We enjoyed meeting Alison and showing her around town!
Ziyad with the one-and-only Khadeejah Benguenna from Al Jazeera, at American Muslims for Palestine International Conference 2016
We appreciated having the opportunity to sit down with Illinois gubernatorial candidate Daniel Biss for about 45 minutes to talk about Palestine. He was very frank with us about his identity as a Jewish Zionist, but open to listening to the Palestinian point of view. (That may or may not be Letisa Wallace on the left.)
Marching with Palestinian friends in Rockford's Ethnic Parade, 2016.
Speaking in Evanston IL April 2018.
My lucky day! Meeting Linda Sarsour at a Sojourners conference! Summer 2017
A cold day in May for the Gaza 5K next to Lake Michigan 2017.
One of my all-time favorite days: "Just Hope," a half-day of storytelling, artwork, culture, and a little bit of healing. Including a photo exhibition from Bright Stars of Bethlehem. Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Rockford IL December 2017.
Just a few weeks after the Great March of Return began, we joined Jewish Voice for Peace at a vigil in downtown Chicago. We stood quietly in front of a venue that was hosting a gala for Israel's 70th birthday, reading off the names of those killed by snipers, and names of villages destroyed during the Nakba. April 2018.
Rockford’s Ethnic Parade, 2017.
One of our favorite people, a true peacemaker and man of God, the Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb. Iowa City, spring 2018.
Year Two of Palestinian delegation in Rockford's Ethnic Parade. 2017.
Year Three in Rockford's Ethnic Parade! 2018.
Ziyad with Salam Fayyad, forrmer Finance Minister and Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority - at AMP 2016