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



Senators: Investigate Israeli Violence!

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

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.

No Business in Illegal Settlements

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bds movement NOMINATED FOR nobel prize

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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.

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.