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April 1, 2019 Welcome to the monthly Health and Human Rights Media Watch. Members of the Health Advisory Council monitor relevant organizations and websites and compile a list of important news and issues which are summarized here. These newsletters will be posted on our website and archived as a resource. If you wish to join this effort, contact contact.alicerothchild@gmail.com.

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Announces tepid “We’ll donate profits” rather than own up to failing human rights activists and their own policies of non-discrimination FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2019 Contact: Granate Kim | granate@jvp.org (New York City, NY) April 10, 2019: Today JTA reported an Airbnb reversal of their 2018 policy announcement and stated that Airbnb will not remove West Bank settlement listings from its...

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Rebecca Vilkomerson, Executive Director, Jewish Voice for Peace: While the outcome of the Israeli election is not yet clear, we know that both major parties (Likud and Blue and White) who may be asked to form governments plan to continue the status quo at best, and pursue total annexation at worst. While it is a relief that some of the most extremist parties appear not to have reached the...

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In recent months, we’ve seen a number of Black leaders attacked for their solidarity with Palestinians. From Marc Lamont Hill and Angela Davis, to Michelle Alexander and Rep. Ilhan Omar, the attacks were smear campaigns that distorted, willfully misconstrued, or falsified remarks; the attacks were never intended to fight antisemitism. As a Jewish organization fighting antisemitism and racism...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 PDF version of this statement Dear Members of Congress, We, the members of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council urge you not to attend the upcoming AIPAC conference, March 24-26th 2019. With the issue of the AIPAC now squarely in the public spotlight, we believe two things are indisputably...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317...

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March 1, 2019 Welcome to the monthly Health and Human Rights Media Watch. Members of the Health Advisory Council monitor relevant organizations and websites and compile a list of important news and issues which are summarized here. These newsletters will be posted on our website and archived as a resource. If you wish to join this effort, contact contact.alicerothchild@gmail.com.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 Award-winning performer Harry Belafonte, civil rights icon Professor Angela Davis, playwright Eve Ensler, Nobel laureate George P. Smith and hundreds of other sign on to #IstandWithIlhanCampaign (New York City, NY) February 15, 2019: In just days, hundreds of celebrities and well-known progressive...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 When blatant antisemitic conspiracy theories were spread against George Soros, President Trump retweeted them. When antisemites carried tiki torches in Charlottesville, Donald Trump called them “very fine people.” Under Trump, well-known antisemites and white supremacists have unprecedented access...

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February 1, 2019 Welcome to the monthly Health and Human Rights Media Watch. Members of the Health Advisory Council monitor relevant organizations and websites and compile a list of important news and issues which are summarized here. These newsletters will be posted on our website and archived as a resource. If you wish to join this effort, contact contact.alicerothchild@gmail.com.

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