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2022

  • Daniel Levy, President of the U.S./Middle East Project Meeting of the United Nations Security Council, Thursday, August 25, 2022 “The Situation in the Middle East Including the Palestinian Question” I would like to thank the Council and the Chinese presidency in particular for allowing me to share some thoughts with you today. The events of…


  • United for Justice Across Palestine: Defund Israel’s Bombs, Blockade, and Bulldozers Featuring Walaa Sabah from We Are Not Numbers, Sahar Francis from Addameer, and Palestinian journalist Mariam Barghouti. Moderated by Palestinian scholar Nour Joudah. “At a bare minimum, reclaim your tax dollars in the U.S. You have a homelessness epidemic going on; invest in housing.”…


  • Back-To-School Backpacks

    Backpacks For Rafah Kids $2,368 & 135 backpacks! 8/25/22


  • The Honorable Joseph R. Biden The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: We write because your administration’s consistently tepid and yielding response to the Israeli government’s escalating attacks against prominent Palestinian human rights and civil society groups over the past 10 months has put the safety and well-being of Palestinian…


  • We just won a defamation case against a major Israeli newspaper! We made Israel Hayom retract its lies! This is a rare success of holding Israeli tabloids accountable for their publications of lies about Palestinians. The newspaper had published obvious lies against Palestinian Human Rights Defender Issa Amro after his play “How To Make A…


  • Rep. Carson Announces Justice For Shireen Act Jul 28, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson (IN-07), spoke today at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol announcing his Justice For Shireen Act, where he was joined by the family members of slain American journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh. Congressman Carson made the following statement: “I…


  • I’m with the nine countries in the EU on this. The US should condemn this action as well. They have not proven anything but the fact they can stifle free speech. And that can have risky side effects making conditions less safe for everyone in Israel and Palestine. https://t.co/sB99dNZuYq — Mark Pocan (@MarkPocan) August 20,…


  • American Friends Service Committee, August 18, 2022 Stand with Palestinian human rights defenders Early this morning, Israeli soldiers raided the offices of Palestinian human rights and civil society groups in Ramallah — shutting them down. The targeted organizations are Defense for Children International – Palestine, Al-Haq, Addameer, Bisan, the Union of Agricultural Working Committees, and…


  • Democracies don’t raid human rights offices in the middle of the night. pic.twitter.com/kJZSVCl1Tx — IfNotNow🔥 (@IfNotNowOrg) August 18, 2022


  • Just Vision, August 18, 2022 Early this morning, Israeli army forces raided the offices of six leading Palestinian human rights and civil society organizations in Ramallah. Soldiers confiscated files and equipment, welded doors shut and posted military orders declaring the offices closed. These raids are a dangerous escalation in the government’s campaign against the civil…


  • Rep. Francesca Hong addresses concerns for the arrival of F-35 jets in Truax Field, surrounded by Eken Park Resistance members. CAMERON CIESZKI/CAP TIMES One goal of this letter is to bring organizations on the national and international level together with local organizations who have been working against F-35 training in their communities for years. Another…


  • National Nurses United, August 09, 2022 National Nurses United (NNU) mourns the loss of life over the weekend in the besieged Gaza Strip area of Palestine due to Israeli airstrikes that killed dozens—including at least 15 children. “As nurses, we are grateful that a cease-fire between militants in Gaza and the Israeli Government has been…


  • A Palestinian girl lays roses on the grave of one of the children of Nijim family at Al-Faluja cemetery in Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. A Palestinian human rights group and an Israeli newspaper reported Tuesday that an explosion in a cemetery that killed five Palestinian children during the latest…


  • The Palestine Institute for Public Diplomacy August 11, 2022   Good Morning, As you might have seen or heard, Israel launched yet another assault on the besieged Gaza strip, with bombardments and airstrikes killing 45 Palestinians and injuring more than 360, so far. With the announcement of yet another precarious ceasefire, the international community’s attention…


  • Join the Movement of Jews, Orgs, and Politicians Pledging to #DropAIPAC AIPAC endorsed 109 insurrectionist Republicans and spent $25 million to defeat candidates supporting Palestinian rights and progressive causes. Their actions this year aid the right-wing movement threatening our planet and democracy, and should have no place in our community or our politics. AIPAC claims…


