Lobby & petition against TH Council’s full adoption of the IHRA definition

TH Palestine Solidarity Campaign will lobby TH Council next month (5.45-7.30pm at the Town Hall on Weds 21 Nov) to express our concerns over the recent adoption of the full IHRA definition of antisemitism. Councillors were reportedly pushed into voting in favour of it resulting in an unanimous vote that could restrict our ability to … Continue reading Lobby & petition against TH Council’s full adoption of the IHRA definition

TH Palestine Solidarity holds successful events to commemorate Nakba Week

To commemorate Nakba Week in May, we held two successful solidarity events in Tower Hamlets. Roman Road Market Stall On Saturday 13th, we held our fourth stall on the Roman Road Market, selling Zaytoun Palestinian produce (olive oil, dates, almonds, and maftoul), which again proved to be very popular. Profits from the sales contribute towards … Continue reading TH Palestine Solidarity holds successful events to commemorate Nakba Week

Film & talk: Firefighters under Occupation – Mon 15th May Brady Centre, Whitechapel

https://youtu.be/PeXG2Jb0coo Join us to mark the 69th anniversary of the Nakba, when 700,000 Palestinians were forced to flee their homes during and after the 1948 war with Israel and who largely remain refugees. Tower Hamlets Palestine Solidarity is holding a free public event with film, speakers and discussion: 7.15pm-9pm, Monday, 15th May @ Brady Centre, … Continue reading Film & talk: Firefighters under Occupation – Mon 15th May Brady Centre, Whitechapel

Art and Resistance: Portrait of Palestine exhibition raises thousands for Palestine

The Portrait of Palestine exhibition was the latest project undertaken by TH Palestine Solidarity (THJFA and TH PSC) and proved an overwhelming  success. The project: In March 2016 local cartoonist and illustrator Tim Sanders was crowd funded to participate in a two week event called the Freedom Theatre ride round the West Bank of Palestine. … Continue reading Art and Resistance: Portrait of Palestine exhibition raises thousands for Palestine

Portrait of Palestine Proves A Popular Sketch of Palestinian Life!

Thank you to everyone who attended our popular art exhibition at Four Corners Gallery, Bethnal Green. From Tuesday until Saturday last week, we opened the doors of the gallery to those from afar as well as from our own community, to experience Tim Sanders' unique portrait of Palestine sketched during The Freedom Ride earlier this year. We … Continue reading Portrait of Palestine Proves A Popular Sketch of Palestinian Life!

A Portrait of Palestine: Brand New Exhibition to Open in Tower Hamlets!

  UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Tuesday November 29th, sees the launch in the borough of our week-long exhibition “A Portrait of Palestine” featuring the work of national cartoonist and illustrator Tim Sanders along side a pop-up shop selling Zaytoun fair trade olive oil, dates and other delicious Palestinian products. On show will be colourful depictions of … Continue reading A Portrait of Palestine: Brand New Exhibition to Open in Tower Hamlets!

Zaytoun Stall at Organic Pop-up @Roman Road Market

Saturday 10th September 2016 10am - 4pm On Saturday 10 September, thirty of the UK’s top organic food and drink producers along with organic beauty brands will give the Roman Road Yard Market an organic makeover. The Soil Association will join forces with the brand new Roman Road Yard Market, which happens every Saturday in … Continue reading Zaytoun Stall at Organic Pop-up @Roman Road Market