Berkeley, CA: AHMED ABU ARTEMA, Gaza Great March of Return

Mar 07, 2019
MECA & American Friends Service Committee Present: AHMED ABU ARTEMA, Gaza Great March of Return Cosponsored by St. John's Presbyterian Church Mission & Justice Committee Thursday, March 7, 7pm St....

Amputation Dreams

Feb 19, 2019
I am 28 years-old and I have lived my whole life in Gaza, Palestine. We have a lot of problems in our country but we try to adapt. One day...

Remembering Hasan Shalabi

Feb 14, 2019
I was shocked when I saw in the media photos of a child drowning in his own blood. I was shocked because I know this face very well. It is...

Thank you San Antonio, Texas!

Feb 14, 2019
In October, MECA supporter Judy Norman, philosophy professor at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, Jewish Voice for Peace-San Antonio, and other members of the university and community organized “A...
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Visiting Al-Mosader Village

Feb 11, 2019
Last week, Dr. Mona and I carried out field visits to some of MECA's partners in Gaza. I'd like to tell you about what we saw when we went to...
Stories of Our Work

What is mental health when trauma is ongoing?

Jan 22, 2019
Dr. Samah Jabr in her office This article is very interesting, although the headline is misleading. Samah Jabr, chair of the mental health unit at the Palestinian Ministry of Health...

Mohammed’s new shoes

Jan 21, 2019
Mohammed tries on his new shoes Despite the fatigue and hard work to distribute winter relief packages to children as soon as possible, I go back to my home every...
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VIDEO: Classroom at Atfaluna School for the Deaf sponsored in memory of David Halaby

Jan 16, 2019
In September 2017, Joining Hands, a group of Bay Area women who support projects for women and children in Palestine, held an event to raise funds to sponsor a classroom...
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