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Fundraiser for Palestinian House of Friendship

  • Community Church of Boston (Copley Square)., 2nd fl. Lothrop Auditorium 565 Boylston Street Boston, MA, 02116 United States (map)

The American Friends of the Palestinian House of Friendship in Nablus (West Bank) are holding a fundraiser for PHF on Saturday, June 22nd from 3-5 p.m. at the Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston St. (2nd floor). Mohammed Sawalha, the director of PHF, will be present at the fundraiser to explain his work with children and young adults of Nablus that includes summer camps, a skatepark, Girls Scouts, a studio for recording music and oral histories, and classes for e-learning in villages, computers, folklore dance, embroidery and civic education. Take the T to Copley Square (green line) or Bay Bay (orange line). If driving, park at Back Bay Garage, 199 Clarendon St. Your ticket will entitle you to a $8 voucher (obtained at the event) when you leave the garage. Refreshments and music will be provided.

Other events for Mohammed will be held in western Mass. on June 14 at the Florence Civic Center (contact and in Montpelier VT on June 15 (contact

Mohammed Sawalha, director of the Palestinian House of Friendship (PHF) will be at the event to describe his work with children and young adults in Nablus. Refreshments and music provided by Ghassan Sawalhi (oud). PHF sponsors summer camps, a playground, skate boarding park, a Girl Scout troop, e-learning in villages, cultural events including dance, music and art, civic education classes, entrepreneurial programs for unemployed young men, and has created a recording studio for music and oral histories.
Contact Person: Clare Sheridan <>