JVP in the News


September 2016

The Nation: American Jews Should Support the Movement for Black Lives Platform September 7, 2016

The Forward: The Jewish Left Needs To Call Out Real Anti-Semites Like Christopher Bollyn September 7, 2016

Warscapes: Poetry is simply Dareen, and Dareen is poetry September 9, 2016

Warscapes: Susan Abulhawa: Art and politics are not mutually exclusive September 9, 2016

Salon: U.S. boosts military aid to Israel to $3.8 billion per year in largest package in U.S. history September 14, 2016

Albany Times Union: Israel loses credibility over human rights September 17, 2016

The New York Times: The Jewish Left Needs To Call Out Real Anti-Semites Like Christopher Bollyn September 19, 2016

KALW Kamau Bell show: Live from the Jewish Community Center in San Francisco September 22, 2016

The Forward: 1,000 Professors Condemn Blacklisting of Pro-Palestinian Activists September 27, 2016

August 2016

Forward: Amidst ‘Apartheid’ Controversy, Some Jews Stand Firm with Black Lives Matter (August 5th, 2016)

Salon: Dareen Tatour, Palestinian poet imprisoned by Israel for social media posts, shares her story (August 10th, 2016)

New York Times: A Mideast Rift in College (August 13th, 2016)

Politico: De Blasio denounces Israel-boycott movement as not ‘consistent with progressive values’ (August 22nd, 2016)

July 2016

Los Angeles Daily News: State shouldn’t stifle debate about Israel, Palestinians: Guest commentary (July 7th, 2016)

In These Times: Andrew Cuomo’s Blacklist for Critics of Israel (July 8, 2016)

Hyperallergic: Artists and Authors Call on Israel to Release Palestinian Poet (July 13, 2016)

Electronic Intifada: Activists defeat anti-BDS legislation in Massachusetts (July 20, 2016)


The Boston Globe: Lawmakers pause on anti-boycott bill for Israel (July 21, 2016)

The Huffington Post: Palestinian Rights Activists At The DNC Believe Time Is On Their Side (July 26, 2016)

The Nation: Who Goes to the DNC Anyway? (July 28, 2016)

June 2016

Huffington Post: The Right To Boycott; And It’s Right To Boycott (June 17, 2016)

Mondoweiss: Wide-ranging coalition rallies in Albany to demand Cuomo rescind anti-BDS order (June 17, 2016)

Washington Post letters: Mr. Cuomo forgets that free speech and boycotts are protected by the Constitution (June 15, 2016)

Times Union: Protestors argue BDS order infringes on freedom of speech (June 15, 2016)

Time Warner Cable News: Capital Tonight: June 15 with Mark Mishler and Robert Perry (June 15, 2016)

Waging NonViolence: Gov. Cuomo’s executive order against BDS may strengthen the movement (June 13, 2016)

Salon: “Shame on Cuomo”: New Yorkers protest “McCarthyite” blacklist of supporters of Israel boycott movement BDS (June 10, 2016)

Al Jazeera Plus: Governor Cuomo to BDS: If you boycott Israel, we will boycott you. (June 10, 2016)

New York Daily News: Cuomo’s repressive anti-BDS crusade: New York’s governor is waging war on political speech rights (June 9, 2016)

ThinkProgress: The Fight Against BDS Just Took A Frightening Turn In New York (June 6, 2016)

Newsweek: New York Governor Orders Divestment from Companies Boycotting Israel (June 6, 2016)

Haaretz: BDS Fight Is Shifting From Campuses and Churches to Statehouses (June 6, 2016)

972 Magazine: Global protests target Airbnb over Israeli settlement rentals (June 6, 2016)

Jewish Daily Forward: Jerusalem Day and the Misuses of Religion (June 5, 2016)

Muftah: It’s Time for Airbnb to Just Say No to #StolenHomes on Occupied Land (June 3, 2016)

May 2016

Palestine in America: Jewish Voice for Peace condemns website targeting activists (May 27, 2016)

St. Louis Public Radio: Obituary: Hedy Epstein — She escaped the Holocaust and became civil rights, anti-war activist (May 26, 2016)

LA Jewish Journal: Protesters crash pro-Israel event at UCI (May 25, 2016)

Mondoweiss: New Jersey anti-BDS bill is an affront to the first amendment and basic human rights (May 19, 2016)

Jewish Daily Forward: Meet the Jews of Color Organizing in Partnership With JVP (May 17, 2016)

Jewish Daily Forward: Despite Withdrawal of Hillel Support, Jewish Students Hold Nakba Commemoration Event (May 11, 2016)

Haaretz: To Peter Beinart: We pro-BDS Jews Are Just as Much Part of the Jewish People as You Are (May 9, 2016)

The Oregonian: Divestment an appropriate response to Israel’s treatment of Palestinians (May 8, 2016)

Salon: Lawmakers waging “McCarthyite attack on right to boycott,” legal groups warn, as Israel BDS movement grows (May 5, 2016)

Jewish Daily Forward: BDS Battle Heats Up on New Front — Socially Responsible Investing (May 3, 2016)

