You can help keep Palestinian olive oil flowing – and sustain grassroots resistance

Olive oil is part of the rich lifeblood of the Palestinian agricultural economy. Some of today’s still-standing olive trees in Palestine are over 3,000 years old. Palestinian farmers have developed sustainable, indigenous farming practices that continue to this day. Indeed, the cultivation and processing of olive oil also plays an important role in defending Palestinian [&hellip

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November 2018 ISM Newsletter

The all-new November 2018 edition of the ISM NorCal newsletter, “Live from Palestine, ” is now available. The newsletter is edited by ISM’s Jeff Pekrul and contains news reports, diaries, analysis, events and more. Download the PDF copy or read the articles below:  ISM Tour Comes at Potential Turning Point for Palestine by Joe Catron [&hellip

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Free Online Telesummit for Palestine

Have you wanted to attend a conference on Palestine but travel costs are prohibitive? You may be interested to know that you can join ISM’s Katie Miranda as she hosts a FREE online 20 speaker telesummit with some of the best and brightest minds working on the issue of freedom for Palestinians. You can attend from [&hellip

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Tabling volunteers needed!

Are you looking for an easy way to get involved with ISM? Do you enjoy explaining the need for solidarity with Palestine and the need for U.S. volunteers to go there? ISM needs more volunteers participate in what we call “tabling”, which is staffing our literature table at community events throughout the Bay Area. We [&hellip

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Nov. 17 and Dec. 1: ISM Newsletter Parties to Support Palestinian Grassroots Resistance

NOTICE: November 17 party CANCELLED due to air quality. December 1 party moving forward! Saturday, Dec. 1 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Grassroots House 2022 Blake St. Berkeley, CA (near downtown Berkeley BART station.) Come out to help support Palestinian grassroots organizing and resistance! We’ll be packaging the ISM Norcal newsletter’s latest edition, hot off [&hellip

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Nov. 12, Rossmoor: Author Richard Hardigan on the occupation of Palestine

Monday, November 12 4:00 pm Fireside Room at Gateway Complex 1001 Golden Rain Road Walnut Creek (Rossmoor), CA Rossmoor Voices for Justice in Palestine is proud to present author and activist Richard Hardigan speaking about his new book: “The Other Side of the Wall – An Eyewitness Account of the Occupation in Palestine.” “Richard Hardigan…has [&hellip

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Learn More about ISM Northern California

Who We Are:   The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) is a Palestinian-led movement committed to resisting the long-entrenched and systematic oppression and dispossession of the Palestinian population, using non-violent, direct-action methods and principles.  Founded in August 2001, ISM aims to support and strengthen the Palestinian popular resistance by being immediately alongside Palestinians in olive groves, on school [&hellip

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October 8: Community Discussion with Palestinian Rights Leaders from Mossawa (1948 Palestine)

Monday, October 8 6:30 pm Buena Vista United Methodist Church 2311 Buena Vista Avenue Alameda, CA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/150743759204820/ International Solidarity Movement, NorCal, in partnership with Buena Vista United Methodist Church invite community organizations and people of faith to join Dr. Nabila Espanioly and Jafar Farah, on Monday Oct 8 – quite appropriately on Indigenous People’s [&hellip

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Interview: Katie Miranda on ISM, art, politics and Palestine

The following interview with Katie Miranda, ISM organizer, artist and jewelry designer, is reprinted from My Olive Roots, where it was originally featured. Interview by Maha Huneidi: Katie Miranda (KM) is a multifaceted artist/activist living in Portland, Oregon where she has a jewelry and apparel business: www.katiemiranda.com, and does cartoons for Mondoweiss and the Middle [&hellip

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