Palestine Supporters Confront Sen. Franken In Tense Phone Call

Palestine supporters in Minnesota got to directly vent their anger at Sen. Al Franken over his support for Israel in its conflict with Palestine. Franken’s campaign workers arranged for the group of about 20 people to talk to the senator on a speaker phone. What followed was a polite but tense conversation between the group and the Senator.

“3, 2, 1, to Jenin (Palestine) Yalla Run!”

The physical struggles during the Run Across Palestine paled in comparison to the daily hardships endured by Palestinian olive farmers, whose land and right to plant olive trees and build homes is threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements.

MN Investing In Apartheid Say Protesters

The Break the Bonds Campaign gathered about 80 protesters in the Minnesota State Capitol rotunda in St. Paul on Wednesday, March 30. The assembled group represented about half the legislative senate districts in the state.

I Will Not Hate, I Will Hope

Dr. Izzaldin Abuelaish appeared at a book signing at the University of Minnesota last Thursday for his book I Will Not Hate. Dr. Abuelaish, now an obstetrician at the University of Toronto, was a physician at a Hospital in Tel Aviv, making him the first Gazan MD to practice in an Israeli hospital.