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Sending Food and Medical Supplies to Gaza

  As we are sure you know, two million Palestinians have been living in Gaza under a draconian siege for 14 years, and Gaza is often referred to as the world largest open air prison. The siege and successive Israeli military attacks have destroyed the Gaza economy and much of...
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Messages from Palestine #2

The Tree of Life team is proud to present to you the second edition of a series called “Messages from Palestine” – short letters from our partners on the ground, curated by Nadine Shomali. It is a difficult time for everyone around the world right now, but we remain linked in...
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Send food baskets to Palestine during COVID-19

  Dear Friends, April marks the confluence of the sacred seasons of Passover, Easter and Ramadan, and I believe one of the best ways to honor our Jewish, Christian and Muslim traditions is by offering a confluence of compassion for our Palestinian brothers and sisters who have suffered so much...
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Rosa DeLauro’s H.R. 2407 Stance Lacks Moral Courage

By email letter dated January 22, 2020, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro explained why she removed her co-sponsorship of H.R. 2407.  This pending legislation introduced by Congresswoman Betty McCollum and currently co-sponsored by 23 additional Congresspersons prohibits U.S. funds granted to a foreign country from being used for the military detention, interrogation,...
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Messages from Palestine #1

  Greetings from Palestine, Last fall our family had an unforgettable journey to the United States, we have been generously invited by the Tree of Life Organization to share our music, and to spread the joy of the Palestinian culture. We really enjoyed every moment as it was a delight...
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Holy Days and Holy Nights: End of Year Reflections

During this past holiday season, for those who celebrated Christmas and Hanukkah, in the candlelight of our Menorah and Christmas trees, we remember that all the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. During this season, I also contemplated the “Night Journey” of the Prophet...
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