July 17th, 2018

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Jewish Voice for Peace proud to stand in global solidarity against harmful definition of antisemitism and with human rights and freedom to protest

 From South Africa to Sweden, New Zealand to Germany to Brazil, for the first time ever came together in a condemning attempts to stifle criticism of Israel. The statement warns of a growing trend of legislative campaigns to target organizations that support Palestinian rights, particularly the nonviolent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

Haaretz, 07/01/2018

Members of Jewish Voice for Peace protest in Washington, on July 21, 2014 Atheer Ahmed Kakan / Anadolu Age

The left-wing organization Jewish Voice for Peace has been placed on a BDS blacklist being compiled by Israel, the Strategic Affairs Ministry confirmed on Saturday, following a report by the Israel Television News Company.

The Electronic Intifada, 22 September 2016

A Palestinian and an Israeli settler walk on opposite sides of a concrete barrier in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, February 2012.

Ryan Rodrick Beiler ActiveStills


when was the last time anyone heard a complaint from any of the major Orthodox rabbis in Israel — or anywhere else, for that matter — about the Israeli government’s systematic theft of other people’s property?


Cinque membri dell’organizzazione statunitense (tra cui la rabbina Alissa Wise) denunciano di non essere potuti salire ieri a bordo di un aereo Lufthansa diretto a Tel Aviv perché promotori della campagna internazionale per il boicottaggio dello stato ebraico


Roma, 25 luglio 2017, Nena News – Non sono stati fatti salire sull’aereo che da Washington li avrebbe dovuti portare in Israele perché sostenitori della campagna Bds. È quanto ieri hanno denunciato cinque membri del gruppo Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), un’organizzazione statunitense che promuove i diritti umani per i palestinesi. I cinque (tra i quali una rabbina, due pacifisti presbiteriani e un esponente dei Musulmani americani per la Palestina di Los Angeles) stavano viaggiando con una delegazione interconfessionale che avrebbe dovuto incontrare in Israele e Palestina leader religiosi e attivisti dei diritti umani.

The Electronic Intifada, 7 March 2016

Men pray at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, September 2009.

Muammar Awad APA images


The Western Wall is, after all, located in East Jerusalem.