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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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 »

Join IJAN Bay Area in Oakland for our Liberation Seder

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This April, as IJAN begins to celebrate our tenth year of organizing, we will continue one of our longest-standing traditions: Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 5:30 pm Space is Limited: Please Purchase Tickets in Advance: http://m.bpt.me/event/2513349 *$30 Suggested Donation to cover full event expense *Sliding Scale starting at $10 to cover food expense *No one… Read more »

IJAN Condemns UAW International’s Move to Annul Historic BDS Vote

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The International Jewish anti-Zionist Network was very happy to hear that the student-workers in the University of California system endorsed the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) call through their local union, UAW 2865. This was the first time a major union – in this case, one representing over 14,000 workers – voted to support the BDS call, an inspiring example of grassroots union-based solidarity.

IJAN National Tour Kicks Off in LA

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  Join IJAN at UCLA on February 18th at 6:15pm for the first workshop on our upcoming national tour. UCLA SJP has invited IJAN to speak on campus about The Business of Backlash, mapping the funders and foundations that enable the increased repression of Palestine liberation organizing on and off campus. More information on the UCLA… Read more »

A History of JCRC’s Attacks on Community Based Organizations

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For the past two decades, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) has been funded to go after organizations who support Palestinian human rights. Today, JCRC is targeting the Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC) in an attempt to strike them from a resolution with the San Francisco Unified School District that creates greater language access for Arab and Vietnamese families.

JCRC and the Attack on Palestinian Solidarity in the Bay Area

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Over the years, the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of San Francisco has attacked numerous people of color-led organizations fighting for social justice that have taken a stand in support of Palestinian rights. Today, JCRC is targeting the Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC) in an attempt to strike them from a resolution with the San Francisco Unified School District that creates greater language access for Arab and Vietnamese families.

IJAN condena la Islamofobia y el asesinato de los tres estudiantes musulmanes en Chapel Hill,Carolina del Norte, EEUU

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La Red Internacional Judía Antisionista (IJAN) expresa consternación y sus profundas condolencias ante el brutal asesinato de tres estudiantes musulmanes estadounidenses en la Universidad de Carolina del Norte en Chapel Hill el 10 de Febrero de 2015. Enviamos nuestros más sentidos pésames a los seres queridos de las víctimas de este abominable crimen.

Racism, Militarism, Poverty: From Ferguson to Palestine

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Dozens of organizations signed on to this letter defending Angela Davis’ speech at UC Santa Cruz’s 2015 Martin Luther King Convocation against attack by the Amcha Initiative.

Excerpt: “We write specifically in support of the movements and individuals, like Angela Davis, who are exposing the role of the U.S. government and its partnership with Israeli state agencies and corporations to police. This partnership has expanded repressive policing, which criminalizes Black, Brown, immigrant, poor, queer and transgender communities.”