Leichhardt Friends of Hebron

Umm Al Kheir, denied permanent homes, running water and electricity by Israel's occupation, but villagers want a preschool for their children. We want to help.

MPs tell of Visit to Hebron

3 – 5 pm, Sunday 12th September
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre,
79 Johnston St, Annandale

Following the fabulously successful Festival of Friendship, Leichhardt Friends of Hebron will host  a general meeting to update our friends in the community about our pre-school project and  hear eye- witness accounts of their recent visit to Hebron from NSW Upper House members, Sylvia Hale  and Linda Voltz. Everyone is welcome to join us for conversation and light refreshments available.

A photography exhibition on Palestinian refugees, deemed too hot to handle a couple of years ago, will finally be shown at Leichhardt Town Hall during Refugee Week. http://www.altmedia.net.au/censored-exhibition-finally-sees-the-light-of-day/20748

Leichhardt Friends of Hebron is a community group in Leichhardt, a municipality in Sydney, Australia. Our aim is to build links of friendship with the people of Hebron on the West Bank of Palestine by promoting human rights as set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and respect for international law in the occupied Palestinian lands. More about us…
Our organisation aims to raise money for vital community projects Hebron region. In 2010 we are supporting the Hathaleen Kindergarten Project in the small community of Umm Al Khair.

Festival of Friendship 25 & 26 June 2010,
a Refugee Week Event

The Leichhardt Friends of Hebron will host a cultural event to highlight the ongoing Palestinian refugee crisis. Featuring a photo exhibition, live music, stalls, a film, a forum on censorship and presentations from people returning from the West Bank. Fundraising for a much needed kindergarten in the South Hebron Hills.
Leichhardt Town Hall, cnr Marion and Norton Streets, Leichhardt. Entry by donation.
Come to the Festival of Friendship

7pm Friday 25 June: Formal opening of the Exhibition of Photographs, speakers, live music, more…

10am -2pm Saturday 25 June: Indoor market, cafe, view the exhibition… More details

3:30 pm Saturday 25 June: Indoor market, cafe, view the exhibition… More details

5:30 pm Saturday 25 June: Come to the Australian premiere of the new film Welcome to Hebron.  Details…

All in Leichhardt Town Hall, entrance in Marion Street, just around the corner of Norton St., Leichhardt

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