Nakba Day commemorated in Chicago on May 15

Nakba Day commemorated in Chicago on May 15
When:
May 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am America/Chicago Timezone
2019-05-15T09:30:00-05:00
2019-05-15T10:30:00-05:00
Where:
Chicago Public Plaza
500 W. Madison Street
Chicago
Il
Cost:
Free

Nakba Day commemorated in Chicago on May 15

Friends: please add your signature to the attached petition that is being circulated on behalf of the Palestinian people and was initiated by Kairos Palestine.

Those of you in the Chicago area are encouraged to join us on Monday, May 15, which honors the Nakba and the ethnic cleansing of Palestine by Zionist militias and the ongoing Nakba by Israel and its allies, including the US government.

Join us Wednesday, May 15 from 9:30-10;30 am at 500 W. Madison Street, in downtown Chicago, for a protest based on the demands of this document.  See you Wednesday May 15;  Kairos team in Chicago: Newland Smith, Matt Vega, Don Wagner

Don Wagner
Palestinian refugees fleeing Israeli and Zionist violence during Israelis war against Palestinians in 1947-1948

Palestinian refugees fleeing Israeli and Zionist violence during Israelis war against Palestinians in 1947-1948. Photo courtesy of the United Nations

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Ray Hanania is an award winning political and humor columnist who analyzes American and Middle East politics, and life in general. He is an author of several books.

"I write about three topics, the Middle East, politics and life in general. I often take my life experiences and offer them in an entertaining way to readers, and I take on the toughest topics like the Israel-Palestine conflict and don't pull any punches about what I feel is fair. But, my priority is always about writing the good story."

Hanania covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia as the Special US Correspondent for the Arab News at www.ArabNews.com, the TheArabDailyNews.com, www.TheDailyHookah.com and at SuburbanChicagoland.com. He has also published weekly columns in the Jerusalem Post newspaper, YNetNews.com, Newsday Newspaper in New York, the Orlando Sentinel Newspapers, and the Arlington Heights Daily Herald.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media. In 2009, Hanania received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. He was honored for his writing skills with two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild. In 1990, Hanania was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times editors for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His writings have also been honored by two national Awards from ADC for his writing, and from the National Arab American Journalists Association.

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