2020 World Refugee Day events in Israel include:
Location: Gordon 26, Tel Aviv
Dates: Launch event Friday, June 19 from 11:00-15:00; Exhibition runs June 19 – July 7 from 10:00 – 17:00 on Sunday – Thursday and 11:00 -14:00 on Friday – Saturday
Event Description: Kuchinate presents the photography exhibit “A Portrait of a Woman” by photographers Michale Tyopolo and Miri Davidovitch, along with a pop-up shop of handmade textile products and baskets. A special musical performance will be held at the launch event. Learn more about the event on Kuchinate’s Facebook event page.
Photo Credit: Michael Topyol
Organizer: The African Refugee Development Center (ARDC) and 1:1 Center for Art and Politics
Location: Online live stream
Date: Thursday, June 18
Event Description: The ARDC and 1:1 Center for Art and Politics mark World Refugee Day with series of panel discussions on police brutality, civil rights, and political activism in Israel, featuring speakers from ASSAF, the Association of Ethiopian Jews, Haaretz, Public Committee against Torture in Israel, Stage for African Israeli Theatre, Tel-Aviv City Council, University of Haifa, and more, plus activists and artists from the asylum seeker community.