  • Company says passenger impersonated government official, pressuring rookie driver to force workers off Palestinian laborers ride a bus en route to the West Bank from working in Tel Aviv area, 2013. (AP/Ariel Schalit) Michael Horovitz, Times of Israel, 9 August 2022 A public transportation company apologized on Tuesday after it was revealed that one of…


  • Pain and sorrow is an endless story for Palestinians in Gaza… pic.twitter.com/A7sXc8PHxq — Sarah Hassan (@Sarah_Hassan94) August 8, 2022


  • Jewish Voice for Peace, August 7, 2022 Just over a year since its last horrific attack on Gaza, the Israeli government launched yet another round of catastrophic bombings, massacring Palestinian families. This is the fifth attack by Israel of this magnitude since it placed Gaza under a crippling blockade of land, air and sea 15…


  • ‘Sacrificial pawns’: After deadly air raids on Gaza, analysts question Israel’s motivation amid political turmoil A wounded Palestinian child is carried to a hospital following an Israeli air raid on the Gaza Strip on Friday [Anas Baba/AFP] Al Jazeera Staff, 5 Aug 2022 Israel’s attack on Gaza on Friday was weeks in the making, a…


  • Americans for Justice in Palestine Action (AJP Action) condemns Israel’s raids on civilian areas in Gaza City today which have killed several Palestinians already, including a 5-year-old girl, and injured dozens more. Israel has a long history of committing war crimes against Palestinians in Gaza, including bombing residential areas indiscriminately, and killing thousands of Palestinian…


  • Gaza Is Palestine

    As salaamu alaykum. The Gaza Is Palestine campaign, led by us and Adalah Justice Project, is an effort to build upon the historic global movement that took on new life in spring 2021 — and we want you to take part. Massive global demonstrations in solidarity with Palestinians are changing the tides — and we…


  • “The United States must ensure an independent, credible, and transparent investigation into the shooting death of American citizen and journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.”


  • Jewelry Sales for Clean Water is an emergency campaign by Palestine Partners to support members of the Women in Hebron cooperative in constructing a desperately needed cistern to assure access to clean water. (At last report, $3500 of the $6000 goal has already been reached!) About the campaign Laila lives with 14 members of her…


  • For the past seven years, since he was only 13, Ahmad Manasra has been imprisoned by Israel, where Israeli authorities have abused him, tortured him, and are now holding him under solitary confinement. The Israeli Prison Authorities have postponed the court hearing for his solitary confinement for the third time, to Tuesday, August 16. The…


  • Dear Friend, We hope you are making plans to join us in mid-August at our virtual Advocacy Summit: Accountability Matters. This summit is in three parts and during the first on August 9th you’ll have the opportunity to hear from Ali Awad, an activist and journalist from the village of Tuba in Masafer Yatta: Ali…


  • ICYMI—Human rights activists confronted leaders at #AWSsummit to demand an end to @Amazon's surveillance empire—which enables state violence at home and abroad and powers Israeli apartheid. Take action: https://t.co/vIJnIs4vxV#NoTechForApartheidpic.twitter.com/QvVIgtFTRR — MPower Change (@MPower_Change) July 26, 2022 ‘No Tech for Israeli Apartheid:’ Protesters Disrupt AWS Conference Over Military Contract, Edward Ongweso, Jr, VICE, July 12, 2022…


  • The Montgomery County Council was initially scheduled to consider a harmful and overly expansive definition of anti-Semitism on July 26. Hundreds of community members made their voices heard. “This is a great decision by the Montgomery County Council, and a victory for free speech.” Washington, D.C. | www.adc.org | July 24, 2022 – Over the…


  • A Madison Peace Walk on July 15. Peng Her gave a marvelous talk about Laos and the Vietnam War. Friday evening, August 26 Yahara Place Park [Map] 6:00 pm Walk following to Tenney Park Lisa Masri is going to speak about her 14 years of accompaniment work in Palestine. Before coming to Madison Lisa lived…


  • Occupation forces carried out the demolition of homes and agricultural facilities Alliance for Human Rights, Facebook, July 20, 2022 From the early morning hours occupation forces carried out a demolition campaign against homes and agricultural facilities. They demolished the house of the Nawajah family in Jawaiah and two tents of Sawi and Abu Tabikh. In…


