JVP members are serious about making change. We work with diverse communities across the U.S. to achieve a lasting peace for Palestinians and Jewish Israelis based on equality, human rights, and freedom. Whether you are a grandparent or a student; whether your best work is in strategy meetings, in an art studio, or on Facebook. Whether you want to learn more about the issue, donate, or join a chapter—there is a place for you here.

LATEST PRESS RELEASES

Tell Congress to Vote No on the Anti-Boycott Bill

The Israel Anti-Boycott Act (S.720/H.R. 1697) upends decades of U.S. policy to protect illegal Israeli settlements, violates the First Amendment, and goes against public opinion.

End the Deadly Exchange

Dispatching U.S. law enforcement to trade tactics with Israeli police and military agents deepens Israel’s military occupation and exacerbates the existing crisis of police violence in the U.S.

Dear United Nations: Free Issa Amro

As civil and human rights advocates and faith groups, we ask that you call on the Israeli government to drop the politically-motivated charges against Issa Amro and allow him to continue his important work of protecting human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

Pledge to Fight Islamophobia

Across the U.S., we call for the Jewish community to stand strong against Islamophobia and racism.

FROM OUR STAFF AND MEMBERS
  • Defend Diplomacy, Save the Iran Deal

    A law passed by Congress, called the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act (INARA) requires that every 90 days, the president must certify to Congress that Iran is in compliance and that the deal is in the U.S. national interest. Trump has already certified the deal twice, reluctantly, but he is widely expected to decertify the deal by the October 15th deadline....

  • Muslim Ban 3.0 – Trump Can’t Get Any More Transparent Than This

    Trump's Muslim Ban is inhumane in the same vein as the Chinese Exclusion Act, the Japanese American incarceration, and special registration after 9/11....

  • Confronting Zionism: A Collection of Personal Stories

    A book for those “wrestling with Zionism” as a political ideology, a family battlefield, a dream betrayed, or a form of racist exclusion in everyday life....

  • “There was a tank before there were ambulances”

    The following is an interview with a JVP member from Durham North Carolina who was in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday August 12th to protest the white supremacist and antisemitic march....

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