News from Gaza

 

 
 

Current Action

H.R. 2590: Bill Promoting
Palestinian Rights

Tree of Life Educational Fund and its partners are working together to encourage Congressional support for H.R. 2590 – The Palestinian Children & Families Act. Help encourage Congressional support for this important Human Rights legislation by having your organization sign a Resolution in Support of H.R. 2590

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Tree of Life Program – October 2022

City Of Hebron: The Palestinian Struggle for Human Rights

From October 16th-23rd we will be presenting a two hour program exploring the severe impact of the Israeli occupation on the economic vitality of the city of Hebron and the challenges of daily life for Palestinians living there. This program will be offered at different venues in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

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July 12 to 24, 2022

Spring Nostalgia Visit

During our March Tree of Life Journey, participants met with an organization – “Spring Nostalgia” – near Nazareth that works with children and teenagers who have suffered from cancer.

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Upcoming 2023 Journey

 

After a successful 2022 journey we are excited to be making preparations for our next journey!

With Ramadan being even earlier in 2023, we plan to depart in either late February or early March. We’ve already heard from many who are interested in taking part in our next journey, and soon, as we get more information, we’ll be sure to post the details on this website.  

In the meantime, check your calendars, and let us know if you’re interested!

 

Staying in Touch

Palestinian Olive Oil

Last year we sold 1.5 tons of organic fair trade Palestinian olive oil. After our expenses, all the proceeds are used to support our academic scholarships, and so we like to refer to the sale of olive oil as our  Education in a Bottle program. The olives that produce this oil come from farms in Palestine. Families continue to work their land despite water shortages and being encroached upon by illegal settlements.

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