Brooklyn News 12: Human rights group: Refugees are welcome here (May 2, 2016)

April 2016

Alternet: Neocons Head to Congress to Baselessly Smear Palestine Solidarity Activists as Terrorists (April 27, 2016)

Haaretz: For Jewish BDS Supporters, Personal Morality Trumps Jewish Solidarity (April 27, 2016)

The Washington Post: Letters: Are Jewish settlements legitimate? (April 22, 2016)

Tikkun Daily: How the latest Bernie Sanders Israel Controversy Over Simone Zimmerman Misses the Point (April 21, 2016)

New York Jewish Week: Israel Rift Seen Moving Beyond N.Y. (April 20, 2016)

In These Times: Why Peter Beinart Is Wrong About Pro-BDS, Anti-Zionist Jews Like Me (April 20, 2016)

CityLab: How a Simple Graphic Poster Takes a Stand Against Islamophobia (April 18, 2016)

Lobelog: Campus Battle Heats Up Over BDS (April 18, 2016)

International Business Times: Bernie Sanders Israel Position: How Palestine Debate Comments Could Shape Democratic Party’s Discourse (April 16, 2016)

The New York TimesCriticizing Israel, Bernie Sanders Highlights Split Among Jewish Democrats (April 15, 2016)

Tikkun Daily: An Open Letter to Carlos Santana: Don’t Play in Israel in July (April 14, 2016)

Democracy Now: As Clinton Backs Closer U.S.-Israel Ties, Sanders Criticizes Settlements & 2014 Assault on Gaza (April 14, 2016) 

+972 Magazine: On Anti-Palestinianism and Anti-Semitism (April 14, 2016)

DNA Info: Refugees Are Welcome Here’ Signs Spread Across Brooklyn (April 13, 2016)

Channel 10: American Jewry in the BDS Movement (April 13, 2016) 

Haaretz: Is the American Jewish pro-Israel Consensus Dying? (April 12, 2016)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Bernie Sanders Hires Outspoken Critic of Occupation as Jewish Outreach Director (April 12, 2016)

The Times of Israel: Why Millennials flock to Chicago’s non-Zionist synagogue (April 8, 2016)

Tikkun Daily: The UC Regents and Anti-Semitism: A Q&A with Judith Butler (April 6, 2016)

Jewish Journal of Greater LANavigating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through Airbnb (April 6, 2016)

The Boston Globe: Dozens protest GE event downtown (April 4, 2016)

The New York Times Room for Debate: Zionism Justifies Discrimination and Oppression (April 4, 2016)

Alternet: Letter from a Former Zionist Who Supports Justice for Palestine (April 4, 2016)

+972 Magazine: Blurring the lines between Palestine and Baltimore (April 3, 2016)

March 2016

The New York Times: Letters: Debating Israeli Policy and Free Speech on Campus (March 31, 2016)

Jewschool: An Unholy Alliance: Jewish McCarthyism and the Attack on Public Education (March 31, 2016)

The Boston Globe: Activists plan protest of tax breaks for GE move (March 30, 2016)

The Daily Nonpareil: State senate should reject SF 2281 (March 30, 2016)

Politico: Leahy asked State Dept. to investigate Israeli human rights ‘violations’ (March 29, 2016)

The Forward: 6 Jewish Students Reveal How Israel Debate Colors Campus Life (March 29, 2016)

The Herald Times: Law purported to help Israel restricts political speech (March 29, 2016)

The Columbus Dispatch: Students want Ohio State, other universities to boycott Israel (March 28, 2016)

The Forward: Why Jews of Color Like Me Feel Unsafe After AIPAC’s Applause for Trump (March 28, 2016)

The Boston Jewish Advocate: Anti-boycott bills are undemocratic (March 27, 2016)

The New York Times: University of California Adopts Statement Condemning Anti-Semitism (March 25, 2016)

The Oregonian: Recommendation against Caterpillar a stand for Portland values (OPINION) (March 24, 2016)

Associated Press: University of California OKs Statement Against Anti-Semitism (March 24, 2016)

Inside Higher Education: Anti-Semitism vs. Anti-Zionism (March 24, 2016)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: University of California softens anti-Semitism statement (March 23, 2016)

Newsweek: University of California’s “Principles Against Intolerance” say Opposition to Israel can be Anti-Semitic (March 23, 2016)

The Intercept: University of California Adopts Policy Linking Anti-Zionism to Anti-Semitism (March 23, 2016)

Associated Press: University of California approves anti-Semitism statement (March 23, 2016)

Chronicle of Higher Education: California Regents Reject Broad Condemnation of Anti-Zionism as Discrimination (March 23, 2016)

San Francisco Chronicle: UC regents weigh issues of anti-Semitism, free speech (March 23, 2016)

Los Angeles Times: Suppressing criticism of Zionism on campus is catastrophic censorship (March 23, 2016)

CBS San Francisco: UC Regents To Vote On Whether To Prohibit Anti-Zionism On Campus (March 22, 2016)

