Jewish Voice for Peace; IfNotNow
Jewish Voice for Peace
Trump's order won’t protect Jewish students against Nazis or Nazi recruitment, won’t prevent campuses from scheduling important events on Jewish holidays, or protect Jewish religious spaces; will target growing student movement for Palestinian rights
There is no more important time for creative people in Hollywood to say NO and join the wider cultural boycott. California is one of 26 states to pass measures penalizing certain BDS activities, including blacklisiting contractors who boycott Israel.
This is a high watermark of opposition to Israel inside U.S. politics in more than 50 years, and it was brought off by two midwestern women of color: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar trying to visit the occupation even as they support BDS.
Reader Comments: Impeachment - Time for Congress to Act; New Restrictions on Travel to Cuba; Measuring Unemployment; German Bundestag anti-BDS resolution; Socialist Strategy; Juneteenth history; Reclaim Pride Coalition; lots of announcements....
Reader Comments: Impeachment; Abortions; Medicare for All; NY Farm Workers Win Right to Organize; Pardoning War Criminals; Bolivia; Germany and BDS; Toronto General Strike; East Side Freedom Library; Reality Winner; Faith Leaders Call To Action; more
As a Jew, an Israeli citizen, and a professional lobbyist (ahem, activist), I speak from personal experience when I say that AIPAC is tremendously effective, and the lubricant that makes its operation hum is dollar, dollar bills.
Reader Comments: Stand with Ilhan; Venezuela; The Border and Separation of Families; Virginia Politics; Angela Davis; Anti-Semitism; Iran; Rhiannon Giddens; Announcements: Teacher Strikes; Black History Month activities; Triangle Fire; and more....
State of the Union Responses from Stacey Abrams, Mandela Barnes, Bernie Sanders - full speeches and transcripts; Reader Comments: Combating BDS Act; Green New Deal; Venezuela; Strikes; Resources; Announcements; and more...