Tagged: Humanitarian Relief

Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter (“Abu Abbas”) - In Memoriam Palestinian Profiles
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Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter (“Abu Abbas”) - In Memoriam

Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter passed away on February 15, 2018. “Abu Abbas” as he was referred to often was a highly respected financial executive, investment manager and a significant contributor to the economic growth of the Palestinian economy in the face of Israeli occupation.

on February 26, 2018
EU Criticises Israel’s West Bank Demolitions Policy News Roundup
Al Jazeera English

EU Criticises Israel’s West Bank Demolitions Policy

The European Union expressed frustration with Israel's continued demolition of Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank in a high-level meeting last week, according to Israel's Haaretz newspaper.

on April 4, 2017
Kal Penn Donates $25,000 To Refugees, Restores Everyone’s Faith In Humanity News Roundup
Andrea Frazier, Romper

Kal Penn Donates $25,000 To Refugees, Restores Everyone’s Faith In Humanity

In 2016 alone, about 1,300 Palestinians fled their homeland amid the country's long and violent territory dispute with neighboring Israel. Their fate couldn't seem further removed from an American celebrity cooking competition, but when one actor...

on January 5, 2017
Kal Penn Wins Celebrity ‘MasterChef’ and Donates the Prize Money to Refugee Charity News Roundup
Brian Delpozo, The Daily Dish

Kal Penn Wins Celebrity ‘MasterChef’ and Donates the Prize Money to Refugee Charity

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) got a gift from Kal Penn this past week, as the actor — best known for his role in the Harold and Kumar films and for serving in the Obama administration from 2009 to 2011...

on January 5, 2017
Kal Penn Wins ‘MasterChef,” Donates Prize Money to Palestinian Refugees News Roundup
Lindsay McCane, Inquisitr

Kal Penn Wins ‘MasterChef,” Donates Prize Money to Palestinian Refugees

According to NBC News, Penn, an actor and former staff member of the Obama administration as an associate director for the White House Office of Public Engagement, beat Curb Your Enthusiasm actress Cheryl Hines with his beer-braised fish tacos.

on January 5, 2017
Freehold’s Kal Penn Wins Fox’s ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’​ News Roundup
Chris Jordan, Asbury Park Press

Freehold’s Kal Penn Wins Fox’s ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’​

In the “Harold & Kumar” movies, Freehold’s Kal Penn was always looking to get baked. On the Monday, Jan 2 episode of Fox’s “MasterChef Celebrity Showdown,” he cooked up beer-braised fish tacos to defeat “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actress...

on January 4, 2017
Actor Kal Penn Uses Prize Money From ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ to Support Palestinian Refugees News Roundup
Pauline Lacsamana, The Daily Meal

Actor Kal Penn Uses Prize Money From ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ to Support Palestinian Refugees

Competition was fierce during Monday night’s two-hour MasterChef Celebrity Showdown special in which celebrities competed in the kitchen to win money for charity. Kal Penn, actor and public servant, triumphed in the competition and donated...

on January 4, 2017
Kal Penn Donates $25K to Palestinian Refugees After ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ Win News Roundup
Sarah Harvard, Mic

Kal Penn Donates $25K to Palestinian Refugees After ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown’ Win

Kumar Patel is moving beyond the White Castle munchies and instead making something a little more gourmet for charity. On Monday's episode of MasterChef Celebrity Showdown, Kal Penn, one of the actors known for those stoner classic "Harold and Kumar" films...

on January 4, 2017
Victims of Israeli Raid on Gaza Flotilla Fear Legal Case Will Be Dropped Over New Political Deal News Roundup
Robert Fisk, The Independent

Victims of Israeli Raid on Gaza Flotilla Fear Legal Case Will Be Dropped Over New Political Deal

What is a human life worth? Perhaps that that’s what it will come down to in the Istanbul High Criminal Court this week when British barrister Rodney Dixon QC appears on behalf of more than 700 of the men and women aboard the Gaza flotilla...

on October 18, 2016
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