Magazine article Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Upcoming Events, Announcements, Obituaries

Magazine article Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Upcoming Events, Announcements, Obituaries

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Upcoming Events

Dr. Mohamed Khodr will discuss "Islam and the Middle East: The Imperative for a New Direction in U.S. Foreign Policy" May 23, from 6:45 to 9 p.m., in meeting rooms A&B of the Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Rd., Ashburn, VA 20147.

The 11th Annual Arab International Festival will be held June 16 to 18 on West Warren Avenue in East Dearborn, MI. For more information, contact Renee Newman at (313) 289-9200.

The U.S.-Arab Economic Forum will convene June 26 to 28 in Houston, TX. For more information, contact Muhannad Haimour at (313) 945-1700.

The Southern Federation of Syrian Lebanese American Clubs will host its annual convention July 1 to 5 in San Antonio, TX. For more information, visit .

The National Arab American Medical Association (NAAMA) will hold its annual convention July 1 to 6 in Amman, Jordan. For more information, visit .

The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) will sponsor Freedom Summer from July 2 to Aug. 5. Volunteer training sessions will be held each weekend of the campaign. For more information, visit the ISM Web site, .

Palestine International Institute (PII) and the Association for the Defense of the Rights of the Internally Displaced in Israel will present the first "Bridges to Roots" Summer Camp from July 3 to 17. The camp aims to gather teenage Palestinians from the Diaspora, West Bank, Gaza Strip and inside the Green Line, based on their personalities and academic achievements. The camp will be held in the Sindibad Tourist Village in the village of Kabool. For more information, or to register, please contact Ms. Ruba Al Amad .

KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights will hold its 4th annual Leadership Development Program for Muslim Women in Washington, DC from July 10 to 28. Topics to be addressed in daily intensive and thought-provoking workshops include Leadership Development, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Domestic Violence in Muslim communities, Islamic Jurisprudence, and Comparative Law. For more information and to apply, contact .

"Sovereign Threads: A History of Palestinian Embroidery" will be on view from July 16 through Sept. 17 at the Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM), 5814 Wilshire Blvd. …

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