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  • Protesting Israel, Rabbi Brant Rosen quits congregation

    3 weeks ago

    A prominent rabbi whose outspoken criticism of Israel become too divisive for his congregation announced this week that he is resigning his pulpit.

    Brant Rosen, rabbi at the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation in Evanston, Ill., made the announcement Tuesday. Aside from his...

  • Young Americans and Israel

    By Rob Eshman

    3 weeks ago

    The new concern in the American-Jewish community is the number 25. According to a Gallup poll conducted in the midst of the Gaza war, 42 percent of all Americans supported Israel’s action. Among people aged 18 to 29, that number was 25 percent.

    This set off all the usual alarm...

  • Two Los Angeles rallies held criticizing Israeli response in Gaza

    By Ryan Torok

    July 30, 2014 | 12:15 pm

    Yossie Khen, an Israeli based in West Hills, served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) decades ago during the Israel-Egypt War of Attrition, but he doesn’t believe the current conflict in Gaza can be solved with military action.

    “A viable Palestinian state in alongside [updated...

  • Protesters arrested after ‘die-in’ at Friends of IDF office

    July 22, 2014 | 3:26 pm

    Nine protesters against Israel’s Gaza operation were arrested inside the Manhattan offices of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces.

    Some two dozen protesters gathered for the “die-in” at FIDF’s New York office on Tuesday. The incident was organized by Jewish Voice for Peace...

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  • Jewish group leads protests blaming Israel for escalating violence

    July 11, 2014 | 8:41 am

    Protests against Israel organized by Jewish Voice for Peace drew 1,000 demonstrators in 15 cities, organizers said.

    Protests took place in Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco, among other cities, according to Rabbi Alissa Wise, a a member of the...

  • B.D.S. activists inject Middle East debate into L.A. bus contract discussion

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    September 15, 2012 | 10:30 pm

    A group of activists affiliated with the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, or B.D.S. movement, which seeks to pressure Israel in various ways, publicly opposed the renewal of a bus contract between the city of Los Angeles and a company whose corporate parent does business in the West...

  • L.A. Jewish group rallies against U.S. veto at U.N.

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    September 16, 2011 | 9:00 pm

    On Sept. 16, just hours after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced he would take the bid for official recognition of statehood directly to the United Nations Security Council, a group of about 30 pro-Palestinian demonstrators gathered in front of the Federal Building in...

  • Brandeis Hillel again rejects membership bid by Jewish Voice for Peace

    March 30, 2011 | 3:54 pm

    The Brandeis University Hillel has rejected a second membership bid by the controversial Jewish student group Jewish Voice for Peace.

    Some 1,000 Brandeis students, nearly a third of the student body at the suburban Boston university, signed a petition circulated by JVP asking the...

  • Brandeis Hillel rejects Jewish Voice for Peace

    March 9, 2011 | 4:38 pm

    The Brandeis University Hillel voted to reject Jewish Voice for Peace as a member group.

    Andrea Wexler, student president of the Hillel chapter at the suburban Boston school, explained in a letter to Jewish Voice for Peace, a Jewish organization that champions Palestinian rights,...

  • Jewish Voice for Peace’s L.A. chief is threatened

    February 9, 2011 | 12:15 pm

    The head of the Jewish Voice for Peace in the Los Angeles area was threatened for her involvement in the organization.

    Estee Chandler,  the organization’s Los Angeles chapter leader, said she found a poster on her front porch last week reading “WANTED for treason and incitement...

  • Jewish group blasts charges against Irvine 11

    February 8, 2011 | 8:19 am

    The Jewish Voice for Peace is protesting criminal charges brought against 11 Muslim students from two California universities who disrupted a speech by Israel’s ambassador to the United States.

    Similar actions by Jewish groups, including their own, resulted in little or no...

  • Fight erupts between right-wing and left-wing activists in San Francisco

    November 17, 2010 | 12:16 pm

    A dispute between right-wing and left-wing Israel activists in Berkeley, Calif., resulted in a physical altercation involving pepper spray, police and paramedics.

    On Sunday, activists associated with San Francisco Voice for Israel/StandWithUs disrupted a meeting of Jewish Voice for...

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