Netanyahu endorses expansion
Village leader to visit California in September
Ata Manasra, coordinator of the Narjes community development project in Wadi Foquin, will visit the California-Nevada Annual Conference Sept. 10–20 for an educational and fundraising speaking tour. The following speaking engagements are open to the public:
9/11: 7pm, Central UMC Stockton, 3700 Pacific Ave., Stockton (Fireside Room). Cosponsored by the Cal-Nev Israel-Palestine Task Force.
9/12: 6:30pm Creekside UMC, 14 Main St., Sutter Creek (social hall)
9/13: 4pm, First UMC of Loomis, 6414 Brace Rd., Loomis
9/14: 12 noon, St. Mark’s UMC, 2391 St. Marks Way, Sacramento (bring your own lunch)
9/17: 10:30am worship, Lake Merritt UMC, 1330 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland
9/17: 7pm, Lynnewood UMC, 4444 Black Ave., Pleasanton
9/18: 7pm, Berkeley Methodist United, 1710 Carleton St., Berkeley. Cosponsored by FOSNA, JVP-BA, and MECA.
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New road opens in Wadi Foquin
Wadi Foquin Mayor Ahmad Sokar speaking at the Aug. 24, 2017, inauguration of a new road built in the village by USAID/ANERA—a project initiated during the mayor's visit to Washington, DC, in 2014—plus before and after photos. For a short video of the celebration, click here .