Activities arranged by UKFBFF in 2009

17 November 2009
Is there any place for forgiveness in the midst of violent conflict?
A discussion with Robi Damelin and Ali Awwad at St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation, hosted by the Forgiveness Project, in conjunction with the UK Jewish Film Festival and the Friends of the Bereaved Families Forum.
18 November 2009
Screening of an episode from ‘Good Intentions’ and ‘Behind the Intentions’ – a drama series and a documentary film based on the work of the Parents Circle-Families Forum. At the Tricycle Theatre as part of the UK Jewish Film Festival.
19 November 2009
Sale of jewellery by Sharon Tyler to raise funds for FBFF.
19 November 2009
Conflict and Reconciliation: co-hosted by the SOAS Middle East Society and the Israel Society, together with FBFF and Women Without Borders.
21 November 2009
Talk by Robi Damelin and Ali Abu Awwad after the morning service at South Hampstead Synagogue.
A forum for reconciliation: Voices of Bereaved Israeli and Palestinian Families. A presentation of the film ‘Encounter Point’, followed by refreshments and Q&A with Robi Damelin and Ali Abu Awwad. Regents Park Mosque.
5-8 May 2009
UK tour by FBFF members Ali Abu Awwad and Robi Damelin.
5 May 2009
Sale of artworks by silent auction at fundraising dinner.
See Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner’s BBC Thought for the Day following the fund-raising dinner.
6 May 2009
A Different Take on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Presented by the Cambridge Union Society and the Woolf Institute of Abrahamic Faiths at the Cambridge Union.
See article in the Church Times.
7 May 2009
Human Rights, Conflict and Reconciliation: discussion followed by Q&A and reception at Amnesty International UK’s Human Rights Action Centre. With Robi Damelin, Ali Abu Awwad, Antony Lerman (Independent Jewish Voices), chaired by Kristyan Benedict (Amnesty International UK).
8 May 2009
The Courage to Talk to the Other Side: Women Without Borders and SAVE (Sisters Against Violent Extremism) at Regent´s Park Mosque, London. Presentation of the film Encounter Point and discussion with Robi Damelin and Ali Abu Awwad.
29 March 2009
World premiere of ‘Behind the Intentions’, about the making of a drama series based on real life stories of members of the Bereaved Families Forum. Selected by the London International Documentary Festival 09.
Director: Ayelet Bargur. Producer: Chaim Sharir
At the Renoir Cinema. Plus discussion with Dr Moshe Behar.