Forester Lecture Series examines the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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2011-09-28
Jonathan Kuttab, Forester Lecture Series, Huntington UniversityHUNTINGTON, Ind.— Jonathan Kuttab will give “A Christian Perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” during a Forester Lecture Series event on Oct. 11.

The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts on campus.

Kuttab is a leading human rights lawyer in Israel and Palestine. Born in West Jerusalem, he graduated from Messiah College and the University of Virginia Law School. After practicing with a Wall Street law firm for several years, he returned to his homeland and co-founded the Palestinian Center for the Study of Nonviolence, Al-Haq, and the Mandela Institute for Political Prisoners. He also co-founded the Palestinian Center for the Study of Non-Violence and the Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems. He serves as chairman of the Board of Bethlehem Bible College and of the Holy Land Trust.

His presentation will recount his own journey of faith and address issues pertaining to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the perspective of a Palestinian Christian.

The Forester Lecture Series is designed to bring interesting individuals and topics to the attention of students and the regional community. The Forester Lecture Series is free and open to the public.

The Forester Lecture Series is coordinated by Dr. Jeff Webb, professor of history at Huntington University. For more information, contact Webb at 260-359-4243.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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