Submitted by Sydney Levy on Mon, 06/28/2010 - 2:47pm
On June 24 TIAA-CREF issued its first reply to our campaign. That's good news. We launched with fewer than 300 signatures, and TIAA-CREF is already paying attention. We are increasing the number of people signing up to our petition -- including many more TIAA-CREF participants!
If you have not signed our petition, what are you waiting for? Stay tuned for more details about how you can others to sign in your local community.
Submitted by jvp-user-one on Fri, 06/25/2010 - 2:38pm
Whether you agree with the phrase "Israel apartheid" or not, Canadian Israel lobby groups and politicians have no right to pressure Toronto's LGBTQI community to participate in the banning of two words, especially words used by Israeli academics, elected officials and journalists. Write a letter here. This is an outrageous attempt at censorship.
Submitted by jvp-user-one on Fri, 06/25/2010 - 9:10am
A Call for Livable Futures: What to do when the country I live in totally loses its compass? Totally loses its shame? What to do when the regime that collects my taxes uses them to deploy its high-tech military, armed to the teeth, against activists sailing to oppose a criminal siege?
Submitted by Sydney Levy on Wed, 06/16/2010 - 12:33pm
Over 250 professors, doctors, rabbis, filmmakers, authors, and others sign initial petition
Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) announced today a campaign to convince pension giant TIAA-CREF to divest its holdings from the Israeli occupation. The initial petition (available here), signed by prominent TIAA-CREF clients and others, has been delivered to TIAA-CREF.
Submitted by jvp-user-one on Wed, 06/16/2010 - 12:29am
"Occupation means profits. A settlement industry of hundreds of companies has been built around the servicing of 562,000 Israelis living in 135 settlements and outposts in the West Bank, Arab Jerusalem and the Golan Heights."
Submitted by Sydney Levy on Mon, 06/14/2010 - 6:18pm
Chicago, June 9, 2010 Fellow Shareholders, My name is Joel Finkel. I rise to advocate for Proposal 7 (see below), which has been submitted by an interfaith coalition of Catholic and Protestant denominations, along with Jewish Voice for Peace, of which I am a member.