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Hundreds Will Protest Peter King Friday Over Penning of Controversial Muslim Ban

Massapequa Park, NY – Hundreds of Long Island residents and local organizations will come together on Friday, February 3, 2017 for a demonstration outside the office of Congressman Peter King showing unity against President Donald Trump’s Executive Order banning refugees indefinitely from Syria and temporarily from 6 other Muslim majority countries. Protestors will march in front of Peter King’s district office to protest his reported role in co-authoring the President’s Executive Order. Groups organizing the rally intend to underscore that…

In 25 Cities, Communities Say NO To Islamophobia

Donna Nevel   On Wednesday evening, Dec. 21st, in 25 cities across the United States, Jews, Muslims, and other communities joined together to say with clarity and strength: No to Islamophobia; No to Racism: Yes to Justice; Yes to Dignity for All Communities. Organized to coincide with the holiday of Chanukah, which begins Saturday evening, […]

“Shame on Cuomo”: New Yorkers protest

Over 300 people protested outside NY Gov. Cuomo’s office, demanding he rescind “unconstitutional” executive order   Salon.com FRIDAY, JUN 10, 2016  BEN NORTON A protester at a demonstration against New York Gov. Cuomo’s anti-BDS executive order, in New York City on June 9, 2016 (Credit: Jewish Voice for Peace/Jake Ratner) Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered […]

NY PSC Hearing TODAY!

There are 2 sessions of a New York Public Service Commission hearing on the proposed “Clean Energy Standard“. Almost unbelieveably, it includes a “zero-emission” credit for nuclear energy—a dangerous precedent if it stands. We must send a loud and clear message that this is not acceptable; science shows emissions of heat into nearby waters (in [...]

Black Chicago Activists Fly ‘Chicago Stands with Laquan, Hillary Stands with Rahm’ Banners Across City Skyline

Chicago, IL — This afternoon, as primary voting is underway in Illinois, airplanes are flying across the Chicago skyline towing banners linking Hillary Clinton with unpopular Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, with whom Emanuel covered up the 2014 Chicago PD’s killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald while campaigning for his own re-election.  The arial banners read Chicago Stands with Laquan, Hillary Stands with Rahm — #ByeAnita #ByeRahm “Tell me who you know, and I’ll tell you…

Video: All the News We Didn’t Print: New York Times Parody Edition

Published on Feb 4, 2016 Ten thousand copies of a special supplement of The New York Times focused on Israel and Palestine were distributed across NYC February 2, 2016. The special parody supplement, created and distributed by Jewish Voice for Peace–New York chapter and Jews Say No!, included such articles as “Congress to Debate US […]

Faux New York Times highlights biased coverage on Israel/Palestine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Beth Miller | miller.bethavedon@gmail.com  Donna Nevel | denevel@gmail.com | 917-570-4371 (February 3, 2016)–Ten thousand copies of a special supplement of The New York Times focused on Israel and Palestine were distributed across NYC yesterday, while thousands of on-line versions made their way across the internet. The special supplement, which was a […]

Progressive Jewish groups make New York Times parody issue

WEDNESDAY, FEB 3, 2016 07:30 AM EST Jews Say No! and Jewish Voice for Peace-NY make New York Times parody issue to protest newspaper’s “biased Israel-Palestine coverage” Satirical publication, handed out on the street and emailed, condemns the Times’ pro-Israel slant BEN NORTON  “Congress to Debate U.S. Aid to Israel,” reads the front page of the […]

On Eve of GOP Debate Carolinians Gather for Vigil at Mosque to Counter Xenophobic Rhetoric

Charleston, SC — Local Carolinians will hold a candlelight prayer vigil at the Central Mosque of Charleston {1082 King St, Charleston, SC} to pray for the GOP Presidential hopefuls on the eve of the debate. The group, comprised of members of South Carolina’s queer, muslim, christian, women’s rights, and latino communities, will gather at 5:45pm to pray for them to “know, experience and share God’s love rather than human hate, greed and hostility.” “We come from…