Protest of Dani Dayan. Skip Schiel photo
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Dani Dayan: Ambassador for Apartheid

“The Legal Strategy of Settlements” was a talk by the Israeli Consul General, Dani Dayan, a leader in the settlement movement, at the Harvard Law School on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine, the Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee, and other activist […]

Map of Israeli Settlements
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Human Rights: a line in the sand

Originally posted in Post Trump Stress Disorder While Democrats argue whether issues like a woman’s choice really are “core Democratic values” they remain pretty comfortable ignoring the human rights of non-Americans. This week Human Rights Watch documented extra-judicial killings by Egypt’s army – let’s ditch […]

John Kerry
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The Settlements are an Obstacle to Peace

Remarks presented at the Massachusetts Democratic Committee’s Settlements Resolution Forum on April 19, 2017 I am a 77 year old resident of Marblehead involved in Jewish organizations locally and nationally since my bar mitzvah in Temple Beth El in Lynn.  Israel occupied the West Bank […]

Har Homa neighborhood in east Jerusalem. Boston Globe photo
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Supporting the resolution on Israeli Settlements

Remarks presented at the Massachusetts Democratic Committee’s Settlements Resolution Forum on April 19, 2017 Over the years there have been hundreds of resolutions and letters from Congress unreservedly supporting Israeli government positions or condemning the Palestinians – but not a single action to support the […]