antisemitism

Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Anti-Palestinian Bigotry

A Statement by JVP of Northern NJ November 2, 2023 Amid the horrors currently going on in the Middle East, there have also been some terrible consequences around the world: the spread of antisemitism, Islamophobia, and anti-Palestinian bigotry. We in Jewish Voice for Peace are deeply disturbed by and unequivocally condemn all forms of bigotry. No crime… Continue Reading Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Anti-Palestinian Bigotry

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Response to Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas’ reprehensible antisemitic statement actively harms the struggle against Israeli apartheid by serving as a distraction from Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians and by empowering Zionist claims of Palestinian antisemitism. Indeed, as approximately 200 Palestinian academics, writers, activists, and people of all walks of life said in a public statement, “The Palestinian people are… Continue Reading Response to Abbas

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Why What Happens in Israel/Palestine Matters to U.S. Citizens

As the newly elected far-right-wing Israeli government tightens its noose around Palestinians in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, so too does the noose tighten around U.S. citizens and organizations who dare to criticize Israeli apartheid, occupation, and war crimes. State after state in the United States has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition… Continue Reading Why What Happens in Israel/Palestine Matters to U.S. Citizens

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University Students and Professors Silenced on Palestine

When I was a student at Oberlin College in the late ’70s, I was encouraged to reach outside myself and become aware of injustices faced by people in our world. I became an activist in the boycott/divest from South Africa movement to free Black South Africans from oppression and apartheid. As was the case at… Continue Reading University Students and Professors Silenced on Palestine

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