Palestine

Boycott, divestment & sanctions handout

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement has received a great deal of attention recently, but what is it really about? This resources answers questions about the growing and dynamic BDS movement.   

5 Broken Cameras discussion guide and resources

This resource guide is intended to help facilitate discussion about the film “5 Broken Cameras” by social action groups, classes, and other interested parties. We hope that discussion of this important film becomes a vehicle for developing a greater understanding of the issues involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and nonviolent resistance in Palestine.  

5 Broken Cameras: Bil'in case study

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide includes a case study developed based on interviews conducted by AFSC in Bil’in.

5 Broken Cameras: discussion and action

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide includes sample questions which can be used to guide discussions about the film and information about resources that interested individuals and groups can use to find out more about the situation in Bil’in, in Israel and Palestine, and about actions they can support that will help bring change. 

5 Broken Cameras: Palestinian nonviolent resistance

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide provides background information on Palestinian nonviolent resistance to Israel’s occupation. 

5 Broke Cameras: Overview

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide provides a brief summary of the film and background and context information about the village of Bilin. 

 

TODAY'S REALITIES & TOMORROW'S LEADERS: Delegation to Palestine and Israel

Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 8:00am - Friday, August 23, 2013 - 8:00am

This delegation will explore current realities of life for Israelis and Palestinians, including settlements, the occupation, and the peace process—by learning directly from those living there. We will also explore issues relevant to young people in the region, including efforts to educate and empower future generations working towards a just resolution to the conflict. Our itinerary will feature meetings with leaders of civil society groups, grassroots organizers, Palestinian and Israeli youth, religious leaders and more. 

August 2013 Interfaith Peacebuilders Delegation Flyer

TRAVEL TO PALESTINE/ISRAEL WITH INTERFAITH PEACE-BUILDERS AND AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE
This delegation will explore current realities of life for Israelis and Palestinians, including settlements, the occupation, and the peace
process—by learning directly from those living there. We will also explore issues relevant to young people in the region, including
efforts to educate and empower future generations working towards a just resolution to the conflict. Our itinerary will feature meetings

Oppose the Closure of PLO Offices in the U.S. and Cuts to U.N. and Palestinian Funding

Nov 30, 2012

AFSC, FCNL and QUNO-NY sent the following joint letter to the Senate urging them to vote against three possible amendments to the Senate's defense authorization bill that sought to punish Palestinians and the United Nations on the eve of the vote at the United Nations upgrading Palestine's status at the UN to non-member observer state.

See the letter below.

November 29, 2012

Dear Senator,

Condition U.S. military aid to Israel on respect for human rights

AFSC joined 14 other church groups in calling on Congress to condition the provision of U.S. military aid to Israel on Israel’s compliance with applicable U.S. laws. 

Who we are

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more

Where we work

AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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