Three Women to Discuss Work for Mideast Peace

October 20, 2006

Source: Providence Journal, The

Three women from Israel, Gaza and the West Bank including a Jew, a Muslim and a Palestinian Christian will share their perspectives on their work for peace in the Middle East in two separate forums, “Jerusalem Women Speak,” slated for this week in Providence and Newport.

Rela Mazali, Ghada Ageel and Shireen Khamis will talk about their lives, their fears and hopes, and their work for peace in a forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Providence Presbyterian Church, 500 Hope St., in a program sponsored by the Interfaith Peace Initiative. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, they will speak at the Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Newport, in a program sponsored by the social justice committee of Channing Memorial Church.