Submitted by Liz Ingenthron on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 1:35pm
“My Personal Intifada”—Documentary Focusing on Palestine Related Activism—Premieres Monday, November 11, 2013 at 7 PM at Columbia College, demonstrating how Chicago-based Palestinian, Jewish and Israeli activists work to advocate for equality in Palestine.
Submitted by Liz Ingenthron on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 3:44pm
JVP's Rebecca Vilkomerson comments on the new Pew Center study on Jewish American life which has been the subject of much handwringing since it came out last week. For many years now, the lament of the organized Jewish community has been that it is not retaining the younger generations. Yet Pew’s results seem to show that one reason big institutions are losing their grip is precisely because a small group of older privileged Jews are trying to dictate the range of beliefs acceptable in the Jewish community.
Submitted by Liz Ingenthron on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 3:40pm
Civil rights groups and members of Congress are pressing the Justice Department to renew its investigation of a 1985 office bombing that killed Palestinian-American civil rights leader Alex Odeh and injured seven people.
Submitted by Liz Ingenthron on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 11:39am
Twenty-eight members of the European Union dealt a major blow to illegal Israeli settlements this week, declaring that all future economic relations must exclude all 121 illegal settlements located on the West Bank.
Submitted by Liz Ingenthron on Fri, 06/14/2013 - 1:58pm
JVP's Rabbi Alissa Wise writes about the 30,000 Bedouin facing permanent displacement because of the recent decision by Israeli ministers to approve Israeli minister Benny Begin's newest version of the Prawer Plan.
Submitted by Liz Ingenthron on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 8:13am
The United States allows inhabitants of 37 countries to enter the United States without a visa, as long as they extend the same privilege to United States citizens and Senator Barbara Boxer is proposing to add Israel to that list - but without requiring equal treatment for Americans traveling to Israel.