[act-ma] [UJP Activist] A Conversation with Israeli attorney and activist Yifat Solel

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UJP Activist: A Conversation with Israeli attorney and activist Yifat Solel  
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======== A CONVERSATION WITH ISRAELI ATTORNEY AND ACTIVIST YIFAT SOLEL =======

*When:* Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm *Where: *First Church in  
Cambridge • 11 Garden St - Room 204 • Harvard T • Cambridge
Yifat Solel is a member of the executive committee of the Meretz Party and  
was in the 9th place on Meretz list to Parliament. She is co-chair of the  
Meretz Party “Struggle against the occupation” forum. She is a member of  
the “Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity” movement and a member of the executive  
committee of the Israeli Disarmament Movement (RPM).

She is chairperson of “The Cooperatives Alliance for Social, Economic and  
Environmental Justice”, an umbrella organization of cooperatives that  
emerged out of the social protest of 2011 in order to achieve civic economic  
power. The Alliance helps start and promote cooperatives, gives services to  
its members and trying to create a favorable environment for cooperatives.  
The Alliance initiates commercial relations between Palestinian and Israeli  
cooperatives. The current initiative is for Palestinian producers’  
cooperatives and the factory they owned selling products to the Israeli  
consumers’ cooperatives.

Yifat Solel specializes in social rights legislation; conducting legal  
struggles and submitting petitions to the Supreme Court in order to enhance  
free speech, democratic rights, and create social change. She works with  
social change organizations as a legal advisor. She is also a researcher at  
the Van-Leer institute and writes academic and non-academic articles  
regarding social justice and civil rights.

/Enter the right hand side of the church from Garden St and come upstairs/
A light supper will be served – $5 donation requested.  Attendance is  
limited to 12 due to room size. RSVP requested so we know how many to expect.

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