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Reflections on AFRP Advocacy on Capitol Hill and at the State Department

On Friday, November 4, Federation President Hanna Hanania gathered together the Youth Summit, the AFRP Executive Committee and Federation Board Members on Capitol Hill and at the State Department to represent the AFRP and Palestinian interests in the pursuit of justice. In addition, we were warmly welcomed by the PLO Delegation to the United States [...]

2017-11-14T11:43:04+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Featured, Latest News|

Disaster Relief, With An Eye to the Future

Our nation has been devastated three times in less than six months by three horrific natural disasters. From Hurricane Harvey in Houston, to Hurricane Irma in Florida, to the wild fires of California last month, America has witnessed unprecedented destruction. Never before have we seen so many tragedies in such a short time. Your Federation [...]

2017-11-13T09:37:37+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Featured, Latest News|

Trust Fund Helps Charitable Organizations

The Azeez Shaheen Charitable Trust, named after one of Ramallah, Palestine’s most respected and favored sons, Mr. Azeez Shaheen, has once again provided funds to various charities throughout Ramallah and the West Bank. Formed in 1966, the Charitable Trust was created with the intention of helping various charities fulfill their missions, said one of Mr. [...]

2017-10-30T11:27:54+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Latest News|

An Open Letter To President Trump

Dear Mr. President, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP), and its more than 40,000 Palestian-American members, I am writing to urge you to reconsider the U.S.’s resolution to withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Your decision to remove our government’s longstanding [...]

2017-10-30T11:26:51+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Latest News|

Project Hope Trip

The Project Hope trip was a huge success and was enjoyed immensely by all who attend! We had 15 participants from the ages 18 through 27. Our mission takes young adults to Ramallah Palestine to experience the everyday life of the people who live there. We also participated in a work project at the Ramallah [...]

2017-10-12T12:10:21+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Latest News|

Cultural & Educational Exchange Mission To Palestine

The Cultural and Educational Exchange Mission to Palestine is one of many committees within the AFRP. Our Mission takes Americans to Palestine to learn about the Palestinian people, their land and culture, and seeks to educate them and show them how the people of Palestine live, work and play, all while showing life under occupation. [...]

2017-10-12T11:59:41+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Latest News|

Medical Mission Statement

The medical mission to Palestine, operating under the American Federation of the Ramallah people, in cooperation with physicians for Peace and at times NAMA, Is seeking help from and the cooperation with united Palestinian Appeal. This year the mission is launching an initiative that includes emergency medicine restructuring and training, the establishment of a vascular [...]

2017-10-12T11:39:13+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Latest News|