Jewish Voice for a Just Peace in the Middle East supports the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement that is designed to ensure respect for the human rights of the Palestinian people in equal measure with Jewish Israelis.
On The Real News, Shir Hever talked about the Göttingen Peace Prize and its effect on the discussion of Palestinian rights in Germany. Right-wing politicians tried to prevent the Roland Röhl Foundation, an organization that promotes conflict and peace research, from giving the prize to the Jewish Voice for a Just Peace in the Middle East group. The Central Council of Jews in Germany classified Jewish Voice as an “antisemitic association.” https://www.juedische-stimme.de/2019/03/17/the-address-of-our-chairperson-on-the-occasion-of-being-the-recipient-of-the-goettingen-peace-prize-2019/embed/#?secret=GtYAjkhBOpIris Hefets, for the Executive Committee, speaks for Jewish Voice for a Just Peace in the Middle East on the occasion of the group being awarded the Göttingen Prize for Peace. https://www.juedische-stimme.de/2019/03/17/the-address-of-our-chairperson-on-the-occasion-of-being-the-recipient-of-the-goettingen-peace-prize-2019/