The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project

Year: 2018

  • A Public Affair, November 15, 2018 On today’s episode, we take a look at the water crisis in Gaza and its effects on the inhabitants there, particularly the children. The […]

  • Palestinian fishing boats in the Gaza City seaport in July 2018. (Ashraf Amra | APA images) Maureen Clare Murphy, The Electronic Intifada, 14 November 2018 Israel killed a fisherman in […]

  • A new war would lead to the collapse of an already-debilitated medical infrastructure in Gaza, Palestinian health officials warn. A wounded Palestinian protester is evacuated and treated at Al-Awda Hospital […]

  • Israeli troops have crossed into Gaza over 70 times this year alone, according to the UN. And those are only the incursions we know about. File photo of Israeli troops […]

  • Thursday, Nov 15 12 noon – 1 pm A Public Affair with host Allen Ruff will feature guests Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch, Executive Director of the Middle East Children’s Alliance, and […]

  • Contaminated and scarce water owing to Israel’s brutal siege and bombing of infrastructure leads to death and disease. A Palestinian woman bathes her son with water from a tank filled […]

  • Barely three percent of Gaza’s drinking water wells is fit for human consumption, and the crisis is claiming lives. Mousa Hilleh, 48, rebuilt his home after the 2014 Gaza war […]

  • Scars of Freedom

    Addameer, 16 October 2018 “Scars of Freedom” describes the Palestinian experience of arrest, interrogation, and life in captivity that carries great political, economic, and social impact. From the beginning of […]

  •   American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) | November 13, 2018 | The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) condemns in the strongest terms Israel’s recent airstrikes against the Gaza Strip. On November 12, […]

  • Ma’an News, Nov. 13, 2018 BETHLEHEM — The Israeli Cabinet reportedly decided on Tuesday afternoon to resume the offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip, following a nearly seven-hour meeting. Hebrew-language […]

  • Stop the war! Move towards peace! Occupation Magazine, Nov. 13, 2018 Hebrew original forwarded by Standing Together, translation Adam Keller Today at 20:00 — Haifa, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem — […]

  • November 18, 2018 Orchard Ridge United Church of Christ 1501 Gilbert Road, Madison 9 am – 2 pm Join MRSCP at this annual sale of unusual and beautiful gifts and […]

  • First Unitarian Society 900 University Bay Drive Madison 7:00 pm Help provide a Maia Project water filter from the Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) to serve clean drinking water to […]

  • Monona Terrace Convention Center 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison 8 am – 3 pm Come visit the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project and dozens of other vendors selling fair trade products […]

  • We stand with the victims of every white-supremacist and racist and anti-Semitic assault back through history. A memorial at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) […]

  • Alex Kane, The Forward, October 27, 2018 Robert Bowers was angry at Jews. But the 46-year-old alleged killer of at least eleven people in a Pittsburgh synagogue seemed most angry […]

  • Amnesty International, 19 October 2018 Fears of escalating bloodshed are rising ahead of planned protests in Gaza later today after Israeli authorities announced a “zero tolerance” policy towards demonstrations along […]

  • I see the parallels with Israel It took an international effort to end institutionalised racism in my country – now it must happen again, for the Palestinian people Relatives of […]

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