The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project

Year: 2020

  • Criticism of Israel is not antisemitism Grave implications for free speech, distracts from actual racism UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN. (INSTAGRAM) OPEN LETTER, Mondoweiss, DECEMBER 23, 2020 As faculty and […]

  • Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, December 27, 2020 Three Palestinian civilians, including a child, were wounded and many civilian buildings were damaged due to IOF air strikes in a densely […]

  • As 2020 comes to a close, we are writing to ask for your end-of-year contribution to two great efforts: one for Rafah and the other right here in Dane County. […]

  • BLACK LIVES MATTER RESOURCES MRSCP supports the Black Lives Matter movement, both because of its inherent demand for justice and also because of the similarities between how the U.S. treats […]

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  • Establish Sisterhood Cities Between Dayton, OH and Salfit, Palestine While they have been focusing on local support in Dayton, they are now also looking for wider support in the U.S. […]

  • U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu make a joint statement after meeting in Jerusalem, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, Pool) Tsela […]

  • Please thank Rep. Pocan for participating in the town hall and for being a champion for Palestinian rights. His DC office line is (202) 225-2906. The town hall was an […]

  • Dear Friends, Last year at this time my friend Laila was visiting the US, bringing the fabulously beautiful hand embroidered work of Women in Hebron to Fair Trade holiday craft […]

  • This week Pompeo broke with longstanding U.S. policy and visited illegal Israeli settlements. On his trip, he made several announcements, including that the State Department is designating BDS as antisemitic […]

  • Over 50 progressive organizations endorse Rep. Joaquin Castro for Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC). At the end of November, Democratic House members will vote on who takes […]

  • The Pompeo Doctrine

    Well, this is interesting. From State's readout on @SecPompeo visit to a settlement in occupied West Bank: "The Secretary’s visit highlights US government support of Israeli businesses in the West […]

  • November 13, 2020 I’m writing with some urgent news from East Jerusalem that hits very close to home – we’ve just received word that new eviction orders have been issued […]

  • Our online store, Madison-Rafah Marketplace, has added crafts to our olive oil sales. We offer ceramics, embroidery, jewelry, kufiyas, woodcrafts, and calendars. For the month of November make this your […]

  • Ref: 115/2020, 02 November 2020 The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights follows with grave concern the deteriorating health condition of Maher al-Akhras, as he enters the 99th consecutive day of […]

  • Adalah Justice Project, October 29, 2020 Today is the anniversary of the 1956 massacre at Kafr Qasim. Kafr Qasim is one of hundreds of Palestinian villages occupied by Israel during […]

  • Last month, Gaza experienced an 84% increase in COVID-19 cases. You know what would help Palestine & Israel? If @SecPompeo immediately released humanitarian aid & medical assistance for the people […]

  • Dear Members and Friends of MRSCP, Mark your calendars for the upcoming Madison Fair Trade Holiday Festival, which has gone virtual this year due to the pandemic. The sale will […]

  • Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and Oxfam are included John Hudson, Washington Post, Oct. 21, 2020 The Trump administration is considering labeling some of the most prominent humanitarian organizations in […]

  • The diplomats tour today. (Photo: B’Tselem – Breaking the Silence) B’Tselem, 19 October 2020 The representatives of 17 countries, including EU members as well as other countries, are currently visiting […]