Submitted by Sydney Levy on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 2:44pm
Civil rights organizations call upon San Francisco authorities to resist pressure to stigmatize Muni bus ads that quote Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu characterizing Israeli policies as apartheid.
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.
Submitted by Sydney Levy on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 7:13am
Like hundreds of others in the overflow crowd last night, I'm completely exhausted after having spent 10 hours straight listening to an extraordinary night of emotional testimony about divestment at UC Berkeley. I'm so proud to tell you that at 5:30 this morning,
Submitted by Sydney Levy on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 7:26am
Jewish Voice for Peace's letter to student senators at UC Berkeley.
April 17, 2013
To the attention of the Associated Students of UC Berkeley,
We are writing to you from Jewish Voice for Peace to urge you to pass the Resolution SB 160: A Peaceful Step Towards Neutrality: Targeted Divestment from Companies that Profit from Israel’s Occupation and Settlement Construction.”
Submitted by Liz Ingenthron on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 8:39am
TIAA-CREF officials are asking the SEC to allow it to take no action on a shareholder proposal by activist group Jewish Voice for Peace that would require it to consider divesting from companies that contribute to violations of human rights, including companies whose business supports Israel's occupation of the West Bank.