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Old Gits and Palestinian farmers

From Maggie Stewart

Monday, 30 January 2012

I, too, would like to thank the Old Gits for helping to raise money for Ta'ayush, the Jewish Israeli activist group. Last year I spent a day with them, along with Ron, in the south Hebron hills. This is an area of the West Bank where farming communities are under constant threat of being expelled from their land and losing their livelihoods.

Ta'ayush supports the Palestinians through a combination of practical work and legal challenges to land theft by Jewish settlers who are supported by the Israeli military.

I would urge everyone to, at the very least, look at Ta'ayush's website,

See also

HebWeb News: Hebden Bridge Old Gits support Palestinian farmers (Jan 2012)