Meetings & Workshops

 
18
Nov
2008

The Nakba and Palestinian Identity

  • Organizer: PASSIA, Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center. |
  • Location: Ambassador Hotel, Jerusalem
Speakers: Dr. Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
16
Nov
2008

A Meeting with a German Group of Journalists Representing Different Media Sectors & Institutions from the German Federal Agency for Civic Education

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: German House, Ramallah.
Participants: Ballereau Dominiqu; Bakhti Malika; Beaudeau -Riviere Marie-Claude; Benhabyles -Ben Salem Sabiha; Bertin Monique; Bertrand-Jacquemont Dominique Bidard-Reydet Danielle; Bricout Arlette; Bricout Serge; Buttin Maurice; Champenois Lucien; Fost Paulette; Fournier Jacques; Grassullo -Odille Andree; Hocquard Jean-Jacques; Hugo Bernard; Hugo -Baumgarten Monique; Hunt Pierre; Korzec - Raynaud Simone; Lacreuse Marc; Lechopier Patrick; Lechopier Michele; Maalouf-Monneau May; Morvan- Duclos Marie- François; Naudan -Pomarede Claudie; Pietruszynski Marie Jeanine; Rodriguez Francisca; Sylvestre-Galinier Arlette.
Speakers: Dr Mahdi Abdul Hadi.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
25
Oct
2008

The Holy Land: Views on Israeli-Palestinian Relations

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem
Participants: A group of Harvard Alumni: Dore Ellen Kallman, retired education executive; Andrew Hertig, teacher; Jane Carr, R.E. broker; Bill and Fay Windle, retired; Tabitha Huber; Susan Young, retired executive; Peter A. Danelo, retired attorney; Steven J. Zwick, Attorney; Sandra Napolitan, retired; Everett Mendelsohn, University Professor; James Napolitan, retired Psychologist, Commodity Trader; Nina Moriarty, Professor of Art History; Marshall Moriarty, Lawyer; Ron Waltor, retired; Carolyn Levy; Steven Levy, retired.
Speakers: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
29
Jun
2008

The Fatah Movement and its Role in the Palestinian National Movement حركة فتح ودورها في الحركة الوطنية الفلسطينية

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: Jericho
Participants: Dr. Arafat Hidmi, Chairman of Board of Directors, Makassed Society; Yahia Yakhlef, Bureau of Ideological Affairs and Studies Department; Loay Shabaneh, Head, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics; Itedal Ashhab; Adnan Husseini, Architect; Mohammed Nuseibeh; Omar Shehadeh; Dr. Tarek Barakat, Director, Makassed Society; Dr. Leila Farsakh, Senior Researcher, Birzeit University; Varsen Aghabekian, Director of Development and Projects, President’s Office, Ramallah; Othman Abu Gharbieh, Member of Fateh Revolutionary Council; Ghada Karmi; Omar Karmi, Journalist; Dr. Haitham Al-Hassan; Ahmed Soboh, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; Rushdi Ashhab, Makassed Hospital; Najat Abu Baker, Dir, Palestinian Legislative Council; Mahmoud Al-Aloul, Palestinian Legislative Council; Hatem Abdel Qader, Advisor, Prime Minister;Dr. Nabeel Shaath, Member of Fateh Central Committee; Rabiha Diab, Palestinian Legislative Council; Raed Abu Ghazaleh, Director, Dr. Nabeel Shaath Office; Abdel Qader Hussini, Chairperson, Faisal Husseini Foundation; Ghassan Shak’a, PLO Executive Committee; Mahfouz Abu Turk, Photo journalist.

Program:
I. Statistical Review on Fatah 2008
II. Evaluation of Fatah: Perspectives of Strengths and Weaknesses, Opportunities and Challenges, and Political Problems
III. The Draft Political Program of Fateh Movement.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
2
Apr
2008

Inter-Communal Relations in Jerusalem: Relief Organizations during World War One

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: PASSIA, Jerusalem
Participants: Abigail Jacobson, Department of Middle East and African Studies, Tel Aviv University and Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya
Participants: Dr. Arafat Hidmi, Chairman, Board of Directors, Makassed Society and Hospital; Fouad Dakkak, Engineer; Khalil Assali, Journalist, Radio Sawa.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
21
Feb
2008

قراءة في مشاريع بلدية القدس الغربية حول التخطيط والتنظيم في بعض أحياء القدس الشرقية

