“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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Urgent: Pressure Our Reps to Call for a Ceasefire

Over two million Palestinians trapped in Gaza are living through genocide, as Israel bombs, starves, and displaces them. But of the four South Bay Congressional representatives, only Ro Khanna has joined the call for a ceasefire. We need to flood our representatives with calls, emails, and letters until they call…

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