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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. [...]

2017-10-16T09:39:36+00:00 October 16th, 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|

National Arab Association Leader Recognized for Contributions

The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP) is pleased to announce that its current President, Dr. Hanna Hanania was recently awarded the 2017 Distinguished Community Leadership Award by the Palestine in the United States Commission, during its Annual Arab American Candidates Dinner. Dr. Hanania was recognized for his exceptional contributions he has made on behalf [...]

2017-10-10T09:40:18+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Latest News|

New York Philharmonic Teaching Artists Travel to Ramallah, Palestine

Two artists with the New York Philharmonic’s Very Young Composers (VYP) Program traveled to the Occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, Palestine on Saturday, September 23, in a quest to observe how music is taught, learned and encouraged in Palestinian children.Jon Deak, Artistic Director of the New York Philharmonic VYC Program and Molly Herron, a [...]

2017-09-25T10:09:08+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Latest News|

National Arab American Association Condemns Hatred and Violence

The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP), a representative organization of more than 40,000 members in the U.S., condemns all forms of xenophobia, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, anti-Arabism, and anti-religious and gender discrimination. Hatred, in any form, has no place in our society. The U.S. must strive to be a tolerant country who leads with inclusivity and [...]

2017-09-07T10:14:42+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Latest News|

AFRP Collecting Donations for Houston

Dear Ramallah Family, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the American Federation of Ramallah Palestine and its members, I would like to convey our concern, support and prayers to the people of Texas and Louisiana, especially our beloved Ramallah people and hope and pray they are safe. Like the rest of America, we [...]

2017-09-07T10:14:47+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Latest News|

Response To Outcry

On behalf of the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP), and its more than 40,000 members throughout the U.S., we stand in solidarity with Archbishop Theodosios (Atallah Hanna) of Sebastia, leader of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem. Recently, Archbishop Hanna was criticized for his nonviolent comments denouncing Israeli aggression and occupation of the Palestinian [...]

2017-09-07T09:16:20+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Latest News|