Category Resources About Yusif

Holiday Greetings from Yusif

It is not the function of government to keep the citizens from falling into error —

it is the function of the citizens to keep the government from falling into error.

Truth does not just enlighten us, it obligates us.

Ever since I landed at Ellis Island, on my 12th Birthday, as a Palestinian refugee, I’ve been carrying the dream of returning back to my home in Palestine.   As a 12 year old shepherd boy, who could not speak English, I had no idea what life held in store for me in America.

Now, 65 years later, the dream has morphed into a WISH FOR PEACE IN OUR WORLD THAT WILL HEAL ALL OF HUMANITY.

During the 65 years, I have seen the American Dream morph into the American Nightmare.   It’s not that I’m anti-American and it’s not that I’m not patriotic...

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Starhawks Report from Cairo

Yusif speaking in Cairo-by Starhawk

See: http://starhawksblog.org/

Go to Gaza Freedom March entries, December 19th to January 17th, (in her older postings) see a picture of Yusif speaking, on December 27th, which has this comment under it:

“Yusif was born in Haifa in 1935, fled when he was twelve, and can’t go back.”

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Yusif Demonstrating in Cairo & Gaza

Sign objecting to limitaions on those going to Gaza 12-30-09

If you do not have a Google G-mail account you may not be able to see the pictures, so try this direct link:

http://picasaweb.google.com/yusifpeace/TripToCairoGazaPicturesUsedInYusifSReportAFewMore?feat=directlink

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