A step in the direction of lifting the blockade of Gaza – Egypt opens borders again

(excerpt from) The Guardian UK Egypt to open Gaza border crossing …Hundreds of Palestinians are expected to head to the border crossing between Gaza and Egypt on Saturday to take advantage of the first free passage out of the blockaded territory in almost four years.

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Dear supporters, No Sweat Apparel has fallen on tough times. We survive by a thread, albeit an astonishingly sturdy one so far. We have some reason to believe that we have found a major funder at last so we can have the adequate resources we’ve always needed to thrive. That’s the good news. In the […]

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Exhibition: L(A)TTITUDES 2/21/08

Greetings, This e-mail serves as an announcement of an upcoming gallery exhibition in Washington, DC that will feature my map “Israel / Palestine 1993.”  Printed at 48″ by 32″ using archival inks on stretched canvas, a limited edition of ten signed copies will be made available for sale at the Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery in the Washington, DC Jewish […]

The coolest t-shirt

Organic Bethlehem Unisex Green Menorah Tee It’s organic cotton. It’s anti-global warming. It’s produced by the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU). And the concept from the Shalom Center is brilliant: “The Green Menorah is the symbol of a covenant among Jewish communities and congregations to renew the miracle of Hanukkah in our own […]

Counter-rhetoric on Israel/Palestine Fri 10/5/07

Women in Black of Bellport and Sayville present Counter Rhetoric A talk by author and activist, Jeff Halper, Coordinator for the Israeli Committee Against Housing Demolition. Friday, October 5 at 7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bellport 51 Browns Lane, Bellport Dr. Halper is co-author of COUNTER-RHETORIC, a book challenging the rhetoric, perceptions and […]