Tom Freudenheim

Tom Freudenheim

Tom Freudenheim is a Jewish American who blogs at www.freudenheim.com. He recently wrote a letter to the Promised Land Museum, which reads as follows: “I’m devoted to the Forward, so when I read the article about you I was puzzled as to why I hadn’t known about you...

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Barcelona Suspended Institutional Ties with Israel

Barcelona Suspended Institutional Ties with Israel

In February 2023, the mayor of Barcelona, Spain announced that the city temporarily suspended all institutional ties with Israel. Barcelona equally froze its 25-year-old twinning agreement with the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau wrote a letter to...

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Boycott

Boycott

Boycott (2021) is an award-winning documentary by Just Vision that chronicles one of the most consequential U.S. First Amendment battles, during which 35 states passed laws to silence boycotts and nonviolent means of pressuring Israel to end its human rights abuses....

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Jewish Faculty Network

Jewish Faculty Network

The Jewish Faculty Network is a community of Jewish faculty from universities and colleges across Canada who share a strong commitment to social justice. Read about the network’s principles here, which includes their statements on Israel and Boycott, Divestment and...

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Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield are the Jewish American founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. The duo came under fire in 2021 when they announced they would halt ice cream sales in the illegally occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. Cohen responded: “If I care...

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Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is national organization composed of Jewish Americans and allies who “support full equality for Palestinians and Jewish Israelis grounded in international law and universal principles of human rights.” While JVP is a Jewish faith-based...

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Morgan Bassichis

Morgan Bassichis

Morgan Bassichis is a Jewish American artist and activist who works with Jewish Voice for Peace. Bassichis is well-known for being a comedian and writer but has also been vocal about advocacy. In a speech titled “'Not in Our Name: On Jews Rejecting Zionism,” Bassichis...

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Al Awda Health and Community Association

Al Awda Health and Community Association

Al Awda Health and Community Association, formerly known as the Union of Health Work Committees (UHWC), is a group dedicated to providing health services to Palestinian communities in the Gaza strip. Al Awda works toward its main goal of achieving community health...

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Bisan Center for Research & Development

Bisan Center for Research & Development

The Bisan Center for Research and Development is a Palestinian nonprofit working to enhance the socio-economic future of Palestinian people through the “critical development of knowledge”. Founded in 1989, the Bisan Center serving women, youth, and working-class...

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Addameer Association

Addameer Association

Addameer Association is a non-profit prisoner support group and human rights organization founded in 1991. Addameer, which means “conscience” in Arabic, works to support Palestinian political prisoners held in both Israeli and Palestinian prisons. Led by a group of...

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Al-Haq

Al-Haq

Al-Haq is an independent Palestinian non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Ramallah, West Bank in occupied Palestine. Established in 1979, the NGO promotes human rights by documenting violations against the “individual and collective rights of Palestinian”...

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