  • A mural that was conceived and painted by the Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC) and Art Forces. The mural was censored by the SFPL and the ACLU claims there are First Amendment concerns with the censorship. Courtesy Megan Wilson/Clarion Alley Mural Project Sarah Wright, The San Francisco Standard, July 14, 2022 A new letter…


  • Madison activists gathered July 16 on the Campus Drive Overpass to show support for Palestine following Biden’s visit there. Biden declared himself a Zionist during his visit, and Israeli warplanes bombed several sites in Gaza on July 15.


  • No Path to Justice

    Israeli Forces Keep Killing Americans While U.S. Officials Give Them a Pass Rachel Corrie stands in front of an Israeli bulldozer to protest the destruction of Palestinian homes along the Rafah-Egypt border on March 16, 2003. Corrie was killed later the same day. Photo: Courtesy of the Corrie family Alice Speri, The Intercept, July 13…


  • B’Tselem welcomes President Biden with billboard campaign B’Tselem, 13 July 2022 Israeli human rights group B’Tselem put up billboards and digital screens in the West Bank cities of Bethlehem and Ramallah, ahead of US President Biden’s visit to Israel and the West Bank, reading: “Mr. President, this is apartheid.” B’Tselem’s billboard in Bethlehem: Mr. President,…


  • Ayman Mohyeldin, MSNBC, Jul 15, 2022 On his first Middle East trip as president, Joe Biden began by visiting Israel, a country he’s been to 10 times since he was a senator in 1973. On this latest trip, Biden discussed how to address Iran’s nuclear program, and re-stated his support for a two-state solution. But…


  • The US will never be on the right side of history, so long as it supports Israeli apartheid President Biden’s visit to Israel and Palestine has been predictably disappointing, offering unconditional support for the apartheid state of Israel and absolutely nothing for its victims, the Palestinian people, who have been languishing under brutal Israeli occupation…


  • The United States cannot grant them a free pass Dear Friend, Americans for Justice in Palestine Action (AJP Action) firmly stands against Israel’s entry into the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).  TAKE ACTION: Tell Secretary Mayorkas NOT to admit Israel to the Visa Waiver Program The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced it will begin the…


  • 318 W. Lakeside Street Madison [map] 10 am – 3 pm Mark your calendars… MRSCP has new ceramics from Hebron and new embroideries from Atfaluna Crafts. We also have olive oil and spices from Playgrounds for Palestine, kufiyas, jewelry from Women in Hebron, and an excellent supply of olive oil soap. You can browse samples…


  • World View, July 10, 2022 Gil Halsted interviews Sami Huraini of the Youth of Sumud on the devastating Israeli occupation of Masafer Yatta in the south Hebron Hills. Israel has had full military and civil control over the area since 1967 and designated it “Firing Zone 918” in 1981 with the purpose of expelling all…


  • Webinar: July 14 at 2 PM CT via ZOOM Register   On the eve of Roger Waters Montreal’s Bell Centre performance, the rock legend will be supporting McGill students who’ve faced a litany of attacks for advancing the Palestinian Liberation movement. The event will discuss attacks against Palestine solidarity on campuses across Canada and the…


  • “In the absence of such evidence, we will continue our cooperation and strong support for the civil society in the occupied Palestinian Territories” Joint Statement by the Foreign Ministries of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden. pic.twitter.com/SwvTjMXvrI — Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (@SweMFA) July 12, 2022


  • Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), July 8, 2022 Today our movement celebrates 17 years. On this anniversary of the 2005 call from the largest Palestinian coalition to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel’s regime of military occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid, we want to celebrate this growing anti-apartheid movement.  Join us in celebrating the most significant…


  • Complaint says Unilever sale of Israeli business to a local licensee to sell its ice-cream in the occupied West Bank undermines its values Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream delivery truck at factory in Be’er Tuvia, Israel. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters Ben & Jerry’s has sued its parent Unilever plc to block the sale of its Israeli business…


