Truth Commission on the Responsibility of Israeli Society for the Events of 1948-1960 in the South
Public Event on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Beersheba / Bir al-Saba’ 10:00-19:00 Leonardo Hotel, 4 Henrietta Szold St. Beersheba
From: 10/12/2014 10:00 - To: 10/12/2014 19:00
Design: Nirit Binyamini and Gila Kaplan

Event schedule: 

10:00-10:20 - Assembly and registration

10:20-10:45 - Foreword by the Commission Chair

10:45-12:10 - First panel | Live testimonies

Palestinian witness – first-generation refugee
Jewish witness – 1948 fighter

12:10-12:45 - Lunch break

12:45-14:30 - Second panel | Live testimonies

Palestinian witness – first-generation refugee
Jewish witness – 1948 fighter

14:30-15:00 - Coffee break

15:00-16:30 - Third panel | Live and screened testimonies

Palestinian witness – first-generation refugee
Jewish witness – 1948 fighter
Screened testimony – Palestinian witness

16:30-17:00 - Coffee break

17:00-17:45 - Fourth panel | Expert witness

Prof. Oren Yiftachel – Geographical aspects and legal steps to displace the Bedouins in the south

17:15-18:30 - Fifth panel | Expert witness 

Dr. Safa Aburabia – Identity of place among Bedouin-Arab women of the 48 generation and their daughters

18:30-19:00 - Public discussion

19:00-19:15 - Summary by the Commission Chair

 

The event is free of charge. Please register in advance using this form.

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in Arabic, Hebrew and English.

The event will be broadcasted live on the web. The link will be uploaded on the Facebook event page on December 10. 

Leonardo Hotel is within walking distance from the central train station and bus stations, as well as the Government Complex (Kiryat Hamemshala) parking lot. 

The witnesses are welcome to rest and refresh at the hotel’s business lounge. 

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