and the Central Presbyterian Church of Atlanta
Leaders: Ilise Benshushan Cohen & Julie Norman
The United States has been the most dominant international player in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This delegation will examine the historic and current role of U.S. government and civil society intervention in the region. The delegation will meet with Palestinian and Israeli civil society leaders, activists and experts who will discuss the role of U.S. military, humanitarian and diplomatic aid, as well as its legal implications.
Full information at INTERFAITH PEACE BUILDERS.
From The Electronic Intifada
11 February 2015
A massive Israeli police force raided the Palestinian neighborhood of Bayarat Shannir in Lydd, a city in present-day Israel, on Tuesday morning.Armed to the teeth and accompanied by bulldozers, hundreds of police officers stormed the neighborhood and sealed all entrances. At 10am, the police demolished the home of Hana al-Naqib, a mother of four, saying that it was built without a permit. Hana and her children, aged 7, 8, 14 and 15, were violently expelled from their newly-built home, as were the neighbors who came to support them.”
Thirteen Palestinians revive lawsuit against US “charities” funding violent Israeli settlers
Submitted by Charlotte Silver on Wed, 02/11/2015
A group of Palestinians has decided to continue a lawsuit against several US-based “charitable organizations” accused of supporting violent Israeli Settlers in the occupied West Bank.