Activities arranged by UKFBFF in 2007
7 November 2007
Meeting for MPs and Peers in the House of Lords, organised by World Vision UK, Christian Aid and the Friends of the Bereaved Families Forum, hosted by Lord Janner of Braunstone and chaired by Lord Harries of Pentregarth.
8 November 2007
Private meeting for Robi and Ali with Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, at Lambeth Palace.
Meeting with students and staff of Regent’s College.
Interview with Judy Herman for JCOM Radio.
10 November 2007
UK premiere of the film Encounter Point at the Jewish Film Festival, Odeon, Swiss Cottage. The screening was followed by a reception and a Q&A session with Ronit Avni, director of the film, and Robi and Ali who feature in the film.
12 November 2007
Meeting at the Board of Deputies for British Jews. Read the Board’s report of the meeting.
Robi and Ali: Interview with Al Jazeerah for Jordanian TV.
Screening of ‘Encounter Point’ at the Oxford Union, followed by discussion with Ronit Avni, director, and Robi and Ali, who feature in the film.
8 November 2007
Conflict and Reconciliation: jointly hosted by Webster University Graduate Programme and the Friends of the Bereaved Families Forum at Regent’s College. Chaired by Y. Mekelberg.
Jalal Khudiri and Avraham Shomroni, delegates from the Forum, addressed a fringe meeting at the General Synod in York as guests of the Council of Christians and Jews. Their programme included speaking to MPs at the House of Commons, giving an interview on Arabic TV, speaking at the Royal Geographical Society as part of the PhotoVoice’s Magnum Photographers Lecture Series and to the Portsmouth Network for a Just Settlement of the Arab-Israeli Conflict.