Israel

In the flurry of last-minute activity before the end of the Massachusetts legislative session, one item in the proposed bonding bill H.4732 remains in question: SECTION 2A. EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Office of the Secretary 7008-1116 For the commonwealth’s local economic development projects; provided that …

This article appeared in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Summer 2018 newsletter Now that Donald Trump has withdrawn the US from the Iran nuclear agreement, repeatedly bombed Syria, unreservedly backed every Israeli demand and continued the US involvement in the Saudi-UAE war on Yemen, tensions in the …

Economic Analysis of Massachusetts Trade With Israel: A Closer Look At NEIBC’s “Massachusetts-Israel Economic Impact Study” by Jelena Mitić Elliott Download the Report UMass Boston undergraduate, and Massachusetts Peace Action intern, Jelena Mitić Elliott, examined a report produced by the New England Israel Business Council …

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 …

Combatants for Peace

April 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm Belmont/Watertown United Methodist Church  421 Common St., Belmont MA 02478   In 2006, Israeli and Palestinian former combatants laid down their weapons and established Combatants for Peace.  They forswear violence and advocate together for an end to the Occupation.  The egalitarian, …

Sunday, April 22 (subject to change) 2-4 PM Park Street Station Boston Common, Boston   As students living in the United States on the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, we raise our voices and our fists in solidarity with our student counterparts in Palestine, who …

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