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  • Gil Halstead with Islam Maraqa on Access Shahir Hunaina, YouTube, November 16, 2016 My Blood is Palestinian (Dammi Falastini), translation by Sara Ba Keeping my oath, following my religion You will find me on my land I belong to my people, I sacrifice my soul for them My blood is Palestinian, Palestinian, Palestinian My blood…


  • Operation Dove, February 12, 2017 More information on Operation Dove This Saturday morning residents of the Palestinian village of At Tuwani were grazing sheep and enjoying a day of outdoor picnics when Israeli soldiers entered the village en masse, turning the peaceful village into a military theatre. The raid appeared to be part of the…


  • Dear Friends, It is absolutely bizarre to be watching Trump’s policies of hatred unfold from inside Palestine — here where ANY traveler or foreigner finds herself overwhelmed by kindness and hospitality. If we find ourselves at a loss to imagine resisting over the long haul we should take courage from these schoolchildren who for the…


  • March 16 marked 13 years since 23-year-old American peace activist Rachel Corrie was crushed to death by an Israeli Army bulldozer while trying to prevent the demolition of the Nasrallah family home in Rafah, Gaza Strip, Palestine. While some measure of accountability and justice has been achieved for UK citizens Tom Hurndall and James Miller,…


  • Sunday, April 3, 7 pm, Christ Presbyterian Church 944 East Gorham Street, Madison WI You are invited to the annual Rachel Corrie commemoration: Dessert and an Eye-Witness Report   Featuring a local activist just returned from volunteering with Operation Dove in the South Hebron Hills, Palestine Free and open to the public; beverages and desserts…


  • 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) work in the south Hebron hills, as part of an ongoing project in the small town of Tuwani, providing witness and support to Palestinian children…