Jewish Voice for Peace and American Muslims for Palestine Respond to Islamophobic Personal Attacks

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) and American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) strongly condemn flyers targeting our organizations and specifically Hatem Bazian and Rebecca Vilkomerson personally. We are particularly concerned that the distribution of these flyers specifically targeted the neighborhoods and specific blocks where they live. These reprehensible tactics–of attempted intimidation and guilt by association– are indicative of the depths to which the anonymous organizations and/or individuals who distributed them will sink in order to attack our growing movement.

JVP and AMP are proud to affirm our ongoing partnership on behalf of freedom and equality for Palestinian people. Our two organizations represent a hopeful future horizon for Jewish-Muslim partnerships grounded in social justice, deeper understanding and opposition to all forms of racism. We know that this attack is but the latest in a long history of Islamophobic conspiracy theories that attempt to link Islam with terrorism. We greatly appreciate the support we have received in the aftermath of this attack and it has only redoubled our commitment to continue our work together toward freedom and justice.


This year, you have many offerings to choose from: live streamed high holiday services, a list of local JVP member-led services, JVP holiday cards, ritual guides, and ritual resources.


This Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, let us bend ladders into bridges. Buy a pack of these beautiful High Holiday cards – designed by JVP Artist, Mara Gerson – and send them to your friends, family, and colleagues.

Senators: Investigate Israeli Violence!

No one should be killed for taking part in a peaceful protest. It’s up to us to call on progressive Senators to investigate Israel’s massacre in Gaza that killed over 100 Palestinians wounded 12,000 others.

Huge Palestinian march with text overlaid reading "support the #greatreturnmarch"


Ahed’s courage in standing up against the occupation inspired a global audience to stand alongside her. And together with a huge media response to her story, Israel’s military court bowed to pressure and handed down it’s minimum sentence.

bds movement NOMINATED FOR nobel prize

Norwegian MP Bjørnar Moxnes has nominated the Palestinian-led movement for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions for the Nobel Peace Prize!


Israel systematically prosecutes as many as 700 children in military courts each year. Email your Rep to support Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, H.R. 4391.

End the Deadly Exchange

When US law enforcement trade tactics with the Israeli police and military, Israel deepens its military occupation and the US heightens its violence of policing.

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