  • The Senate letter was led by Maryland’s Chris Van Hollen and Wisconsin’s Tammy Baldwin. PALESTINIAN JOURNALISTS HOLD POSTERS DURING A PROTEST IN GAZA AGAINST THE KILLING OF AL JAZEERA JOURNALIST SHIREEN ABU AKLEH, SHOT DEAD BY AN ISRAELI SNIPER ON MAY 11 IN THE WEST BANK. PHOTO BY ASHRAF AMRA © APA IMAGES PHILIP WEISS,…


  • Legacy.com MADISON – Paul Anthony Hamilton Beckett, 83, a long-time resident of Madison, WI, died Saturday, June 25, 2022, of a massive stroke. Paul, also known to many as Skip, was born to Paul L. and Harriet Marie Hamilton Beckett on September 19, 1938, in Baton Rouge, LA. He was raised in Pullman, WA, where…


  • Americans for Justice in Palestine Action, July 1, 2022 Wisconsin Senators Representatives Methodology and Other States



  • The 46th National Women’s Music Festival June 30th – July 3rd, 2022 Marriot Madison West, 1313 John Q Hammons Dr, Middleton Thu 5 pm-9 pm, Fri-Sat 10 am-9 pm, Sun 10 am-3 pm The Festival Marketplace is open to the public and no tickets are required to shop! Palestine Partners, a Madison-based organization that supports…


  • FREE SAMI HURAINI, YOUTH OF SUMUD LEADER ARRESTED BY ISRAEL As Israel threatens the homes of 1,000+ Palestinians in Masafer Yatta, Israel’s occupying army is trying to silence a leading youth organizer. Speak up! RAISE YOUR VOICE: • Uplift Youth of Sumud’s post and their work on Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook. • Share these posts…


  • I’m writing with breaking news. Today the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that boycotts are not protected by the First Amendment. The ACLU has confirmed they will take the case to the Supreme Court, with huge implications for free speech and the right to boycott in the US. Our team has been following this…


  • Rosa Parks sitting on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, 1956. (Encyclopedia Britannica) The boycott was organized by local ministers, including Martin Luther King, Jr. (PBS) The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute Sparked by the arrest of Rosa Parks on 1 December 1955, the Montgomery bus boycott was a 13-month mass protest that…


  • Dark money groups like AIPAC have spent millions of dollars on misinformation ads to take down progressive Democratic candidates. Democratic leadership has yet to condemn this anti-democratic meddling in our primaries. After AIPAC spent nearly $2 million in dark-money attacks on progressive congressional candidate Jessica Cisneros in TX-28, she came up 289 votes short last…


  • Growing up, I was told over and over: “You need to take responsibility for Israel. It’s your responsibility as a Jew.” Now, I would say: “It’s unconscionable what’s happening in my name in Israel/Palestine, and as an American Jew, I am uniquely positioned to do something about it.” That’s why I’ve spent the past week…


  • Please join the #nowaytotreatachild campaign co-leaders from Defense for Children International – Palestine and American Friends Service Committee for a webinar on June 14 at 8 p.m. Eastern / 5 p.m. Pacific time. The webinar will share updates on Palestinian children’s human rights, including updates on Palestinian children who have been detained, killed, used as…


  • Please read this letter to North Carolina’s US Congressional Representatives from VJP leadership urging them to co-sign. May 23, 2022 Dear Representative, We are Voices for Justice in Palestine, a North Carolina-based nonprofit working for a just and lasting peace in Israel-Palestine. We are a nonpartisan 501c3 working with interfaith and diverse social justice partners.…


  • A new Super PAC aligned with AIPAC looks to undercut the only Palestinian Democrat ever elected to Congress, and diminish the growing support between Palestinians and African-Americans. REP. RASHIDA TLAIB (PHOTO: TLAIB.HOUSE.GOV) MITCHELL PLITNICK, Mondoweiss, MAY 31, 2022 A new Super PAC has reared its head and it’s made no secret of its first target:…


  • Demand the Reinstatement of the Wall + Response Exhibit Now! After four months of planning, the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) decided to cancel a mural exhibition because of its inclusion of the local Clarion Alley Arab Liberation Mural. SF Public Library informed the Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP) that it would not allow the exhibition Wall…


