President Obama Gives Arab-American Artist’s Painting to Iraq: Same Artist’s Work on Display at The Jerusalem Fund

President Obama Gives Arab-American Artist’s Painting to Iraq Same Artist’s Work on Display at The Jerusalem Fund FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Samar Uthman suthman@thejerusalemfund.org (202) 338-1958 WASHINGTON, D.C. (31 July 2009) – President Barack Obama gave Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki of Iraq, a painting by Arab American artist, Helen Zughaib, at the White House during […]

Jerusalem Fund Sends $100,000 in Medical Equipment to Gaza

Jerusalem Fund Sends 0,000 in Medical Equipment to Gaza For Immediate Release Contact: Samar Assad (202) 338-11958 Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2009) – The Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development (The Fund) purchased medical equipment worth $107,783, which will be used to assist in the relief of civilian victims in the Gaza Strip. The […]

Palestine Center Statement on Gaza

Israel’s Aggression in Gaza must end immediately. The Palestine Center calls on the United States and the international community to end Israel’s military onslaught against 1.5 million Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip. Israel’s current military assault on Gaza is an escalation of its prolonged humanitarian warfare effort which has claimed hundreds of Palestinian lives. […]

The U.S. and the Arab World: An Assessment of American Policy in the Middle East

The Middle East is vital to global stability and crucial to U.S. interests. Palestine, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon and Syria have emerged as a centerpiece of American foreign policy, influencing how the United States is viewed in the region and around the world. Because of the gravity of conditions in the region, specifically in the mentioned countries and their vital importance, in similar ways or in their own unique way, the United States is facing one of its most difficult and significant international challenges in decades. With most events in the region having been set in motion by American decisions and actions, the United States has both a national and a moral interest to change course.

Palestine Center Congratulates Palestinian Students

Palestine Center Congratulates Palestinian Students   For Immediate Release Contact: Samar Assad (202) 338-1290 Washington, D.C. (July 18, 2008) – The Palestine Center congratulates the thousands of Palestinian students who successfully passed the Tawjihi the general secondary examination. According to results published on Friday by the Palestinian Ministry of Education, over 40,000 seniors passed the […]

Ali Abunimah Named Palestine Center Fellow

Ali Abunimah Named Palestine Center Fellow   For Immediate Release Contact: Samar Assad (202) 338-1290 Washington, D.C. (March 3, 2008) – The Palestine Center welcomes Mr. Ali Abunimah as its non-resident fellow. Mr. Abunimah is an expert on Palestine, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and is the author of One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the […]

Palestine Center Condemns Israeli Aggression against Gaza

Palestine Center Condemns Israeli Aggression against Gaza For Immediate Release Contact: Samar Assad (202) 338-1290 Washington, D.C. (March 3, 2008) – The Palestine Center calls on the international community to hold Israel accountable for its deadly onslaught against Gaza, which left over 100 Palestinian civilians, including children, dead in a five day period. The latest […]

Palestine Center Alarmed over Israeli Threats of a “Holocaust” in the Gaza Strip

  Palestine Center Alarmed over Israeli Threats of a “Holocaust” in the Gaza Strip   For Immediate Release Contact: Samar Assad (202) 338-1290 Washington, D.C. (February 29, 2008) – The Palestine Center is extremely concerned over a recent threat by Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai of a large-scale invasion on Gaza, the magnitude of […]

The ‘Politicide’ of the Palestinian People

Panel I – Mechanics of “Politicide:” Palestinians since 1967; Panel II – Consequences of “Politicide”; Panel III – The “Politicide” of Others: Do Palestinians Have Options
against “Politicide?”