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  • Eyewitness Palestine, October 2022 We are excited to announce that our 73rd Delegation is underway! This delegation was three years in the making, and it has finally arrived. Focusing on […]

  • EyeWitness Palestine still has some openings available for their fall delegation. Scholarships are available. The Environmental Justice and Olive Harvest delegation is your opportunity to visit Palestine during the olive […]

  • Rashida Tlaib, elected to 13th Congressional District of Michigan, stands in front of US Capitol Building Daily Kos, January 31, 2019 Every year, the pro-Israel lobby AIPAC sponsors an all-expense […]

  • The Sumud Freedom Tour

    This is our moment of unity, of coalition building Holy Land Trust Mission Holy Land Trust and Nonviolence International have partnered to develop a multilayered tour of peace and justice […]

  • LEARN MORE ABOUT THE MAY 2017 DELEGATION! May 13 – 26, 2017 Incarceration, Detention, and Political Prisoners Interfaith Peace-Builders Co-Sponsored by Defense for Children International – Palestine This delegation is […]

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  • TSELA BARR AND MICHELE BAHL | members, Madison-Rafah Sister City Project, Cap Times, Nov 22, 2012 Picture this normal scene: Teenage boys are playing soccer in front of their house […]

  • John Quinlan, WORT 89.9 FM – A Public Affair, November 19, 2012 On Monday November 19th, host John Quinlan was joined in conversation with visitors from a peace delegation sponsored […]

  • On the day that the Interfaith Peace Builders delegation (with four women from Wisconsin) safely left Gaza, Israel’s attacks began … please read the following message and watch the news. […]

  • An Ongoing Terror

    Michele Bahl, Madison-Rafah Sister City Project, November 14, 2012 Yesterday we visited the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. Since the siege, which started in 2006 when Hamas won the election, […]

  • 2012 Gaza Delegation Photos

    [slideshow_deploy id=’2832′]   Michele Bahl and Tsela (Carol) Barr of the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project entered Gaza through the Rafah Crossing on November 5, 2012 as part of a 21-member […]

  • Interfaith Peace-Builders, November 5, 2012 November 5, 2012 – Interfaith Peace-Builders (IFPB) is pleased to announce that our 21 member delegation to the Gaza Strip passed safely through the Rafah […]

  • Veena Brekke, Madison-Rafah Sister City Project, October 31, 2012 On October 28th we departed the beautiful city of Nazareth to visit Palestinian towns, villages, farms and spend two nights in […]

  • Interfaith Peace-Builders Delegation Arrives in Israel/Palestine Interfaith Peace-Builders, October 23, 2012 October 23, 2012 – Interfaith Peace-Builders (IFPB) is pleased to announce that our 32 member delegation to Israel/Palestine arrived […]

  • A Gift to Rafah

    How Madisonians helped create a respite from violence for Palestinian children Kathy Walsh, Isthmus, April 29, 2005 Children were everywhere. They were standing on rooftops, shooting marbles in the streets, […]

  • Jennifer Loewenstein, The Electronic Intifada, 17 February 2004 Pictured, Maha, the wife of Ibrahim Aoda Abu Shatat, sits together with baby Zyad in her house during shooting at 3:30 AM. […]

  • The entire border of Gaza is surrounded by heavily-patrolled walls and fences. A network of Israeli checkpoints tightly controls movement in and out of the Strip, and between population areas […]