Posts tagged with ‘press release’

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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 […]

Why is Massachusetts Attorney General Healey Visiting Israel?

by JVP Boston
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What could Massachusetts’ highest-ranking legal officer learn from one of the world’s leading violators of international law? Today, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is in Washington, DC, to address gun violence. But local community leaders are concerned about her next stop on the trip: Israel. On Sunday the Associated Press reported that Healey would take […]

ADVISORY: Statewide Boycott of HP to Launch in Cambridge, MA

by JVP Boston
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MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Ibraheem Samirah, (202) 492 – 0034, ibraheem.samirah@gmail.com Statewide Boycott of Hewlett-Packard to Launch in Cambridge, MA Activists Condemn HP’s Complicity in Racism; Call on Local Governments to End Contracts WHAT: Massachusetts Against HP (MAHP) is calling for local and state governments to end contracts with Hewlett-Packard until the company agrees to end […]

Three Boston Demonstrations Mark Shift in Jewish Communal Politics on Israel

by JVP Boston
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CORRECTION: In the original text of this post, we neglected to specify that the names read at the Workmen’s Circle interfaith vigil on Wednesday included those of both Palestinians AND Israelis who were killed over the past month.  The original text read simply “people killed in Gaza.”   Boston, MA: This week, three separate Jewish organizations […]

Press Release: Muzzled Shareholders Shut Out of TIAA-CREF

by JVP Boston

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 16, 2013, Boston, MA CONTACT: Liza Behrendt, liza@jvp-boston.org Video, audio and high-resolution photos available upon request. Muzzled Shareholders Shut Out of TIAA-CREF Office as Community Members Protest Pension Fund’s Investments in Human Rights Abuses •  Rallies in Cambridge & 16 cities nationwide as TIAA-CREF holds annual shareholder meeting  Cambridge, MA – Muzzled shareholders and […]