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International Womens Day (IWD) near Jerusalem

By Harrison Palestine Pal On Wednesday, March 8th, I experienced International Womens Day (IWD) near Jerusalem. 120 women gathered at Ar Ram checkpoint. We marched from Ar Ram checkpoint to Qalandiya checkpoint which isn’t too far away. It is staggering ...

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Bil’in and Beit Sira March Together For Peace

by Henry and Sara The weekly non-violent protests against the Israeli Apartheid wall continued this Friday in Bil’in and Beit Sira, with Palestinians from both villages uniting once again with Internationals and Israelis in a display of resistance to the ...

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J.A.G. II- Manifest Destiny

February 12, 2006, 11 a.m. – Jews Against Genocide (J.A.G.) spray painted “Manifest Destiny” over a sign reading “The Hope of Us All,” placed at the Kalandia checkpoint by Israeli occupation authorities. We also repainted the infamous Nazi slogan “Arbeit ...

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J.A.G. II- Manifest Destiny

On January 19th we, a group of concerned Jews, spray painted the infamous Nazi slogan “Arbeit Macht Frie” (“Work Makes You Free”) on a sign placed by the Israeli occupation authorities at the Kalandia checkpoint that read “The Hope of ...

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An Invitation for Barak Obama

by Katie The morning of Thursday, January 12, myself, and other Palestinian and international activists were invited to the branch of Jerusalem University in Ramallah for a conference that Barak Obama, the US senator from Illinois, was holding with students. ...

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Bil’in: Land Grab thanks to the Wall

Bil’in is a small village located six km east of the green line, west of Ramallah. The village rests on 4,000 dunams (about 1,000 acres) and is home to 1,700 residents, whose livelihood depends on agriculture and work outside the ...

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