We Are Not Numbers

We Are Not Numbers

Nonprofit organization We Are Not Numbers is a project of Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor and pairs Palestinian writers with international mentors to effectively write and share their stories. These writers show the Palestinian humanity behind the numbers....

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Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is national organization composed of Jewish Americans and allies who “support full equality for Palestinians and Jewish Israelis grounded in international law and universal principles of human rights.” While JVP is a Jewish faith-based...

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G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection

G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection

The G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection—formerly known as the Matson Photo Service Collection—contains more than 23,000 glass and film negatives, transparencies, and photographic prints. The photos were created by the American Colony Photo Department, which...

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Sephardic Synagogue in Jerusalem

Sephardic Synagogue in Jerusalem

Yohanan Ben Zakai’s Sephardic Synagogue in Jerusalem, 1893. Via +972Mag. The Yochanan ben Zakai Sephardic Synagogue is located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. The building was constructed by 1610, and it became the largest synagogue of the...

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British Capture and Occupation of Palestine

British Capture and Occupation of Palestine

In 1917, British troops captured Jerusalem after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. General Sir Edmund Allenby, by orders of British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, read a Proclamation of Martial Law to the Palestinians. Featured photo: “Capture and occupation of...

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Palestinian Families Become Refugees

Palestinian Families Become Refugees

These photos show Palestinian families forced to leave their homes and become refugees during the Nakba, or the creation of the Israeli state. Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin revealed to the New York Times in 1979 his first-hand account of the expulsion of 50,000...

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The Defence for Children – Palestine (DCIP)

The Defence for Children – Palestine (DCIP)

The Defense for Children – Palestine (DCIP) is an organization that “defend children’s rights by offering free legal aid, documenting violations of international law, and advocating for greater protections.” The DCIP was founded in 1991 as an independent, local branch...

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Union of Health Work Committees

Union of Health Work Committees

Al Awda, formerly known as the Union of Health Work Committees (UHWC), is an organization dedicated to providing health services to Palestinian communities in the Gaza strip. In the short video below, the organization shares the story of Murad and his family. Murad is...

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Bisan Center for Research and Development

Bisan Center for Research and Development

The Bisan Center for Research and Development is a Palestinian nonprofit working to enhance the socio-economic future of Palestinian people through the “critical development of knowledge”. The video below features a recorded conversation between the center’s staff and...

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