It is time to come home to Palestine

All Palestinians are one people united by their national identity and historical roots in Palestine, which as a whole is a human heritage that should be honored and celebrated with pride. With the upcoming 2018 American Federation of Ramallah Palestine (AFRP) convention to be held for the second time in Ramallah in July, we are [...]

2018-05-21T12:29:24+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Latest News|

Nearly 1,000 Christian Arab Americans Expected to Reunite in Ramallah, Palestine for Annual Family Reunion

Summertime and family reunions go hand-in-hand, and that’s no exception for the hundreds of Palestinian Americans, who have been living in diaspora for more than 60 years, and who plan to attend their family reunion in their ancestral city of Ramallah, Palestine, July 4-7, 2018. The 60th Annual American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP – [...]

2018-04-18T09:35:32+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Latest News|

National Arab American Association Condemns

The U.S. prides itself in supporting people who yearn to be free. One prime example was in 1989, when Chinese dissidents protested in Tiananmen Square, the U.S.  government and the media cheered, lent support and went to the UN to demand sanctions against the government. In more  recent months, our government and the press, once [...]

2018-04-18T09:33:43+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Latest News|

The Other Palestine: How Long Can Occupation Be the Answer?

Jim Quirk is a Professor in Washington DC and was a member of our last AFRP mission to Palestine. This is his most recent write up. Ordinary Palestinians say they understand Israel’s security goals. But they feel these policies are applied with irrational, random vengeance against the innocent...  Read More [...]

2018-02-05T11:09:22+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Latest News|

Alert: U.S. Embassy Moving To Jerusalem

Dear Ramallah Family Member, The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP) stands firmly against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize the occupied city of Jerusalem as the official capital of Israel in contravention of well-established international law for over 65 years and on the heels of U.N. Resolution 2334 in December 2016 declaring that Israel [...]

2018-01-11T11:18:40+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Latest News|

Alice Dudum’s Generous Donation

We would like to extend our gratitude to Alice Dudum for her generous donation to the Federation of stock valued at over $14,000. This donation was made in memory of her late husband Manuel George Dudum.  These donations help fund our efforts in educating and supporting our members through Cultural Exchange Missions, Youth Events, Scholarships [...]

2017-11-28T12:18:16+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Latest News|

Palestinian Ambassador’s Chicago Visit

Community members, including Deputy President George Habeeb, welcomed the Palestinian Ambassador, Dr. Husam Zomlot, to Chicago during his visit.  Dr. Zomlot gave a powerful lecture at the Chicago Council of National Affairs explaining to the audience that East Jerusalem will be the capital of the state of Palestine as a result of compromise and not [...]

2017-11-28T12:16:42+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Latest News|