The Chicago Monitor: Multiple Faith-Based Groups Rally in Evanston Against Islamophobia (March 22, 2016)

The Intercept: Hillary Clinton Attacks Israel Boycott Movement in AIPAC Speech (March 22, 2016)

The Oregonian: Israel/Palestine: Should Portland not invest in Caterpillar? (Letters to the Editor) (March 21, 2016)

Common Dreams: If Trump’s Racism Shocks You, So Too Should AIPAC’s (March 21, 2016)

The Chicago Tribune: Angered by Trump’s rhetoric, Evanston groups rally, launch poster campaign (March 21, 2016)

Reason Magazine: U of California May Ban “Anti-Zionism” on Campus, Blurring Line Between Political Speech and Hate Speech (March 17, 2016)

KPCC Air Talk: Why Jewish advocacy groups are at odds over UC proposal on intolerance (March 17, 2016)

Willamette Week: Committee Recommends Portland Pull Investments From Caterpillar, Saying Its Bulldozers Support the Israeli Occupation of Palestine (March 17, 2016)

Haaretz: Anti-Zionism Isn’t a ‘Form of Discrimination,’ and It’s Not anti-Semitism (March 18, 2016)

Newsweek: Adelson Mum on Presidential Pick as he moves to end college anti-semitism (March 17, 2016)

Haaretz: The pro-Palestinian Jewish Activists on U.S. College Campuses (March 17, 2016)

Los Angeles Times: UC’s intolerance policy goes dangerously astray on anti-Semitism (March 15, 2016)

Associated Press: Revised UC Intolerance Proposal Addresses Anti-Zionism (March 15, 2016)

Los Angeles Times: UC proposal on intolerance says ‘anti-Zionism’ is unacceptable on campus (March 15, 2016)

SFist: Airbnb’s Listing Of Israeli West Bank Settlements Incites Protest (March 10, 2016)


San Francisco Chronicle: Airbnb stumbles yet again, this time with West Bank settlements (March 10, 2016)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Airbnb gets 140,000-signature petition protesting settler rentals (March 10, 2016)

HaaretzWhen the Fight Over BDS Is a Jewish Civil War (March 8, 2016)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Vassar College student government passes BDS resolution (March 4, 2016)

The Denver Post: Colorado legislature should reject PERA divestment bill (March 3, 2016)

February 2016

 The Forward: Pro-Palestinian Activists Demonstrate Against Brooklyn Non-Profit That Backs Settlers (February 26, 2016)

International Business Times: Oscars 2016: Nominees DiCaprio, Stallone, Winslet and others urged to skip Israel swag bag trip (February 25, 2016)

Democracy Now! Activists Urge Oscar Nominees to Reject Free Trip to Israel (February 25, 2016)

The Telegraph: Hollywood stars urged to reject free Oscar goodie bag trip to Israel (February 24, 2016)

Jewish Journal of Greater LA: Full-page ad in L.A. Times calls Israel apartheid state; Variety previously rejected it (February 24, 2016) 

Reuters: Oscar Nominees Urged to Skip Trip to Israel (February 24, 2016)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Anti-BDS laws gain momentum across US, but some say they go too far (February 23, 2016)

The Forward: Variety Kills Ad Denouncing Israel Trip in Oscars Swag Bag (February 22, 2016)

E-Jewish Philanthropy: Teaching the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Why Wrestling with Israel Belongs in American Jewish Education (February 17, 2016)

New York Jewish Week: New BDS Fight Brewing At Columbia (February 10, 2016)

Salon: “21st-century McCarthyism”: NY bills would make a blacklist of those boycotting Israel over human rights violations (February 9, 2016)

Hyperallergic: In Defense of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement (February 8, 2016)

Slate: Trauma Club: Was the Protest of a Jewish Group at Creating Change Really Anti-Semitic? (February 8, 2016)

Richmond Times Dispatch: Morrison, Ruebner and Wein: Preserve freedom to boycott (February 8, 2016)

J.Weekly: JCF guidelines don’t work for us (February 4, 2016)

WBAI New York: WBAI Evening News (February 4, 2016)

Jewschool: Trauma Club: Unpacking The Disconnect Between Liberal Zionism and the Anti-Zionist Movement (February 4, 2016)

Salon: Progressive Jewish groups make New York Times parody issue to protest newspaper’s “biased Israel-Palestine coverage” (February 3, 2016)

Democracy Now: Jewish Peace Groups Reveal Role in Spoof New York Times That Criticized Paper’s Stance on Israel (February 3, 2016)

The Village Voice: Left-Wing Jewish Groups Claim Responsibility for Fake New York Times  (February 3, 2016)

Alternet: Thousands of Fake Copies of the New York Times Hit NYC Streets Reimagining Paper as Balanced on Palestine (February 3, 2016)

Jerusalem Post: Pro-Palestinians create parody ‘New York Times’ to slam ‘pro-Israel bias’ (February 2, 2016)

The Forward: Jewish Voice for Peace Takes Credit for Israel-Bashing Fake New York Times (February 3, 2016)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Jewish Voice for Peace takes credit for fake anti-Israel New York Times (February 3, 2016)

