ISRAELI AND JEWISH STUDENTS ON UCLA CAMPUS ENDORSEMENT OF DIVESTMENT

reposted from Students for Justice in Palestine: UCLA We are a group of Israeli and Jewish students at UCLA who officially endorse the divestment bill put forward by Students for Justice in Palestine. We understand that this bill seeks to directly target corporations that are complicit in occupation. The companies, HP, Cemex, CRH, Caterpillar and [&hellip

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About Gaza’s Ark fundraising appeal

Thank you to everyone who donated in response to our recent appeal.  You helped us raise a significant portion of the amount needed to fund the electrical work. Many of the donors, however, were people who have given before. We don’t want to keep asking the same people over and over again, so this time [&hellip

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Gaza Journalist, Speaker and Activist Eva Bartlett

by Eva Bartlett In the past few months I’ve been giving talks on Gaza, in eastern Canada and Western Can and the US. I’ve also done talks in Ontario, this year and in years past. I’m touring the US in February and March, giving talks from Chicago to NY to DC to LA. I’m a [&hellip

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European boycotts begin to bite, catching Israel’s attention

For years, boycott efforts in Europe seemed to be only symbolic gestures. But several major efforts announced in the past year, including one by the EU, are raising alarm. By Christa Case Bryant, Staff writer, Sara Miller Llana, Staff writer | reposted from the Christian Science Monitor Drive down the steep road from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea, and as [&hellip

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Pregnant Palestinian denied quick hospital access

Route that would have been short-cut to hospital is ‘not meant for Palestinians.’ By Amira Hass | reposted from Ha’aretz Israel’s Civil Administration in the West Bank blocks a pregnant woman at medical risk from taking the quick route to a hospital in East Jerusalem, even though she is accompanying her Israeli husband in their [&hellip

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Israeli settlements also face pressure from within

By ISAAC SCHARF and ARON HELLER | reposted from Yahoo! PSAGOT, West Bank (AP) — These days, when Yaakov Berg tries to sell his award-winning line of Psagot boutique wines, he encounters obstacles from every direction. As a Jewish vintner in a West Bank settlement, his product is increasingly considered off-limits

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