  • Pillsbury says it is ending its operations in an illegal Israeli settlement after two years of boycotts. The boycott was supported by several members of the Pillsbury family. pic.twitter.com/IwSbyo23oB — AJ+ (@ajplus) June 5, 2022 See Tell General Mills: Stop manufacturing Pillsbury products on stolen Palestinian land! September 6, 2020


  • B’Tselem, 08 May 2022 For 11 days, Israel relentlessly bombarded the Gaza Strip, one of the most crowded places on earth, killing 232 Palestinians. Almost a quarter of those killed were minors, and more than half were not taking part in the hostilities. Many were killed at home, with nowhere to run or hide. Thousands…


  • Deceased on Wednesday: Bilal Awad Kabaha and Ayman Mahmoud Mheisin. If Americans Knew, June 2, 2022 Invading Israeli forces have killed three Palestinians in 24 hours in separate incidents; a fourth died of wounds inflicted by Israel in May 2021. Israeli forces also attacked the funeral procession for the young Palestinian woman killed, firing live…


  • On Sunday, we saw Jewish supremacists march through the streets of Jerusalem, shouting racist chants like “Death to the Arabs” and “May your village burn.” We saw protesters spit on and pepper spray an elderly Palestinian woman. We saw violence against journalists – by marchers and police alike. From Jerusalem to the West Bank to…


  • Rep. Rashida Tlaib and other progressives are pushing back against Israel’s new procedures Americans for Justice in Palestine Action Did you know that new Israeli procedures set to be implemented next month will greatly restrict our ability to travel to the West Bank, live, work, teach, study, and reunite with family members there? They’ll even…


  • 1924 East Dayton Street, Madison (First Street between E. Washington and E. Johnson) 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Rain Date is June 11 Palestine Partners, Playgrounds for Palestine, and Knitting for Peace would like to invite you to a Sidewalk Sale! Palestine Partners will have beautifully hand-embroidered tote bags, pouches, purses, scarves, and pillow covers,…


  • Rev. Mitri Raheb from Bethlehem speaks about his new book The Politics of Persecution: Middle Eastern Christians in an Age of Empire. Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb served as pastor of Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem, Palestine and is now the president of Bethlehem’s Dar al-Kalima University. Rev. Raheb’s newest book presents a less-familiar narrative about…


  • Save Masafer Yatta

    change.org, 5 May 2020 Update: Israel’s High Court of Justice dismissed all the petitions against the forcible transfer of up to 1,200 Palestinians in a large part of Masafer Yatta that Israel has declared a closed military zone. Masafer Yatta is an area in the South Hebron Hills of the West Bank, which is home…


  • Israeli Jewish extremists marching through the Old City of Jerusalem to celebrate its occupation and colonization, on 29 May 2022. (Mustafa Bader, ZUMA Press Wire) Tamara Nassar, The Electronic Intifada, 30 May 2022 Tens of thousands of Israeli Jewish ultranationalists marched through Jerusalem on Sunday to demonstrate their hatred towards Palestinians and assert dominance over…


  • Jeff Halper, ICAHD, May 29, 2022 Today, Sunday, May 29, the Jewish state of Israel will carry out a government-sponsored pogrom on the Palestinian residents of Jerusalem. “Jerusalem Day,” the annual Israeli celebration of the conquest and illegal annexation of the Old City and “East” Jerusalem, has been called the “national holiday of the settlers.”…


  • Here we go again! Super PACs are trying to buy Democratic elections and taint the process with misinformation. In particular, AIPAC and its affiliates are spending millions of dollars to defeat progressives in blue districts. They are trying to buy primaries, targeting the candidates voters are most excited about — primarily women of color —…


  • The ABA schools Israel on international law regarding the military’s decision to silence widely respected Palestinian voices by calling them ‘terrorist’ Sahar Francis, director of Addameer, a Palestinian prisoners rights group designated “terrorist” by the Israeli government. Francis is pictured in her office in Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. December 2021. (Photo: Yumna Patel)…


  • This will never be unseen. pic.twitter.com/Gtfrjqs6Q3 — Riya Al (@RiyaAlsanah) May 13, 2022 Live Online Friday at 12 noon Later at WORT on Demand Esty Dinur discusses Shireen Abu Akleh and related issues with Osama Eliwat of Combatants for Peace in Jericho. Combatants for Peace is a non-profit organization of ex-combatant Israelis and Palestinians who…


