Submitted by Sydney Levy on Sun, 10/07/2012 - 8:47am
(October 7, 2012) In the last several days, Greta Berlin, of the Free Gaza Movement, has been accused of anti-semitism due to posting a twitter link to a video entitled, “Zionists Ran the Holocaust and the Concentration Camps.”
The tweet was first widely reported by the Jerusalem Post, citing sources including Gerald Steinberg of the NGO Monitor and Avi Meyer of the Jewish Agency, who are well-known for using accusations of anti-semitism as smears to silence legitimate criticism of Israeli actions.
Submitted by Sydney Levy on Fri, 09/21/2012 - 6:34am
Jews Against Islamophobia (JAI), a coalition of three Jewish organizations, condemns the hate-mongering ads, sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), that will begin appearing in New York City subway stations the last week of September.
Submitted by Sydney Levy on Wed, 08/15/2012 - 4:19pm
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - 08/15/12) Today, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), the Asian Law Caucus (ALC), the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) and Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) cautiously welcomed a response issued by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) in response to anti-Palestinian and Islamophobic advertisements running on San Francisco buses. The groups have been working on a community assessment and response to the ads since complaints of them were first received last week.
Submitted by Sydney Levy on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 7:13am
We're making progress: From The New York Times to The Washington Post, the media is criticizing Mitt Romney's offensive claim that "cultural differences" -- not the Occupation -- are why the Palestinian economy struggles as Israel's flourishes. Sign our open letter to Mitt Romney and we'll deliver it by the end of the week! Read more
Submitted by Sydney Levy on Wed, 07/18/2012 - 10:14am
Jewish Voice for Peace is deeply saddened by the recent news of a bus explosion in Bulgaria, which has caused the death of at least seven Israeli tourists and the injury of many others. As of the writing of this statement no one has claimed responsibility for what the Bulgarian Interior Ministry described as a terrorist attack.