israel-palestine

Palestine/Israel in the Trump Era

April 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in our Spring 2017 Newsletter Despite the Trump administration’s contradictory policies, MAPA’s Palestine/Israel working group is keeping on, to advance Palestinian rights and for our own sanity, and to add new issues as needed: e.g., opposing David Friedman as ambassador to Israel. …

The Occupation of the American Mind (Film)

March 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment will be showing the film The Occupation of the American Mind. Israel’s ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and its repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the …

Report From Israel/Palestine

March 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

The GRALTA Foundation continues to explore the Israel-Palestine conflict with reports on our January Study Tour to Israel/Palestine. Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford Road, Lincoln, MA on Sunday, March 19 at 1 PM. Two members of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Denise Provost (D-Somerville) and Paul …

On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, Massachusetts Peace Action board member Eva Moseley delivered testimony before the Task Force on Integrity in State and Local Government regarding our March 2016 complaint that it should be deemed unethical for state legislators to take gifts of free trips to Israel funded by a lobby …

Two of Trump’s first initiatives regarding the Middle East send chills down my spine. As a United States’ citizen working toward fostering better relations between America and the Middle East, I would like to share my initial thoughts on Trump’s plan to ban Muslim’s from obtaining …

Caution: Controversy (may be) Detected

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Kimia Tabatabaei, student intern and head of Newton South Peace Action  The Latin phrase, “Bona mens omnibus patet”  — “A good mind is open to all things” —  wraps around South’s school seal. For a school that takes pride in fostering an environment of …

Making Waves on Israel and Palestine

December 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the 2016 Fall Newsletter by Eva Moseley, Cambridge The “A New Day” (AND) network, launched by MAPA’s Palestine-Israel Work­­ing Group at a well-attended conference a year ago, organizes its members by Congressional district and works to change US Israel policy. One …

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