  • Al Samud Playground Dedication $9,750 of $9,750 on 4/21/22 Fundraising for the playground is complete, and Playgrounds for Palestine has installed equipment. Al Samud Playground Installation This year we are collaborating again with Playgrounds for Palestine to install the Al Samud Playground at a kindergarten on Shuhada Street in Hebron, in the West Bank area…


  • Justice for Shireen

    @shirien_creates



  • They attacked the mourners because they weren’t in the casket Steve Salaita, May 13, 2022 Immediately after Israeli soldiers executed Al-Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu-Akleh and fired at a group of her colleagues, observers began asking how such a horrible thing could happen. Why would Israel murder a journalist well-known throughout the Arab World? A noncombatant…


  • Time, May 13, 2022


  • This will never be unseen. pic.twitter.com/Gtfrjqs6Q3 — Riya Al (@RiyaAlsanah) May 13, 2022


  • TV images show Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Aqleh’s coffin falling as police grab Palestinian flags from crowd Sufian Taha, The Guardian, 13 May 2022 Jerusalem — Israeli forces have attacked a funeral procession for a Palestinian American journalist shot dead this week, kicking and hitting people with batons and causing mourners carrying her coffin…


  • Shireen Abu Akleh was fatally shot while covering an Israeli army raid on the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank. Credit: Al Jazeera, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Video broadcast by Al Jazeera, Shireen Abu Akleh’s employer, captures the sound of gunfire and yelling as Ms. Abu Akleh and her colleagues came under…


  • Shireen

    Amer Zahr, The Civil Arab, May 11, 2022 Today, Israel assassinated Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Shireen is the face of Palestine for Al-Jazeera, the world’s most-watched Arabic-language media outlet.   Early this morning, she dressed in her press vest and helmet to once again cover the everyday horrors of Palestinian life under brutal occupation.…


  • MD2Palestine May 12, 2022 Since Israeli snipers brutally killed renowned Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in Jenin yesterday, I—and many other Palestinian people around the world—cannot stop thinking of her. Shireen is a legendary voice exposing Israeli war crimes against her people, and the Israeli state murdered her for it. Multiple eyewitness journalists report that…


  • This coming weekend marks 74 years since the Nakba (Catastrophe) of 1948, the ethnic cleansing of Palestine that continues to this day. There will be a rally in Madison on Sunday, May 15, 1:30 pm at Lisa Link Peace Park, 452 State Street. Please join us and wear your traditional Palestinian clothing and keffiyehs, and…


  • Washington, D.C. | www.adc.org | May 11, 2022 – Early this morning in Jenin, Occupied Palestine, revered Palestinian voice Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian American journalist for Al Jazeera, was assassinated by Israeli Occupation Forces snipers. Her brutal murder was caught on video by other journalists accompanying her as they covered Israeli forces attacking Jenin.…


  • CODEPINK, May 11, 2022 On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Israeli soldiers shot and killed 51-year-old Palestinian-American Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Shireen Abu Akleh. U.S. Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides and State Department spokesperson Ned Price called for a thorough and immediate investigation and for those responsible to be held accountable. But, the U.S., including the Biden…


  • Heartbreak to happiness: the difference is YOU! I invite you to join a 30-minute Zoom Briefing with your Congressperson or Senator’s office to safeguard 14 Palestinian Massafer Yatta communities in Firing Zone 918 in the West Bank’s South Hebron Hills, and 33 families in Al Aqaba village in Firing Zone 900 in the north, Jordan Valley. To…


  • AJP Action calls on Secretary Blinken to demand Israel end the disparate treatment of American travelers as a non-negotiable condition in the bilateral relations between the two countries. The United States has consistently provided unlimited and unconditional political, economic, and military support to Israel, in violation of international law, international humanitarian law, and the laws…


  • Sunday May 22 11 am – 7 pm Warner Park Our friends at Palestine Partners, a Madison-based organization that supports Women in Hebron and Youth of Samud, will be selling Palestinian crafts.


