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Featuring Physicians for Human Rights Israel (PHRI), Yesh Din – Volunteers for Human Rights, and Breaking the Silence Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 AM Pacific SIGN UP BELOW For many of us, home is a place of safety. When our doors are …

Join us on December 15, at 7pm, for a talk with political expert and DC insider, Josh Ruebner. Josh is the Senior Principal at Progress Up Consulting, a government relations firm for progressive causes. He was previously Executive Director of Jews for Peace in Palestine …

Annexation and its Aftermath

June 6, 2020 // 0 Comments

RSVP here: https://www.afsc.org/action/annexation-and-its-aftermath?ms=2020fbevent0528 Join us on June 6 at Noon ET for a webinar on annexation and its aftermath. The new Israeli government has stated its intention to annex up to thirty percent of the West Bank including all of the Jordan Valley, major settlement …

by Jeff Klein

For more than 50 years, the UN and the international community have upheld in principle that Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza had to end. After Israel’s conquests in the 1967 War, the UN Security Council declared that peace would require withdrawal of Israeli armed forces from territories occupied during that conflict. Yet even as Israel built hundreds of illegal settlements in the occupied territories and annexed parts of Jerusalem and the Syrian Golan heights, the country faced nothing more than empty clucking from the international community; the US consistently blocked any action to enforce the UN and International Court of Justice decisions. Now, under the ‘Trump-Netanyahu’ administration, the US has abandoned even the pretense of abiding by international law.

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