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Jewish Anti-Zionism in the Year Ahead

With Trump in office we feel that organizing against Zionism is more important than ever. His administration reveals that antisemitism and Zionism feed off of each other and far from being a solution to anti-Semitism, Zionism leverages and needs it. We anticipate that the anti-Semitism of Trump’s administration will only give power to Zionism; supporting… Read more »

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Zionist Embrace of Trump and Bannon is No Surprise

Zionism remains a reactionary and racist ideology and movement- embracing Trump and Bannon is no exception The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) gives a platform to Steve Bannon and Stephen Adelson at its annual gala this Sunday night, November 20th in New York City. For anyone familiar with Zionist history and current alliances, this should not… Read more »

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A Day of Mourning, Commemoration and Continued Resistance (English and Spanish)

  IJAN Statement Against Columbus Day October 10 2016 (en Español abajo) Today is the day the United States officially commemorates Christopher Columbus, who in 1492 launched Europe’s brutal expansion. As a group committed to the global struggle against racism and colonialism, we join our voices with the long legacy of indigenous struggles against those… Read more »

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Statement on UC Berkeley’s Suspension of Student-Led Palestine Course

IJAN is a member organization of the Campus Defense Coalition for Palestine, a network of organizations that offers information, support, and resources for faculty and instructors under attack for Palestine solidarity activism and BDS organizing on campus. As part of this network, we helped draft a statement to respond to UC Berkeley’s decision to suspend a student-led… Read more »

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IJAN Statement of Support for Sioux Struggle against Dakota Pipeline

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The International Jewish anti-Zionist Network has watched the Native American protests against the Dakota Access pipeline’s destruction of their burial grounds at Standing Rock with hope and horror. We are inspired by women, children, youth, and men chaining themselves to construction machinery and standing ground to defend their land and history.  We are grateful for… Read more »

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Projects & Campaigns

Recap of 2016: A Year of Growth, Study and Action for IJAN

In late 2015, as we assessed the state of IJAN, we determined that building our projects and better supporting our partners would require growing our membership. We entered 2016 with a commitment to seed new chapters and increase our outreach through a national tour, open meetings, study groups, community rituals and more. Throughout the year, we… Read more »

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Stop the JNF Rally NYC – 09/18/16

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Let the JNF know,  they are NOT WELCOME in NYC!  Join us for a rally on Sunday, September 18 at their National Conference in NYC or spread the word to those in the area Join the Stop the JNF campaign and its partners, the US Palestinian Community Network, American Muslims for Palestine, the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, the US Campaign to End the Israeli… Read more »

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Jewish Anti-Zionism Workshop in Ann Arbor (April 21st)

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We are excited to invite you to another presentation on IJAN’s 2016 national tour. On Thursday, April 21st, David Langstaff, a long-time IJAN organizer, will be presenting on Jewish Anti-zionism and Joint Struggle Against Racism and Colonialism at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The event, sponsored by IJAN, JVP and Students Allied for Freedom and… Read more »

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Business of Backlash Workshop at Cornell with IJAN and Cornell SJP

  Through the ongoing colonization of Palestine, the United States and Israel have developed expertise in repression. Movements for social and environmental justice need to address the ways the Israeli government and U.S. Zionist foundations perpetrate violence and repression in Palestine as well as the ways they use these tools to police marginalized communities in… Read more »

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Business of Backlash Presentation in Minneapolis- April 30th, 1:00pm

    April 30th, 2016 1:00pm-3:00pm Boneshaker Books 2002 23rd Avenue S. Minneapolis, MN 55404     Across the country and, most recently, in the Twin Cities, the BDS movement has experienced aggressive efforts to silence critique of Israel and foreclose on effective organizing against zionism. Last month, divestment campaigns at University of Minnesota resulted in… Read more »

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