Roundtables


28 September 2021, Legacy Hotel, Jerusalem

Waqf Properties and Real Estate in Jerusalem - In Light of the Israeli Planning and Organization Challenges - The Objections of Arab Jerusalemites, and What’s Next?”

Speakers: Adv. Fahd Al-Shweiki, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Dr. Rami Nasrallah, Chairman, International Peace and Cooperation Center (IPCC).

Participants: Royal Hashemite Court, Jordan: Dr. Wasfi Kailani (Executive Director of the Hashemite Fund for the Restoration of the Al-Aqsa Mosque) & Others; Sheikh Mohammad Mustafa Sarandah, Judge in Jerusalem’s Islamic Courts, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Eng. Alaa Salhab, Engineer and Businessman, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Eng. Adnan Husseini, PLO Executive Committee Member, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Dr. Hani Abdeen, Member, Islamic Waqf Council, Dean of Medical School, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem; Khalil Assali, Journalist and Analyst, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Eng. Fouad Dakkak, Consultant Engineer, former member of the Islamic Waqf Council; Eng. Mohammad Al-Masri; Eng. Abdallah Abu Qteish; Eng. Darwish Hijazi; Adv. Bashir Muhtaseb, Lawyer; Adv. Usama Halabi, Lawyer; Sufian Mushasha, UNDP; Majdoleen Jibril, Social Media, PCBS; Shifa Jayousi, Project Coordinator, UNSCO; Khaled Kaloti, Businessman; Kamal Kaddourah; Sana' Hasna, Researcher, Jerusalem File, Palestinian Negotiation Support Project, Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Dr. Mohammad Dajani, Professor; Mohammad Hadieh, Executive Director, ACT for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Studies; Imad Khatib, PR, Al-Quds University; Hind Khoury, Secretary-General, Kairos Palestine; Fouad Hallak, Policy Advisor, PLO Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Lamis Alami, former Minister of Education; Palestinian Vision Organization (PalVision): Rami Nasser, Executive Director; Waad Qannam, Project Coordinator; Walid Salem, Director, Center for Democracy and Community Development; Samer Nusseibeh, CEO and Vice President, Mohammed Zaki Nuseibeh & Sons Group; Mohammad Abu Khdeir, Journalist, Al-Quds Newspaper; Maher Daoudi, Senior Programme Manager, Humanitarian Assistance, Consulate General of Sweden, Jerusalem; Lucy Nusseibeh, Chair/Founder, Middle East Nonviolence and Democracy (MEND) Jerusalem, Chair, Nonviolent Peaceforce International, Geneva; Ismail Tazziz, Pharmacist; Hania Al-Bitar, Director General, Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation - PYALARA; Hani Joulani Real-Estate Developer; Adnan Joulani, Project Director, PASSIA; Imad Farrah, PASSIA; Omar Farrah, Intern, PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA.

Related Links: 
Al-Quds Newspaper Article
PASSIA RT Meeting Recording

   


31 July 2021, PASSIA Office, Jerusalem

Arab Islamic and Christian Properties in Jerusalem in the Face of Israeli Planning Challenges

Participants: Sheikh Abdul Azim Salhab, Head of the Islamic Waqf Council, Jerusalem; Dr. Usama Salman, Researcher on Christian Waqf & Christian Affairs; Eng. Fouad Dakkak, Consultant Engineer, Former Member of the Islamic Waqf Council; Shifa Jayousi, Project Coordinator, UNSCO; Ibrahim Matar, Researcher, Jerusalem, PalVision Team; Adnan Joulani, Project Manager, PASSIA.

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1 April 2021, PASSIA Office, Jerusalem

Protecting the Orthodox Christian Endowments in Jerusalem - Actions and Challenges

Participants: Niveen Abu Rahmoun, Member, Al-Tajamou' (BALAD) Political Party, Member of the 20th Knesset; Oday Bajali; Prof. Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway, Integral Chair for the Study of Imam Al-Ghazali's Work at the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque and Al-Quds University; Mohammad Hadieh, Executive Director, ACT for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Studies; Khalil Issa, Project Manager & Advocacy Officer, Palestinian Vision Organization; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA

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17 March 2021, PASSIA Zoom Meeting

Law as a Tool of Colonialism: Israel's Mechanisms for Confiscating Property in Jerusalem

