Updates

1000 people came to the Wedding in Al Aqaba!

Dear Khaled, Al Aqaba Village opened our first ‘Rebuilding to Remain’ home with over a thousand people celebrating a wedding to mark the return of the first family of displaced citizens, newlyweds, to their village and their new affordable home.  The wedding invitation read,  “Al Aqaba Rural

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Press Release: Announcing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  REBUILDING ALLIANCE NAMES SOPHIA OMAR AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Afghan-American Peace Activist / Blogger joins Leader in Neighborhood-Centered Rebuilding  SAN MATEO, CA – June 28, 2013 – Rebuilding Alliance, an American nonprofit dedicated to rebuilding war-torn communities and making them safe, today announces the

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What you supported, worked! Pictures, next steps

Dear Friend, Ten years ago, Rebuilding Alliance promised not only to help Palestinian families build, but to keep those homes, schools, playgrounds, and clinics standing. And thanks to you, we have.   160 children attend the Kindergarten you built.• As a result, 20 embassies, U.N. Agencies, and

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Letter to Senator Feinstein

Dear Friend, Thanks to your support, we’re now very close to completing the fundraising to meet Rebuilding Alliance’s commitment to construct the first three homes in the Rebuilding to Remain program.  More challenging is whether or not the Palestinian National Authority will be able to meet their

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Birthing Center – Planning for Launch

Dear Friend, Thank you again for making it possible to realize a dream in the creation of the first Palestinian Birthing Center in Area C, the Jordan River Valley.    We’re getting closer to project implementation as we work to address three important questions:  (1) Customs Approval, (2)

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Our Teacher starts her U.S. Speaking Tour!

  Morgan Bach, our 2nd visiting teacher in Al Aqaba Village, is now in Michigan starting her U.S. speaking tour!   We sent her there to attend the Students for Justice in Palestine conference.  Today she is speaking at the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor, standing-in

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Good News! A Grant to launch the 3rd Abir’s Garden!

Hello Friends, We have some good news!  We have been notified by our friends at Playgrounds for Palestine that they will provide a grant to allows us to begin construction of a third Abir’s Garden Playground right away. Ideally, we would like to use your donations to

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Rebuilding to Remain in Such a Critical Time

Dear Friends, I hope you’ve had a wonderful summer!   You’ll be happy to know that construction of the first 3 homes in our Rebuilding to Remain program has reached beyond the halfway point. Everyone, especially the families, are eager to finish these homes and move in!

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New books for Library, Kindergarten to have 2 new Teachers!

Hello Friend, I am writing to update you on the project, Teaching in a Village under Demolition Orders, which you have supported with your generous contributions. During the GlobalGiving Matching grant competition, this project received donations of $1041 which generated a match of $561!  Very exciting.  The

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Amazing video: Combatants For Peace in Action

Dear Friends, I hope you are wonderfully proud of both the Abir’s Garden Playgrounds now completed in memory of Abir Aramin.  These wonderful play areas and family meeting spaces are realizing our dreams, so carefully developed in Abir’s memory: “a safe place to grow. A place where

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