First Palestinian museum in US opens April 22

First Palestinian museum in US opens April 22   Located in a 4,000 square foot gallery outside of New Haven, Connecticut, the new Palestine Museum US may seem like a modest venture. But Faisal Saleh’s labor of love is in fact a groundbreaking project in Palestinian cultural preservation in the diaspora. As the first Palestinian-focused…

Thousands March for Jerusalem in DC

Press Release previously published by American Muslims for Palestine. (WASHINGTON, DC  12/18/2017) — On Saturday, December 16, thousands of Palestinian and Muslim Americans, along with Jews, Christians, and other allies, gathered in front of the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s recent declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The demonstration was organized by the U.S…

New alphabet book celebrates Palestinian culture

An English-language children’s alphabet book about Palestine sold out days after its November launch. P is for Palestine, written by Golbarg Bashi and illustrated by Golrokh Nafisi, can now be pre-purchased from Etsy. The hardcover, brightly-illustrated book contains each letter of the English alphabet with a corresponding aspect of Palestinian culture. P is for Palestine covers…

Irvine SJP appeals punishment for chanting at Israeli soldiers

This was published on August 31 on Palestine Legal’s blog Media contacts: Liz Jackson, media@palestinelegal.org, Palestine Legal Daniel Carnie, student participant and witness Today Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) filed an appeal against a University of California Irvine (UCI) decision to punish them for spontaneously clapping and chanting at a May 10 speaking event with…