Submitted by Sydney Levy on Thu, 09/02/2010 - 1:10pm
Within the next ten days, Jewish people will welcome a New Year, even as the holy Muslim month of Ramadan draws to a close. These are times of special significance for us, and yet these joyous occasions are marred by what is happening in the world around us.
Submitted by Sydney Levy on Thu, 07/22/2010 - 5:17pm
Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) condemns the attacks against the recent decision by the Olympia Food Co-Op to boycott Israeli goods. We reject the assertion that Boycotts, Divestments, and Sanctions (BDS) are inherently anti-Semitic, and we encourage discussion both within our own community and outside of it of the growing BDS movement.
Submitted by Sydney Levy on Tue, 07/20/2010 - 10:51am
(July 20, 2010) WASHINGTON (JTA) -- A Jewish grass-roots organization is petitioning a major financial services provider to divest from holdings in companies it says profit from Israel's occupation of Gaza and the West Bank.