Over 300 Jewish survivors and descendants of survivors and victims of the Nazi genocide have signed this letter written in response to Elie Wiesel’s manipulation of the Nazi Genocide to attempt to justify the attacks on Gaza. Please donate to help us run this letter as a half-page ad in the New York Times.
“As Jewish survivors and descendants of survivors and victims of the Nazi genocide we unequivocally condemn the massacre of Palestinians in Gaza and the ongoing occupation and colonization of historic Palestine. We further condemn the United States for providing Israel with the funding to carry out the attack, and Western states more generally for using their diplomatic muscle to protect Israel from condemnation. Genocide begins with the silence of the world.”
In Catalonia researchers are releasing an important new study today in honor of the Nakba. “DEFENCE, SECURITY AND OCCUPATION AS A BUSINNESS. Military, armaments and security trade relations between Spain and Israel,” released by Alejandro Pozo and his team, is a follow up to a 2009 report looking at the military and homeland security links… Read more »
In recognition of Land Day, the Stop the Jewish National Fund (JNF) Campaign has released two new tools to support stopping the JNF: •A documentary produced by the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network Enduring Roots: Over a Century of Resistance to the Jewish National Fund, directed by Alex Safron, co-produced by Sara Kershnar. •A printable version… Read more »
Greenwashing Apartheid: the Jewish National Fund’s Environmental Cover Up is a full historical and environmental analysis of the JNF’s role in the colonization of Palestine and the ways in which it greenwashes ethnic cleansing through tree plantings and environmentalism. Click here for a downloadable version, or email IJAN at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on ordering a print version.
While part of this year’s Stop the JNF Campaign’s Plant-a-Tree inPalestine delegation, Alex Safron gathered tens of hours of film footage. Heused that footage to create a documentary exposing the ongoing role of the JNFin the colonization of Palestine and also the growing resistance to it. Creatinga documentary presents an opportunity for the rest of the world to see thereality of what is taking place and experience the importance of supporting onthe ground resistance to continuing village destruction and environmentaldestruction in Palestine. Planting Resistance to the Jewish National Fund:112 Years will premiere at the Nakba and Return International Film Festival hosted by Zochrot in Tel Aviv November 28-30.
Stop Prawer Plan: Day of Action November 30th (fromthe Palestinian BDS movement website):
"On 24th of June, the Israeli Knesset approved the Prawer-Begin plan,which if implemented will result in the destruction of more than 35unrecognized villages in Al-Naqab and the forced expulsion and confinement ofmore than 70,000 Palestinian Bedouins. The Prawer plan is the largest Israeliland-grab since 1948. It epitomizes the nature of Israel’s policy;Israeli-Jewish demographic expansion and Palestinian-Arab demographiccontainment."
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement has put out a call for a Day ofRage and action against the Prawer Plan and the Jewish National Fund, a funderand leader in the effort. The Stop the JNF Campaign supports the call for a Dayof Action on November 30th by calling for TWO DAYS OF ACTION on November 29th,called Black Friday in the U.S., and November 30th.
JOINUS IN HANDING OUT THE DOWNLOADABLE FLYER toeducate people about the role of the Jewish national fund – U.S. in the forceddisplacement of the Bedouin and attempt to settle their land by relocating over250,000 Jews from the united states. Encourage them to take action by signingthe downloadable petition.
The Day of Rage is being called for by Stop the JNF Campaign member groups – the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, the US Palestinian Community Network and the Middle East Children Alliance.
If you are planning an education/outreach activity, pleaseemail us at email@example.com, so we can promote itand let those who put out the call from Palestine know about the solidarityactions.
Please also sign and forward this electronic petition.
4-up Flyer Download Front (click here)
4-up Flyer Download Back (click here)
Petition Download (click here)
From October 25th-27th armsmanufacturers and police forces across the world gathered in the Bay Area toparticipate in Urban Shield, a48-hour training exercise (i.e. war games) and homeland security industry tradeshow. While the stated purpose of Urban Shield is disaster preparation, itsoutrageous scenarios promote expanded anti-Arab and anti-Muslim racism andincreased militarization of the police with the disproportionate impact that hason people of color in the United States. Joining in these exercises were policeforces and militaries engaged in extreme repression including Israel, Bahrainand Brazil among others. Urban Shield reflects the globalized nature ofpolicing and surveillance, and Israel’s important place in it as explained inthe IJAN pamphlet, "Israel’s Worldwide Role in Repression." IJAN participatedin the organizing of the FacingUrban Shield Action Network (FUSAN) as they confronted this collaborationbetween repressive police forces. Visit their page for a full media roundup ofthe actions.
http://www.stanforddaily.com/2013/10/29/sper-hosts-national-palestinian-conference/ By Sam Kurland October 29th, 2013 This past weekend, Stanford Students for Palestinian Equal Rights (SPER) hosted nearly 300 college students from more than 70 campuses across the country to express solidarity with the Palestinian liberation movement. The third annual conference was organized by the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), a national student… Read more »
The International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network encourages andsupports Jewish anti-Zionist students in self-organizing in support of thePalestinian movement for self-determination. We believe that anti-ZionistJewish students have a unique role to play as part of this struggle, and injoint struggle, with other organizing on campus against racism, war andmilitarism, prisons and policing, environmental destruction and pinkwashing.
We can provide: resources for study, powerpointsfor workshops and be in touch with individuals as well as groups to thinkthrough how an anti-Zionist perspective and work can best support organizing onyour campus.
IJAN organizers from the United States, Spain, Catalonia andSwitzerland attended the 2013 World SocialForum in Tunis from March 26th to March 30th. In addition to participatingin the Opening March and the Land Day March in solidarity with Palestine, IJANhelped organize two self-organized activities and participated in a third. Inaddition, Liliana Cordova with the Spanish anti-capitalist movement and IJANspoke about IJAN’s work around BDS in a plenary session.