Hadani Ditmars Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/8819 en Thousands flood downtown for Occupy Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/10/15/occupy-vancouver-protesters-voice-concern-over-poverty-education-and Today’s&nbsp;Occupy Vancouver protest was as much theatrical spectacle as political statement. There was the crowd of meditators who sat silently, eyes closed, through most of the all day rally in...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/10/15/occupy-vancouver-protesters-voice-concern-over-poverty-education-and" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News #OWS Betty Krawczyk Eleanor Hadley Francisco Trujillo Global Revolution GlobalChange. Occupy World Occupy Vancouver Occupy Wall Street OWS Vancouver Art Gallery Wanda Selzer Sun, 16 Oct 2011 12:45:00 +0000 Hadani Ditmars 9091 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Occupy Vancouver organizers to advocate for affordable housing and economic justice http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/10/13/occupy-vancouver-organizers-advocate-affordable-housing-and-economic Min Reyes, a 20-something student and one of the organizers of Saturday’s Occupy Vancouver protest, was glued to her television as thousands of citizens came out to protest on Wall Street. “I knew...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/10/13/occupy-vancouver-organizers-advocate-affordable-housing-and-economic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Occupy Wall Street OWS Vancouver Protests Fri, 14 Oct 2011 06:22:00 +0000 Hadani Ditmars 9053 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Amira Hass, Israeli journalist, tells heart-wrenching stories from life in Palestine at UBC event http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/09/29/amira-hass-israeli-journalist-tells-heart-wrenching-stories-life-palestine Just over 100 people gathered last night to hear veteran Israeli journalist Amira Hass speak at UBC’s Webb Theatre. Hass is the only Israeli journalist who has lived in Gaza (where she was based...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/09/29/amira-hass-israeli-journalist-tells-heart-wrenching-stories-life-palestine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Politics Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East CJPME Haaretz Israel Jewish Canadian Kairos Ecumenical Justice Initiatives. Operation Cast Lead Palestinian Canadian settlements Fri, 30 Sep 2011 05:18:00 +0000 Hadani Ditmars 8880 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com After Palestine's U.N. statehood bid, a garden of peace struggles to bloom in Jericho http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/09/26/after-palestines-un-statehood-bid-garden-peace-struggles-bloom-jericho As Mahmoud Abbas returns to a hero’s welcome in Ramallah, after his impassioned speech at the UN calling for its recognition of the Palestinian state, hopes are high for a “Palestinian spring.”...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/09/26/after-palestines-un-statehood-bid-garden-peace-struggles-bloom-jericho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Middle East Benjamin Netanyahu Ehud Olmert environment Israeli Settlements Jericho Jerusalem Mahmoud Abbas Majed Fityani occupied territories Oslo accords PLO sami Musallam Tue, 27 Sep 2011 00:38:00 +0000 Hadani Ditmars 8820 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com