Eyewitness Gaza available for download & broadcast

For community access TV stations and others who might wish to download our new movie and broadcast it—other distributors and venues as well. You can now download the movie at no charge thru PEG Media. (However, you must be registered.) Please consider forwarding this to your local station. Download In Eyewitness Gaza, Skip conveys his […]

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Detroit-part 12 (Assembly of Anti-Zionist Jews)

Excerpts from my journal while in Detroit, moving backwards (not always), last to first. About deindustrialization, depopulation, residential and commercial vacancy, corruption of capitalism—and the rise of urban gardens, local resistance and activist organizations—ending with news about the US Social Forum, Allied Media Conference, and the first public national gathering of anti-Zionist Jews in the […]

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Detroit-part 10 (US Social Forum, hydropolitics, & Grace Lee Boggs)

Excerpts from my journal while in Detroit, moving backwards (not always), last to first. About deindustrialization, depopulation, residential and commercial vacancy, corruption of capitalism—and the rise of urban gardens, local resistance and activist organizations—ending with news about the US Social Forum, Allied Media Conference, and the first public national gathering of anti-Zionist Jews in the […]

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Detroit-part 9 (US Social Forum, hydropolitics, & Dr. Martin Luther King Jr)

Excerpts from my journal while in Detroit, moving backwards (not always), last to first. About deindustrialization, depopulation, residential and commercial vacancy, corruption of capitalism—and the rise of urban gardens, local resistance and activist organizations—ending with news about the US Social Forum, Allied Media Conference, and the first public national gathering of anti-Zionist Jews in the […]

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SEEKING VENUES: MIDWEST PHOTOGRAPHIC PRESENTATION TOUR ABOUT PALESTINE & ISRAEL (Oct 12 – Nov 7, 2010)

Midwest Photographic Presentation Tour (October 12 – November 7, 2010) The Rising of the Light: Photographs by Skip Schiel from Israel and the Occupied Territories of Palestine To bring Skip Schiel and his photographs to your church, school or civic group/For more information Contact: David Matos Email: skipschieltour@gmail.com Phone: 803-215-3263 Rafah, Gaza Strip, 2008 c. […]

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Detroit-part 8 (Detroit downtown, US Social Forum)

Excerpts from my journal while in Detroit, moving backwards (not always), last to first. About deindustrialization, depopulation, residential and commercial vacancy, corruption of capitalism—and the rise of urban gardens, local resistance and activist organizations—ending with news about the US Social Forum, Allied Media Conference, and the first public national gathering of anti-Zionist Jews in the […]

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Schedule of four events Skip Schiel is presenting at the US Social Forum in Detroit, June 22 – 26, 2010

Dear friends and colleagues in the struggle, I hope you can attend or might circulate my schedule of the four events I’m presenting at the US Social Forum in Detroit, June 22 – 26. General information here The Hydropolitics of Palestine/Israel, a slide show Gaza City outflow pipe debris A slide show-workshop using water as […]

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The Israel-Palestine Kaleidoscope: A memoir of my involvement with issues in the Land of Troubles—Part Two

© All text & photos (unless otherwise noted) copyright Skip Schiel, 2006-2010 A series from my earlier writing, not always directly about Palestine-Israel, this an attempt to understand my journey of discovery that continues to enthrall and mystify me. PHOTOS from most recent trip, summer 2009 Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, […]

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Speaking Out, Taking Action: Some Friends (Quakers) Address the Conflicts in the Holy Land

Visiting an aide to Senator Ted Kennedy in Boston, February 2009 This is a departure from my ongoing series of dispatches from the Land of Troubles. I’ll return to that theme later. Co-editor of The Freedom & Justice Crier—member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge—founder and member of the Israel-Palestine Working Group at Friends Meeting at […]

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