April 2015 JVP in the News

JVP Press Highlights: Common Dreams: US lawmakers quietly advance legislation to penalize boycotts of Israel (April 23, 2015) "Rabbi Joseph Berman, federal policy organizer for JVP, declared, "This legislation, which actually encourages illegal settlement building while strengthening...

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Jewish Voice for Peace Statement on Pro-Settlement Legislation Pending in Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Naomi Dann | 845-377-5745 | media@jvp.org Jewish Voice for Peace Statement on Pro-Settlement Legislation Pending in Congress Jewish Voice for Peace strongly opposes proposed amendments to trade legislation intended to institutionalize support for the Israeli...

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Back in the mid-90s, three young Jewish women realized they could no longer keep silent about Israel’s occupation – and decided to do something about it. Watch their story – our story – here.



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.

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.

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"