Author events

All appearances listed here are free and open to the public (unless it’s a conference, which may require registration). If you are interested in bringing Alison Weir to speak in your city or town, please contact us.

Lynnwood, WA

Friday, November 16th

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church
6215 196th St SW
Lynnwood, WA 98036

“Justice for All? What Don’t Americans Know about Israel-Palestine?”

Drawing on her best-selling book, Against Our Better Judgment: The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel, former journalist Alison Weir will discuss the century-long pro-Israel movement in the U.S., media coverage of Israel-Palestine, the role of Israel partisans in promoting the Iraq War and in the continued demonization of Iran, and developments under the Trump administration.

Weir’s book is available on Amazon (iakn.us/AOBJ-book) in Kindle format ($6.95) and in print, and will also be available at the event.
Weir is executive director of If Americans Knew (www.IfAmericansKnew.org) and president of the Council for the National Interest (www.cnionline.org). Her bio can be found here:
http://ifamericaknew.org/download/bio.pdf

Directions / Flyer / Facebook Event

Reviews:
“Ms. Weir presents a powerful, well documented view of the Middle East today. She is intelligent, careful, and critical. American policy makers would benefit greatly from hearing her first-hand observations and attempting to answer the questions she poses. This is an intellectual, thought-provoking, and worthwhile presentation.”
-Thomas Campbell, Former US Congressman (R-CA), Dean of Chapman University Fowler School of Law
“When the speech ended, Ms. Weir was met with thunderous applause, and across the room there was a widespread sense of satisfaction that someone was saying what needed to be said.”
-New York Times

Seattle, WA

Saturday, November 17th

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Seattle Mennonite Church
3120 NE 125th St.
Seattle, WA 98125

“The Intersectionality of Justice and Peace in Palestine/Israel: What Don’t We Know and Why Don’t We Know It?”

Kairos Puget Sound Coalition Conference

Register by Monday, November 12th. Cost is $5 for students or $15 for general public, and includes a tasty middle eastern luncheon and resource materials.

Registration and tickets here

Directions / Flyer / Facebook Event

Everett, WA

Sunday, November 18th

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
2936 Rockefeller Ave
Everett, WA 982011

“Marching to Zion: The Zionist Reality in Modern Israel”

Directions / Facebook Event

Past Events

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Seattle, WA – Seattle Public Library, Capitol Hill Branch
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Youngstown, OH – Arab American Cultural & Educational Center
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