Israel/Palestine

Emergency Protest – Hands Off Jerusalem

December 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Last week Donald Trump announced that U.S would be officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and would be moving its embassy from Tel Aviv Israel to Jerusalem. Any conceivable peace with justice will include a recognition that Jerusalem is also the capital for …

  Pro-Israel extremists are continuing their campaign against the teachers and schools in Newton for daring to present a balanced curriculum on the Israel-Palestine conflict.  They are organizing to pack a meeting of the Program and Services committee of the Newton City Council this Wednesday (December 6) at 7:30pm (Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Ave. 2nd fl.).  WHAT YOU CAN DO Please …

Balfour’s Legacy: Confronting the Consequences

November 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

November 2 is the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, which committed Great Britain to the establishment of a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine without consulting the indigenous population.  The Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine and The Trans Arab Research Institute …

What About The Palestinians?

November 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s a Question of Human Rights, Not Anti-Semitism Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory, its settlements —“a flagrant violation of international law” according to the UN, and repeated invasions of the Gaza Strip have impeded the peace process and fueled condemnation of Israeli policies around the …

Remarks delivered by Brenton Stoddart at our 60th Anniversary celebration October 29.  Video: https://www.facebook.com/masspeaceaction/videos/10154802992355723/ In college, debating US foreign policy with my peers was “cool,” and pointing out the faults in that policy seemed a potential vocation. But rarely did I consider the people whom our …

Sheila Katz, author of Connecting with the Enemy: a Century of Palestinian-Israeli Joint Nonviolence will speak at Friends Meeting at Cambridge on October 29, Sunday, 1:15. Her groundbreaking research about efforts to build a just peace in Palestine-Israel by Israeli and Palestinian groups working nonviolently together inspires …

Israel, Palestine: Song and Struggle — Voices 21C

September 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

This month, VOICES 21C is overjoyed to present “Israel, Palestine: Song and Struggle,” in reflection of our latest tour. With distinguished forum panelists and fresh program structure, join us at Arlington Street Church on Sunday, September 24th, 1:30pm. [Facebook Event] VOICES 21C is singing a collage of songs, poetry, and anecdotes on …

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