An evening of dialogue at the Capitol Theatre

The Mir Centre for peace presented Israeli citizen Yonathan Shapira.

The Selkirk College Mir Centre for Peace welcomed former Israeli Defence Force helicopter pilot Yonatan Shapira to the Capitol Theatre last week for a Mir Lecture Series event. The Israeli citizen spoke about his transition to a peace activist in one of the most violent regions of the world. He told the crowd it will take a grassroots movement from people around the world to put an end to the turmoil in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. Nelson’s 2015 cultural ambassador Bessie Wapp took the stage a couple times during the evening to provide a musical break.

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