News and Events

  • Friends Fiduciary Corporation divests from companies working in Israel
    March 12, 2019
    Old news (2012) but worth repeating
  • Space to Play
    March 12, 2019
    No space to play in Palestinian refugee camps
  • On Our Way Home, a photographic project about internally...
    March 11, 2019
    Photographs about internally expelled Palestinian refugees
  • In photos: Israel’s war on nonviolent resistance in Hebron
    March 11, 2019
    Photos of non violent resistance in Hebron
  • Gaza march leader, Ahmed Abu Artema, to conscientious...
    January 17, 2019
    The leader of Gaza’s Great Return March holds a rare conversation...
  • The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s Insult to Angela Davis...
    January 17, 2019
    Scholars, activists, and grassroots organizers have flocked to her defense, a...
  • Quakers will not profit from the occupation of Palestine...
    December 8, 2018
    Quakers in Britain has today become the first church in the...
  • “What does justice look like? Moving towards a Just Peace in Palestine and...
    October 23, 2018
    An AFSC conference on Palestine-Israel at Pendle Hill December 2018
  • Uri Avnery, Israel's Visionary of Peace, 1923-2018
    August 20, 2018
    Israeli activist Uri Avnery takes part in a protest at the...
  • Palestine-Israel at a Large Quaker Gathering in New England,...
    August 16, 2018
    Palestine-Israel program at NEYM Sessions 2018
  • The March of Folly by Uri Avnery
    July 26, 2018
    Avnery on Israel's current policies toward Gaza
  • Palestine-Israel programs at NEYM Sessions-August 2018
    July 4, 2018
    Workshops, lunch meetings, exhibit, and road signs at NEYM this summer
  • The One-State Solution
    July 3, 2018
    A well-reasoned consideration of the One State Option
  • Birthright: Not Just a Free Trip (From If Not...
    July 3, 2018
    How Israel sells itself to young American Jews
  • Targeting the most vulnerable: children in detention in the...
    July 3, 2018
    Imprisoned children in Palestine & the United States
  • We Live Near The Border With Gaza, And We...
    June 15, 2018
    An Open Letter to Israeli & Hamas Leadership from Israeli neighbors
  • Killed for Protesting (in Gaza): 6 Things to Know...
    June 14, 2018
    Action suggestions about Gaza from Jewish Voice for Peace
  • A martyr forever caught on camera
    June 8, 2018
    Photography reveals truth
  • Mubarak Awad, Palestinian Mentor of Nonviolent Resistance
    May 26, 2018
    Mubarak Awad, exiled leader of strategic nonviolence—he is not the only...
  • Bethlehem
    Mazin Qumsiyeh — A Voice from Bethlehem
    May 21, 2018
    In this posting from the West Bank, Mazin Qumsiyeh speaks in...
  • Why Are Palestinians Protesting in Gaza?
    May 15, 2018
    by MIKE MERRYMAN-LOTZE (in Counterpunch) A wounded Palestinian demonstrator is evacuated during a...
  • Palestinian Christians and Muslims call on faith communities to...
    May 3, 2018
    Palestinian Christians and Muslims call for justice
  • Two programs about anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, racism, and privilege, Saturday,...
    April 10, 2018
    Living into New England Yearly Meeting’s Israel/Palestine Minute/statement: Understanding Interplay of...
  • The Great March of Return (of Gazans to their...
    April 2, 2018
    Palestinians participate in a tent city protest commemorating Land Day, with...
  • Two recent alarming actions by the Trump administration: Jerusalem...
    January 25, 2018
    Respond to the Trump administration's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital...
  • Vic Mensa: What Palestine Taught Me About American Racism
    January 18, 2018
    One African American perspective on Palestinian rights—by someone who's been there
  • Ahed Tamimi & the Struggle for Justice in Nabi...
    January 18, 2018
    An insightful, twenty minute interview with a young Palestinian activist, currently...
  • A conference: THE  ISRAEL LOBBY & AMERICAN POLICY 2018,...
    January 11, 2018
    THE ISRAEL LOBBY & AMERICAN POLICY 2018 Just before the annual American...
  • AFSC Germany
    AFSC among human rights orgs barred from Israel
    January 10, 2018
    PUBLISHED: JANUARY 8, 2018 Yesterday the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was...
  • Gaza’s airport, once a symbol of statehood, is now...
    January 9, 2018
    Palestine built it in 1998; Israel destroyed in 2 years later.
  • What were the top BDS victories of 2017?
    January 8, 2018
    The movement for Palestinian rights continues to grow across the world....
  • Israel indicts Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi
    January 2, 2018
    Resistance by youth to the Israeli occupation in Sabi Saleh
  • The Challenges We Face and Community We Forge: An...
    January 1, 2018
    An interview with Sa'ed Atshan whose invitation to a Quaker school...
  • Jerusalem: Why the World Doesn’t Recognize It as Israel’s...
    December 6, 2017
    The importance of Jerusalem, as symbol and as sovereignty
  • Angela Davis on Black Lives Matter, Palestine, and the...
    December 5, 2017
    Angela Davis, scholar and activist, former Black Panther with a long...
  • Israel's settlements: 50 years of land theft explained
    December 1, 2017
    Israel's settlements: 50 years of land theft explained
  • On the 35th Anniversary of Sabra and Shatila: The...
    September 16, 2017
    A medical doctor remembers serving in the camp during the massacre.
  • "The Occupation of the American Mind" on Democracy Now
    September 14, 2017
    How media filters perspectives about Israel and Palestine
  • Sa'ed Atshan Speaks Out on Disinvitation
    September 5, 2017
    Palestinian professor, speaks out on cancellation of Friends' Central speech
  • NEYM unites on a statement about Palestine-Israel
    August 8, 2017
    For the first time, NEYM responds to the violence in the...
  • Plans for NEYM Annual Sessions 2017
    August 3, 2017
    The New England Yearly Meeting Annual Sessions takes place August 5–10,...
  • Teachers fired for supporting students
    May 9, 2017
    Friends' Central teachers fired after inviting Palestinian professor to speak
  • Findings from Visits in Salem Quarter
    May 1, 2017
    Findings from circulating Cambridge Meeting's statement on the US Role in...
  • Friends Central disinvites Sa'ed Atshan
    March 16, 2017
    Palestinian Quaker, academic and activist barred from speaking at Quaker School