Jewish Voice for Peace

2019 Dec 12 - 5:41am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 “This EO doesn’t fight antisemitism – and it makes me feel less safe on campus” December 11, 2019 (New York City, NY): As President Trump signs an Executive Order on antisemitism on college campuses, Jewish students and faculty cry foul. Jewish Voice for Peace students and academics know that this... Source
Tags: Academic Advisory Council, Press Release, antisemitism, Stifling Dissent
2019 Dec 11 - 7:36am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 “Trump doesn’t care about Jewish safety – this Executive Order is about silencing criticism of Israel” (New York City, NY) December 10, 2019: The impending Executive Order by President Trump will do nothing to make Jewish students safer on college campuses, and Jewish Voice for Peace... Source
Tags: Academic Advisory Council, Press Release, Statement, antisemitism, Stifling Dissent
2019 Nov 20 - 12:31am
Posted on behalf of Al Haq and the Palestinian NGO Network November 19, 2019 Al-Haq and the 146 members of the Palestinian Non-Governmental Organizations Network (PNGO), in the West Bank including East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, refuse all funds from Airbnb, and we call upon humanitarian groups across the world to join us in solidarity. Airbnb, your funds are tainted by your complicity in... Source
Tags: Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, Press Release, Statement, airbnb, bds, Land confiscation
2019 Nov 19 - 3:25am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 “The Trump administration was never focused on promoting peace, but instead on propping up Netanyahu’s and Trump’s careers and perpetuating Israeli control over Palestinians. Pompeo and the Trump administration don’t get to rewrite international law.” As the Trump administration is... Source
Tags: Press Release, Statement, Settlements
2019 Nov 12 - 10:48pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 “In the U.S., we must not just watch, yet again, as Israel’s massive military dominates and destroys Palestinian lives and livelihoods in Gaza” JVP condemns the latest Israeli airstrikes on Gaza. We see this escalation as yet another example of Israel’s illegal and unconscionable... Source
Tags: Press Release, Statement, Gaza, Netanyahu
2019 Nov 7 - 1:39am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 “Israel can’t hide the truth: Every day it is slipping further from any pretense at democracy” (New York City, NY) November 6, 2019: Yesterday the Israeli Supreme Court approved the Israeli government expelling the head of Human Rights Watch in Israel and Palestine, Omar Shakir... Source
Tags: Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, Press Release, Statement, bds
2019 Oct 27 - 7:48am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 On the anniversary of the white supremacist, antisemitic attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, we remember, we grieve, and we recommit. Joyce Feinberg Richard Gottfried Rose Mallinger Jerry Rabinowitz David Rosenthal Cecil Rosenthal Bernice Simon Sylvan Simon Daniel Stein Melvin Wax... Source
Tags: Press Release, Statement, antisemitism, Intersectionality
2019 Oct 17 - 4:51am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 (Philadelphia, PA) October 16, 2019: Jewish Voice for Peace is thrilled that the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association today endorsed House legislation designed to protect the rights of Palestinian children imprisoned by the Israeli military. Sponsored by Rep. Betty McCollum (MN-D)... Source
Tags: Press Release, Statement, Jewish Community Transformation, No Way To Treat A Child
2019 Sep 11 - 2:06am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | sonya@jvp.org | 929-290-0317 In response to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s recent pledge to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, Rabbi Alissa Wise, acting Co-Executive Director of Jewish Voice for Peace, said: “Netanyahu’s desperate attempt at re-election, by pledging to take over the West Bank and annex the... Source
Tags: Press Release, Statement, Land confiscation, Netanyahu
2019 Sep 1 - 12:10am
September 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. Source
Tags: Health Advisory Council, Media Watch Newsletter
2019 Aug 30 - 3:06am
Meet the phenomenal communities offering live streaming of their Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur Services. If you haven’t registered yet, you can here! Kehilla Community Synagogue https://kehillasynagogue.org/ Bay Area, CA Kehilla is a community of social progressives and spiritual seekers: a participatory, musical, celebratory and democratic congregation of all ages... Source
Tags: Jewish Community Transformation
2019 Aug 30 - 3:05am
Across the country, JVP Rabbis, lay-leaders, members are holding services and gatherings celebrating the cycles of the Jewish year. From Berkeley to Philadelphia, find a congregation or chavurah where you live or travel! JVP-friendly communities typically already have JVP members contributing to the community and reflect liberatory ideals, including critical analysis of Israel’s government. Source
Tags: Jewish Community Transformation