Why War? The Formation of Israel in Palestine

Why War? The Formation of Israel in Palestine

Since October 7, 2023, the world has watched the government of Israel drop more than 6,000 bombs and launch more than 7,000 missiles into the territory of Gaza, causing damage the equivalent of 2 nuclear bombs. The military operation is in retaliation to a Hamas-led...

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A Burglary Motivated by Racism

A Burglary Motivated by Racism

Haaaretz journalists Gideon Levy and Alex Levac reported on a West Bank burglary case in 2020 in which a small Palestinian business was repeatedly burglarized by Jewish settlers. Was this burglary motivated by racism? Mohammed Mahmadi, 29, left his restaurant job in...

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The Return of the Pogrom in Hawara

The Return of the Pogrom in Hawara

On February 26, 2023, more than 400 Jewish settlers terrorized the Palestinian village of Hawara in the Occupied West Bank. For hours, the settlers set buildings and cars on fire and threw stones at inhabitants and their homes. The Israeli police and military forces...

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Christians Against Israeli Violence

Christians Against Israeli Violence

Christians Against Israeli Violence: Churches Call to End U.S. Military Aid to Israel On March 10, 2023, ten U.S.-based Christian groups published a letter directed to President Biden and Congress calling on the end of U.S. military aid to Israel. The letter reads:...

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Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is a renown Jewish American academic, linguist, and political activist. Chomsky is a prolific writer who has published many books and articles and has become a public intellectual. In a 2023 interview with Al Jazeera about Palestine and Israel, Chomsky...

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VJP Intern Amber Smith

VJP Intern Amber Smith

Amber Smith is a member for Voices for Justice in Palestine (VJP) who traveled to Palestine-Israel in October 2022 and shared what she witnessed in a VJP e-newsletter. She described the heavy militarization of the Israeli occupation forces, the way good quality water...

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Ayelet

Ayelet

Ayelet is a 16-year-old trans teen and activist in the Mesarvot network, an Israeli organization that supports war resisters and political objectors. She wrote a letter to the Refuser Solidarity Network to share her accounts of Israel’s pinkwashing (displaying...

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Nadav Gazit

Nadav Gazit

Nadav Gazit is an activist in New York who is renouncing his Israeli citizenship. Announced in an Opinion piece on PrismReports.org, Nadav asserts: “Once you unlearn Zionist propaganda, there is no going back.” He argues that the current genocide in Gaza as well as...

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Miles Meth

Miles Meth

Union organizer Miles Meth recently wrote an opinion piece on Forward.com, a self-described pro-Israel, pro-Palestine, and pro-democracy organization. His op-ed focused on the Boston Workers Circle’s choice to describe Israel’s war of Gaza as a genocide and their...

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Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation, wrote an article linking Zionism and antisemitism in unexpected ways. Dave’s piece is responding to the 2023 decision in House Resolution 894 that equates anti-Zionist sentiments with anti-Semitic statements. He warns that...

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Ronnie Kasrils

Ronnie Kasrils

Ronnie Kasrils, a politician and former Minister of Intelligence Services in South Africa, recently wrote a piece on PolticsWeb.co responding criticism about his stance on Palestinian resistance. In his message to Greg Mills, Ronnie opposes racism, military...

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