Organized by the Middle East Forum, the new caucus puts forward a racist and anti-Muslim vision for the region that denies Palestinians basic rights to dignity and equality
The following is a statement from the JVP Health Advisory Council, a network of JVP members who work in health, including physicians, nurses, mental health workers, social workers, public health workers, allied health professionals,…
This week, over 1000 Palestinian prisoners launched the largest collective hunger strike in years, on the occasion of marking 50 years of military occupation & nearly 70 years of Israel’s displacement & imprisonment of Palestinians
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Ahead of the largest ever gathering of Jewish Voice for Peace members, the Israeli Ministry of Strategic Affairs issued a statement attacking JVP.
Omar Barghouti is a prominent Palestinian human rights defender and co-founder of the BDS movement. The BDS movement originated in a call from a coalition of Palestinian civil society organizations for the world to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel until Palestinians have freedom and equal rights. We are honored to work with Omar, a compassionate & strategic visionary leader for justice.
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Rasmea is leaving the US court system, weighed down by the ever-present shadow of Israeli military regime which has already punished and tortured her. When a leader like Rasmea Odeh, who fights for justice, chooses to leave a fight, she knows the game is rigged.
We applaud those senators who voted against President Trump’s appointment of David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel. The unprecedented opposition to Friedman is a sign of both his unfitness for the office and of growing opposition to settlements and Israeli policies that deny Palestinians full equal rights.
Jewish Voice for Peace–Chicago calls on Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF) to cut ties with anti-Muslim groups. New report reveals over $700K in donations from JUF to Islamophobia network groups from 2011-2014
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The Trump administration’s new “electronics ban” on flights from ten international airports in predominantly Muslim countries is designed to foment fear, dehumanize Muslim communities, and consolidate the administration’s power by playing to its Islamophobic, xenophobic base.
Jewish Voice for Peace issues the following statement following the Senate Foreign Relations Committee vote (11 to 9 with near united Democratic opposition) to approve President Trump’s nomination of David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel: