Whitworth University, Weyerhaeuser Hall Robinson Teaching Theatre
Thursday, October 20th 7pm
Dr Braverman is a clinical psychologist, founder of Crisis Management Group Associates in Maryland and longtime activist for justice in Palestine. He focuses on the role of religious beliefs and theology in the current discourse on Israel/Palestine and the future of interfaith relations.
He is the author of Fatal Embrace: Christians, Jews and the Search for Peace in the Holy Land.
His grandfather a fifth generation Palestinian Jew, Mark Braverman was reared in the Jewish tradition. Returning to the Holy Land in 2006, he was transformed by witnessing the occupation of Palestine and by encounters with peace activists from all communities. Since then, Braverman has devoted himself full-time to the Israel/Palestine conflict. He is a co-founder and Executive Director of Friends of Tent of Nations North America, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting Palestinian land rights and peaceful coexistence in historic Palestine. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions-USA, the advisory committee of Friends of Sabeel North America, and the advisory council of the Washington Interfaith Alliance for Middle East Peace. He is a charter member of American Jews for a Just Peace.