Submitted by Jesse Bacon on Sat, 05/21/2011 - 4:50am
US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held an extended meeting Friday amid controversy over Obama's call for negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians based on the borders that existed before Israel's victory in the 1967 war which saw it occupy the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem.
Submitted by Jesse Bacon on Fri, 05/20/2011 - 12:25pm
Young Jews come to DC to challenge right-wing Israel lobby group Aipac as part of Move Over AIPAC protests.
Members of national group Jewish Voice for Peace promise creative actions highlighting abuses against Palestinians.
Contacts: Jesse Bacon, jesse at jvp.org,
Hanna King, hking1 AT swarthmore.edu,
Submitted by Jesse Bacon on Thu, 05/19/2011 - 1:21pm
May 19, 2011
Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) was disappointed by President Obama’s speech today. While President Obama did speak for the first time of a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders, he did not break new ground in his overall approach to the conflict. His speech did not reflect the reality on the ground and further showed a breathtaking hypocrisy by omission.
Submitted by Jesse Bacon on Thu, 05/19/2011 - 7:53am
Bassem and Naji Tamimi are fathers, scholars, committed peace activists. Why is Israel jailing them? Because the army wants to use them as examples in order to stop the unarmed protests in the village of Nabi Saleh.