Anna Baltzer presents: "Palestine: What Aren’t We Hearing & How is Peace Possible?"

MON, February 15th (President's Day), following a 35-minute prayer starting at 7:30PM
Lutheran Church of the Atonement
909 East Main St.
Barrington (Chicago suburb), IL
Free & Open to the Public 

Anna Baltzer, Jewish American award-winning speaker, author, former Fulbright scholar, granddaughter of Holocaust refugees, and recent guest on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, is coming to town with her acclaimed presentation about the conflict and what you can do to bring peace and justice to Israel/Palestine.

Baltzer has lived and worked part-time in the Middle East for more than 7 years. She has appeared on television more than 200 times and lectured at more than 400 universities, schools, churches, mosques, synagogues, think tanks, and other policy institutes around the world with her book, Witness in Palestine. In 2009, Baltzer received the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee’s Rachel Corrie Peace & Justice Award and a Certificate of Commendation from the Governor of Wisconsin for her commitment to a justice in the Holy Land. She is a contributor to four upcoming books on the subject and serves on the Middle East committee of the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom and the Board of Directors of The Research Journalism Institute, Grassroots Jerusalem, and For more information about Baltzer's work, visit

Watch Baltzer’s interview on the Daily Show alongside Palestinian presidential candidate and nonviolence leader:

Following her presentation, Baltzer will be selling and signing copies of her book: Witness in Palestine: A Jewish American Woman in the Occupied Territories.

“Baltzer sheds light on the important political, historical, and emotional complexities of the challenges facing Israel and Palestine.”            
--Jim Doyle, Governor of Wisconsin
“Even those who are familiar with the grim reality of the occupied territories will quickly be drawn into a world they had barely imagined by these vivid, searingly honest, intensely acute portrayals.”                           
--Noam Chomsky, Professor Emeritus & Middle East Specialist


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