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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2018 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 “Students, faculty, administrators, and everyone who cares about human rights, higher education, and free speech must fight back – we’re stopping this intimidation campaign before it starts.” Washington D.C. (September 14, 2018) – Jewish Voice for Peace is sounding the alarm that Kenneth Marcus...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2018 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 Thousands of participants in Deadly Exchange programs include ICE agents and past and current police chiefs of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, LA, Seattle and Washington DC September 12, 2018 – From the acting Deputy Director of ICE to the current Chief of Police in Washington DC, from San Diego to...

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Gillian Tans Chief Executive Officer Booking.com 800 Connecticut Ave. Norwalk, CT 06854 Dear Gillian Tans, I write with the hope to inspire conversation with you and positive change with Booking.com. My name is Rebecca Vilkomerson and I am the Executive Director of Jewish Voice for Peace, a nonprofit with 16,000 members and 250,000 online supporters who care deeply about freedom and equality in...

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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 alicerothchild@gmail.com. Please feel free to share the newsletter with your colleagues and communities and encourage them to...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 29, 2018 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 “There is no possibility of a just, equitable and durable peace plan without the right of return for Palestinian refugees and their descendants” August 29, 2018 – Jewish Voice for Peace issued the following statement on the forthcoming “peace plan” by the Trump administration: Trump’s “peace plan”...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2018 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 Why does the ADL protest Trump’s family separation policies, while also sending ICE officers for training in Israel? SEATTLE (Aug. 8, 2018):Jewish Voice for Peace has determined that three years ago Peter Edge, who was promoted to Acting Deputy Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

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By JVP Advisory Board member Sarah Schulman Last week, the Israeli government sentenced a poet to five months in prison. For a poem. Two and a half years ago Dareen Tatour, a young Palestinian woman, posted these words in Arabic on her Facebook page: Resist, my people, resist them In Jerusalem, I dressed my wounds and breathed by sorrows And carried the soul in my palm For an Arab Palestine.

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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 alicerothchild@gmail.com. Please feel free to share the newsletter with your colleagues and communities and encourage them to...

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By JVP Deputy Director Stefanie Fox Israel has made something very clear in the last few weeks: “national security” is a watchword for unfettered apartheid. Israel has launched more bombs on Gaza in the past weeks than at any point since the all out assault of 2014. Their rationale: kites. Meanwhile, the Knesset has passed the Nation-State law codifying apartheid. And, of course, Israel’s actions...

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For further information: Phyllis Bennis | pbennis@ips-dc.org Grace Lile | grace@jewishvoiceforpeace.org We are very concerned about the joint statement of the three Jewish newspapers in the UK that asserts false definitions of antisemitism for political ends, and falsely claims that a British government led by Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party would somehow represent an “existential threat...

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