Israel-Palestine

Gaza: A Look Inside the Devastation

By Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator

Susan Johnson is one of only a handful of outside persons allowed inside Gaza in the months following the December 2008-January 2009 Israeli war against Gaza. Traveling with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in May of 2009, Susan interviewed and photographed Gazans reeling from Israel’s punishing bombardment.

Author Mark Braverman Addresses the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Excerpted from The Friendly Line, newsletter of the Des Moines Valley Friends Meeting

By Sherry Hutchison

Mark Braverman, author of Fatal Embrace: Christians, Jews, and the Search for Peace in the Holy Land, was featured at a May 4, 2010 lunch and conversation cosponsored by AFSC and the Grace United Methodist Church and Society Committee.

Mark Braverman

Mark Braverman

Mark Braverman is author of Fatal Embrace: Christians, Jews, and the Search for Peace in the Holy Land. His visit with church leaders in Des Moines is one example of AFSC Iowa's peacebuilding efforts throughout the year.

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