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Statement of Solidarity for Palestinian Prisoner Hunger Strike

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The International Jewish anti-Zionist Network salutes the 1500 prisoners on collective hunger strike in the Israeli regime’s colonial prisons – the largest such action in half a decade. The strike demands basic human decency for the prison system’s 7000 detainees, including 300 children. In Israel’s prisons, improved treatment for the imprisoned has only come through… Read more »

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IJAN Statement of Solidarity for Omar Barghouti

On March 19, Israeli tax officials entered the home of Omar Barghouti, the Palestinian human rights activist and co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. In a blatant act of political harassment, continuing on years of threats, they interrogated him and his wife for hours that day and on the following days. The International… Read more »

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From Auschwitz to Palestine, Ferguson to Juarez

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  Dear friends and comrades, Eight days after Donald Trump has been sworn into office, the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network (IJAN) reflects on the significance of today, Holocaust Memorial Day. We hear echoes of the fascism and white supremacy of 1930’s Europe in the words and threatened actions of Trump’s administration. We see the racist,… Read more »

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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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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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