Posts Tagged: US

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The United States IJAN chapter has members across the country, from the West Coast to the Midwest to New England. We focus on issues and campaigns that are specific to our context, while remaining in close conversation and consultation with international partners and points of reference. Within the US, we work closely with a variety of organizations and networks within, or in solidarity with, the Palestinian liberation movement, as well as those who are struggling against racism, colonialism, class rule, and state violence more broadly within the US, but who understand the importance of the Palestinian struggle to all of our movements.

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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 »

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

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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 »

Stop Racist Attacks on Palestinian Faculty, Students & Their Allies

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As part of a well-funded, well-organized backlash network, David Horowitz just launched a vicious, racist attack on 10 U.S. University campuses. Specifically, at San Francisco State University, Horowitz wants to undermine a new partnership between SFSU and a Palestinian University. Sign this petition to demand institutional support for this critical partnership.        David Horowitz, founder… Read more »

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 »

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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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 »

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 »

Business of Backlash Workshop at Cornell with IJAN and Cornell SJP

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  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 »

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

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    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 »