Gaza

Samira Boutesh shares about how her home in an-Nada Towers in Beit Hanoun, north Gaza, was destroyed during the recent Israel-Hamas conflict. Boutesh is living with family members in very crowded conditions and is receiving food parcels from MCC partner Al Najd Development Forum                                .MCC staff and staff from partner Al Najd Development Forum met with families in east and north Gaza who received emergency assistance during the Israel-Hamas conflict in July and August 2014. , including food parcels and non-food items like blankets and mattresses,(MCC Photo/Alain Epp Weaver)
Samira Boutesh shares about how her home in an-Nada Towers in Beit Hanoun, north Gaza, was destroyed during the 2014 Israel-Hamas conflict. Boutesh is living with family members in very crowded conditions and is receiving food parcels from MCC partner Al Najd Development Forum.

Take action
Call on Congress today to end Israel’s blockade of Gaza and promote a just and lasting peace.

Listen to Mostafa’s story
Brief video put together by the Culture and Free Thought Association, an MCC partner organization in Gaza.

Washington Memo: Wall to Wall, Part 1 (Spring/Summer 2015)
A quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, nations are still turning to walls in an attempt to find security. Paradoxically, walls often bring greater insecurity as they tear apart communities and families. This issue of our print newsletter examines the Israeli separation walls.

Charting a new course: Overcoming the stalemate in Gaza (April 2015)
Six months since donors pledged $3.5 billion towards Gaza’s recovery, many people are worse off and not a single one of the 19,000 fully destroyed homes has been rebuilt. This report, issued by 45 international organizations, including MCC, warns that further conflict is inevitable unless world leaders implement a new approach that addresses the underlying causes of the conflict.