Post-Election Briefing 2015

Welcome to Jewish Voice for Peace’s analysis of the Israeli elections. Participants in the Briefing include:

Salah Mohsen: Media Director, Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel
Salah is the Media Director for Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, where he has worked since 2007. He received a B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2005. Previous to his work with Adalah, Salah worked as a field worker for the Center for Community Advocacy and spent four years as the parliamentary assistant of MK Dr. Jamal Zahalqa. He is a political and social activist with various groups.

Noam Sheizaf: Editor and Executive Director, +972 Magazine
Noam Sheizaf is an Israeli Journalist. Noam writes mostly about Israeli politics, the diplomatic process and the occupation. His work has been published at Haaretz, Maariv, The Daily Beast, The Nation, Forein Affairs and other publications. Noam is the editor and executive director of +972 Magazine, where he also blogs. He lives with his family in Tel Aviv.

Hosted by Ari Wohlfeiler: Development Director, Jewish Voice for Peace



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GET THE DEADLY EXCHANGE REPORT

Researching the American Israeli Alliance and Jewish Voice for Peace’s report reveals the extent of massive training programs between U.S. law enforcement and Israeli police, military, and the Shin Bet.

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.

Write to dareen tatour

Just weeks ago Dareen Tatour, a young Palestinian, walked through the gates of the prison where she’ll spend the next five months – for writing a poem. This absurd criminalization of her poetry could not be a clearer demonstration of the repression Palestinian cultural voices face.

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"

Booking.com: Tell the Truth

Days ago, Booking.com bowed to pro-Israel activists and started describing all of Jerusalem as a “city in Israel” – literally erasing Palestinian East Jerusalem. Let’s get Booking.com to tell the truth: East Jerusalem is occupied territory.

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!