Sat Mar 11 2023 (Updated 03/13/23)Palestinians Demand Freedom at Israeli Consulate in SF
In Israel, the reascension to power of former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to head an extreme Zionist government in Israel has provoked huge protests, even spreading to the Israeli military. Settler terrorism against Palestinians, while rampant before, has even more leeway under the new government. A series of protests against the occupation and moves to disempower Israeli courts have happened in San Francisco.
Sat Dec 24 2022 (Updated 12/27/22)Unholy Days and Nights in Bethlehem
On December 25, Bethlehem commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. It is a holy time of year for residents and visitors. Many people picture a sleepy, picturesque town surrounded by hills, dotted with sheep, but the reality in the city of Bethlehem is much different. It is a historic and troubled town. Since the municipal Christmas tree was lit on December 3, Israeli forces and settlers have committed a number of human rights abuses in the area.
Mon Dec 13 2021 (Updated 01/08/22)Standing Up for Justice on International Human Rights Day
International Human Rights Day was marked on December 10 by a diverse protest at San Francisco's Federal Building, calling out worldwide crimes against humanity. Countries and policies targeted were the US-supported Saudi war in Yemen, fascists in Myanmar, Israeli colonization of Palestine, attacks against the free press, police brutality, and the US Supreme Court's attack on women. Protesters later marched to a second rally at Powell and Market Streets.
Sat Jun 5 2021 (Updated 06/10/21)BDS Protesters Block the Boat, Prevent Unloading of Israeli Ship
In response to Israel's bombing of Gaza in early May, the Arab Resource & Organizing Center mobilized to prevent the docking of Israeli ships, in solidarity with the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction movement. Action at the Port of Oakland was one of many protests throughout the Bay Area against Israel's recent attacks against Palestinians. When the Israeli container ship Volans attempted to unload in Oakland on June 4, hundreds of protesters picketed until it left the port.
From the Calendar
Free virtual screening of the documentary film "From... Sat Sep 30th 9am
Q&A Discussion of the film "Israelism" Sun Oct 15th 12pm
20th Annual Palestinian Holiday Crafts Bazaar Sat Nov 18th 10am