Washington Jewish Week: BDS at issue for Virginia advocacy day (February 3, 2015)

Treyf Podcast: #CancelPinkwashing and the Intersectionality Boogieman (February 3, 2016)

USA Today: Fake ‘Times’ distributed in NYC and on Web (February 2, 2015)

The Independent: Anti-Israel campaign hands out fake New York Times newspaper across city (February 2, 2016)

FishbowlNY: Fake New York Times Includes Rancid Perfume Ad (February 2, 2016)

New York Jewish Week: Fake NY Times ‘Supplement’ Trashes Israel (February 2, 2015)

HaaretzPro-Palestinian Group Hands Out Fake NYT to Criticize ‘pro-Israel Bias’ (February 2, 2016)

Times of Israel: Anti-Israel spoof ‘New York Times’ handed out in NY (February 2, 2016)

The Jerusalem Post: Pro-Palestinians create parody ‘New York Times’ to slam ‘pro-Israel bias’ (February 2, 2016)


Mondoweiss: Parody New York Times ‘supplement’ criticizing paper’s coverage of Israel/Palestine distributed on streets of NYC (February 2, 2016)

Salon:  Don’t blacklist me: Banning the boycott of U.S. allies would keep us from using a powerful tool to fight for justice for Palestinians (February 2, 2016)

Democracy Now!: Spoof Edition of NYT Distributed Across New York City (February 2, 2016)

Haaretz: Jewish Students on Campus Should Be Free to Make Up Their Own Minds on Israel (February 2, 2016)

Truth-out: Widening the Frame: The Connections Between Queer and Palestinian Liberation (February 2, 2016)


January 2016

In These Times: LGBTQ Protests Against Israel Are About Justice, Not Anti-Semitism (January 29, 2016)

The Forward: Yes, Our Anti-Israel Protest Disrupted LGBT Conference — That’s the Point! (January 28, 2016)

Haaretz: Shutting Down a Pinkwashing Event Is a Smart, Legitimate Protest Against Israel’s Occupation (January 28, 2016)

Mint Press News: Airbnb Is Renting ‘Illegal’ And ‘Criminal’ Homes In Apartheid Israel’s Settlements (January 27, 2016)

The Advocate: The Task Force’s Rea Carey on the Protest That Rocked Her Conference (January 27, 2016)

Jewschool: Top 5 Reasons Why I’m Not A Liberal Zionist (January 26, 2o16)

Tikkun MagazineRabbi Lynn Gottlieb challenges JNF on Tu B’shvat Planting Trees in Israel (January 25, 2016)

Treyf Podcast: Intersectionality and the Fight Against BDS (January 25, 2016)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Ezra Nawi’s arrest after undercover sting enrages right and left alike (January 25, 2016)

+972 Magazine: We need a center-left political alternative in Israel (January 25, 2016)

UCLA Daily Bruin: Hillel should abandon Standards of Partnership to become more inclusiv (January 25, 2016)

Masslive.com/The Republican: Social justice groups blanket Amherst with welcome refugee posters (January 22, 2016)

Truth-out: In Praise of Discomfort: Learning From Dr. King and Confronting Pinkwashing (January 22, 2016)

Electronic Intifada: Airbnb told to cease profiting from Israel’s war crimes (January 22, 2016)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: For a controversial getaway, try Airbnb in a Jewish settlement (January 21, 2016)

Tablet Magazine: Bringing the Heat (January 21, 2016)

Haaretz: U.S. LGBTQ Conference Backtracks on Banning Jewish Event With Israeli Gays (January 19, 2016)

The Oregonian: Community Rally Against Hate (January 18, 2016)

Al Jazeera America: US Jews struggle in the fight for Palestinian rights (January 18, 2016) 

The Huffington Post: Celebrating #MLK, Celebrating #IranDeal (January 18, 2016)

JadaliyyaRacism in the Defense of a Racist State: Some Reflections on BDS at the Modern Language Association (January 16, 2016)

New York Jewish Week: Swastikas And Silliness: The Fuss At Fieldston; Crying “wolf” helps nobody but wolves. (January 14, 2016)

The Washington Post: Obama ridiculed for saying conflicts in the Middle East “date back millennia.” (Some don’t date back a decade.) (January 13, 2016)

The New York Times: More Context Needed in Article on Haifa Culture (January 8, 2016) and Haifa, Part 2: Article’s Author Responds to Complaints.

