Gifts of Conscience
As we enter a season meant to celebrate “peace on earth,” some people have expressed an interest in giving presents that will alleviate, at least a little, the escalating hardship in the “Holy Land” at the center of this celebration.
- Beyond Bethlem's Wall: Holiday Ornaments – Nativities, Holy Family, crosses, angels, candlesticks, pendants, bracelets, and more. Created by Palestinian Christian olive wood carvers.
- Behind the Wall: Life, Love, and Struggle in Palestine – a book by Rich Wiles
- Folk Art Mavens: Handcrafted Palestinian Gifts – Embroidery & weavings, glass, ceramics, clothing, jewelry, olive wood carvings, and more.
- Donate to If Americans Knew – Make a donation in the name of a family member or friend (don't forget to provide your friend's name & address so that we can acknowledge the donation).
- If Americans Knew Tote Bag – Give the gift of a black cotton tote bag with the word 'Justice' written in Arabic on it. The proceeds benefit If Americans Knew.
- Palestine Change Purse – For a limited time only we have 2 different styles of change purses. 100% of your payment benefits If Americans Knew.
- If Americans Knew Shirts, Mugs, etc. – T-shirts and more featuring the word 'Justice.' A portion of the profits benefit If Americans Knew.
- The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey – a richly illustrated cookbook that explores the distinctive cuisine and food heritage of the area known prior to 1948 as the Gaza District.
- Classical Piano Solos of Beauty and Joy – Classical pianist Margot Dilmaghani's recently released CD features works by Chopin, Schubert, Bach, and others. 100% of your payment benefits If Americans Knew
- Canaan Fair Trade – Canaan Fair Trade sells olive oil and other delicacies produced by over 1,700 small farmers, organized in village cooperatives and represented by the Palestine Fair Trade Association (PFTA).
- Colors from Palestine Calendar – A Wall Calendar featuring Palestinian artists.
- Sharing the Land of Canaan: Human Rights and the Israeli-Palestinian Struggle – recommended book by Mazin Qumsiyeh
- One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse – recommended book by Ali Abunimah
Sources for additional Gifts
- Palestine Online Store – Palestine Online Store has an extensive collection of Palestinian made handcrafts, apparel, films, music, calendars, christmas cards, activist gear, and books.
- American Educational Trust Book Club – The AET Book Club sells books, videos, CD-ROMs, and greeting cards.
- Zatoun – Zatoun provides Palestinian olive oil and soap.
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