November 2014 Newsletter

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As a Jewish American, Dr. Steve Feldman grew up collecting coins to support planting trees in Israel. His lifetime interest in the Holy Land eventually led him to CPWJ. Steve decided to become involved with CPWJ four years ago after a Winston-Salem interfaith group he was involved with hosted one of the many speakers CPWJ brings to North Carolina every year. continue…

CPWJ: Providing Relief In Gaza

The Coalition for Peace with Justice mission is unique. There are many organizations in the U.S. that support an end to the occupation through education and activism. Many raise funds for one peace building organization in Israel/Palestine. CPWJ goes beyond offering direct financial support for one or two organizations. Your gifts to CPWJ provide financial support to 10 different Palestinian and Israeli organizations. continue…

Advocacy with Elected Officials

Advocacy is a stated goal of CPWJ. CPWJ has a long history of regular meetings with elected officials
and staff in order to bring awareness of the changing realities in the region. In October, Mary Lou Leiser Smith, CPWJ founder, and Dee Froeber, managing director, met with Rep. David Price, (D) 14th District.
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THE DETENTION OF PALESTINIAN CHILDREN

Approximately 700 Palestinian children under the age of 18 from the occupied West Bank are prosecuted every year through Israeli military courts after being arrested, interrogated and detained by the Israeli army. The most common charge levied against children is throwing stones, a crime that is punishable under military law by up to 20 years in prison. Since 2000, more than 8,000 Palestinian children have been detained. continue…

CPWJ Hires Managing Director

CPWJ took a major step forward in March when Davis “Dee” Froeber became its first managing director. He has an imposing portfolio: program development, advocacy, fundraising and nonprofit management. And he brings to the role an extensive background in the world of citizen diplomacy and international relations. continue…