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Protest Israeli Shutting Off Water in Parts of Palestine

When: Thursday, July 14, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts State House • Park Street • Boston

Thursday, July 14 at Noon in front of the State House

 Join the Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine to protest Israel’s shut off of water to parts of the West Bank

 

At the start of the Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim year during which fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset, many Palestinians are living without any water for days at a time.  Details to follow.

 

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Protest Fidelity Investment's complicity in West Bank stolen homes!

When: Friday, June 3, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Where: Fidelity Investment Headquarters • 245 Summer Street • Boston
The Stolen Homes coalition is having an international day of action on June 3 to call on Fidelity Investments to pressure Airbnb to stop listing homes in illegal israeli settlements (Fidelity is one of the largest investors in AIrbnb).
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Palestine House of Friendship

When: Thursday, June 2, 2016, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: First Parish Church Unitarian-Universalist • 3 Church ST. • Cambridge

Palestine House of Friendship

Learn about life under occupation and creative resistance from Mohammed Sawalha, Director, and educator, peacemaker and orgnizer who will tell us about their programs for chldren and adults.

A Benefit for the Palestinian House of Friendship and Smiling Faces Summer Camp in Nablus, West Bank, Palestine

Music and food.

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BDS campaign: Hewlett Packard Boycott Launch: get the word out!

When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Friends Meeting at Cambridge • 5 Longfellow Park • Cambridge

While Massachusetts taxpayer dollars buy Hewlett-Packard (HP) products for local goverments, HP profits from institutionalized racism from here to Palestine.  Israeli checkpoints, US prisons, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement all use HP techology to control and segregate people.  Let's organize to end contracts with HP and pressure the corporate giant to ends its complicity with human rights violations.

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Water As A Weapon: Rights to Water in Palestine, Detroit, Flint and Globally

When: Thursday, May 19, 2016, 7:00 pm
Where: First Baptist Church • 633 Centre St. • Jamaica Plain

The Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine 
Working to End Injustice in Israel-Palestine

Israeli Policies in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Water is the most important resource. It ties people to land. Our speakers will focus on the Israeli use of water as a weapon in their occupation of Palestinians in the West Bank.

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Report back: tapping into water in the West Bank

When: Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Tufts • 574 Boston Ave • Rm 401 • Medford

Tufts graduate students will discuss their recent water quality project in a Palestinian refugee camp.

Facebook page: facebook.com/events/1026120724129974/

[See Jessica Norris photography, Palestine:  jessienorriss.com/#/palestine/]

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Palestinians Under Siege: From Gaza to Hebron

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Friends Meeting at Cambridge • 5 Longfellow Park • • Cambridge

Where's the Outrage?

Speakers:

Issa Amro, Founder and director of Youth Against Settlements in Hebron in the West Bank

Nancy Murray, Activist and co-founder of the Gaza Mental Health Foundation who reently returned from the Gaza Strip.

Hebron is a city under siege; Gaza is an open air prison.  The speakers will brief us on the current situation.

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The Gatekeepers

When: Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Where: SATV-Salem, MA. • 285 Derby St., • Salem
  • FRIENDS, COME SEE AND DISCUSS
  • THE GATEKEEPERS
  • TELLS THE STORY OF THE ISRAELI INTERNAL SECURITY SERVICE, SHIN BET, FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF SIX OF ITS FORMER HEADS
  • APRIL 5, 2016 TUESDAY 7:00 SALEM SATV 285 DERBY ST. FREE FILM SERIES ON FIRST TUESDAY OF MONTH
  • SPONSORED BY SALEM PEACE COMMITTEE NORTH SHORE COALITION FOR PEACE & JUSTICE WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PEACE & FREEDOM MARBLEHEAD PEACE COMMITTEE
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Iyad Burnat speaks on Palestinian nonviolent resistance

When: Monday, March 28, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Unitarian Universalist Church • 9 Ayer Road • Harvard

Palestinian Film: "Five Broken Cameras"

When: Saturday, March 19, 2016, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Unitarian Universalist Church • 9 Ayer Road • Harvard

A screening of the film 5 Broken Cameras - on Saturday, March 19, at the UU Church, 9 Ayer Road, in the town of Harvard, MA.  The film will be in Fellowship Hall, at the end of the driveway, across from the Elm St side of the church.  Doors open at 7:00 PMthe film starts at 7:30 PM. The film is about the Occupation of the West Bank village of Bil'in and Palestinian and allied resistance to it.

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Walk for Water Justice

Saturday, April 23, 2016, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
300 Athenaeum Street • (near Kendall Square red line stop) • Cambridge

From Flint to Chelsea to Palestine, water must be a basic human right.  But water in these communities is being used as a weapon for political purposes.

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Walk for Water Justice

When: Saturday, April 23, 2016, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: 300 Athenaeum Street • (near Kendall Square red line stop) • Cambridge

From Flint to Chelsea to Palestine, water must be a basic human right.  But water in these communities is being used as a weapon for political purposes.  The Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine and the organization 1for3 are teaming up to bring attention to this issue, especially Israeli control of the water supply used by Palestinians in the Palestinian territories and Gaza.

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Play "There is a Field" by Jen Marlowe

When: Thursday, March 10, 2016, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Harvard University • Adams Pool Theater • Cambridge
 
The Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee, Progressive Jewish Alliance, Transgender Task Force, RAZA, SLAM, Black Students Association, and Native Americans at Harvard College present:
 
There is a Field by Jen Marlowe
 
The play follows the life and death of Aseel Asleh, a 17 year old Palestinian citizen of Israel who, along with 12 other Palestinians, was killed by Israeli police while participating in a peaceful protest.
 
The post-play discussion
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Jeff Halper (Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions) in Boston - Several Events

When: Thursday, March 10, 2016, 7:00 pm to Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 11:00 am
Where: Wellesley College • Pendleton Hall 239 • 106 Central Street • Wellesley

Jeff Halper Events - flyer attached

(CANCELLED) Wellesley College, Thursday, March 10 at 7 pm, Pendleton Hall 239, 106 Central St. Wellesley (Sponsored by Wellesley College Students for Justice in Palestine)

First Baptist Church, Sunday, March 13 at 7 pm, 633 Centre Street Jamaica Plain

Brandeis University, Tuesday March 15 at 7 pm, 415 South St. Waltham (Sponsored by Brandeis Univ. Students for Justice in Palestine)

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Alison Weir Speaking on: What Americans Need to Know About Palestine-Israel: The Context Behind the Headlines

When: Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Common Street Spiritual Center • 13 Common Street • next to Natick Post Office • Natick
Speaker:  Alison Weir, peace activist for Palestine, author and journalist, will discuss her book Against Our Better Judgement about the real roots of the violence in Israel-Palestine, and the little known history of why American taxpayers currently give Israel over $10 million per day.
 
Wednesday, March 23rd 2016
Common Street Spiritual Center   (next to Natick Postoffice)
13 Common St., Natick, MA.
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