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  • To enlarge photos, right-click and choose “Open image in New Tab.” Burnt cars in the Palestinian town of Huwwara, near the West Bank city of Nablus, on 28 February after […]

  • Victory for Khalil

    182-day Palestinian hunger striker to be released madison4pali on Instagram Yesterday, we planned to hold a demonstration to #FreeKhalil, the 182-day Palestinian hunger-striker protesting his evidence-free incarceration — but then […]

  • The Palestinian hunger striker, whose images shocked the world amid his more than 170-day strike, has ended his strike after striking a deal to be released Palestinian administrative prisoner Khalil […]

  • A video showing Khalil Awawdeh and the toll his detention has taken on his body was shared on Monday, where he urged the world to stop Israel from detaining Palestinians […]

  • Palestinian detainee Khalil Awawdeh Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor, 30 Aug 2022 Geneva – Palestinian administrative detainee Khalil Awawdeh is suffering from an acute case of dyspnea and severe problems in […]

  • A protest in solidarity with Khalil Awawdeh, a Palestinian prisoner who is on hunger strike, 1 August 2022 [Mahmoud Nasser/ApaImages] Middle East Monitor, August 29, 2022 Photos of hunger-striking Palestinian […]

  • Justice for Shireen


  • Park Features Israeli Settlements, Private Roads, Many Pieces, and 14 Bridges or Tunnels 60-Mile Gaza Tunnel will be a Construction Marvel

  • Twelve-year-old Mohammed Al-Najar was shot in his eye by Israeli soldiers [Getty] Tareq Hajjaj and Pam Bailey, The New Arab — Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, 20 December, 2019 To date, Gaza's Ministry […]

  • Hashtag to Headlines: The Gaza Great March of Return The 2019 tribute to Rachel Corrie on March 3, 2019, with Ahmed Abu Artema and Jehad Abusalim. Photos courtesy of Amy […]

  • Maia Project Update

    Latest Maia Water Filters in Rafah (28 Feb 2019) from Josie Shields-Stromsness, Middle East Children’s Alliance [pdf-embedder url=”” title=”maia bro for online”] Contribute online at For more information, contact […]

  • Ahmad Al-Bazz and Anne Paq, Mondoweiss, February 11, 2019 Anne Paq presented Intimate Portraits of Gaza’s Lost at the 2017 Madison-Rafah Rachel Corrie Commemoration. Based on the #ObliteratedFamilies project by […]

  • South Hebron Hills Update

    Expulsion by a thousand cuts Dear Friends, The last weeks have been busy and challenging in the South Hebron Hills. Young Palestinians, with international and Israeli peace activists, have planted […]

  • Israeli Forces Kill 7 Civilians, Including a Child 224 Others, Including 42 Children, 3 Women, 3 Journalists and a Paramedic, Are Wounded The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), Ref: […]

  • Israeli Forces Kill 1 Child and Wound 137 Civilians, including 26 Children, 4 Paramedics and 1 Journalist Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), September 7, 2018, Ref: 97/2018 On Friday […]

  • (Photo: Gay Liberation Network) Mondoweiss, June 24, 2018 Confounding many people’s expectations, our “We Stand With Palestine” contingent in the Chicago Gay Pride Parade Sunday, June 24th – with its […]

  • Now Through Saturday, June 16: Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church, 1502 Parkside Dr., Madison 241-9796 First Congregational Church, 1609 University Ave., Madison 233-9751 Midvale Community Lutheran Church, 4329 Tokay […]

  • Palestine: Unlimited

    Elaine Pasquini, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, 2017 March-April Throughout the month of December, photographs from the first annual Karimeh Abboud Award Competition were on display in St. Mark’s […]

  • Bill Glauber and Amed Elbenni, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 6, 2018 Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, said America’s recent move to relocate its embassy to Israel will […]

  • Free Gaza!

    Poster by Donna Wallbaum Venue and Installation by Kathy and Kevin Walsh

  • In socially conservative Gaza, women have been leading the Great Return March movement, uniting all Palestinians. Mersiha Gadzo & Anas Jnena, 20 Apr 2018 ‘I loved the sense of unity […]

  • Palestine Solidarity Campaign, April 16, 2018 Join us in campaigning to protect child prisoners on the 17th April, marking the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners. We need you […]


  • We Are Not Numbers, February 23, 2018 A Gaza man with a SunBox Two of the Gaza Strip’s most pressing challenges are a blockade-induced shortage of both electricity and building […]

  • Palestinian Journeys

    Palestinian Journeys is an online portal into the multiple facets of the Palestinian experience, filled with fact-based historical accounts, biographies, events, and undiscovered stories. Together, they seek to craft an […]

  • Abu Thurayyah was demonstrating against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital when he was killed [Mohammed Salem/Reuters] AL JAZEERA NEWS, 16 Dec 2017 Two days before he […]

