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Cambridge hosts Jewish-Palestinian dialogue event

King’s College, Cambridge, UK, played host Feb. 8 to a Jewish-Palestinian dialogue, attracting students, university staff and members of the public alike.

The event, attended by almost 50 people, was jointly organized by the Cambridge-based group Kolot Shalom (Voices of Peace) and the Cambridge University Palestine Society (CUPal), and chaired by Kolot Shalom’s David Bilchitz and Samira Barakat, president of CUPal.

After introductory remarks by Bilchitz and Barakat, four scheduled speakers spoke briefly on what Israel/Palestine means to them. From the Jewish perspective, the group heard from Cambridge student Miriam Feldmann and Amir Paz-Fuchs, an Israeli currently working on a D.Phil. in law at Oxford University. Read more