Electronic Intifada: New York bill would create official blacklist of Israel boycott supporters (January 8, 2016)

St. Louis Jewish Light: The Year in Review: St. Louis Jewish news in 2015 (January 6, 2016)

MondoweissPalestinian citizens of Israel hold the key — Zellner (January 5, 2016)

Haaretz: The American Jewish Community Shouldn’t Consider Us Dangerous (January 5, 2016)

Ditmas Park Corner: ‘Refugees Welcome’ Signs Pop Up Throughout The Neighborhood (January 5, 2015)

The Sacramento Bee: Letters: Criticizing Israel isn’t anti-Semitic (January 4, 2016)


December 2015

+972 Magazine: Overcoming Jewish America’s Israel fantasy (December 31, 2015)

Philadelphia Jewish ExponentInfluential Academics Organize to Counter BDS (December 30, 2015)

KBOO: Faith leaders stand against Islamophobia to create a climate of peace (December 23, 2015)

The Huffington Post: Religious Leaders Stand Up For Peace Amid Anti-Muslim Attacks (December 22, 2015)

The Jewish Daily Forward: Can Jews Back #BlackLivesMatter and Be Pro-Israel? (December 21, 2015)

New Haven Register: Letter to the Editor: Jewish Voice for Peace ‘steadfast in our work’ (December 20, 2015)

New Haven Register: Editorial: Some Jews leading the charge against Islamophobia (December 17, 2015)

KGW 8 Portland: Portland Leaders Say No To Islamophobia (December 17, 2015)

KGW 8 Portland: Portland passes resolution for welcoming Muslims (December 17, 2015)

St. Louis Jewish Light: Response from St. Louis Jewish Voice for Peace to ‘open letter’ (December 17, 2015)

Warscapes: It’s Complicated: Politics of the South Africa-Israel Apartheid Analogy (December 17, 2015)

Chicago Monitor: While the GOP Debates, Evanston Rallies Against Islamophobia (December 16, 2015)

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs: Bay Area Residents Protest AIPAC Fundraiser (December 16, 2015)

Alternet: Why We Must Challenge Islamophobia in All its Forms (December 16, 2015)

CBS 46 WBCL Atlanta: Jews March for Muslims (December 10, 2015)

Fox 5 WAGA Atlanta: Jews protest ‘Islamophobia’ (December 10, 2015)

The Republican/Masslive.com: Springfield rally against prejudice part of national campaign: Letter to the Editor (December 16, 2015)

Los Angeles Times: Discriminatory policies risk Israel’s longtime bipartisan U.S. support (December 16, 2015)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Post-Hanukkah campaign to fight racism, Islamophobia in Pittsburgh (December 16, 2015)

Mondoweiss: Palestinians took over in the afternoon, at the Haaretz NIF conference (December 15, 2015)

Columbia-Current: Exposing and Overcoming the Exclusivity of Hillel (December 14, 2015)

WBAI-FM New York: More on JVP-NYC anti-Islamophobia action (December 15, 2015)

Rhode Island Future: Jewish Voice for Peace rekindles commitment to justice during Chanukah (December 14, 2015)

Columbus Free Press: Jewish Voices for Peace Say No to Islamophobia (December 14, 2015)

CNN KPLC-TV: Jewish leaders protest Islamophobia in WA (December 14, 2015)

The Denver Post: Muslim-Americans in Colorado fear violence during a spike in rhetoric after terrorist attacks (December 13, 2015)

Truth-out: On US Campuses, Pro-Israel Groups Target Supporters of Palestinian Rights (December 13, 2015)

Palestine In America: Chicago Jews protest Jewish United Fund for CPD collaboration (December 13, 2015)

NBC King 5 Seattle: Islamophobia Challenge Across America (December 12, 2015)

The Ithaca Journal: Jewish voices protest Islamophobia, racism in Ithaca (December 12, 2015)

CNY Central: Jewish group rallies against Islamophobia, hate speech (December 12, 2015)

WAER Radio: CNY Jews Stand in Support of Local Muslims, Part of National Peace Effort (December 12, 2015)

Syracuse.com: Jewish group rallying in Syracuse calls for end to Islamophobia, racism (December 12, 2015)

New Haven Register: New Haven Jews join others nationwide taking stand against Islamophobia and racism (December 12, 2015)

WRAL: Durham Jewish community takes stand against Islamophobia (December 12, 2015)

The Durham Herald Sun: LIGHTS & RIGHTS: Protests draw attention to human rights issues (photos: Gallery: Jewish voice for peace gathering on Hanukkah) (December 11, 2015)

Yes! Magazine: Love in the Time of Mania: Six Ways Americans Are Defying Islamophobia (December 11, 2015)

Tikkun Daily Blog: A Checkpoint Is No Place for a Mezuzah (December 11, 2015)

WWLP News: Jewish people challenge Islamophobia with national protest (December 11, 2015)

The Republican/Masslive.com: Not all Muslims are terrorists’: Springfield rally protests prejudice, hostility toward Muslims (December 11, 2015)

Atlanta Jewish Times: Pro-Muslim Rally Sparks Progressive Claims (December 10, 2015)

NBC 10 Providence: RI groups hold vigil in honor of Muslim refugees, immigrants (December 10, 2015)

Fox 61 New Haven: Jewish voices rally for peace as they challenge Islamaphobia (December 10, 2015)

Albany Herald: Jewish peace group conducts rally (December 10, 2015)

NBC Atlanta 11Alive: DeKalb Police, Muslim community meet to discuss current climate towards Islam (December 10, 2015)

The Providence Journal: At Providence vigil, unified call to end gun violence (December 10, 2015)