  • Israeli Forces Kill 4 Palestinians, including Lower-Limb Amputee, and Wound 252 Civilians, including Children, Journalists and Paramedics Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), Gaza City, Ref: 90/2017, December 16, 2017 […]

  • Playgrounds for Palestine – Madison July 9, 2016 Hi everyone, I went to Hebron yesterday and helped with the installation of the playground. They were supposed to continue today but […]

  • As the UN’s day of solidarity with Palestinians nears, Gazans have restored a hesitant bustle Miriam Berger, The Guardian, Saturday 25 November 2017 Fishermen off the coast of Gaza City, […]

  • The White House should intervene

  • Bill Chappell, NPR, March 3, 2017 A doorman stands at the entrance of The Walled Off Hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem Friday. Dusan Vranic/AP There’s no pool, […]

  • Israeli forces suppress weekly marches in Bilin, Kafr Qaddum Ma’an News Agency, January 21, 2017 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) – Israeli forces Friday suppressed weekly marches held in the villages of Billin […]

  • Anees Mansour, December 16, 2016 Dear Friends, Assalamu Alaikum & Hello Everyone, I hope you, your family and friends are doing well. Special thanks to our old and new donors […]

  • Samah Salaime, +972, November 26, 2016 The wildfire that struck Neve Shalom-Wahat al-Salam left our Jewish-Arab village more resilient than ever before. We invite Israel’s politicians to learn from us on […]

  • Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh, November 25, 2016 But fires are raging across Western Asia Middle East Fires, Past Week (Global Forest Watch, Washington, DC) Over 200 forest fires are raging in […]

  • Gaza Summer Camp

    Gaza Summer Camp — July 17, 2016 Dearest Friends, I would like to thank you all so much for your support to our project “Gaza Summer Camp”. I would also […]

  • Rabbi Brant Rosen, Shalom Rav, July 17, 2016 This past Friday, I had the honor to participate in an incredible, unprecedented mass action of civil disobedience in the H2 section […]

  • Hello from Gaza. My name is Anees Mansour, one of a group of volunteers working with at-risk children in Rafah, Gaza. With your help we’ve already done so much this […]

  • This is from the Middle East Children’s Alliance project assistant in Gaza, who tells us that the program now has 220 children enrolled over two shifts. Photos are taken with […]

  • Samira Counseling Photos

    Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) — Rafah   Related articles: Samira Project Children’s Counseling A Samira Project Success Story

  • Josh Ruebner, US Campaign to End the Occupation, October 30, 2015 If so, click here to download a template to print out stickers to distribute. Fits templates for Post-It Super […]

  • Sunday, November 1, 2015 First Unitarian Society 900 University Bay Drive, Madison 1:00 – 2:30 pm “They left me in the room for 5 hours with my hands tied behind […]

  • Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada, 10 September 2014 Destruction everywhere UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs A new United Nations assessment published this week lays out the massive […]

  • Palestinians evacuate a survivor of an Israeli air strike that hit the Al Ghoul family building in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. At least 40 people were […]

  •   More photos at The International Socialist Organization (ISO) Facebook posts here and here.

  • Friday, July 18: Mahmoud Abu Rahma from Rafah on WORT with Max Blumenthal Saturday, July 19: Emergency Demonstration for Gaza Thursday, July 24: Online Event: Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions: A […]

  • Girls Preparatory School A, Rafah A gift from the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project and others, Dedicated to Karin Sandvik   More on the Maia Project from the Middle East Children’s […]

  • 2012 Gaza Delegation Photos

      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 delegation from […]

  • Subhiya Awad al-Qawasmeh placed a picture of her husband, Omar, where he was killed. (Rina Castelnuovo for The New York Times)   Afterward they asked for his identity card ISABEL […]

  •   Hello everyone, Thought you might like to see these pictures of the first water filter installed in the kindergarten in Rafah….from the funds raised over the past year. As […]

  • Goodman Community Center 149 Wabesa St, Madison Room Bolz B 5 7 pm [Map] Free and open to all — light refreshments A report on the Christian Peacemaker Team (CPT) […]

  • Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, July 2010 THE RACHEL Corrie Foundation and Break the Silence Mural Project unveiled the Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural on May 8 at Labor Temple building, […]

  • Juan Cole, Informed Comment, March 16, 2010 On March 10, I posted on the humiliation heaped on Vice President Joe Biden by the Israeli government of far-right Likud leader Binyamin […]

  • In conjunction with the play My Name is Rachel Corrie, a photo exhibit will be on display outside of Anderson Auditorium, Predolin Humanities Center, Edgewood College, from October 1 – […]

  • Chris Allert, Works in Progress, February 2008 The Olympia-Rafah Mural Project is an official recognition by the people of Olympia, Washington of the sister city relationship that exists with the […]

  • 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, […]