Israel/Palestine

Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim is running as a “reform” candidate for Massachusetts Secretary of State.  At the recent State Democratic Convention, where he got the party endorsement, Zakim received the support of many progressive delegates, including some members of Our Revolution Massachusetts (ORMA).  But …

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

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 …

Thursday, April 5th, 12:30 PM Israeli Consulate 20 Park Plaza, Boston   Last Friday Israeli snipers killed 16 people and wounded 1,400 (according to the UK Guardian) during unarmed mass demonstrations demanding the right of return for Palestinian refugees. More than 70 percent of Gaza’s …

Join us on March 26th for a screening of The Media Education Foundation’s film The Occupation of the American Mind.  The Occupation of the American Mind critically examines the role of the Israeli government, the U.S. government, and the pro-Israel lobby in shaping media narratives about …

I’ve written about this before and it is now closer to becoming law. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act (S.720) is a piece of legislation promoted by a foreign nation that will violate the civil liberties of Americans. It joins recent laws in Turkey and Poland criminalizing “insults” to …

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