April 7, 2003 -- Phoebe McAfee, weaver, and Richard Van Kooy, MUNI retiree and writer
The Noe Valley Voice published an article
on Phoebe McAfee in 2001 that gave an overview of her life as a weaver.
Click HERE for samples of her weavings.
Orli Bein and Nora Khoury will talk about their work toward Peace in Palestine/Israel from
their respective experiences in partnership. Nora is Palestinian-American and Orli is Jewish
Israeli/American. Nora has a B.A. in International Relations from San Francisco State University.
She is a professional organizer and has worked in bettering relationships between diverse groups of participants.
Orli is working on a Master's in Middle Eastern Folklore at U.C. Berkeley. She currently works
at SFSU Hillel [now San Francisco DIrector for The New Israel Fund - ed].
Orli and Nora have co-ordinated dialogues at S.F.S.U. working on bridging the divide
between the Palestinian and Jewish students. They will be using techniques that they have learned
from the Palestinian-Jewish Living Room Dialogue Groups formed by Libby and Len Traubman.