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Information on Palestine-Israel Peace and Justice

new Israel Palestine Working Group of the New England Yearly Meeting of Friends (Quakers)
To foster comprehension of the constantly shifting political landscape, encourage Quaker and individual action, ultimately to contribute to a just peace in Palestine-Israel


Alternative Information Center
A Palestinian-Israeli source for research, information and analysis

Alternative Information Center
A Palestinian-Israeli source for research, information and analysis

American Association for Palestinian Human Rights

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
Monthly newsletter, book and study guide, action calls.

Americans for Middle East Understanding

Applied Research Institute of Jerusalem (ARIJ)
Prepares high quality, professional research studies, good settlement reports and strategic analysis.

Bethlehem Media Net

Bitterlemons.org
An Internet newsletter presenting Palestinian and Israeli viewpoints on prominent issues of concern.

B'Tselem
The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories. Detailed research on human rights issues on both sides of the conflict. 

Canadians for Peace and Justice in the Middle East

Christian Peacemaker Teams - Palestine Program

Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP)

Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme
A program of the World Council of Churches in Palestine and Israel.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) - Division for Global Mission
Middle East issues.

Foundation for Middle East Peace:  DC based advocacy, information, maps, analysis, focus on settlement facts

Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)
Analysis, lobbying information, and action calls.

Gush Shalom (The Peace Bloc)

Haaretz
Liberal Israeli newspaper (English edition)

Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, Inc.
A non-profit organization established to preserve the Christian presence in the Holy Land.

If Americans Knew
"What every American needs to know about Israel/Palestine". Facts and statistics seldom reported in the U.S. press.

Interfaith Peace Builders
Interfaith Peace-Builders sends delegations to Israel/ Palestine so that U.S. citizens can see the conflict with their own eyes. 

Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD)
A non-violent, direct-action Israeli group opposing and resisting Israeli demolition of Palestinian houses, land expropriation, settlement expansion, by-pass road construction, policies of "closure" and "separation," the wholesale uprooting of fruit and olive trees and more. 

International Center of Bethlehem

Jewish-American scholar/speaker/photographer reports from the West Bank

Jewish Voice for Peace

Lutheran World Federation

Schools and vocational centers in the Jerusalem area; Augusta Victoria Hospital.

 

Miftah
Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy. Jerusalem-based NGO.

Muzzlewatch This organization, dedicated to "Tracking efforts to stifle open debate about US-Israeli foreign policy" operates both a web silte and a participatory blog.

Open Bethlehem
A civil society initiative in response to the walling in of the entire city.

Palestine Monitor
Reliable source for detailed, on-the-spot information directly from Palestine. Fact sheets, eyewitness reports, media watch, sections on Israeli politics and international law, photo gallery, and more.

Palestine Watch
This website (admittedly pro-peace biased) was created because its author, a Quaker pacifist/activist and web activist, must speak speak Truth to Power. That truth resides not just in one side's perspective. British, Israeli, Palestinian, and American parents continue to grieve for their dead children.

The Parents Circle - Family Forum
Bereaved Families for Peace. Hundreds of Israeli and Palestinian bereaved families who have lost, as a result of the Israeli-Arab conflict, a first degree family member and are working to prevent further bereavement as a result of the absence of peace.

PASSIA
Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs. Maps, settlement activity, political changes, occupation.

Palestinian Environmental NGOs Network (PENGON)
Grassroots anti-apartheid wall campaign with concern for essential water and land resources.

Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice
Rachel Corrie was killed in the Gaza Strip in Palestine on March 16, 2003, trying to prevent the demolition of the home of a Palestinian pharmacist. The foundation continues the kind of work that Rachel began and hoped to accomplish.

Refuser Solidarity Network

Right to to Entry/Re-entery
An undeclared Israeli policy is currently in effect. It denies entry and/or re-entry to foreign nationals, who want to visit, live, or work in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Sabeel
Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center - the voice of the Palestinian Christians. See also Friends of Sabeel North America.

Stop the Wall
The grassroots Palestinian anti-apartheid wall campaign.

US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation
A diverse coalition working to end the occupation of Palestine.

US Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
The main provider of basic services - education, health, relief and social services - to over 4.3 million registered Palestine refugees in the Middle East. Information on the "barrier," case studies of families and how they are affected.

Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel
Committed to the principles of self-determination for the Palestinian people, the right of return for Palestinian refugees, and full civil and political rights for all Palestinians in order to promote the equality and safety of both Palestinians and Israelis.