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November 2020. Two Flagship Projects for Seraj - hear an update from Laurie & Estephan Salameh. US Board & Palestinian Boards meet via Zoom.
July 2020. A report on Seraj Covid-19 Families Aid efforts ($10,770). Report of a December 2019 visit to the Jiftlek library.
May 2020. A Covid-19 update from Palestine, Comfort food, an appeal for Covid aid for Seraj Families.
March 2020. Seraj in the Time of COVID-19. A report from Bethlehem, site of the Aida Camp Library. Brief updates from Seraj in Palestine, and US Seraj.
February 2020. 2020 Update & plans. A home for the Storytelling Center. A $100,000 gift! Report on Fida'a Ayta's year in New Hampshire.
January 2020. Report to Donors. Each year Seraj reports on our finances. Fiscal year 2019 was a good year for Seraj and its important work.
November 2019. Review our Annual Appeal for 2019. Read the inspiring letter from Amany Raed, a Seraj volunteer and scholarship student.
October 2019. Our October 2019 Benefit. Review the program booklet, hear Palestinian music, see Fida'a Ataya tell a story. A wonderful evening.
June 2019. How you can help Seraj... Contribute to the Fite Memorial Fund in support of our new Palestinian Storytelling Center.
May 2019. The Grand Opening of our 2 new libraries at Tubas & Abu Falah.
April 2019. The 2019 Young Children's Festival & two new Seraj US Board members.
February 2019 A visit to our 2 newest libraries, in process of development. Invite Seraj to present to your group.
November 2018 A report on the 2018 Seraj Benefit. Excellent speakers, Silent & Live Auction, a wonderful evening.
August 2018. Two new libraries - an update, How Seraj Began & Grew - an article also published on the Mondoweiss website. Previewing our October Benefit.
June 2018. Mai Khader Kakish prepared an exquisite Palestinian dinner - a report by Diane Fite. A year-end appeal: Help Seraj with the 2 new libraries under development.
April 2018. Pauline Coffman, Seraj Co-chair, visited Seraj Palestine in March. She reports on her trip.
February 2018. An assessment: How is Seraj doing? In Palestine? In the US? Links to a full Palestinian report to the US Board.
January 2018- Annual Financial Report to Donors.
December 2017 - Annual Appeal. Join our Mission. Teaching Resiliance at the Checkpoint.
November 2017 - Report on the October 15 Seraj Benefit. Speakers, 2 new Videos, a Presentation to Diane Fite, pictures, more.
September 2017 - "Ramadan Nights", Water, 2017 Benefit - Working Together for a Better Future , Remembering Cotton.
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