A Special Thanks to the Sponsors of our 42nd Anniversary Charity Galas!

    A special thanks to the following sponsors of our twin charity galas in Dallas, TX and Chicago, IL to benefit the Palestine Diabetes Institute and celebrate The Jerusalem Fund’s 42nd Anniversary!   Palestine Champions – $25,000: Mr. Bassam Yusuf   Jerusalem Circle – $10,000: Drs. Subhi & Maysoon Ali Dar El-Eman Islamic Center […]

Why did CNN fire a pro-Palestinian commentator?

“Why is it so difficult, if not impossible, to have a candid debate about the grim Israeli-Palestinian catastrophe that prevails in our midst? What stands in the way of our capacity to grasp the undeniable need for justice for Palestinians and the understandable fear of annihilation of the Jews in Israel?”

A Letter to Gigi Hadid from Palestinian Youth

Dear Gigi Hadid, We, a group of young Palestinians across the globe, are writing to you today to express our love and solidarity. A recent article in People quotes you as saying that, after vicious attacks by Israeli troops at the Gaza fence, you desire to keep “your opinions to yourself.”

A Special Thanks to the Sponsors of our 40th Anniversary Charity Galas!

    A special thanks to the following sponsors of our twin charity galas in Dallas, TX and Chicago, IL to benefit the Palestine Diabetes Institute and celebrate The Jerusalem Fund’s 40th Anniversary!     Friends – $500  Mr. Rami Mustafa, Realtor & Mrs. Nadia Mustafa Mr. Nasser Ashour & Ms. Devin Terrin Mr. & […]

Political Challenges to Diversity in Both Nature and Society in Palestine

Dr. Qumsiyeh argues that movements towards uniformity such as Zionism have threatened the crucial diversity found in the landscape. This applies both to social diversity and also to biodiversity. Restoring our social and natural ecosystems to balance requires challenging ideas of dominance and hegemony, which Dr. Qumsiyeh discusses as a Palestinian Christian, a biologist, and a human rights activist. 

“Protection Amid Chaos: The Creation of Property Rights in Palestinian Refugee Camps”

Protection Amid Chaos follows people as they develop binding claims on assets and resources in challenging political and economic spaces. Focusing on Palestinians living in refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan, it shows how the first to arrive developed flexible though legitimate property rights claims based on legal knowledge retained from their homeland, subsequently adapted to the restrictions of refugee life.

The Growing Role of Empathy in the Arts

This panel conversation exploring the power of the arts to foster understanding and build empathy was held in coordination with the Gallery Al-Quds exhibition THEY HAVE NAMES and the Goethe Institute’s exhibition FORTY OUT OF ONE MILLION.