The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project

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  •   Playgrounds for Palestine Madison has received a delivery of the Premium Blend 500 mL Bottle AIDA Palestinian Olive Oil, organic and Fair Trade olive oil from small farms in […]

  • War Industry Resisters Network presents: How does Israel get away with it? with Jeff Halper 3-4 pm CT The level of impunity for Israel is striking. How does Israel get […]

  • Shop now | Get Involved | Events Supporting Palestinian Farmers in the West Bank: Our Partnership with PARC Learn about Palestinian olive oil and dates from the West Bank and […]

  • Palestinians attend a gathering outside UN offices to protest a decision by World Food Program to suspend aid of around 200,000 people in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, […]

  • Middle East Children’s Alliance For International Women’s Day we are honored to share a video highlighting some of the incredible women MECA and our partner the Gaza Urban and Peri-Urban […]

  • Widely regarded as the most blessed time of the year, Palestinian families in Gaza wait all year for the olive harvest season. A Boy in the Shahin Family Helps His […]

  • 135 backpacks to Rafah by MECA on our behalf More MECA photos from Gaza     The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project is partnering with the Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) […]

  • 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 […]

  • An eviction in East Jerusalem lies at the center of a conflict that led to war between Israel and Hamas. But for millions of Palestinians, the routine indignities of occupation […]

  • Eyewitness Palestine Join us for a Virtual Delegation to the Rafah refugee camp in the Gaza Strip with We Are Not Numbers, Palestinian youth telling the human stories behind the […]

  • Deterioration of Living Condition For 4860 Fishermen and Workers in Associated Professions Ref: 45/2021 Date: 26 April 2021 Time: 10:30 GMT On Monday, 26 April 2021, Israeli authorities closed Gaza […]

  • Josie Shields-Stromsness, Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) Update for Madison Rafah Sister City Project BACKGROUND The economic situation in the Gaza Strip is deteriorating dramatically as a result of the […]

  • The Marketplace is OPEN!

    Madison-Rafah Marketplace is OPEN for the International Festival (2/27-3/5) and International Women’s Day (3/6)

  • 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. […]

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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Warning of Gaza Power Plant Shutdown Ref: 75/2020, 17 August 2020 The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) expresses its deep concern over the repercussions of the Gaza Power Plant […]

  • Fuel Entry Suspended and Fishing Area Reduced Ref: 72/2020, 13 August 2020 On Wednesday, 12 August 2020, Israeli authorities announced new restrictions on the movement of goods entering the Gaza […]