The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project

Year: 2006

  • Haaretz Service Dec 28, 2006 Report: Threefold increase in number of Palestinians killed compared to 2005; 23 Israelis killed in 2006. According to an annual B’Tselem report, from the beginning […]

  • NORMAN FINKELSTEIN, Truthdig, DECEMBER 28, 2006 As Jimmy Carter’s new book Palestine Peace Not Apartheid climbs the bestseller list, the reaction of Israel’s apologists scales new peaks of lunacy. I […]

  • Worse Than Apartheid

    Chris Hedges, Truthdig, Dec 18, 2006 AP / Khalil Hamra Water mixes with blood in a street of the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanoun in this Nov. 8 […]

  • Former president stands by new book despite criticism, says it is meant to stimulate debate in U.S. Haaretz Service, Dec 11, 2006 Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter said in remarks […]

  • The Gaza Crossing

    Erez Crossing, Gaza (Credit: The Electronic Intifada, May 29, 2005) Jennifer Loewenstein, CounterPunch, November 15, 2006 A clear and warm November evening; sun sets in a violence of color to […]

  • Jimmy Carter’s Roadmap

    NORMAN FINKELSTEIN, CounterPunch, NOVEMBER 13, 2006 The historical chapters of Palestine Peace Not Apartheid are rather thin, filled with errors small and large, as well as tendentious and untenable interpretations. […]

  • Edgewood College Anderson Auditorium 5 to 6:30 pm Anna Baltzer gives the keynote address of the 22nd annual conference of The Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies entitled “New […]

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  • UN Weekly Briefing Notes

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  • US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, July 13th, 2006 BACKGROUND:Israel is using weapons supplied by the United States to target Palestinian & Lebanese civilians and civilian infrastructure in the […]

  • A Black Flag

    From: Jennifer Loewenstein Subject: Resuming Emails: Gideon Levy – A Black Flag Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2006 00:17:34 +0100 Last week I was in the West Bank and East Jerusalem […]

  • Haaretz Editorial, 30 Jun 2006 Bombing bridges that can be circumvented both by car and on foot; seizing an airport that has been in ruins for years; destroying a power […]

  • Wisconsin State Journal :: FRONT :: A2, Wednesday, April 19, 2006 Rafah is not a city in El Salvador Ald. Lauren Cnare doesn’t oppose buying milk for kids in Rafah […]

  •, May 3, 2006 Madison Ald. Lauren Cnare and State Journal readers can rest easy. Contrary to Melanie Conklin’s April 19 column, the Arcatao, El SalVador, sister city project did […]

  • Melanie Conklin,, Apr 19, 2006 Ald. Lauren Cnare doesn’t oppose buying milk for kids in Rafah on the Gaza Strip in Palestine. She just objects to tax money given […]

  • TONY JUDT, New York Times, April 19, 2006 IN its March 23rd issue the London Review of Books, a respected British journal, published an essay titled “The Israel Lobby.” The […]

  • Kathy Walsh, Madison-Rafah Sister City Project, April 4, 2006 In the article “Settlers, Israeli public part company” (Capital Times, April 3), Rabbi Yoel Bin Nun is quoted as saying “Olmert […]

  • Kathy Walsh, Capital Times, November 19, 2005 The photographs titled “Faces of grief in Palestine and Israel” in the April 3 Capital Times once again leave readers with the idea […]

  • UW-Madison 1345 Health Sciences Learning Center 750 Highland Avenue 7-9:00 pm [pdf-embedder url=””] Workers from the Ibdaa Health Committee of the Dheisheh Refugee Camp will be in Madison as part […]

  • [pdf-embedder url=””] Please mark your calendars for April 25-27, when Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, human rights activist, former Palestinian presidential candidate and representative of one of the Independent groups which won […]

  • The Israel Lobby

    John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt, London Review of Books, 23 March 2006 For the past several decades, and especially since the Six-Day War in 1967, the centrepiece of US Middle […]

  • 1.5 million Arabs under Israeli siege Amira Hass, Haaretz, Mar 22, 2006 In the elections, Israelis will not be voting just for themselves. Not only will they choose parties that […]

  • Humanities Building, Room 1111 455 N. Park St UW-Madison Thursday, 7:00 pm Al-Awda, the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project, the Havens Center and The Social Justice Films Series present: DISCORDIA: When […]

  • The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project (MRSCP) is partnering with the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme (GCMHP) in Rafah to send powdered milk to the people of Rafah. In January 2005 […]

  • [pdf-embedder url=””] Dave Lippman is widely known on many coasts for his sharp send-ups of topics ranging from weapons of mass distraction to SUVs and the wars to defend them. […]

  • JESSE McKINLEY, New York Times, February 28, 2006 Potential Off Broadway production of play My Name is Rachel Corrie is delayed because of concerns about show’s political content; play follows […]

  • NEELA BANERJEE, New York Times, February 9, 2006 WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 – The governing body of the Church of England voted Monday evening to divest from any corporations that it […]