Speakers: Dr. Haitham Suleiman, Lecturer, Faculty of Law, AlQuds University

Participants: Sheikh Abdel Athem Salhab, Chairman, Islamic Waqf Council; Mohammad Sarandah, Judge in Jerusalem’s Islamic Courts, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Samer Nusseibeh, CEO and Vice President, Mohammed Zaki Nuseibeh & Sons Group; Prof. Khuloud Khayyat Dajani, Al-Quds University;Fardous Taha; Mazen Sinokrot, Businessman, Member of Al-Quds University Board of Trustees, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Fouad Abdeen, Union of the Charitable Societies; Dr. Ola Awad, President, PCBS; Mohammad Al-Masri; Sami Irsheid, Lawyer, Jerusalem; Usama Halabi, Lawyer, Researcher, Jerusalem; Fouad Hallak, Policy Advisor, PLO Negotiations Affairs Department, Ramallah; Adv. Nabil Izhiman, Lawyer; Amjad Shihab, Al-Maqdisi College; Samia Khouri, Retiree; Bishop Dr. Munib A.Younan; Fahd Al-Shweiki, Attorney, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Islam Al-Sous;Khalil Issa, Project Manager & Advocacy Officer, Palestinian Vision Organization; Mahmoud Bulbul; Maram Firawee; Mohammad Khalili; Mohmmad Sub Laban; Mohammad Hadieh, Executive Director, ACT for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Studies; Samia Wazeer; Nadia Harhash, Program Officer, HEKS-EPER, Jerusalem Office; Dr. Suleiman Ghosheh, Medical Doctor, Jerusalem; Dr. Munir Nuseibah, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, Director, Al-Quds Human Rights Clinic and Community Action Center, Al-Quds University; Mousa Abu Ghazaleh; Adnan Joulani, PASSIA; Tareq Ghosheh, Intern, PASSIA; Dana Nuseibeh, Volunteer, PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA Team.

Related Links: PASSIA Virtual RT Meeting Recording


14 November 2020, PASSIA, Jerusalem

The Legal Status and Authenticity of Proof of Endowment Properties before the Courts

Participants: Sheikh Abdel Athem Salhab, Chairman, Islamic Waqf Council; Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, Director of the Islamic Waqf Department, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Eng. Adnan Husseini, PLO Executive Committee Member, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Mohammad Sarandah, Judge in Jerusalem’s Islamic Courts, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Mazen Sinokrot, Businessman, Member of Al-Quds University Board of Trustees, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Hatem Abdel Qader, Fatah Leader, Jerusalem, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Advocate Fahd Al-Shweiki, Attorney, Islamic Waqf Council; Advocate Nazeeh Alami, Attorney, Jerusalem; Adnan Joulani, PASSIA.


23 September 2020, PASSIA Zoom Meeting

Threats to Palestinian Christian Heritage in Jerusalem – People and Places

Speakers: :Dr. Usama Salman, Freelance Tour Guide; Doctorate of Philosophy, School of Theology, Religious Studies & Islamic Studies, University of Wales, UK.

Participants: Dr. Csaba Rada, Head, Hungarian Representative Office to the PA, Ramallah; Pedro Blanco Pérez, Head, Representative Office of México; Danielle Haven, Consul General, Consulate General of Belgium, Jerusalem; David Karlsson, Consul, Political and Economical Affairs, Human Rights, Swedish Consulate General; S. Ruoff, Swedish Consulate General; Jaime Gutiérrez, Spanish Consulate; Fr. Luc Pareydt, Counsellor for Religious Affairs, French Consulate General; Niko Fritscher, Head of Cultural Section, German Representative Office, Ramallah; Philip Haspeslagh, Head, Political Affairs, Belgian Consulate; Riccardo Filippo, Consul/Political Adviser, Italian Consulate; Kathy Bergen; Margarete Jacob; Paulina Viladomat; Rev. Gabriele Zander, Augusta Victoria Church; Rasmus Brandt, Program Manager, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Jerusalem; Rosa Perez, Arts Programme Manager, British Council; Mazen Dabbagh, Project Manager, ANERA, Jerusalem; Basima Adawin, Programme Manager, European Union (EU); Danijela Svircic, Project Manager, European Union (EU); Dr. Bernard Sabella, Executive Secretary, Department of Service to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR), Middle East Council of Churches; Prof. Khuloud Khayyat Dajani, Al-Quds University; Prof. Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway, Integral Chair for the Study of Imam Al-Ghazali's Work at the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque and Al-Quds University; Dr. Samir Khatib; Ratebeh Aladin, FIDA; Samer Nusseibeh, CEO and Vice President, Mohammed Zaki Nuseibeh & Sons Group; Samia Khouri, Retiree; Fouad Abdeen, Union of the Charitable Societies; Mohammad Abu Hammad; Institute for Palestine Studies; Hind Khoury, Secretary-General, Kairos Palestine; Bishop Dr. Munib A.Younan; Khalil Issa, Advocacy Officer, Palestinian Vision Organization; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Adnan Joulani, PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA Team..

Related Material: PASSIA Virtual RT Meeting Minutes

Related Links: PASSIA Virtual RT Meeting Recording

    


9 September 2020, PASSIA, Jerusalem 

Palestinian Heritage Project

Participants: Joris Heeren, Head of Governance Section, Office of the European Union Representative (West Bank & Gaza Strip, UNRWA); Patrice Budray, Office of the European Union Representative (West Bank & Gaza Strip, UNRWA); Inas Abu Shirbi, Office of the European Union Representative (West Bank & Gaza Strip, UNRWA); Samah Jaouny, Programme Manager, East Jerusalem Programme, Office of the European Union Representative (West Bank & Gaza Strip, UNRWA); Rami Nasser, Executive Director, Palestinian Vision Organization; Khalil Issa, Project Manager & Advocacy Officer, Palestinian Vision Organization; Mohammad Hadieh, Executive Director, ACT for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Studies; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Adnan Joulani, Project Coordinator PASSIA.


