Friends of Mossawa is a US based sister organization of the Mossawa Center in Israel.
We provide a platform and voice for the Arab Palestinian citizens of Israel in North America in order to influence public discourse surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and peace process.
We work to raise awareness among the North American public about the inequality and discrimination facing the Palestinian Arab community in Israel.
We host and participate in events across North America in order to educate the public about the issue.
You can contact us to learn more about our work, schedule a meeting, and participate in or help organize an event.
In addition, we encourage you to donate to us and help grow in our outreach and awareness raising.
A scathing new report by Human Rights Watch highlights dire realities of discriminatory planning policies by the Israeli government to squeeze and suffocate Palestinian localities in Israel.
As with minorities in the United States, the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel has continued to struggle with the coronavirus outbreak.
Join the Mossawa Center in exploring the situation on the ground for the Arab minority in Israel amidst the Coronavirus and the latest political developments, with panelists MK Dr. Yousef Jabareen of the Joint List and Professor Fahed Hakim, Head of Nazareth Hospital EMMS.
The fulfillment of all civil and human rights to all Palestinians.
To change public discourse in North America by providing a voice for the Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel through awareness raising, education, and advocacy.
Friends of Mossawa is a non-profit sister organization of the Mossawa Center based in the United States.
The Mossawa Center, the Advocacy Center for Palestinian Arab citizens in Israel, is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in 1997 that aims to promote the economic, social, cultural and political rights of the Palestinian Arab citizens in Israel, and the recognition of this community a national indigenous minority, with their own national, cultural and historical distinctiveness. The Center develops programs to promote a democratic society, and acts against all forms of discrimination based on race, nationalism, religious affiliation, social status, gender, and disabilities.
Friends of Mossawa extends the work and reach of the Mossawa Center by promoting the civil rights of Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel, raising awareness about the inequality and discrimination they face, and educating the North American public about the issues facing their community.
Our work includes meeting with public officials such as Congress members and Senators, hosting events, and fundraising.