Posts Categorized: NEWS & OPINIONS

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 »

IJAN Statement of Solidarity for Omar Barghouti

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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 »

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 »

Jewish Anti-Zionism in the Year Ahead

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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 »

Zionist Embrace of Trump and Bannon is No Surprise

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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 »

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

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  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 »

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

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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 »

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 »

IJAN Statement on the Movement For Black Lives Political Platform

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No to Racism and Zionism

The International Jewish anti-Zionist Network strongly embraces the entire Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) platform, and we affirm its support for the Palestinian struggle and efforts to Boycott, Divest, and Sanction Israel. In the United States and internationally, racism has been central to how power works and money flows. Both the Palestinian anti-racist struggle against… Read more »