Posts Tagged “Jewish Voice for Peace”

Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza

Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza The death toll in Gaza is rising literally as I write – 38 people have been killed already today. By the time you’re reading this, I don’t even want to guess. Meanwhile the US Embassy officially opened in Jerusalem: a cynical, dangerous celebration of annexation. This is the Nakba (“catastrophe”) happening…

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JVP urges companies to stop supporting illegal settlements

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JVP urges companies to stop supporting illegal settlements

JVP urges companies to stop supporting illegal settlements Jewish Voice for Peace identifies four top companies that are instrumental in supporting the racist, illegal all-Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank on lands stolen from Palestinian Christian and Muslim owners. Those companies are shameful and include: Caterpillar, Priceline.com, TripAdvisor and Airbnb. These companies are contributing…

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Adalah denounces Israeli blacklist

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Adalah denounces Israeli blacklist

Adalah denounces Israeli blacklist Israel releases ‘BDS blacklist’ banning NGOs from entering country Adalah: ‘BDS blacklist’ is reminiscent of actions taken by South Africa’s apartheid regime which also prepared blacklists in order to punish people and prevent entry. Israel released on Sunday, 7 January 2018 a list of NGOs whose members will be prevented from…

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli blacklist

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli blacklist

Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli blacklist Letter from Jewish Voice for Peace Executive Director Rebecca Vilkomerson: I’m equal parts furious and sad: The Israeli Strategic Affairs Ministry put Jewish Voice for Peace on the list of organizations now officially banned from entering the state of Israel. We’re racing to figure out what this means and…

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APN Opposes Israel’s Entry Law Blacklist 

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APN Opposes Israel’s Entry Law Blacklist 

APN Opposes Israel’s Entry Law Blacklist Washington, DC — Israel yesterday published a list of 20 organizations the activists of which will be prevented from entering the country in accordance with Israel’s 2017 Entry Law. Just as we condemn the Entry Law, Americans for Peace Now opposes this blacklist. The Entry Law is aimed at…

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces ADL

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces ADL

Jewish Voice for Peace denounces ADL Why did the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), a self-described civil rights organization with a mission “to secure justice and fair treatment to all,” issue a scathing attack against JVP and our Deadly Exchange campaign— which aims to do exactly that? Our campaign challenges police exchange programs that have facilitated trainings…

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Palestinians salute Black Lives Matter movement

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Palestinians salute Black Lives Matter movement

Palestinians Salute the Movement for Black Lives Emphasizing Common Struggle against Racial Oppression Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) responds to Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) policy platform: “We pledge to firmly and consistently stand in solidarity with our black sisters and brothers in the United States and around the world by supporting the demands and…

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Appeal from Jewish Voice for Peace

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Appeal from Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace takes on bias in the United Auto Workers (UAW) and other unions that have turned their backs on human rights By Karen Ackerman I was the Political Director of the AFL-CIO (the largest federation of unions in the U.S.) for 8 years. But long-before I worked for the AFL-CIO, one of my…

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Witch-hunts, USS LIBERTY and If Americans Only Knew!

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Witch-hunts, USS LIBERTY and If Americans Only Knew!

The latest witch-hunt to discredit Alison Weir, [founder and executive director of If Americans Knew and president of the Council for the National Interest] is disgracing her attackers as it underscores the dire need to educate Americans: In particular our elected representatives regarding Israel’s attack on the USS LIBERTY; which this activist reporter contends is…

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Podcast: Jewish Voice for Peace activist Seth Morrison on peace

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Podcast: Jewish Voice for Peace activist Seth Morrison on peace

Podcast: Jewish Voice for Peace activist Seth Morrison on peace Seth Morrison of Jewish Voice for Peace talks about the challenges facing the movement to bring peace to Palestine and Israel through compromise during an interview Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 on Talk of the Town Radio on WCEV 1450 AM radio and www.YahalaVoice.com. Morrison explains…

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Block the Boat Versus Israeli Zim Shipping Company

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Block the Boat Versus Israeli Zim Shipping Company

Block the Boat Versus Israeli Zim Shipping Company By Eileen Fleming Block the Boat actions against Israel-based Zim Integrated Shipping Services, began in Oakland, California and quickly spread to Tacoma, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Tampa. Last month in Oakland, four days of demonstrations by Block the Boat activists stopped the Zim Piraeus from fully unloading…

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Silverstein bill to censor critics of foreign country stymied in Illinois Senate

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Silverstein bill to censor critics of foreign country stymied in Illinois Senate

Silverstein bill to censor critics of foreign country stymied in Illinois Senate By Ray Hanania Senate Bill 3017, introduced by State Sen. Ira Silverstein to protect Israel from American citizens expressing their constitutional rights to criticize a foreign country, failed to be called for a vote last week, suggesting that it might dies, opponents of…

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