Fall 2017 lectures
Admission is free and open to the public
Reclaiming My Dignity:
A Talk with a Palestinian Refugee and Human Rights Activist
Perspectives Lecture Series: Bassem Eid
Wednesday, October 18
7:30 p.m., Gannett Auditorium, Palamountain Hall
Bassem Eid is a world-renowned Palestinian-Muslim human rights activist and political analyst who was born and lived in a Palestinian refugee camp. In this talk, he shares his opinions on some of the problems the Palestinian people face and discusses options for the future.
This presentation is presented by Skidmore Hillel with co-sponsorship from Hillel International, Skidmore Christian Fellowship, HAYAT, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and the Office of the Dean of Special Programs. Funding is also provided by a gift from Beatrice Troupin.
About the Jacob Perlow Series: A generous grant from the estate of Jacob Perlow—an immigrant to the United States in the 1920s, a successful businessman deeply interested in religion and philosophy and a man who was committed to furthering Jewish education—supports annual lectures and presentations to the college and Capital District community on issues broadly related to Jews and Judaism.