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January – February 2015
- Mornings in Jenin Book Group
- International Festival at Overture Center
- Norman Finkelstein at UW-Madison
- Rafah Filmmaker Fida Qishta at the Memorial Union
- Rafah Filmmaker Fida Qishta at First United Methodist Church and Milton United Methodist Church
- Samira Project Children’s Counseling
- The 90 mile Wisconsin Walk for Peace and Justice from Madison to Volk Field to ground the drones
- Gaza one year on Jon Snow finds the wreckage remains
- Fighting Bob Fest leafleting, petitioning, sticker distribution, banner display and our life-sized “Hippocrat” and “Hypocrisy Now Quiz” for a copy of the new graphic novel Baddawi.
- Palestinian activist Haitham Salawdeh on WORT, a relative of the infant killed by Israeli settlers who fire bombed their house in the West Bank last month
- GoFundMe campaigns for UW-Madison Students for Justice in Palestine and Anees Mansour in Rafah
- Non-Violent Responses to the Israeli Occupation at Sequoya Library
- Palestinian-American Leila Abdelrazaq Speaks at Wisconsin Book Festival about her graphic novel Baddawi
- Wisconsin Book Festival’s Leila Abdelrazaq And “Baddawi” on WORT 89.9FM
- Steven Salaita on WORT’s A Public Affair
- Demanding Freedom For Shireen Issawi
- Seeds of the Conflict: Colonial Zionism in Palestine and Israel, UW-Madison Students for Justice in Palestine present Professor Seif Da’na
- Room No. 4, Photos and Speaker Sahar Abbasi Baidon
- John Quinlan Interviews Sahar Abbasi Baidon from Silwan, East Jerusalem
- New York City Cultural Boycott Pledge
- Friends of Khuza’a New Mexico sister city project
- In Solidarity: From Ferguson to Mexico to Palestine, UW-Madison Students for Justice in Palestine
- MECA Shop Palestine opens
- Orchard Ridge United Church of Christ Fair-Trade Fair
- Madison’s Fair Trade Holiday Festival
- Live Webcast – “Uncivil Rites” with Dr. Steven Salaita
- Overture Center International Festival
- One Book, Many Communities: Sharon and My Mother-in-Law discussion in Madison.
- Students for Justice in Palestine Palestinian Culture Night
- Jewish Voice for Peace Panel: Does Free Speech Apply to the Conversation on Israel?
- A Samira Counseling Project Success Story for 9-year old A’hed in Gaza
- Showing of film Standstill by Palestinian – Canadian filmmaker Majdi El-Omari and discussion with the filmmaker.
- Landmark G4S Boycott Victory with G4S leaving Israel. As anti-BDS forces are trying to “outlaw” BDS, some corporations are getting the message.
- Remembering Rachel Corrie with dessert and an eye witness report from the West Bank.
- MRSCP cosponsors a Jeff Halper talk on his new book, War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification. Halper argues that Israel’s experience in Palestine has made it a global supplier of military, security, and police forces for pacification.
- Pew Research Center study shows, for the first time ever, a subsection of Americans, “Liberal Democrats,” who sympathize more with Palestinians than Israel.
- UW-Madison Graduate Teaching Assistants Call for Divestment from Israel
- Gaza’s plight matters to the world by Elizabeth Kucinich, noting that Congressman Mark Pocan was refused entry to Gaza.
Jul – Aug 2016
- Update: Hebron Photos from Playgrounds for Palestine – Madison
- GoFundMe Request by Rafah Filmmaker Fida Qishta
- US labor board affirms union’s right to boycott Israel
- U.S. criticizes Israeli settlement expansion, demolitions
- In massive shift, Lutherans vote to halt US aid to Israel
- August 23 WORT Coverage of Rep. Mark Pocan’s Talk on Israel & Palestine
September – October 2016
- September 17, Fighting Bob Fest
- October 15, WNPJ’s 25th Anniversary Fall Assembly Celebration
- October 22, Wisconsin Book Festival: The Way to the Spring
- October 23, Israeli and Palestinian Parents Grieve, Work Together for Justice – A Parents Circle Family Forum Presentation at First Unitarian
November – Dececmber 2016
- November 20, Orchard Ridge UCC Fair Trade Fair
- November 21, Update from Anees Mansour in Rafah
- November 29, The Gaza Kitchen with Laila El-Haddad in Madison, covered by Madison365 and WORT
- December 3, Madison’s Fair Trade Holiday Festival
- December 14, Boulder-Nablus Sister City Project!
