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Book Club for Northfielders Justice for Palestine

  • St. John's Lutheran Church - Northfield, MN 500 3rd Street West Northfield, MN, 55057 United States (map)

Northfielders Justice for Palestine Book Club will hold its second meeting on the book “It’s Easier to Reach Heaven than the End of the Street: A Jerusalem Memoir” by Dr. Emma Williams. at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec.. 4, 2018, in the Fireside Room at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 500 Third St. W., in Northfield. Future meetings are scheduled for Feb. 5, March 4 and April 2, 2019.

A first-hand account of life by a doctor and mother during the Second Intifada (“uprising”) the book is Dr. Emma Williams’ story of living in Jerusalem during turmoil that arose between Israelis and Palestinians in the summer of 2000. 

No prior knowledge of the subject or of the broader issues surrounding Palestine/Israel is necessary, nor is attendance at previous sessions. Anyone willing to learn, listen and discuss the issue is welcome, including those who have not read the book. Attendance is free but participants are responsible for providing their own book if desired. Contact Darlene Hand at 507-645-5078 for information about the book group.

Northfielders for Justice in Palestine/Israel is an ecumenical group of community members who organize local events to educate and advocate for justice and peace in Palestine/Israel. For more information about NJP, visit the website at or write to

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