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Hope Fund Newsletters

News Coverage

Columbia College student loses family in Gaza fighting

Andrew Shain, July 24, 2014

Fund gives promising Palestinian students hope to pursue higher education in US

The Jordan Times, July 2014, Laila Azzeh

“The Hope Fund, an Organization That Lives up to Its Name”

Washington Report, November 2011, Alex Begley

“$100 and a Dream”

O, The Oprah Magazine, October 2009, Geraldine Brooks

“MEI: The Early Years “

The Middle East Institue, March 2008, by Kelly Davies

“Gaza Isolation Takes Toll on Students and Prices “

The New York Times, November 10, 2007, by Steven Erlanger

“A Young Woman’s Wish”

The New York Times, January 17, 2007, by Samuel G. Freedman

“Journey To Learn”

The Roanoke Times, September 1, 2006, by Jay Conley

An Empty Campus, Full of Friendship

The New York Times, July 5, 2006, by Samuel G. Freedman

“A Different Perspective – Youth From Jordan Learns, Shares His Knowledge, As Student At W&L”

The Lexington News-Gazette, January 25, 2006, P p. C-1, C3

“Palestinians In Lebanon”

Middle East Policy, Vol XII, No. 4, Winter 2005

“Realizing her ultimate potential”

The News and Advance, October 2005

“Palestinian student is latest to get Lexington couple’s aid”

The Roanoke Times, September 2005

“Hope Fund helps refugees ‘learn to fly'”

The Roanoke Times, May 2005

“A Gift From God”

Arabian Man Magazine, April/May 2002

“War Child”

The Guardian, December 11, 1999

Backstory: “Raed’s Legacy”

The Washington Post, Sept. 2001

“West Bank Stone Thrower’s Story Makes Ripples of Hope in a Sea of Hopelessness”

The Washington Report, Aug. 1999

“Geraldine Brooks | Arms and the Boy”

The Washington Post, Feb. 1999