Haaretz: Adelson’s Maccabees ‘A Camp for All in the Mainstream pro-Israel Community’ but Not J Street U (December 10, 2015)

Salon: “We will not be silent”: American Jews hit the streets during Hanukkah to fight Islamophobia and racism (December 10, 2015)

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Jewish Voices for Peace hold rally against Islamophobia, racism (December 10, 2015)

The Indypendent: 1st Night of Chanukah Marked by Challenging Islamophobia in U.S. (December 9, 2015)

New York Jewish Week: Caught In The Middle In New Campus Wars (December 9, 2015)

CBS Albany: Local Jewish community rallies for peace (December 8, 2015)

Albany Times Union: Hanukkah vigil for Dontay Ivy on Tuesday (December 8, 2015)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Arab-Israeli lawmaker brings his message of shared history — and destiny — to America (December 8, 2015)

WBAI New YorkJews Protest Islamophobia (December 7, 2015)

Fox 6 Milwaukee: “Walker’s a schmuck!” Four protesters escorted out as Gov. Walker lights menorah in Milwaukee (December 7, 2015)

Huffington Post Religion: These People Are Fighting Anti-Muslim Hate After San Bernardino (December 7, 2015)

CNN: Stand by me: To mark the eight days of Chanukah, Jews in 15 U.S. cities will rally nightly against Islamophobia and racism (December 7, 2015)

KPFA: Middle East in Focus (December 6, 2015)

New York Jewish Week: Ezra Schwartz, The Violence We Mourn, And The Violence We Support (December 3, 2015)


November 2015

Inside Higher Ed: Another Association Backs Israel Boycott (November 30, 2015)

Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle: Should Wisconsin welcome Syrian refugees? (November 30, 2015)

Westchester Magazine: Westchester Organizations Press For Expedited Resettlement Of Syrian Refugees (November 30, 2015)

NBC Miami: Rally Held in Miami to Support Syrian Refugees (November 28, 2015)

Lower Hudson Valley Times: Local groups call for Syrian refugee support (November 27, 2015)

Salon: Jewish Americans assaulted at protest calling for citizen’s arrest of Israeli politician (November 25, 2015)

J. Weekly: Jewish organizations should not try to control discourse by cutting funds (November 25, 2015)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Mass. state senators under fire for upcoming Israel trip (November 24, 2015)

Mondoweiss: Protesters stage citizen’s arrest of Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely at West Coast Ha’aretz conference (November 23, 2015)

Medium: UC Santa Cruz Chancellor Appropriates Black Movement to Attack Palestinian Movement (November 20, 2015)

Daily Hampshire Gazette: Petitioners oppose Israel trip planned by state senators, including President Stanley Rosenberg, Benjamin Downing (November 20, 2015)

Facing South: 7 ways Southerners are fighting hate and fear after Paris terror attacks (November 20, 2015)

Boston.com: Protest planned against Gov. Baker’s stance on Syrian refugees (November 20, 2015)

Mondoweiss: Posters linking Muslim students and BDS activists to terrorism appear on college campuses in California and Washington, DC (November 19, 2015)

Fox12: Local Jewish community voicing support for Syrian refugees (November 18, 2015)

The Columbia Spectator: When it comes to Israel Week, nothing is apolitical (November 18, 2015)

In These Times: Jews Without Money: Toward a Class Politics of Anti-Zionism (November 17, 2015)

Huffington Post: Clinton and CAP Are Out of Touch With Growing Criticism of Israel Among Grassroots Democrats (November 13, 2015)

Salon: “I don’t think she can call herself a feminist”: Palestinian blasts Hillary Clinton for “selective” feminism (November 13, 2015)

Think ProgressNetanyahu Comes To CAP, Lays Out His Conditions For Future Palestinian State (November 10, 2015)

Al Jazeera StreamProtesters say the Center for American Progress (CAP)’s hosting of #Israel’s PM Netanyahu is #NotProgressive (November 10, 2015)

Washington Jewish Week: Protesters call for ‘Open Federation’ outside G.A. site (November 10, 2015)

France24How deep is the rift between US Jews and Netanyahu? (November 10, 2015)

CNN: Benjamin Netanyahu Courts Progressives in D.C. Swing (November 10, 2015)

Buzzfeed: Netanyahu Continues to Divide DC During a Visit Designed to Mend Ties (November 10, 2015)

Common Dreams: Outrage from Within and Without over Netanyahu Speech at Think Tank with Clinton Ties (November 10, 2015)

In These Times: 5 Questions the Center for American Progress should ask Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu today (November 10, 2015)

Politico: Bibi turns on the charm for liberals (November 10, 2015)

LobeLog: CAP and Netanyahu (November 10, 2015)

The Washington Post: The Center for American Progress under fire for hosting speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (November 9, 2015)

Foreign Policy: Netanyahu Visit Sparks Internal Backlash at Powerhouse D.C. Think Tank (November 9, 2015)

Los Angeles Times: Liberal Think Tank Should Host Netanyahu–That’s Democracy (November 9, 2015)

