The Lunch Hour (Palestine)

Where: Conflict Kitchen

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Noon-1:30pm

Please join us for lunch and an informal discussion about daily life in Gaza and the future of Palestine. 

Special guests include:

  • Ahmed Arafat: Ahmed was born and raised in the Khan Younis refugee camp in Gaza, Palestine. He currently works as an IT professional in his second home, Pittsburgh.
  • Jules Lobel: Jules is the Bessie McKee Walthour Endowed Chaired Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh Law School and the President of the Center for Constitutional Rights. He has published several books including the award winning Less Safe, Less Free: Why America is Losing the War on Terrorism  (co-authored with David Cole, 2007). He was voted the best teacher of the year by University of Pittsburgh law students and received the distinguished teacher award by the University of Pittsburgh. He is not only a teacher and scholar, but also a public litigator, disputing numerous cases in U.S. courts, including the United States Supreme Court.