Gaza

The events surrounding the Great March of Return in Gaza and Israel’s response to the protesters, have brought Gaza to the forefront of international news. U.S. foreign policy vis a vis Israel and Palestine has a profound effect on the two million Palestinians, 45% of …

Representatives of four Massachusetts advocacy organizations wrote to the state’s members of Congress May 16, calling on them to speak out against Israel’s use of excessive force against Palestinian protestors. “It is painful to think that the 3.8 billion dollars the U.S. gives to Israel …

Combatants for Peace, Somerville

April 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Monday April 30, 2018, 7:00 PM Temple B’nai Brith of Somerville 201 Central Street Somerville, MA   In 2006, Israeli and Palestinian former combatants laid down their weapons and established Combatants for Peace. The egalitarian, bi-national, grassroots organization was founded on the belief that Israelis and Palestinians …

“The Law in These Parts” Movie Showing

August 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Conquering the West Bank and Gaza Strip in 1967, the Israeli army imposed a justice system unique in the world: thousands of orders and laws, military courts, hundreds of thousands of sentences, while moving over 500,000 Jewish “settlers” into the Territories in violation of international …

Israel’s 1967 (“Six Day”) War began what is now a 50-year occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. Twenty-four years ago in 1993, the Oslo Accords initiated a “peace process” based on the principle of exchanging land for peace, …

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