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5 Broke Cameras: Overview

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide provides a brief summary of the film and background and context information about the village of Bilin. 

 

TODAY'S REALITIES & TOMORROW'S LEADERS: Delegation to Palestine and Israel

Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 8:00am - Friday, August 23, 2013 - 8:00am

This delegation will explore current realities of life for Israelis and Palestinians, including settlements, the occupation, and the peace process—by learning directly from those living there. We will also explore issues relevant to young people in the region, including efforts to educate and empower future generations working towards a just resolution to the conflict. Our itinerary will feature meetings with leaders of civil society groups, grassroots organizers, Palestinian and Israeli youth, religious leaders and more. 

August 2013 Interfaith Peacebuilders Delegation Flyer

TRAVEL TO PALESTINE/ISRAEL WITH INTERFAITH PEACE-BUILDERS AND AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE
This delegation will explore current realities of life for Israelis and Palestinians, including settlements, the occupation, and the peace
process—by learning directly from those living there. We will also explore issues relevant to young people in the region, including
efforts to educate and empower future generations working towards a just resolution to the conflict. Our itinerary will feature meetings

Condition U.S. military aid to Israel on respect for human rights

AFSC joined 14 other church groups in calling on Congress to condition the provision of U.S. military aid to Israel on Israel’s compliance with applicable U.S. laws. 

Response to criticism of the October 5 letter on conditioning aid to Israel

AFSC joined 14 other church groups in calling on congress to condition the provision of U.S. military aid to Israel on Israel’s compliance with applicable U.S. laws. There were many responses to this letter, both critical and affirming. This letter responds to some of the critisism the letter received. 

October 5, 2012 Letter on Conditioning Aid to Israel

On October 5th, 2012 AFSC joined 14 other church groups in calling on congress to condition the provision of US military aid to Israel on Israel’s compliance with applicable U.S. laws. 

Inside Palestine Today, the UN, and Where Do We Go From Here

In this two-part video by Rodger Routh, John Dabeet, US Coordinator for UN recognition of a Palestinian state and a professor of economics at Muscatine Community College, offers his thoughts at the conclusion of a four-part AFSC series entitled "Palestine is Still the Issue."

To view part two of John Dabeet's talk, click here.

Supper and Talk: Inside Palestine Today, the UN, and Where Do We Go From Here

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 6:00pm

Palestinian children at play

Palestinian children at play

Palestinian children at play.

Middle Eastern Supper followed by presentation: "Inside Palestine Today, the UN, and Where Do We Go From Here"

John Dabeet, US coordinator for UN recognition of a Palestinian state and Professor of Economics at Muscatine Community College. More at http://tinyurl.com/7kazrgo and http://tinyurl.com/6wxqlmf

Steadfast Hope: The Palestinian Quest for a Just Peace - part 3

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 7:00pm

Palestinian children at play

Palestinian children at play

Palestinian children at play.

Themes for discussion: US Media, US Aid, Finding Hope

Palestinians students, studying in Iowa, will offer personal commentary.

The third of a Four-Part Series Featuring Food, Film and Discussion. For more info, please contact AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator Kathleen McQuillen at KMcquillen@afsc.org or 515-274-4851, ext. 22.

The final event is: 

Thursday, May 31; 6:00 – 8:30 pm Middle Eastern Supper followed by presentation:

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