Jim Manly is a former Canadian MP and a retired United Church of Canada minister. He was a delegate on the Swedish Ship "Estelle" which attempted to break the blockade of Gaza in October 2012.
Last summer, all eyes were on Gaza when Israel launched its third major attack on Gaza in 6 years. The resulting destruction largely remains and the world isn't living up to its commitment to rebuild.
Watch: Heather Milton-Lightening on First Nation and Palestinian solidarity: 'We have a responsibility to help each other'
Heather Milton-Lightening, Indigenous scholar and activist, currently based in Toronto, speaks to First Nations solidarity for Palestinian rights. This is an excerpt from her talk at the "Sailing to Gaza – Again!" event with Bob Lovelace, a Canadian delegate on the Freedom Flotilla III. Filmed in Toronto, June 14, 2015. Camera: Darryl Richardson (youtube.com/drryll, mediacoop.ca). Editing: Canadian Boat to Gaza, (tahrir.ca). Learn more about the Freedom Flotilla here.
Watch LIVE February 10: Jeff Halper -- Imagining a future for Israel/Palestine beyond fear and violence
Watch live February 10 from Surrey, B.C. Dr. Jeff Halper, a Jewish-American Israeli and founder of the Israeli Committee against Home Demolitions (ICHD), will talk about the changes he has seen in Israel since 1973. What are his hopes for moving beyond the current violence?
Dr. Halper is making a cross-Canada tour, stopping in many locations across the Country.
To attend in person: Norwood United Church 8855 156th Street (corner 88th Ave), Surrey