Eroding Civil Liberties and the Holy Land Foundation Five

Since 9/11/2001, prejudice against Muslims has coincided with an erosion of civil liberties in the U.S., particularly for Muslim Americans. The case of the Holy Land Foundation Five (HLF5) is illustrative. The Holy Land Foundation (HLF) was the largest Muslim charity in the nation until it was shuttered by the federal government in Dec. 2001. […]

Miko Peled (and we) took Holy Land Fdn Five story to New York, NJ!

Author/activist Miko Peled took the story of the “Holy Land Foundation Five” to two great gatherings in New Jersey and New York last weekend, as part of a speaker series project sponsored by Just World Ed. The first event was a Saturday-evening gathering at the rapidly growing Palestinian American Community Center (PACC) in Clifton, NJ, […]

Our new #WarHurtsEarth campaign! – Just World Educational

Just World Ed invites all our friends to join #WarHurtsEarth, the campaign we’re planning for the upcoming Earth Day (April 22), to explore, describe, and publicize the many known links between militarism and environmental harm. We’re delighted that World Beyond War is already working with us on the campaign– as is Gar Smith, the editor […]

US aid to Palestinians: Facts, context, impact

The AP reported earlier today that, The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year’s first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization, according to U.S. officials. The United States’ […]