Friends of Mossawa is a US based sister organization of the Mossawa Center in Israel.
We provide a platform and voice for the Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel in North America in order to influence public discourse surrounding Palestinian rights and peace building.
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.
Mossawa Center staff witnessed the events that took place on Wednesday, Jan. 12, in the village of Sawa El Atrash in the Naqab. The following is a detailed report on the developments that occurred and the Mossawa Center’s demands.
Once the site of shattered windows, smashed cars, vandalized shops, and the blood of its Palestinian residents, the streets of Haifa's mixed and Palestinian neighborhoods are now filled with thousands of Jewish and Palestinian citizens alike basking in the holiday spirit.
Co-Director of the Mossawa Center, Suha Salman Mousa, called on Knesset members to change the constitutional legal status of Arab citizens of the country at the International Day of Human Rights held in the Knesset at the initiative of MK Michal Rosin and the Association for Civil Rights.
The fulfillment of all civil and human rights to all Palestinians.
To change public discourse in North America by providing a voice for 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.