U.S. Movement to Save Palestinian Villages

 
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U.S. Movement to Save Palestinian Villages

U.S. Movement to Save Palestinian Villages
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Al Aqaba Village is standing, 160 in kindergarten!

Al Aqaba Village is standing, 160 in kindergarten!
Al Aqaba village - the kindergarten build by Rebuilding Alliance, the mosque in the shape of a peace sign, and all the homes - is within the Israeli Army's closed military area. (photo by M.Jacobsen) (view small | med | large | orig)

My village, Al Aqaba

My village, Al Aqaba
What does it mean to live in Al Aqaba and keep it standing? Patience, determination, a vision of a better future, and a willingness to welcome all who want to help. Photo by Maurice Jacobsen (view small | med | large | orig)

Human rights that cannot wait

Human rights that cannot wait
To provide for your family, educate your children, and plan a future -these are human rights that cannot wait. Photo by Maurice Jacobsen (view small | med | large | orig)

Morgan Bach, Outreach Coordinator

Morgan Bach, Outreach Coordinator
Morgan spent 8 months in Al Aqaba, teaching then launching Al Aqaba's Guest House as the 1st Palestinian "Couch Surfing" listing! (view small | med | large | orig)

How will children reach their kindergarten now?

How will children reach their kindergarten now?
In 2010 and again in 2011, the Israeli Army demolished the road that the school bus takes to reach children in the Jordan Valley. The center of the village is safe, but homes nearby are demolished. (view small | med | large | orig)

2008: Israeli High Court said Kindergarten stands

2008: Israeli High Court said Kindergarten stands
In advance of Al Aqaba's petition before the Israeli High Court, the children of the village wrote down what peace means, and drew what peace looks like, joining PinwheelsForPeace.com, inspriring all. (view small | med | large | orig)

RA Board Chair and Intern received warmly in DC

RA Board Chair and Intern received warmly in DC
In April 2012, Rebuilding Alliance's team included board chair Carin Pacifico, Advocacy Intern Naveen Dixit and Founder, Donna Baranski-Walker. We asked Representatives to help - and they quietly did (view small | med | large | orig)

Art Charrette to Create Village in Cardboard

Art Charrette to Create Village in Cardboard
Artist Faten Toubasi led a Community Art Charrette in which children and their parents drew what home means then build their village's future in cardboard and colored paper! (view small | med | large | orig)

Finishing touches on future village

Finishing touches on future village
Community artist, Faten Toubasi (from Toronto) works with a student to put finishing touches on the village that students made during the Art Charrette (view small | med | large | orig)
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Project Leader

Donna Baranski-walker

Executive Director
San Mateo, CA United States

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