Dispatch From Chicago: War Abroad Touches Palestinian-American Youth

Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Aug 14, 2014

Before this summer, Manar Daghash had never been to a protest in her life. Since the most recent, lopsided conflict between Israel and Palestine began this July, she’s been to five, all of them through the streets of her native Chicago. Daghash, a 17-year-old Palestinian-American set to start her senior year of high school this week, says of the string of demonstrations, “They were kind of awesome.”

 

Leaked Fed Report Alleges Dearborn Has Second Highest Number of Terrorists

 

Arab American News, News Report, Ali Harb, Posted: Aug 11, 2014

Dearborn has the second highest number of "known or suspected terrorists" in the country, according to government classified documents.

 

Palestinian Americans Weigh in On Homeland Crisis

 

Arab American News, News Report, Ali Harb, Posted: Jul 15, 2014

As the war rages on Gaza, Palestinian American activists told The Arab American News about the severity of the humanitarian situation, urging the community to organize and mobilize for the Palestinian cause.

 

US Backing Israeli War of Choice In Gaza

 

Inter Press Service, Commentary, Mitchell Plitnick, Posted: Jul 13, 2014

Make no mistake about what the United States is backing with Israel's assault on Gaza. This is as pure a war of choice as any.

LA Declares July 'Muslim Month'

 

Muslim Observer, News Report, Posted: Jul 10, 2014

Los Angeles city council has declared July 2014 as Muslim American Heritage Month

 

Iraq Fiasco Erases Memory of Vietnam

 

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Jul 10, 2014

Only after two disastrous wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have the memories of Vietnam finally been erased.

 

As a Jew Living in America, the Past Week Has Changed Me Forever

 

Tikkun Daily, Commentary, David Harris-Gershon, Posted: Jul 08, 2014

The mind-numbingly horrific events of the past week have forced one Jewish American to reconsider his progressive view of Israel.

Arab Americans Rally in Solidarity with Palestinians

 

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jul 07, 2014

Palestinian activists held a demonstration outside Dearborn City Hall Thursday, July 3 to express solidarity with the people in Gaza and throughout Palestine. The demonstration took place as tensions between Palestinians and Israelis continue to intensify since the deaths of three Israeli teens whose bodies were found in the West Bank earlier this month after more than a two week search.

 

Dead Young Men in Mississippi, Israel, and Palestine: Spirals of Violence and Nonviolence

 

Tikkun, Commentary, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Posted: Jul 02, 2014

Mississippi did not change through threats of more violence. It changed through nonviolent direct action and passing laws.

 

Korean Humanitarian Uses Taekwondo to Change the Lives of Syrian Refugee Children

 

Audrey Magazine, News Report, Ethel Navales, Posted: Jul 02, 2014

Lee felt that he needed to do something to lift the spirit of these children. He then recalled being inspired by his experiences with Taekwondo back home in Korea.

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