Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace members are inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, equality, human rights, respect for international law, and a U.S. foreign policy based on these ideals.

JVP opposes anti-Jewish, anti-Muslim, and anti-Arab bigotry and oppression. JVP seeks an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem; security and self-determination for Israelis and Palestinians; a just solution for Palestinian refugees based on principles established in international law; an end to violence against civilians; and peace and justice for all peoples of the Middle East.

Releases by this organization

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Sunday, December 09, 2018
Jewish Voice for Peace Targets CNN Over Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Firing in Sunday Paper
This morning CNN executives woke up to an ad chastising the network in the popular Sunday edition of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution , which reaches over 900,000 people. In the paper of record, in CNN ’s hometown, activists sent a powerful message in support of Professor Hill and in protest of his...
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Thursday, November 29, 2018
Junket Taking Local Police to Train with Israeli Military Embroiled in Local Controversies Across New England
For the first time in 20 years, the all expense-paid trips to Israel where American law enforcement are trained by the Israeli military and police have run into a snag – New Englanders don’t like the idea one bit. And from Montpelier to New Haven, Northampton to Providence, local residents have...
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Friday, November 16, 2018
Just Released - JVP Stands Up to Canary Mission With Powerful Video
ewish Voice for Peace released a scathing new video today fighting back against the shadowy website Canary Mission. "We've gotten one too many calls from distraught students who worry about their future internet footprints. Canary Mission is clearly backed by money and people with technology we can...
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Monday, October 29, 2018
Jewish Voice for Peace: Together We Heal, United We Fight
This week was devastating. In Kentucky, two Black people – Maurice Stallard and Vickie Jones – were killed by a white supremacist who first tried to enter a Black church. And in Pennsylvania, 11 Jewish people were killed in a synagogue by a man who believed Jews were behind a caravan of refugees...
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
First Ever: Over 30 Jewish Groups Worldwide Oppose Equating Antisemitism With Criticism of Israel
From South Africa to Sweden, New Zealand to Germany to Brazil, for the first time ever over thirty Jewish organizations across the globe came together in a statement condemning attempts to stifle criticism of Israel . The statement warns of a growing trend of legislative campaigns to target...
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The Supreme Court Got it Wrong - the Muslim Ban is Racist, Islamophobic and Immoral
Over and over again, the U.S. has bombed and destabilized and invaded countries in Latin America and the Middle East. As the world faces the largest ever refugee crisis – much of it caused by U.S. foreign policy – the Trump Administration is closing off our borders, criminalizing asylum-seekers,...
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Monday, May 14, 2018
American Jews Stand Against the U.S. Embassy Move and Israel’s Mass Killing of Protesters in Gaza
As the ceremony to open the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is taking place, Israeli military forces are killing Palestinian protesters in Gaza. In moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, U.S. President Trump is cementing the U.S. - Israeli partnership to annex Jerusalem and further repress Palestinian...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
41 Jewish New Yorkers Sit Shiva at Senator Schumer’s Office for Palestinians Killed by Israeli Military in Gaza – 14 Arrested
On Thursday morning, 41 Jewish New Yorkers with Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) sat shiva at the New York City district offices of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, mourning the 41 Palestinians killed while protesting in Gaza by the Israeli military in the last four weeks. Fourteen members of...
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Durham Unanimously Votes for Nation’s First Ban on Police Exchanges With Israel
Late Monday evening, Durham voted unanimously to become the first city in the U.S. to prohibit police exchanges with Israel, after broad community pressure and popular petition by the Demilitarize! Durham2Palestine coalition , an affiliate of the Deadly Exchange Campaign . The policy, which states...
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Israeli Lawmakers Ban Member of Knesset from American Trip Funded by Jewish Voice for Peace
The Israeli Knesset yesterday barred Knesset member Yousef Jabareen from traveling to the U.S. for a lecture series funded by Jewish Voice for Peace, the first time an MK has been banned from international travel. MK Jabareen was invited by Jewish Voice for Peace for a planned week-long speaking...
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