August 1: An Evening with Janna Jihad

Thursday, August 1 6:30 pm The Greenlining Institute 360 14th St. Oakland, CA Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/events/423438974920443/ Join us to hear from Janna Jihad Tamimi, 13 year-old Palestinian activist, one of the youngest accredited journalists in the world – and Ambassador of Shamsaan, a South African children’s rights organization. We will screen Radiance of Resistance, a documentary [&hellip

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New interview with Missy, Fawaz and Islam about ISM in Hebron

Katie Miranda posted a new interview on her podcast, in which she speaks to Fawaz Abuaisheh, Islam Maraqa and Missy, activists she met in Hebron in 2006. In the interview they discuss the current and past political situation for Palestinians in occupied Hebron. You can subscribe and listen here on Apple podcasts or here on YouTube. Over the [&hellip

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Summer 2019 ISM Newsletter

The all-new Summer 2019 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: The Meaning of Solidarity Work by Henry Todd Reportback from Al-Khalil by “D” [&hellip

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The Meaning of Solidarity Work

by Henry Todd When people ask what I was doing in Palestine I reply “solidarity work and reporting.” I knew the moral reasons I decided to go, and I knew it was my civic duty, but I didn’t know what to call it, and I didn’t even have a clear plan for when I arrived [&hellip

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Reportback from Al-Khalil

by “D” Twenty-five years ago Baruch Goldstein, a New York-born Israeli settler walked into the Ibrahim Mosque in Al-Khalil and opened fire, killing 29 Palestinians and seriously wounding more than 150. Today Goldstein is worshiped and referred to as “the Holy Saint” by violent extremist settlers in Al-Khalil. In his settlement of Kiryat Arba, there [&hellip

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June 8: ISM Newsletter Party for Palestinian grassroots resistance

Saturday, June 81:30 pm – 4:00 pmGrassroots House2022 Blake St.Berkeley, CA (near downtown Berkeley BART station.) Come out to help support Palestinian grassroots organizing and resistance! On Saturday, June 8, we’ll be packaging the ISM Norcal newsletter’s latest edition, hot off the presses, for shipping to thousands of supporters across the country. The newsletter is [&hellip

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Feb. 9: Eyewitness Gaza – Palestinian Children Under Siege

Saturday, Feb. 92:00 pm – 4:00 pmOmni Commons4799 Shattuck Ave.Oakland, CAFacebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/328766551180558/ Heather La Mastro, a school teacher in Berkeley, recently traveled to occupied Palestine. She visited several refugee camps, hospitals and pediatric mental health care programs in the West Bank and Gaza Strip administered by the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF). Heather will [&hellip

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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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