Archive for the ‘Demolition’ Category

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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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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Will Israel’s high court respect Palestinian family’s human rights?

Will Israel’s high court respect Palestinian family’s human rights?

Quoted from Mondoweiss article: “On the Fourth of July, when their American friends are on holiday, Israeli High Court Justice Esther Hayut will decide whether or not to demolish a Palestinian family’s home, their goat barns, and three other small businesses owned by other villagers. The plaintiffs,

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Five houses, and another five, and a bulldozer, and a prison cell

Quoted from the article: “There had been this week very much media attention for five other houses in a very different part of the West Bank – the five houses evacuated by settlers at the Ulpana Hill in the settlement of Beit El. The five houses in

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Our Greatest Fear

Our greatest fear is that as Al Aqaba Villagers construct new homes in the center of Al Aqaba, the Israeli Army will cynically demolish neighboring homes at the edge of the village. On Saturday, June 23rd 2012, the the Israeli Civil Administration (part of the Israeli Army) sent

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Don’t say we did not know 306

El-Mahrur is an agricultural neighbourhood of Beit Jala, a few hundred metres from the settlement Har Gilo. On Tuesday, 3rd April, 2012, before dawn, an IDF force arrived and demolished four agricultural buildings, a cistern, and 55 electricity poles. Questions & queries: amosg@shefayim.org.il

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Demolition of houses in the Jordan Valley 29.3.2012

Demolition of houses in the Jordan Valley 29.3.2012 Date: 29/03/2012 ,Afternoon Observers: Dorit Hershkowitz, Dafna Banai (reporting, taking photos) Translator:  Charles K. On Monday, 26.3.12, darkness fell on Khabis Sawaftah’s family.  While the family members were busy with their morning tasks, two bulldozers, 12 vehicles from the Civil Administration, Border Police personnel

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Don’t Say We Did Not Know #302

Don’t say we did not know #302 On Thursday, 23rd February, 2012, IDF soldiers demolished three cisterns in the Palestinian village Beit Ula (situated northwest of Hebron). That same day, IDF soldiers uprooted some 670 almond and olive trees in Surif (north of Hebron). They continued, and demolished an agricultural structure

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17 Demolition Orders Delivered to Al Aqaba — please Call Congress

First, I thank you on behalf of Al Aqaba Village for your commitment to help Palestinian families build their homes on the land they own. Yours is a commitment to fundamental human rights — the right to housing, the rights of children, the right to healthcare, the

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