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Netanyahu Can End the Hunger Strike

The Palestinian prison hunger strike has gone on for over 30 days, but Palestinians have waited far too long for their freedom. We stand in awe of the strength of the hunger strikers and the resilience of so many working for justice and equality in the region.

We call upon our Jewish communities and partners to petition Netanyahu to let him know that any death from hunger strike is utterly preventable and his responsibility.

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JVP-Health Advisory Council Statement of Concern About Conditions for Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike

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,…

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Hillel’s Standards of Partnership are Divisive and Wrong: A Joint Statement by the JVP Student Network and the JVP Academic Council

Ohio State University’s Hillel has expelled B’nai Keshet, the only Jewish LGBTQ student group, because they participated in a fundraiser for LGBTQ refugees. The reason? The fundraiser was co-sponsored by the campus chapter…

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