Sydney events for Israeli peace activists



Sahar Vardi – 21 year old peace activist and refusenik’ from Jerusalem was imprisoned in 2008 for refusing her mandatory military service.  She was released in January 2009 and
has been working since with the Israeli Committee against House Demolitions and the
Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity movement and speaking at international forums promoting equal rights for Palestinians.

Micha Kurz  – co-founder of Breaking the Silence and Grassroots Jerusalem,  Micha has
been an outspoken critic of Israeli policies in the West Bank and East Jerusalem since he
finished his military service. Currently co-director of Grassroots Jerusalem,  Micha maps social inequalities, justice issues and environmental problems in and around the Jerusalem area.

Sun 12 Aug 2.30 pm

Holy Trinity Anglican Church

cnr Seaview & Herbert Sts Dulwich Hill NSW 2203

Sun 12 Aug 5.30pm

Micky’s Cafe, 268 Oxford St, Paddington

Mon 13 Aug 6.30 for 7.00 pm

Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt St Sydney CBD

Wed 15 Aug 7 for 7.30  pm

Uniting Church, 344 Darling Street Balmain

More information:



Grassroots Jerusalem  –

Ta’ayushhttp –

Breaking the Silence: Israeli soldiers’ testimonies  –

The Australian speaking tour by Mivcah Kurz and Sahar Vardi has been organised by the Australian Jewish Democratic Society   –


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