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Events: "Blueprint for Accountability" and "US Boat to Gaza's Sunset Cruise"

Posted on: Friday, May 13, 2011

Keywords: Gaza, Middle East, US Foreign Policy, Event

These event listings come to us from Jewish Voice for Peace

Thursday, May 19: Culture Project and Mondoweiss present: Blueprint for Accountability: Gaza, Goldstone and the Crisis of Impunity with Naomi Klein, Col. Desmond Travers, Noura Erekat, and Lizzy Ratner, moderated by Laura Flanders

7:30 pm, Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street (between Park and Madison Avenues)

Tickets $11. Visit, call Ticketmaster at 1-800-982-2787,  or visit the Florence Gould Hall Box Office 12-7 pm Tuesday-Friday, or 12-3 pm Saturday.

Come hear a distinguished panel of experts, including a co-author of the report, discuss the fallout of Goldstone's Op-Ed and the ongoing need for accountability for the crimes of Operation Cast Lead. More than 18 months after it was released, the Goldstone Report remains as critical as ever. For more information, visit

Culture Project and Mondoweiss are pleased to present this event in association with Adalah-NY, Center for Constitutional Rights, CODEPINK, Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine, Jewish Voice for Peace, Jews Say No,Haymarket Books, The Nation, and The Nation Institute.

Wednesday, May 25: US Boat to Gaza's sunset cruise in NY harbor. Meet some of the passengers on the US Boat to Gaza, "The Audacity of Hope"

Boarding 6:30 pm, Returning 10:30 pm. The Marco Polo Marina, 23rd St. and FDR Drive

Enjoy a bounty of Middle Eastern hors d'oeuvres, inspiring music and great people.

Tickets $25, click here to purchase.

Let us all celebrate this successful national campaign to send "The Audacity of Hope" as part of the Freedom Flotilla 2 to help end the Israeli naval blockade of Gaza.

Want to show support for the people of Gaza? Click here to send a "love note" for the boat to deliver.

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