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The Plight of Palestinian Refugees Was Imprinted on My Mind

by Anera

Jul 5, 2018

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Throughout 2018, our blog, will publish the words of Anera supporters, who have amazing and inspirational stories of why they are passionate about helping in Palestine and Lebanon and how they came to be part of our wonderful community.   By Ann Kerr Seeing the world has been my lifelong passion. I started travelling when…

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Gaza Block Parties Bring Minnesotans Together to Help Palestinians

by Anera

Jun 7, 2018

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Throughout 2018, our blog, will publish the words of Anera supporters, who have amazing and inspirational stories of why they are passionate about helping in Palestine and Lebanon and how they came to be part of our wonderful community.   by Karmel Sabri I am a Minnesota native but my family comes from Qalqiliya in…

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To Whom Much is Given, Much is Asked

by Anera

Apr 5, 2018

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Throughout 2018, our blog, will publish the words of Anera supporters, who have amazing and inspirational stories of why they are passionate about helping in Palestine and Lebanon and how they came to be part of our wonderful community.   by Murad Siam A little over 15 years ago, my parents’ home in California burned…

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I’ve never left that hospital room in Burj El Barajneh

by Anera

Mar 1, 2018

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Throughout 2018, our blog, will publish the words of Anera supporters, who have amazing and inspirational stories of why they are passionate about helping in Palestine and Lebanon and how they came to be part of our wonderful community.   by Ellen Siegel I was born toward the end of the Holocaust. I went to…

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Palestine is always close to my heart even if I’m far away

by Anera

Jan 31, 2018

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Throughout 2018, our blog, will publish the words of Anera supporters, who have amazing and inspirational stories of why they are passionate about helping in Palestine and Lebanon and how they came to be part of our wonderful community.   by Zeina Azzam When I was a teenager, my father planted a fig tree in…

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