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Date
August 11, 2017
By
Osama Ahmed
The following is the final reflection from the interfaith delegation to Palestine, sponsored by AMP, JVP and PPF. This is an excerpt from an essay written by AMP delegate, Osama Ahmed of Santa Clara, Calif. Read the full reflection from Osama...
Blog
Date
August 09, 2017
By
AMP staff
#JustFaith17 - An interfaith delegation co-sponsored by AMP, JVP and the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, ended their two-week trip to Palestine with a visit to the Gaza border. They marked 10 years of Israel's siege on Gaza (supported by Egypt) and...
Blog
Date
August 04, 2017
By
Kristin Szremksi
Our interfaith delegation #JustFaith17 was in Al Khalil (Hebron) recently. While there they witnessed the epitome of the Israeli occupation. What Palestinians in Hebron endure provides hard evidence that Israel is violating international laws by...
Blog
Date
August 01, 2017
By
Farah El-Jayyousi
Today (Friday, July 28) With events unfolding rapidly, we share this first reflection from today’s events in Jerusalem. Part I: There is No Justification Today was indescribable. I woke up this morning with a sense of peace, despite the...
The American Muslims for Palestine, together with Jewish Voice for Peace and the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, has taken an interfaith delegation to Palestine to see the occupation first-hand. The purpose of the trip is to educate community leaders...
[Editor's note: This article was published on Mondoweiss.] The complex and often contentious relationship between American Jews and Muslims witnessed two momentous events that produced divergent results and emotions. On the one hand, anti-Semitic...
Blog
Date
February 23, 2017
By
Kristin Szremski, director of media and communications
Seven years ago, I had the distinct pleasure of traveling to Palestine for the first time on a Sabeel Witness Trip. Our group was made up of white American Christians of various denominations, our Scottish-born tour guide and me, a white American...
[Editor's note: This article was first published on Al Jazeera English.] Since the election of Donald Trump, there has been a renewed interest across the country in Muslim-Jewish partnership. Trump's ascension to power on a platform of racism and...
First published in Daily Sabah Barack Obama's administration. Just a day earlier, the U.N. Security Council process was brought to a screeching halt after news of Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi withdrawing Egypt's own resolution following a phone...