Session 5A The Untold Story of Al Quds
The Conference for Palestine in the US: Gaza Teaches Life! Nov. 27-29, 2014, Hyatt Regency O'Hare
SPEAKERS: Imam Zaid Shakir, Sheikh Omar Suleiman, Sana Said, Kristin Szremski MODERATOR Omar Tawil
Israeli policies in Jerusalem are threatening not just peace in the region, but also Al Aqsa mosque - Islam's third holiest site. This session will explore the Islamic history and significance of Jerusalem in depth, focusing on how the holy city is central to human rights work and how Al Aqsa mosque's existence is threatened by the Temple Movements. Learn how all of this is connected to pro-Israel work here in the US.