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2015 Press Highlights

 

At a Jewish Voice For Peace Conference: This Is What Solidarity Looks Like, The Nation
Reflections on a National Gathering of Jewish Peace and Justice Activists, Huffington Post
Surging support for Palestine fuels JVP’s biggest meeting yet, Mondoweiss
Building a Jewish Community of Justice: My Remarks from the 2015 JVP National Members Meeting, Rabbi Brant Rosen
Embracing Israel Boycott, Jewish Voice For Peace Insists on Its Jewish Identity, The Forward

 

Information for Members of the Press

Press Registration:

Members of the media may request press passes to cover the JVP National Membership Meeting. Press passes are limited and will be distributed on a case by case basis.

All members of the press who attend the JVP National Membership Meeting to report on the proceedings must follow JVP’s press policy, and must register by contacting our media coordinator Naomi Dann (media@jvp.org). If you are interested in arranging interviews with keynote speakers, please contact Naomi.

JVP NMM Press Policy:

JVP reserves the right to reserves the right to remove individual members of the press from the proceedings at the National Membership Meeting. Reporters must identify themselves as press when seeking public comments, must wear their press pass identification at all times, and may not attribute direct quotes without express permission.

The keynote plenary sessions are open to the media, and press is required to check in upon arrival for each plenary session. All other sessions, panels and workshops are closed to the press, and media will be asked to leave.

TELL STARBUCKS TO DROP THE ADL

An organization like the ADL, with a history of anti-Muslim, Anti-Palestinian activities, should not be a part of Starbucks’ anti-bias trainings.

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 left 18 dead and 1,400 Palestinians injured.

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

TELL AHED TAMIMI YOU ARE WITH HER

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!

SUPPORT PALESTINIAN CHILDREN

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.

FREE AHED TAMIMI

Ahed Tamimi, a 16-year-old Palestinian girl, was taken in the dead of night by Israeli soldiers. She was arrested after a video that her mother, Nariman, took went viral, showing an altercation with soldiers trying to enter their house. The Tamimis are well-known in their village of Nabih Saleh for their weekly nonviolent protests against Israeli occupation and apartheid.

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.

No Business in Illegal Settlements

A United Nations preliminary report details businesses operating in illegal Israeli settlements. Now we need you to tell Caterpillar, TripAdvisor, Airbnb and Priceline to stop profiting from business in settlements.

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