“On Location: Voices and Perspectives on War and Peace from Israeli, West Bank and Gaza Residents”

On May 23rd at 6pm at the Tomahawk United Methodist Church 1104 School Rd.  Rev. Forrest will be giving an overview and perspective  on the region.        

        

Forrest Wells recently  returned from the Middle East where he participated in the interviewing of 14 people/groups both Jewish and Palestinian from various and conflicting            perspectives. He will unpack some of the history of the        Israeli/Palestinian conflict and give current perspectives gained from his visit after the October 7th Hamas attack and the resulting Gaza war. The presentation will also include opportunity for group conversation and questions.                          The general format of the evening will include:

·         A historical Overview of the birth of the   

             modern nation of Israel

·        “What is Truth?” Understanding the                  

             complexities of the current reality in the

             words of people living there

·         Prospects for Peace- Optimism or wishful

             thinking

·         Q&A and group conversation