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Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 10:00am - Friday, June 3, 2016 - 10:00am

This delegation will explore Palestinian and Israeli efforts to achieve peace with justice. This specific delegation will include meetings that delve deeper into the issues of detention and incarceration, the Israeli military court system, and political prisoners - including meetings with organizations like Addameer, Defense for Children International Palestine, and New Profile. The delegation will also feature meetings with Palestinian and Israeli leaders of civil society groups, grassroots organizers, religious leaders and more.

19 US Representatives Call for Protecting Palestinian Children's Rights

In an unprecedented show of concern about Palestinian children, 19 members of Congress signed a letter to Secretary of State Kerry urging the US administration to prioritize children’s human rights in its bilateral relationship with Israel. Initiated by Rep Betty McCollum (D,Minn), the letter was a companion action to a June 2 Capitol Hill briefing about Palestinian children in military detention.

EYEWITNESS GAZA: From Trauma to Resiliance

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 7:00pm

Dr. of Peace, Alice Rothchild

Dr. Rothchild

Dr. Alice Rothchild

Dr. Rothchild reports back on her visit to Gaza in March 2015

44 organizations call on Israel to stop forcible transfer plans

West Bank Bedoin Homes

Shelters in a West Bank Palestinian Bedouin community.

Shelters in a West Bank Palestinian Bedouin community. 


On 11 September 2014, AFSC joined 43 other Palestinian, Israeli, and international organizations in urgently calling on world leaders to stop Israeli plans to forcibly transfer thousands of Palestinian Bedouins out of their communities in the central part of the occupied West Bank and into a designated township.


National Day of Action to End the Assault on Gaza and to Lift the Gaza Blockade

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:55pm

The Remains of the Al-Dula Family Home

Al- Dula Home - A child stands amid the rubble of the destroyed Al Dalu family home, Gaza City December 3, 2012. Ten members of the Al Dalu family were killed, as well as two neighbors, by an Israeli air strike on their three-story home on November 18, 2012. Four of those killed were children, and four were women.

This Thursday, July 24, join AFSC and more than 50 other groups in protesting the ongoing attack on Gaza by writing to your government representatives and President Obama, organizing community actions, or otherwise making your voice heard.  

U.S. corporations complicit in military attacks on Gaza

A list of corporations complicit in the current attacks on Gaza. If you are interested in organizing economic activism campaigns in response to the attacks, these are companies to target. 


Interdependence Day

As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, so does the season’s first hurricane, thoroughly rearranging many plans.  Among the plans being rearranged is the plan to have an Alliance for Palestinian Freedom float in the Provincetown parade.  That parade has been cancelled and the group has gotten permission to be part of the Wellfleet parade, which as of 4pm Thursday is still scheduled to take place on July 4th.   If you are on the Cape, check it out.  They could use your support.

Refusing to serve in the military in Israel

Druze youth refusing to serve in Israeli military

Impact: Resources for action on Israel-Palestine

Below is a list of archived Impact newsletters.

July, 2014: Gaza Under Attack

June, 2014: Collective Punisment

June, 2014: Demand an End to Administrative Detention

Gaza Writes Back: National Speaking Tour

Contributors to "Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine" are touring the San Francisco Bay Area this week.

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