Gaza Updates

EMERGENCY AID ALERT: PLEASE DONATE TO MECA: to purchase and distribute food, milk, plastic sheets to cover roofs and windows, powdered milk for children, blankets, socks, pajamas and jackets.

Approximately 10,000 people have been forced to flee their homes due to widespread flooding in the Gaza Strip, according to a report released Saturday evening by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

11OCHA: Number of displaced tops 10,000 in Gaza

Gaza this weekend. UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestine refugees, yesterday called for “effective pressure to end the blockade of Gaza” so that Palestinians can deal effectively with this crisis and rebuild.

Gaza this weekend.
UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestine refugees, yesterday called for “effective pressure to end the blockade of Gaza” so that Palestinians can deal effectively with this crisis and rebuild.

HISTORIC: The New York Times reports – Scholars’ Group Endorses an Academic Boycott of Israel
By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA- December 16, 2013

An association of American professors with almost 5,000 members has voted to endorse an academic boycott of Israeli colleges and universities, the group announced Monday, making it the largest academic group in the United States to back a growing movement to isolate Israel over its treatment of Palestinians.

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