Al-Quds - Jerusalem...

City Of The Peace That Passes All Understanding

A lecture series conducted by the Middle East Study Group of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania and the Episcopal Church of St. Asaph, Bala Cynwyd, PA - October 2 through November 6, 2003.



Lecture 1 - October 2, 2003

Dr. Janet Amighi

Faculty, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA


Dr. Lawrence Davidson

Faculty, West Chester University, West Chester, PA

They are members of Faculty for International Peace

They are activists seeking solutions for peace in the Middle East

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This lecture is delivered in MP3 format and is 1hr 7min 18 seconds long.  It was recorded live and sound quality is fair.  A Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation is also available.

Dr. Lawrence Davidson is a Professor of History with a special interest in the Middle East. He is the author of “ America's Palestine: Popular Perceptions from Balfour to Israeli Statehood ” published by the University Press of Florida and “ Islamic Fundamentalism: An Introduction” published by the Greenwood Publishing Group.

Topical Articles on the web by Davidson:

Web Warfare Comes to America

Orwell and Kafka in Israel-Palestine

The Zionist Attack on Jewish Values

Israeli Academic Institutions: In Defense of the Boycott

Dr. Amighi is an anthropologist who worked in Iran from 1971-1978 collecting data for her book, The Zoroastrians of Iran . She has also worked with Mexican mushroom workers in their unionizing efforts in Kennett Square,

Pa, and is currently writing a history of the Kaolin farm workers. In 2003-2004, she twice toured Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories with Faculty for Israeli Palestinian Peace.

She is an expert on the influence of Zoroastrianism in Iran and is author of "The Zoroastrians of Iran: Conversion, Assimilation, or Persistence" published by AMS Press and "Meaning of Movement: Developmental and Clinical Perspectives of the Kestenberg Movement Profile" published by M. E. Sharpe.

Topical Papers on the web by Amighi:

Kibbutz Gan Shmuel, Kibbutz Metzer, and Meisser Village  (.doc)

Ramallah (.doc)

Refuzniks (.doc)


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Last Updated: September 12, 2004