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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ISM tour comes at potential turning point for Palestine

By Joe Catron Joe Catron, a long-term ISM volunteer, lived in the Gaza Strip between March 2011 and October 2014. He spoke on the recent ISM tour. This year’s International Solidarity Movement tour, which brought ISM coordinators and volunteers to speak at over two dozen sites across Canada and the United States, came at a [&hellip

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Return Solidarity

By Neta Golan Neta Golan is a founder of Return Solidarity https://returnsolidarity.com/ Since March 30th, for more than four months, Palestinians have been peacefully protesting along the fence besieging Gaza in what is dubbed as the Great March of Return. The Great March of Return is a form of popular resistance, organized by Palestinian civilians [&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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