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Demonstration Against AIPAC Support for Deadly Police Exchanges

by JVP Boston
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2017 Contact: William Ruhm wruhm123@gmail.com 336-455-2580 — Boston MA – While AIPAC New England supporters attended an annual $300 per plate fundraiser, members of Jewish Voice for Peace Boston and local racial justice organizations demonstrated outside against AIPAC’s promotion and coordination of US-Israel police partnerships. Over 40 community members turned […]

Boston Faith Communities Protest Meeting Between Trump & Netanyahu

by JVP Boston
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Covered in the Boston Globe, Fox27, WHDN 7 News, and Boston Desi Connection Boston Faith Communities Protest Meeting Between Trump & Netanyahu Over 50 march to Israeli consulate as part of national mobilization in 16 cities Boston, MA (Thursday, February 16th) – An interfaith coalition gathered last night to protest the “shared values” of racism […]

Mass Against HP: Resisting Apartheid Technology from Palestine to Cambridge (PHOTOS)

by JVP Boston
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Contact: Noah Habeeb, noah.habeeb@jewishvoiceforpeace.org Photos below! Mass Against HP: Resisting Apartheid Technology from Palestine to Cambridge Activists Condemn HP’s Complicity in Racism; Call on Cambridge to End Contract Cambridge, MA (February 8, 2017) – Last Sunday, over 60 community members gathered to discuss Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) participation in human rights abuses in the United States and […]

300 Bostonians Train to Resist Islamophobia Under Trump

by JVP Boston
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Contact: Liza Behrendt, (603) 397-2412, liza@jvp.org Photos included below 300 BOSTONIANS ATTEND TRAINING TO RESIST ISLAMOPHOBIA & RACISM UNDER TRUMP Members of the Jewish community and allies learned civil disobedience and active bystander intervention skills, in response to rise in bigotry under Trump Boston, MA (January 26, 2017) – As news circulated that President Donald […]

FOR RELEASE: HUNDREDS MARCH AGAINST ISLAMOPHOBIA IN BOSTON

by JVP Boston
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liza Behrendt, (603) 397-2412, liza@jvp.org OVER 400 JEWS, MUSLIMS, AND ALLIES MARCH THROUGH BOSTON TO END ISLAMOPHOBIA In honor of Chanukah, similar protests took place in over 25 cities Boston, MA: On Wednesday evening over 400 Jews, Muslims, and allies marched through downtown Boston to protest Islamophobia and racism. Drawing on […]

Media Advisory: Chanukah Solidarity March Against Islamophobia

by JVP Boston
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MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Liza Behrendt, (603) 397-2412, liza@jvp.org HUNDREDS OF BOSTON JEWS TO MARCH IN SOLIDARITY WITH MUSLIMS Days before Chanukah, similar protests planned in over 25 cities WHAT: Beginning at 5 PM on Wednesday, hundreds of Jewish Bostonians and allies will march through Downtown Boston to protest Islamophobia and racism. Days before Chanukah, they […]

MARCH AGAINST TRUMP APPOINTEE STEPHEN BANNON

by JVP Boston
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Contact: Eli Gerzon, eligerzon@gmail.com, (339) 223-3185 JEWISH VOICE FOR PEACE-BOSTON TO JOIN MARCH AGAINST TRUMP APPOINTEE STEPHEN BANNON Dozens of groups mobilize after Harvard Kennedy School of Government invites white nationalist Stephen Bannon; March still on after Bannon cancels appearance WHAT: White nationalist Stephen Bannon of Breitbart News, recently appointed as a chief […]

Celebrating Jewish New Year, Envisioning Radical Jewish Future

by JVP Boston
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On Sunday, October 2nd, 40 Jewish Voice for Peace-Boston members gathered on a cold, rainy day in Cambridge to welcome the Jewish New Year of 5777. We adapted traditional rituals to envision a future where the Jewish community has ended its support for racism and violence, from Boston to Palestine. Tashlich is a a Rosh […]

Jewish Voice for Peace-Boston Condemns Ehud Barak’s Harvard Fellowship

by JVP Boston
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Ask Harvard Kennedy School’s Dean to Disinvite Ehud Barak: (617) 495-1122,  doug_elmendorf@hks.harvard.edu. Jewish Voice for Peace-Boston joins six student organizations from Harvard College, Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Law School in opposing the Kennedy School’s hosting of Ehud Barak, former Israeli Minister of Defense (2007 – 2013), in a fellowship this Fall. During his time as Minister […]

PRESS RELEASE: Boston coalition to protest prison industry conference

by JVP Boston
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Jewish Voice for Peace-Boston supports Boston March! Imagining a World Without Prisons or Police on Sunday, August 7th (3 PM, Old South Church). As organizers for justice in Palestine, we cannot fully separate Israeli apartheid from an American form of apartheid which polices and incarcerates black people, indigenous people, other people of color, and poor people at […]