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Gaza Rose, Razan al-Najjar

 

 

 

The Palestinian ‘Great March of Return‘, protested Nakba Day, better known in the west as Israeli Independence Day, a peaceful protest symbolically demanding the right of return to their homeland taken by force in the establishment of the Jewish state in 1948. In a few weeks of protests, the Israeli forces killed around 120 Palestinians and injured thousands more, mostly by snipers.

 

Razan al-Najjar, a Palestinian medic, every morning assured her mum not to worry, that god was protecting her, but she wore a protective vest in case. “My daughter would be out every Friday between 7am and 8pm. She was in the field doing her work, healing the wounds of the injured, and was a brave paramedic who was never scared of the Israeli snipers,” Najjar’s mother said. Razan al-Najjar,the eldest of six brothers and sisters, loved her job. She got her nursing diploma and was eager to help and save innocent lives.

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Windows Into Palestine Festival, Telling The Palestinian Story in America.

 

MAY 17-19, 2018

A Festival of Palestinian Art & Culture

Exhibition of visual art by Palestinian artists

Musical performances and workshops

Film: shorts and feature length; discussions follow each film

Palestinian cuisine, including demonstrations and samples from renowned chefs

Authentic Spice & Craft Market

Iftar: break the Ramadan fast with sisters and brothers of all faiths

Many special guests from Palestine

OPEN TO EVERYONE!

Featured venue:
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1200 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN

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A Palestinian American Looking for his lost Land in Hastings Minnesota

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My Land, A Palestinian American found his lost land in Palestine, in a small town in MInnesota

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American Spring… against AIPAC

What a great visual display Code Pink has mounted outside the annual AIPAC gathering in Washington DC. Hopefully some of the US politicians will get the message, especially those AIPAC bought and sold ones who let AIPAC tell them what to do, even to support wars for Israel instead of acting on behalf of US interests.

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