The Forward: Petition Slams Liberal Think Tank for Hosting Benjamin Netanyahu Speech (November 9, 2015) (reprinted in Haaretz)

Politico: Obama and Bibi: Mending Fences? (November 9, 2015)

Al Jazeera AmericaWarnings of strife as Israeli PM embarks on US visit (November 9, 2015)

Al Jazeera: Analysis: Bridges to build at Netanyahu-Obama summit (November 9, 2015)

Middle East Eye: Netanyahu reaffirms Palestinian statehood but does he mean it? (November 9, 2015)

Jewish Daily Forward: When Anti-Israel Activist Blasts Renoir, Media Sits Up and Takes Notice (November 7, 2015)

Boston Jewish Journal: Jewish Voice for Peace–Boston Responds to Misguided “Palestinian Violence Against Israelis” Statement (November 6, 2015)

Jewish Daily Forward: Liberals Push Back Against Benjamin Netanyahu’s Fence-Mending Effort (November 5, 2015)


October 2015

On Being: The Asymmetry of Interfaith Dialogue (October 29, 2015)

Jewish Daily Forward: Jews Demand Campus Anti-Semitism Rules at California Forum (October 28, 2015)

Jewish Journal of Greater LA: UC holds forum on statement against intolerance (October 28, 2015)

The Washington Post: Speech code backers at UC, including its president, want tough criticism of Israel labeled ‘anti-Semitism’ (October 27, 2015)

Associated Press: California Campus Intolerance Policy StirsFree-Speech Fight (October 26, 2015)

Common Dreams: Universities Face Another Push to Criminalize Speech Criticizing Israel (October 27, 2015)

Los Angeles Times: UC panel hears competing claims about anti-bias rules and free speech (October 26, 2015)

Salon: This is Netanyahu’s horror: “An open unleashing of raw racism that has always been a part of Israeli society” (October 26, 2015)

Chicago ABC7: Protestors Ralley to Stop Violence Between Jews, Palestinians (October 25, 2015)

The New York Times: Letters: The Israeli-Palestinian Tumult: Clashing Perspectives (October 15, 2015)

Colorlines: Ms. Lauryn Hill, Angela Davis, Others Featured In Black-Palestinian Solidarity Video (October 15, 2015)

Politico New York: Group calls ‘gift’ to pay for de Blasio’s trip to Israel ‘troubling’ (October 14, 2015)

San Francisco Chronicle: Letters: Israel irony (October 13, 2015)

Jewish Daily Forward: The Israel Debate on Campus Leaves Both Sides Feeling Victimized (October 11, 2015)

The Daily Beast: Global Rally for Humanity,’ Eh? No—Just Another Anti-Muslim Hatefest (October 8, 2015)

Alternet: A New Report Shows That the Palestinian Movement is Under Attack in the US (October 7, 2015)

Lobelog: Another Intifada? (October 6, 2015)

The Real News Network: Reports Expose Zionists Stifling Dissent on US Campuses (October 4, 2015)


September 2015

AlternetExposed: Pro-Israel Modern Day McCarthyites Going to Extremes to Slime Human Rights Activists (September 30, 2015) 

Inside Higher Ed: A Suppression Campaign? (September 30, 2015) 

Identities.Mic: Here Are the Challenges Young People Face Fighting for Palestine on College Campuses (September 30, 2015)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: 2 pro-Palestinian groups: Israel advocates threaten free speech on campus (September 30, 2015)

TeleSUR: Israel Backers Accused of ‘Stifling Dissent’ in US Universities (September 30, 2017)

Common Dreams: How US Colleges Have Become Ground Zero for Suppression of Palestine Solidarity (September 30, 2015)

Salon: Free speech for all on campus! Unless you’re criticizing Israel, that is (September 30, 2015)

NorthJersey.com: Report: Free-speech clashes rise on U.S. campuses over Israel-Palestinian conflict (September 30, 2015)

Haaretz: Pro-Palestinians Accuse Israel Advocates of Muzzling Dissent on U.S. Campuses (September 30, 2015)

The Nation: Living Under Israel’s Missiles (September 18, 2015) 

San Francisco Chronicle: UC regents blast bland intolerance statement as insulting to Jews (September 18, 2015)

Jewish Journal of Greater LA: UC regents reject much-hyped ‘principles of intolerance.’ Napolitano: ‘More work needs to be done’ (September 17, 2015)

The Chronicle of Higher Education: U. of California’s Proposed Statement on Intolerance Is Widely Found Intolerable (September 16, 2015)

San Francisco Chronicle: Pro-Israel students dislike UC regents’ ‘intolerance’ statement (September 16, 2015)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: From across Jewish world, looking back at a tumultuous 5775 (September 13, 2015)

Associated Press: Groups Push University to Adopt Creed Against Anti-Semitism (September 10, 2015)

Salon: A shifting perception of Israel: The divide between Jewish Americans and Israeli Jews over Iran is growing (September 10, 2015)

Huffington Post Live: Has The ‘Israel Lobby’ Lost It’s Grip On D.C.? (September 9, 2015)

