“There Were No Guns in Palestine”

by Barbara Taft "There were no guns in Palestine."  During the bombardment of Gaza by Israel in October/November of 2023, those words came back to me.  I was sitting in the dining room of a small Palestinian home in East Jerusalem.  It was the summer of 1985.  My host, a…

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County Board of Education Passes Ceasefire Resolution

Press release from the SFBA Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR): The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today applauded the Santa Clara County Board of Education (SCCBOE) for its principled stand in passing a comprehensive Gaza ceasefire resolution.…

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Palestine v. Biden on Genocide in Federal Court, Oakland

On Friday, January 26, a hearing on a lawsuit “Defense for Children International – Palestine v. Biden” was held at the Federal Court in Oakland, CA.  This lawsuit was filed last November by The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), on behalf of the Palestinian Human Rights groups and individuals. Plaintiffs gave…

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