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: Ambassador Hotel, Jerusalem
Participants: Elias Khoury, Architect; Jamal Ghosheh, Director, Palestinian National Theatre; Maysa Gayyusi, Info Assistant; Suleiman Ghosheh, Doctor; Fouad Dakkak, Engineer; Fouad Hallak, Advisor, NSU; Asem Ababneh, Political Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Mustafa Abu Sway, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Basem Masry; Al-Quds 2009; Hasan Abu E’saileh, Cities Scheme; Ashraf Khatib, NSU; Abed Abu Diab; Ibrahim Al-Joulani, Businessman; Shereen Hosseini, Architect; Hisham Shkoukani, Deputy Assistant, PECDAR; Khalil Tofakji, Director, Arab Studies Society; Ahmad Abu Hussein, Architect; Naela Judeh, PECDAR; Mazen Sinokrot, CEO Sinokrot Group; Nabil Hammoudeh; Nabil Jawad; Sheikh Jamil Hamami, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Ahmad Al-Louzi, Land Surveyor; Ahmad Rwaidy, President's Office; Jaad Qadamani, Lawyer; Suhad Saadi, Engineer; Azzam Abu Sa’oud, Director, Jerusalem Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Wassim Khazmo, NSU; Abed Amaari, Engineer; Mua'z Din-Nashashibi, Engineer; Hatem Abdul Qader; Adnan Husseini, Architect; Huda Imam, Head, Jerusalem Studies Center; Raed Anabtawe, Engineer; Ahmad Nashashibi, Architect; Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh, PECDAR; Dr. Hani Abdeen, Al-Quds University; Azmi Bishara, Legal Advisor, NSU; Mohammad Mustafa, Palestinian Investment Fund; Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, Dir. Gen., Islamic Waqf Offices; Yasser Abed Rabbo; Terry Bullata, NPO/SDC; Ali Barakat, Cities Scheme; Adnan Abdul Raziq, Retired
Speakers: Eng. Senan Abdel Qader
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
12
Feb
2008

Open Discussion on Palestinian Identity

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) in Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem
Participants: David Viveash, Head, Canadian Representative Office, Ramallah; Dr. Jorge Torres Pereira, Head, Portugal Representative Office, Ramallah; Jawad Boulus, Advocate, Jerusalem; Zaki Abul Al-Halaweh, Journalist; Khalil Assali, Journalist; Roland Friedrich, Head of Office, DCAF; Anne Massagee, Coordinator, ICTJ; Usama Halabi, Advocate, Jerusalem; Anne Paquer, Photographer, Human Rights Specialist; Anca Domnitanu, Volunteer, Al Rawwad; Michael Sobe, UNRWA; Amit Leshem, Van Leer Institute; Hillel Cohen, Truman Institute; Jonas Hahn, Student; Nisreen El-Aref, Finance Officer, FES; Duaa Jaber, Researcher, Qattan Foundation; Dr. Ercan Ozer, Ambassador, Turkish Consulate, Jerusalem; Tarek Ismail, UNRWA Consultant, Jerusalem; Paul Rassadin, Russian Representative Office; Dimitri Diliani, National Christian Coalition; Nora Carmi, Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center; Meta Floor, Sabeel; Cedar Duaybis, Sabeel; Knut Dethlefsen, Resident Representative of Friedrich-Ebert Foundation, Jerusalem; Abdel Qader Husseini, Faisal Husseini Foundation, Jerusalem; Basem Masry, Executive Director, Jerusalem Arab Cultural Capital 2009.
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
31
Jan
2008

Gaza – What Lies Ahead?

  • Organizer: PASSIA |
  • Location: Grand Park Hotel, Ramallah
Participants: Mazen Sinokrot, CEO Sinokrot Group; Sabri Saidam, Birzeit University; Jamil Hammami, Lecturer, Al-Quds University; Muwafaq Abu Ayyash, Architect; Bushra Mukbil, Consultant; Mohammad Alnator, Film Maker; Jasmine Higazi, Development Worker; Andrea Semadeni, Swiss Representative Office; Shireen Khalaf, Representative Office of Switzerland; Terry Boullata, National Program Officer; Tim O. Petschulat, FES; Philippe Potjes, Deputy, Belgian Consulate; Fadia Daibes, Dan Church Aid Representative; Lily Habash, Executive Director, Muntada Falastine; Said Murad; Huwaida Arraf, Legal Activist Supervisor; Said Abdul Hadi, Al-Nasher Advertising Company.
Speakers: Omar Sha’ban, Chairman, Pal-Thinking for Strategic Studies, Gaza
All briefings were attended by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA
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