Reception for the Nakba Photo Exhibit: “The Story of the Palestinians, 1948 to 2009”
The Howard County Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation (HCCEIO) and Washington Interfaith Alliance for Middle East Peace (WIAMEP) invite you to a reception marking the opening of a month-long display at Howard County Central Library of the Nakba Photo Exhibit: “The Story of the Palestinians, 1948 to 2009.” George Hishmeh, a survivor of the Nakba, will be present to talk about his experiences and discuss the photos. Refreshments will be served.
Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009 7 p.m. Howard County Central Library Little Patuxent Pkwy & South Entrance Rd., Columbia, MD 21044
Nakba survivor George Hishmeh is a founding member of the Jerusalem Fund. He was on the staff of the Washington Post and Chicago Sun-Times and was editor of Mideast Magazine before joining the U.S. Information Agency as senior writer/editor, where he helped establish the Arabic-language service. Since his retirement from USIA, he has written for the Jordan Times, Gulf News and Daily Star. He is President of the Washington Association of Arab Journalists. He is also Director of the American Committee on Jerusalem and a founding member of the American Task Force on Palestine.
Sixteen panels of this exhibit will be on display at Howard County Central Library for the month of September. Please stop by and look at it if you can. It's very powerful and moving!
The reception on Tues., Sept. 1, will formally open the library display. The remaining photos from the original exhibit will be displayed at the reception. You are cordially invited to join us!