No annexation. No apartheid.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2020 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | [email protected] | 929-290-0317 JVP Statement on Israel’s impending annexation of Palestinian land: No to annexation. Yes to a shared future. Yes to the Palestinian right of return. This is the day, we’ve been told, that Israel can begin formally annexing Palestinian land. That, with the explicit blessings of the U.S. government…

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Open Letter by BIJOCSM to Defund the Police

If you are Black Jews, Indigenous Jews, Non-Black Jews of Color, or Sephardim and Mizrahim Jews who would like to sign on to our letter, please do so on this form. Our beloved Jewish community, We are Black Jews, Indigenous Jews, non-Black Jews of Color, Sephardim and Mizrahim Jews, (BIJOCSM), and we write to you at a juncture when the centuries-long oppression of Black people in this country…

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Update on the Deadly Exchange Campaign from Jewish Voice for Peace

As a group of multiracial Jews and allies who have been working to end U.S.-Israel law enforcement exchange programs through our Deadly Exchange campaign, we’ve seen a lot of people in this moment who might be noticing the issues it addresses for the first time. We offer this guide as an explainer and backgrounder. We are at an unprecedented moment of opportunity for Black liberation in the United…

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Justice for George Floyd

Jewish Voice for Peace statement: Justice for George Floyd On Monday George Floyd, like Eric Garner five years before him, was suffocated by a policeman, who put his knee on George’s neck for five minutes and killed him. Police are killing Black people. And months into a global pandemic, it’s abundantly clear that our healthcare system is killing Black and Brown people.

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JVP stands with NLG against lawsuit attacking BDS Movement

Jewish Voice for Peace statement for NLG Jewish Voice for Peace is proud to stand with the National Lawyers Guild and the movement for Palestinian rights, and is in no way deterred or intimidated by Lawfare’s hollow litigations or its weaponization of antisemitism. The Lawfare Project bullies and harasses organizations and individuals who defend Palestinian human rights.

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Thousands attend virtual rally marking Nakba Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2020 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | [email protected] | 929-290-0317 Roger Waters: “We are making huge progress – the Palestinian cause is more popular every day!” ZOOM (May 15, 2020) — Thousands of people attended an online rally commemorating Nakba Day and the 72nd year of Palestinian resistance to Israeli dislocation and dispossession. With performances by Roger…

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On Yom HaShoah, we recommit to resist Trump

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | [email protected] | 929-290-0317 On the anniversary of Yom Hashoah, Jewish Voice for Peace honors the memories of all who lost their lives to the Holocaust. During World War II, Nazi Germany systematically targeted Jewish people for extermination, resulting in the murder of six million Jews. Nazis also murdered an additional five…

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Free All Prisoners from Rikers Island to Palestine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2020 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | [email protected] | 929-290-0317 Marc Lamont Hill, Ahed Tamimi, Mariame Kaba and others lead virtual rally ZOOM (April 20, 2020) — Commemorating Palestinian Prisoners Day, an international panel of speakers called for a world without prisons at the Jewish Voice for Peace rally to Free All Prisoners from Rikers Island to Palestine…

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Solidarity with Gaza virtual rally gathers 30,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2020 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | [email protected] | 929-290-0317 ZOOM (March 30, 2020) — Over 30,000 people from around the world gathered online through Zoom (500) and Facebook (30,000 views) for a virtual rally to End the Blockade on Gaza. Palestinian speakers across three continents, from the occupied West Bank and Gaza, in the U.K. and the U.S.

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