Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 02/08/2015 - 10:00pm
Jewish Voice for Peace applauds the University of California Student Association (UCSA) Board of Directors for resoundingly approving two bills calling for divestment from multi-national corporations complicit in human rights abuses against Palestinians.
On January 22nd, members of Jewish Voice for Peace-NY participated in an act of civil disobedience organized by the Direct Action Front for Palestine inside of City Hall. Our goal was to call attention to fifteen City Council members' upcoming delegation to Israel, a trip designed to whitewash Israel's occupation of and discrimination against Palestinians. During the political action, the City Council introduced a resolution commemorating the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. A banner supporting our cause was dropped just as this resolution cam
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 3:36pm
JVP is deeply concerned about the increasingly violent and tense situation on the ground in Israel/Palestine. In recent months, escalating incidents of state violence against Palestinians and personal violence against Israelis have fueled anger in a region already fraught with trauma from this summer’s assault on Gaza, frustration with the dead-ended peace process, and decades of Occupation.