A partnership event with Pax Christi and Justice & Peace (Leeds Diocese)
25th November 7.30-8.30pm UK time
Available to view free until the end of the Festival
Our panel will be discussing issues raised in the film, Jews Step Forward, and answering any questions you may like to ask. To submit a question:
• Type questions in the chat box while watching the film
• Post questions on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, or email us with the subject line ‘Jews Step Forward Panel Questions’
Questions for the panel must be submitted by 11pm (UK time) on Sunday 22nd November
John Battle (Chair) is the former MP for Leeds West and Chair of the Diocese of Leeds Justice & Peace Commission. He is a long-time campaigner against poverty and injustice, supporter of Palestine, and now focused on local issues.
Pat Gaffney is the former General Secretary of Pax Christi in the UK, the International Catholic Movement for Peace. She has been on many fact-finding and solidarity visits to Israel and Palestine, and led an alternative peace pilgrimage to the region.
Dr Alice Rothchild is a retired US physician, women’s health activist, author, filmmaker, Steering Committee Member of Jewish Voice for Peace, Health Advisory Council and one of the interviewees in the film.
Adam Saeed is a Palestinian student of Arabic and Politics at the University of Leeds, cinema lover and activist in the Apartheid Off Campus student led-network (find them on Twitter: @AOC_movement)