- Hope & Peace Foundation for Children – Rafah Update
- Open Doors for Refugees
- January 28, Colombia Support Network Freeze for Peace Walk/Run
- January 30, No Child Behind Bars: Living Resistance Tour
- February 6, Fighting Islamophobia
- February 7, Trump’s Policy on Palestine and the Middle East
- February 23, UW SJPs Debka Lessons Night 1
- Gaza’s Kids Need Your Help: the Samira Project continues
- February 25, International Festival at the Overture Center
- Film: Gaza in Context
- March 13, The impact of UN recognition on Palestinian public opinion
- March 15, Film: Occupation of the American Mind
- March 27, Confronting Antisemitism and Islamophobia: From the Middle Ages to Today
- March 29, Islamophobia in America with Reza Aslan
- April 2, Rachel Corrie Commemoration: Intimate Portraits of Gaza’s Lost, a presentation by the creators of #ObliteratedFamilies
- April 10, Samira Project for Traumatized Children fundraising completed at 109% of goal
- April 21 – 24, Juan Cole Programs: WORT A Public Affair with Esty Dinur, “Paganism and Muslim Peace-Building in the Mecca Period”, and “ISIL/Daesh and the Fate of Iraq in the Age of Trump”
- April 22, Peace Contingent in the Madison Climate March with the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
- April 26, Film Benefit for Open Doors for Refugees: Fire at Sea
- April 27, One Book, Many Communities: “Returning to Haifa”
May – August 2017
- MRSCP Supports the UW Associated Students of Madison resolution calling for divestment and investment transparency, May 7, 2017
- Sponsor an Orphan this Ramadan, Palestine Children’s Relief Fund, May 26 – June 25, 2017
- Feed Families in Gaza This Ramadan, Anees Mansour, May 26 – June 25, 2017
- Atfaluna Society: Help 10 Deaf, Needy Children from Gaza, June 22, 2017
- Gaza Lights for Rafah Campaign, July 19, 2017
September – October 2017
- Film: Bar Bahar/In Between, co-sponsored by the UW Middle East Studies Department and the Cinemathique film society, September 16, 2017
- Update: Completed Hebron Playground, October 7, 2017
- Farhana Khera Lecture at UW, Mildred Fish-Harnack Human Rights and Democracy Lecture, “Upholding America’s Promise for All”, October 17, 2017
- A PUBLIC AFFAIR, “Madison’s Sister Cities,” WORT 89.9FM, OCTOBER 24, 2017
- Talk and Interview with Tariq Ali, “1917-2017: Wars and Revolutions,” Havens Center Award for Lifetime Contribution to Critical Scholarship, October 19, 2017
- Wisconsin 24th State to bar or condemn Israel BDS movement, October 29, 2017
- Middle East Studies Lecture by Thomas Abowd, “Jerusalem on the Moving Edge of Colonial Rule,” November 6, 2017
- Wisconsin Union Presents Bassem Youssef, November 8, 2017
- Kathy Kelly of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, “Trillions for the Military: Will That Make Us Secure?”, Edgewood College, November 9, 2017
- Orchard Ridge UCC Fair Trade Fair,Nov 19, 2017
- Gaza Lights for Rafah Campaign completed November 27, 2017. $4,934 and 105% of the goal.
- Monona Terrace Fair Trade Holiday Festival, December 2, 2017
- Lessons and Carols for Advent, December 3, 2017, First Congregational United Church of Christ. The local Bright Stars of Bethlehem chapter presents its fourth annual Advent Lessons and Carols service to support Dar al Kalima University College in Bethlehem.
- Rabbi Arik Ascherman, “A Torah of Justice for Israel”, December 5, 2017. Co-sponsored by First Unitarian Society, J Street Madison, the Bethlehem Project of the Wisconsin Conference, United Church of Christ; Jewish Voice for Peace Madison Chapter; Shaarei Shamayim Inclusive Jewish Community; Bright Stars of Bethlehem; and Madison-Rafah Sister City Project.
- Moving Past Hate, December 10, 2017. Former White Supremacist Arno Michaelis and an Oak Creek Sikh Temple family member promote peace together. Sponsored by the City of Madison, The Goddard School, WISC-TV3, Madison Magazine, Charles and Elizabeth, BEST BRAINS, Scholz Nonprofit Law LLC, Freedom from Religion Foundation, Office of Dane County District Attorney, The Tamara D. Grigsby Office For Equity and Inclusion, Swagat Indian Restaurant-Madison, and the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.
Samira Remedial Education Project, March 9, 2018
Radiance of Resistance, a Tribute to Rachel Corrie, April 8, 2018
Voices of the Palestinian Resistance, April 9, 2018
International Solidarity Movement talk and film Radiance of Resistance, featuring Ahed Tamimi and her cousin Janna Jihad. Sponsored by Students for Justice in Palestine – UW Madison.