  • State and Gilman 4-8 pm THURSDAYS September 8 Map and More Info Our friends at Palestine Partners, a Madison-based organization that supports Women in Hebron and Youth of Samud, will be selling Palestinian crafts outdoors in Madison throughout the summer and into the fall.


  • Americans for Justice in Palestine Action (AJP Action) firmly condemns Israel’s plans to ethnically cleanse the city of Masafer Yatta in the West Bank. We call on Congress to demand the State Department rebuke Israel for the forced displacement of over 1000 Palestinians, a clear and reprehensible violation of international and human rights law. YOUR…


  • The Israeli Supreme Court just ruled that the prohibition on forcible transfer in Article 49(1) of the Fourth Geneva Convention is not customary international law.It also held that the prohibition only applies to mass transfers, completely against the text of the provision. — Eliav Lieblich (@eliavl) May 5, 2022


  • The decision was released on the eve of Independence Day, when the Jews celebrate the founding of the State of Israel and Palestinians grieve for the loss of their homeland Protesters against the evictions at the High Court building in Jerusalem, March. Credit: Emil Salman Amira Hass, Haaretz, May 5 2022 Starting this morning, at…


  • Israel’s top court rejects the petition against the expulsion of Palestinian residents from villages in the West Bank. A demonstrator holding a Palestinian flag gestures as he stands next to Israeli forces [File: Mussa Qawasma/Reuters] Al Jazeera, 5 May 2022 Rights groups have decried a decision by an Israeli court that paves the way for…


  • It only took 20 years

    It only took 20 years… pic.twitter.com/Y3J47ziyA8 — Christian Henderson (@CjvHenderson) April 29, 2022 The Harvard Crimson is the daily student newspaper of Harvard University.


  • Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), April 13, 2022 Take action to thank Dua Lipa for standing up for Palestinian rights and urge her, as a prominent PUMA ambassador, to help convince PUMA to end complicity in Israel’s regime of apartheid. “These are the lives and homes of innocent people…


  • The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project supports these efforts by Indigenous Women to end fossil fuel projects and protect water. USA, April 27, 2022 — Today, Indigenous women leaders, joined by over 200 organizations, representing millions nationwide, submitted a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers urging the department to deny necessary permits for the expansion…


  • Read B’Tselem’s full paper on boycotting military courts Dear Friends, It’s a show the Israeli regime has been staging for years, by now casting thousands of Palestinians in it against their will. Week after week, month after month, administrative detainees are led handcuffed into courtrooms and hear what military prosecutors and judges have to say…


  • We Are Not Numbers, February 25, 2022 Enjoy our tour in the historical sites in Gaza city. Meet Abo Hanfi A-Sawwaf, Abu-Zuhair, Om-Anwar Al-Kassab; and see Omary Mosque, Al-Thahab (Gold) Market, Al-Alami’s house, and Al-Hasary herb’s shop. We Are Not Numbers, a Project of Euro-Med Monitor, pairs Palestinian writers from across Palestine and the diaspora…


  • Al Samud Playground

    Al Samud Playground $9,750 of $9,750 on 4/21/22


  • Just Vision’s new documentary, Boycott, will have its Wisconsin Premiere at the Milwaukee Film Festival on Monday, April 25 at 5:45pm. Boycott follows the stories of a news publisher, an attorney and a speech therapist, who, when forced to choose between their jobs and their political beliefs, launch legal battles that expose an attack on…


  • Presented by the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions (ICAHD) and Mondoweiss. 12 noon Central Register Here Bob Herbst is a civil rights lawyer, co-chair of the ICAHD-USA board, and a member of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) and the Westchester, New York, Peace and Action Coalition (WESPAC). Phil Weiss is a senior editor at a…


  • In-person activities from 350 Madison Friday 5 pm on Library Mall Saturday 10 am at the Capitol Square Farmer’s Market and Online: Frontline Demands for Climate Justice Speakers from Palestine, the Philippines and other Indigenous Communities 8:30 am Central Register Here This Earth Day, speakers from Palestine, the Philippines, and other indigenous and frontline communities…


  • Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at UW-Madison will be displaying a Mock Apartheid Wall for Justice for Palestine Week. Time: 3-7 pm Location: Langdon Street side of Library Mall You are invited to come and show your support…wear a kuffiyeh!