22 July 2020, PASSIA Zoom Meeting

Christian Cultural Heritage in Jerusalem

Speakers: Dr. Bernard Sabella, Executive Secretary, Middle East Council of Churches, Department of Service to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR)

Participants: Mark Bailey, Head, Representative Office of Australia, Ramallah; Maurits Oskam, First Secretary Political Affairs & Human Rights, Representative Office of Netherlands; Niko Fritscher, Head of Cultural Section, German Representative Office, Ramallah; Reuben Gauci, Head, Representative Office of Malta; Dr. Csaba Rada, Head, Hungarian Representative Office to the PA, Ramallah; Jaime Gutiérrez, Spanish Consulate; Jean-Christophe Augé, Project Manager, Near and Middle East, North Africa - Religions, Center for Analysis, Forecasting and Strategy (CAPS), Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs; Jamal Al-Aref, Consultant, UNDP; Jumana Jaouni, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC); Prof. Khuloud Khayyat Dajani, Al-Quds University; Maha Samman, Professor, Al-Quds University; Prof. Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway, Integral Chair for the Study of Imam Al-Ghazali's Work at the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque and Al-Quds University; Dr. Samir Khatib; Walid Salem, Director, Center for Democracy and Community Development; Zakaria Odeh, Executive Director, Civic Coalition for Jerusalem; Bishop Dr. Munib A.Younan; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Adnan Joulani, PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA Team.

Related Material: PASSIA Virtual RT Meeting Minutes

Related Links: PASSIA Virtual RT Meeting Recording

 

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20 April 2020, PASSIA Zoom Meeting

Islamic Holy Places in Times of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway, Integral Chair for the Study of Imam Al-Ghazali's Work at the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque and Al-Quds University (HM King Abdullah II Endowment).

Participants: Pedro Blanco Pérez, Head, Representative Office of México; Artūras Gailiūnas, Head, Representative Office of Lithuania; Reuben Gauci, Head, Representative Office of Malta; Danielle Haven, Consul General, Consulate General of Belgium, Jerusalem; Amb. Ahmet Riza Demirer, Acting Head, Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey in Jerusalem; Amb. Francisco Mauro de Holanda, Head, Representative Office of Brazil; Erling Hoem, Deputy, Representative Office of Norway; Rodolfo Sahium, Counsellor, Representative Office of Brazil; Riccardo Filippo, Consul/Political Adviser, Italian Consulate; Silvine Jansen, Head of Political Affairs, Representative Office of Germany; Kate O'Rourke, Director, Association of International Development Agencies (AIDA); Jumana Jaouni, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC); Ghassan Shakshir, Representative Office of Norway; Wadi Razzouk, Senior Policy Officer, Netherlands Representative Office; Maher Daoudi, Senior Programme Manager, Humanitarian Assistance, Consulate General of Sweden, Jerusalem; Jamal Al-Aref, Consultant, UNDP; Terry Bullata, Senior Program Manager, Swiss Development Cooperation; Dr. Ola Awad, President, PCBS; Dr. Hani Abdeen, Member, Awqaf Council, Dean of Medical School, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem; Bishop Dr. Munib A. Younan; Prof. Khuloud Khayyat Dajani, Al-Quds University, jerusalem; Dr. Munir Nuseibah, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, Director, Al-Quds Human Rights Clinic and Community Action Center, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem; Maha Samman, Professor, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem; Fouad Hallak, PASSIA; Fayzeh Zalatimo, Consultant, Red Crescent Society & Member of the Board of Trustees, Dar Al-Tifl Al-Arabi, Jerusalem; Adnan Joulani, PMT Center; Marianne Gros, Researcher, France; Khalil Issa, Advocacy Officer, Palestinian Vision Organization; Deniz Altayli, Program Director, PASSIA; Hind Husseini, PASSIA; in addition to five participants who could not be identified.

Related Material: PASSIA Virtual RT Meeting Minutes

Related Links: PASSIA Virtual RT Meeting Recording

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29 February 2020, PASSIA Office, Jerusalem

Procedures and Declarations of Land Settlement in Jerusalem between Reality, Application and Law

Speakers: Advocate Fahd Al-Shweiki, Member, Islamic Waqf Council

Participants: Bashir Muhtaseb, Lawyer; Sami Daqqa, Lawyer; Mahdi Sinokrot, Lawyer; Sheikh Abdel Athem Salhab, Chairman, Islamic Waqf Council; Mazen Sinokrot, Businessman, Member of Al-Quds University Board of Trustees, former PA National Economy Minister, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Mohammad Sarandah, Judge in Jerusalem’s Islamic Courts, Member, Islamic Waqf Council Sheikh; Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, Director of the Islamic Waqf Department, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Khalil Assali, Journalist and Analyst, Member, Islamic Waqf Council; Jamal Al-Aref, Freelance Consultant; Khaled Kaloti, Businessman; Mustafa Abu Zahra, Engineer; Rami Naser Eddin, Director, Ru’ya (Palestinian Vision); Mohammad Hadieh, Director, ACT for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Studies; Fouad Hallak, PASSIA.

Related Material: PASSIA RT Meeting Minutes

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