Memorializing 70 Years of Occupation, May 2, 2018
UW-Madison Students for Justice in Palestine
Campus Bypass Banner Drops! June 8, 2018
Palestine: Unlimited Photo Exhibits in Madison, June 14 – 16
Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church, First Congregational Church, Midvale Community Lutheran Church, Memorial United Church of Christ, and Lutheran Church of the Living Christ
Maia Water Project at the Midwest Waterfest, July 21, 2018
Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb on “Hope in the Shadow of the Wall”, July 24, 2018
United Nations Association-Dane County Lecture on Palestine, September 11, 2018
Madison Central Library
The speaker has since 2006 been accompanying Palestinian children to school past Israeli settler checkpoints in the village of Tuwani and the surrounding South Hebron Hills of the West Bank.
Updates on Gaza’s Water Crisis, November 15, 2018
WORT A Public Affair with Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch of the Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) and Jeff Spritzer-Resnick of Shaarei Shamayim congregation
Orchard Ridge Holiday Fair Trade Fair, November 18, 2018
Fundraiser: Clean Water for the Children of Gaza, November 20, 2018
Maia Project water filters from the Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) for clean drinking water to 3,250 students of two schools and their families in Rafah. A joint project of Congregation Shaarei Shamayim, First Unitarian Society of Madison, Jewish Voice for Peace – Madison, and Madison-Rafah Sister City Project. A project presentation, music by Beat Road Blues, and Rep. Mark Pocan.
Monona Terrace Fair Trade Holiday Festival, December 1, 2018
Film: 5 Broken Cameras, December 6, 2018
UW Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), the UW Middle East Studies Program, and the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film and Society & Politics Committees
Ed Kinane on Resistance to Drone Warfare, January 22, 2019
International Festival at Overture Center, February 23, 2019
Black Americans and Palestinian Solidarity, February 25, 2019
UW-Madison Students for Justice in Palestine
March 1, 2019
Hashtag to Headlines Speakers on WORT: The speakers for Madison’s 2019 tribute to Rachel Corrie, Ahmed Abu Artema and Jehad Abusalim, were interviewed live on A Public Affair with host Esty Dinur.
Rachel Corrie Event at First Unitarian Society, March 3, 2019
Hashtag to Headlines: The Gaza Great March of Return
March 7, 2019
Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood Peace and Justice Book Club discussion at the Goodman Public Library, Madison
March 23, 2019
David Rovics in Madison, Wil-Mar Community Center
March 26 – April 14, 2019
Naila and the Uprising on Wisconsin Public Television’s Women, War & Peace
April 19, 2019
Palestinian Culture Night: Existence is Resistance, UW-Madison Students for Justice in Palestine
April 22, 2019
North America Nakba Tour, UW-Madison Campus
July 24-25, 2019
Gaza Freedom Flotilla Comes to Madison!
August 23, 2019
Barbara Olson and Tsela Barr: Congress needs to stand against Israeli travel bans
October 25 – November 17, 2019
Gaza in Color: Stories from Behind the Wall, Rebuilding Alliance Online Art Auction
October 27, 2019
DREAMING OF FREEDOM: Palestinian Youth Under Siege and Occupation with Yousef Aljamal, Gaza Writer and Activist, Rep. Mark Pocan, Christ Presbyterian Church, Madison
November 19, 2019
Israeli Attacks on the Gaza Strip, November 12-14
November 24, 2019
Orchard Ridge Fair Trade Fair
December 15, 2019
Laila Hassan from Women in Hebron in Madison
December 27, 2019
Final 2019 Maia Appeal — Clean Water for Kids
We are now more than halfway to providing another water filter system to a school in Rafah. $16,000 needed to provide clean, safe water for 2,200 students at the the Al-Shuka Preparatory School, the fifth Maia water filter project funded by MRSCP and other citizens of Madison.
February 29, 2020
Overture International Festival
March 17, 2020
Groundbreaking Congressional Call to Prevent US Aid for Palestinian Demolition
March 25, 2020
Maia project goal of $16,113 reached! This will provide a large Maia filter for clean water at the Al Shuka Preparatory School serving 2,200 students and their families.
June 27 – 30, 2020
Local Letter Campaign to End Violence Against Black People
Counter Christians United For Israel (CUFI) with FOSNA
Livestream: Singing Out for Refugees with Peter Mulvey
ADC Presents: The Implications of the Illegal Israeli Annexation of Palestine
Christian Peacemaker Team Webinar on Annexation
October 23, 2020
Rep. Mark Pocan on Gaza COVID-19 increase
MRSCP online store for Madison’s Virtual Fair Trade Holiday Festival
November 21, 2020
Landmark Endorsement of Rep. Joaquin Castro for Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee
November 29, 2020
Palestine Partners and Women in Hebron
December 3, 2020
Rep. Mark Pocan Virtual Town Hall on Palestine
December 11, 2020
MRSCP END OF YEAR APPEAL for Rafah and Dane County food parcels
December 12, 2020
Webinar on Gaza Food Production & Security