Media Watch August 1, 2019

GAZA Excellent review of the policies and costs of the decades-long siege of Gaza. Sanctions and siege regimes are woefully ineffective at regime change but consistently and reliably effective at dismantling the infrastructure of society and impoverishing targeted populations. Israel directly targets medical infrastructure by destroying facilities, vehicles and health practitioners themselves.

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Trump’s continued false accusations of anti-semitism are not and never have been in service of Jews

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | [email protected] | 929-290-0317 In response to President Trump’s recent statements regarding the American Jewish community and “dual-loyalty,” Rabbi Alissa Wise, Deputy Director of Jewish Voice for Peace, said: “Trump’s accusations of “dual-loyalty” — a centuries-old antisemitic charge against Jews…

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Detroit’s Jewish community holds Shabbat in the Park with Rep. Rashida Tlaib

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | [email protected] | 929-290-0317 Tlaib: “Thank you for hearing me, thank you for seeing me, thank you for loving me. And thank you for allowing me to be not just your Congresswoman, but also a granddaughter of a grandmother living under occupation.” (Detroit, MI) August 16, 2019: Dozens of members of Detroit&#8217.

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Reps Tlaib and Omar banned from Israel

This morning’s announcement that Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar will be blocked from entry by Israel is consistent with their increasingly authoritarian policies toward Palestinians and all those who support Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). But for sitting Congresswomen to be prevented from entry is a new low that only serves to illustrate Israel’s racist and exclusionary…

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As Israel destroys Palestinian homes, Congress demonizes a non-violent boycott

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2019 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | [email protected] | 929-290-0317 “BDS holds Israel accountable – unlike the White House or Congress” (New York City, NY) July 23, 2019: Yesterday, Israeli troops demolished Palestinian homes in the village of Sur Baher in violation of international law, claiming that they were too close to Israel’s Apartheid Wall – even though Israel…

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July 2019 Media Watch – JVP Health Advisory Council

July 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 [email protected]

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June 2019 Media Watch – JVP Health Advisory Council

June 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 [email protected]

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May 2019 Media Watch – JVP Health Advisory Council

May 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 [email protected] Please feel free to…

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Open Letter by Latinx Jews: Let Our People Go

If you are a Latinx Jew who would like to sign on to our letter, please do so on this form. Haga clic aquí para ver la versión en español. Clique aqui para ver a versão em português. As a Latinx Jew, born and raised in Mexico, as an immigrant who has family on both sides of the border, the news of Trump’s detention camps has haunted me for months but the crisis of the border is something that I…

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