POSTPONED TO JULY 8: Cookbook Release! ARABIYYA: Recipes from the Life of an Arab in Diaspora

Jul 08, 2022
With author and chef REEM ASSIL, celebrate the warmth and welcoming spirit of Arab food and hospitality while supporting fabulous causes! Join celebrity chef and author REEM ASSIL at the...

Mona Hajjar Halaby Book Launch!

Aug 26, 2021
“In My Mother’s Footsteps: A Palestinian Refugee Returns Home” Virtual Event -- Thursday, August 26: 5-6:30pm PT / 8-9:30pm ET FREE, Register Now! Join Middle East Children’s Alliance to...

From Bethlehem to Gaza: Palestinian Culinary Resilience & Liberation!

Aug 16, 2021
With Laila El-Haddad and Vivien Sansour Monday, August 16, 3-5pm PT – 6-8pm ET $10 Donation, Register Now! Join Middle East Children’s Alliance & Just World Educational virtually for...

VIDEO Palestine on a Plate: Joudie Kalla in conversation with Reem Assil

Feb 25, 2021
If you missed our live webinar on February 21, you still have the chance to watch this engaging conversation between two stellar Palestinian chefs! You'll hear nationally-acclaimed chef/activist REEM ASSIL...
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Palestine on a Plate: Joudie Kalla in conversation with Reem Assil

Feb 21, 2021
Only $10 donation, REGISTER NOW! Join the Middle East Children's Alliance in this unique opportunity to hear nationally-acclaimed chef/activist REEM ASSIL interview bestselling cookbook author/chef JOUDIE KALLA - a benefit...

Visiting Alcatraz

Feb 19, 2020
Palestinians join Native Americans on Alcatraz Island CREDIT: Indybay Making the Connection to Palestine Last Fall, I once again took the boat to Alcatraz Island, a small cold rock of...
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SF, CA: Decolonize Your Food!

Jan 25, 2020
SOLD OUT Museum of the African Diaspora Chef-in-Residence, Bryant Terry and Middle East Children’s Alliance presents Decolonize Your Food From Turtle Island to Palestine, an afternoon of food and conversation...

Trip to the Homeland

Jul 25, 2019
Guest post from Mohamad Amin, a long-time supporter of MECA's work We just had a fabulous and historic trip to the Homeland in Palestine that has been in the making...