Pro-Palestinian forum planned at Boalt Hall

More than 25 speakers from around the nation are confirmed They include Stanford Professor Joel Beinen, U.C. Berkeley Professor Hatem Bazian and Phyllis Bennis, director of the Washington, D.C.-based Middle East Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

U.C. Berkeley Hillel students plan "parallel programming" during the three-day event and have established a pledge drive to fund Arab-Israeli coexistence projects, support terrorism victims and push for minority and women's rights. As of press-time, the students had raised roughly $1,340. Interested donors should e-mail Weisbergat [email protected]

E-mails should mention "Israel fund-raising" in the subject line.

— Joe Eskenazi