

This is Dr. Abuelaish's first book. He lives in Toronto with his five remaining children. He is
an associate professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.

Space is limited, to register online please visit our reservations page

Need to know:
- Admission is free - Donations to Beit Zatoun gratefully accepted; $10 suggested
- Doors open at 7:15 pm
- Sorry, not wheelchair accessible
Tasty refreshments (non-alcoholic) and snacks with oliveoil+za'atar dipping.

Beit Zatoun is non-profit art & culture venue providing a platform for the social justice & human rights communities in Toronto & beyond.

612 Markham Street (right by Bathurst subway)


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Beit Zatoun is located at 612 Markham Street (right by the Bathurst subway stop).