Los Angeles Times: Why UC regents’ next meeting is likely to upset some Jewish groups (September 9, 2015)

Common Dreams: As Iran Deal Nabs Necessary Votes, ‘War Criminal’ Cheney Shouted Down in DC (September 8, 2015)

Lobelog: The Iran Deal and American Jews (September 7, 2015)

The New York Times: The Jewish Divide Over the Iran Nuclear Deal (September 3, 2015) 


August 2015

The Jewish Daily Forward: Excommunicating Pro-BDS Jews Is a Huge Strategic Mistake (August 30, 2015)

Huffington Post Live: President Obama Makes Appeal To American Jews (August 28, 2015)

Jewish Telegraph Agency: Lawmaker Wants Israel Aid Suspended Over Killings of Palestinian Teens (August 24, 2015)

The Huffington Post: Congresswoman Asks For Investigation Into Israeli Shooting Of Two Palestinian Teens (August 24, 2015) 

Jewish Telegraph Agency: BDS Rises 31% on Campus — Pro-Israel Activity Also Jumps (August 24, 2015)

The Real News Network: AIPAC Spending Millions to Defeat Iran Deal, But Efforts Are Falling Flat (August 23, 2015)

Jewish Journal of Greater LA: 
At L.A. Jewish Journal, president and publisher face off on Iran deal — and stay friendly (August 14, 2015)

J. Weekly: BDS in the boardroom: campus protests are loud, but corporate pressure is more effective (August 13, 2015)

The Jewish Daily Forward: Anti-Semitism Czar Doubles Down on Delegitimizing Israel Definition (August 12, 2015)

Jewish Telegraph Agency: US Anti-Semitism Envoy Opposes Criminalizing Anti-Semitism (August 12, 2015)


July 2015

Salon: A win for activists in University of California’s anti-Semitism debate (July 26, 2015)

Electronic Intifada: Outcry forces Univ. of California to drop Israel lobby’s “anti-Semitism” definition (July 22, 2015)

The Huffington Post: Palestinian Homes In The West Bank Will Soon Be Demolished — Again (July 22, 2015)

The New York Times: Theodore Bikel, Master of Versatility in Songs, Roles and Activism, Dies at 91 (July 21, 2015)

+972 Magazine: Casting Jewish-American boycott activists as hypocrites (July 19, 2015)

+972 Magazine: In BDS debate, both Jewish feelings and Palestinian lives matter (July 17, 2015)

Los Angeles Times: Legislature urges UC campuses to condemn anti-Semitism (July 16, 2015)

Channel 2: Ulpan Shishi interview with JVP (July 15, 2015)

The Jewish Week: American Jewish Reaction To Agreement Splits On Political Lines (July 14, 2015)

Common Dreams: Opening Historic ‘Possibility of Peace,’ World Powers Clinch Iran Deal (July 14, 2015)

The Washington Post/Religion News Service: Religious responses to the Iran deal: Will we be safer or sorry? (July 14, 2014)

The Jewish Daily Forward: Jews Join Israel in Slamming Iran Deal (July 14, 2015)

Jewish Telegraph Agency: Israeli leaders, some Jewish groups condemn final Iran nuclear deal (July 14, 2015)

Politico: AIPAC takes cautious approach on Iran deal (July 14, 2015)

Al Jazeera America: Game changer: 10 years of BDS (July 9, 2015)

Mondoweiss: The BDS Movement at 10: An interview with Omar Barghouti (July 9, 2015)

The Jewish Journal of Greater LA: Behind the BDS curtain (July 9, 2015)

Times of Israel: 10 years later, how BDS became the politically correct way to delegitimize Israel (July 9, 2015)

TruthOut: Ten Years of BDS: The Growing Movement Against the Occupation of Palestine (July 8, 2015)

Al Jazeera America: Divestment movement against Israel gains steam (July 8, 2015)

Associated Press: Boycott Drive Gains Strength, Raising Alarm in Israel (July 7, 2015)

Common Dreams: One year after the Israeli military assault on Gaza (July 7, 2015)

Common Dreams: Ten Years On, the Undeniable, Growing Power of the BDS Movement (July 7, 2015)

The Jewish Week: Protestant Vote To Back BDS Sparks Concern (July 7, 2015)

Jewish Telegraph Agency: United Church of Christ to divest from companies working in West Bank (July 1, 2015)

Haaretz: Protestant churches split over anti-Israel divestment resolutions (July 5, 2015)

Al Jazeera America: US church votes to divest over Israeli occupation (July 1, 2015)

+972 Magazine: Major U.S. church backs divestment from Israeli occupation (July 1, 2015)

Common Dreams: Affirming ‘Dignity of All People,’ Mainstream Church Votes to Divest from Occupation-Profiting Companies (July 1, 2015)

The Jewish Daily Forward: Does Church Vote Signal BDS Tipping Point? (July 1, 2015)

Jewish Telegraph Agency: United Church of Christ to Divest from Companies Working in West Bank (July 1, 2015)

Al Jazeera: US Church Votes to Divest over Israeli Occupation (July 1, 2015)

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