Friends, Rabbis for Human Rights and B'Tselem released the urgent press release, below, describing the Israeli Army's meeting with Susiya's families to notify them of the imminent demolition of their village. In response, Representative Anna Eshoo is circulating a Dear Colleague letter (complete letter below) urging Secretary Kerry, "to take immediate action to prevent the … Continue reading Stop Israeli Home Demolition In Susiya Village, Palestine
By Don Wagner, Dr. Hatem Bazian, and Rabbi Alissa Wise To end this struggle Israel must end injustice! TAKE ACTION Dear Friends, The violence and tension in Jerusalem have hit a breaking point. Commenters and politicians would have us believe it’s an intractable conflict between religious extremists, but a look behind the headlines makes it … Continue reading The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Is NOT A Religious Struggle
TRNN Correspondent Lia Tarachansky and Islamic University Professor Dr. Khamis Elessi discuss the situation in Gaza & Israel after the 72-hour ceasefire expired. Bio Lia Tarachansky is an Israeli-Russian journalist with The Real News Network reporting on Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Born in the Soviet Union, Tarachansky grew up in a settlement in … Continue reading Gazan Doctor: Entire Families Have Vanished In Operation Protective Edge
Sadeq and his fiancé are ready to marry. He has a job — check. He can support a wife and family — check. As soon as their house is finished — pending, they can get married. Sadeq’s family, his neighbors, and the American nonprofit called Rebuilding Alliance are building him an affordable 3 bedroom home … Continue reading Here’s how Sadeq can get married
Take A Stand! Sign Phillip's Move-On petition To be delivered to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Daniel B. Shapiro, U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Michael Ratney, Consul General, Jerusalem, Beth Jones, Ass't Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Moshe Yaalon, Israeli Defense Minister, Sen. Barbara Boxer (CA-2), Sen. Tim Kaine (VA-2), and President Barack Obama. December … Continue reading Stop Destruction Of Palestinian Village
Christmas Preparations To Lift Children’s Spirits Dr. T., a medical doctor, is a Palestinian living in Gaza City. He is still reeling from days of aerial bombardment. When I asked about the children in his community he told me his church would soon be making Christmas preparations to lift the children’s spirits. Looking at his … Continue reading Truth And Trauma In Gaza
Home Demolition in Haris, Palestine Written by Carol Murry We were called this morning by our friend who was disabled by a deliberate IDF shot in the back. The IDF were in our neighboring community, his home Haris, to carry out demolition orders on 3 homes. Five of us crammed in a taxi, but had … Continue reading Where Is Obama?
We Stand With Rachel Corrie, We Stand With The Corrie Family I struggle to find words to express my sadness over the decision issued by Judge Oded Gershon in Israel's Haifa District Court in response to the civil suit brought by the Corrie family. With Rachel Corrie's case he could have bridged the divide, he … Continue reading The World Became More Dangerous Today
Hi Congressman Larson, My name is Matthew DeMaio and I have been a resident of West Hartford, Connecticut for my entire life. I am writing you right now from Nablus, West Bank, Palestine. I have spent 8 of the last 14 months living, working and studying in between Palestine and Jordan and I have met … Continue reading Matt Makes A Request Of Congress And Of You: Save A Home, Save A Future.