San Francisco, CA I San Francisco Chronicle
Eyewitness Palestine delegate Larry H. has a letter to the editor published in the San Francisco Chronicle. It is titled “Won’t be Divided” and is framed around the Trump’s comments to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.Read More
San Francisco, CA I The Forward
Eyewitness Palestine delegate Rebecca Pierce has a new piece in The Forward on the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s decision to rescind Angela Davis’s award.Read More
San Francisco I American Conservatory Theater SF Costume Shop
Eyewitness Palestine is co-hosting a talkback after ACT's My Name is Rachel Corrie, this Satruday August 18th in SF. Ashley Malloy revives her award winning national tour of the one person show, My Name is Rachel Corrie, edited from Rachel's emails and journal entries by the late Alan Rickman and editor in chief of The Guardian, Katherine Viner.Read More
San Francisco, CA I AROC
Eyewitness Palestine delegates Lara Kiswani and Sharif Zakout are planning the Arab Resource and Organizing Center Community Potluck Iftar in San Francisco, Friday June 8th.Read More
San Francisco, California I Electronic Intifada
Delegation leader Nora Barrows-Friedman writes about San Francisco State University’s faculty, Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi, victory last week over the lawsuit, filed in June, prepared by The Lawfare Project, a group that describes itself as “the legal arm of the pro-Israel community.”
Nora writes, “The decision to dismiss the suit proves that these types of legal attempts by Israel advocacy groups ‘will fail,’ Palestine Legal’s Liz Jackson said. “They have no merit because the facts they allege are untrue and the legal theory they’re based on is an abuse of civil rights law….
"Abdulhadi said the dismissal of the lawsuit sends a strong message to those trying to silence students and faculty and praised activists and organizations that have fought back.
'For me personally, it renews my faith, my determination [to continue teaching],’ Abdulhadi said. 'These campaigns are designed to destroy careers. So this is a wake up call to the Zionists to say, you need to back off, and the people won’t allow you to do this.’Read More
San Francisco, California I Palestine in America
Delegation leader Nora Barrows-Friedman writes an article titled “Intersectionality and the mainstreaming of Palestine” in Palestine in America.
“Princess Nokia did it. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis did it. Queer filmmakers did it. A group of NFL players did it. Barcelona city council members did it. Even Sacramento, California transit officials did it.Read More
San Francisco, CA I Berkeleyside
Eyewitness Palestine delegate Mohamed Shehk, with two other authors, has published a piece in Berkeleyside in lieu of tonight’s Berkeley City Council meeting and vote on withdrawal from Urban Shield.Read More
San Francisco, CA I AROC
Eyewitness Palestine delegates Lara Kiswani and Sharif Zakout are planning the Arab Resource and Organizing Center Community Potluck Iftar in San Francisco, Saturday June 17th.Read More
San Francisco, CA I East Bay Times
Eyewitness Palestine delegate Lara Kiswani writes: “Yes, the Muslim ban is an extreme form of anti-Arab, African and Muslim violence. Yes, our places of worship and organizations are at risk of attack. Our safety and livelihood are under threat, a threat faced by many who call Oakland home”.Read More