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An Israeli Military Resister Speaks Her Truth

A young Israeli woman explains why she refuses to serve in the Israeli military.

 

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In memory of my brother: a Palestinian memorial for the victims of Gaza

Palestinian youth describes the murder of his brothers by the Israeli military during the Gaza incursion

 

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Citizen Hearings on Impact of US Weapons on Civilians in Gaza

Vision and Framework for Citizen Hearings on Impact of US Weapons on Civilians in Gaza

Interfaith Witness for Middle East Peace is an ad hoc coalition of faith-based individuals and community groups. We view the United States as a major contributor to the militarization of the conflict and thus, by extension, the maintenance of systems of inequality between Palestinians and Israeli Jews. Curriculum Guide to Citizen Hearings is a tool to engage, educate and activate faith-based communities and secular groups to:

Citizen Hearings on Gaza

Citizen Hearings on the impact of U.S. Weapons used on civilians in Gaza.

Citizen Hearings on the impact of U.S. Weapons used on civilians in Gaza, during Israel"s operation Cast Lead. The hearings were organized by AFSC.

1949 Relief Efforts in Gaza

It's often cold and rainy in the Gaza Strip in February, and 1949 was no different. The pelting winter rains had arrived and so had Al Holtz.

Al recalls stepping off the military train into Gaza town, "You couldn't see a thing. Jet black. Kelly [Peckham] and I jumped off the train with our little satchels and stood there and looked around a minute. There were something close to a quarter million refugees in Gaza by the time we arrived, plus the local population."

AFSC in Palestine Background

In 1949, because of the experience AFSC gained in helping to resettle hundreds of thousands of refugees and displaced persons following World War II, the United Nations asked the Committee to organize relief efforts for Palestinian Arab refugees coming into the Gaza Strip. This continued until the United Nations Relief Works Agency began its operations on May 1, 1950.

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