Following shared news that American Friends Service Committee joined with Nobel Peace Laureates to call for real peace between Israelis and Palestinians, Shafi Chowdhury from Surrey sent information about another AFSC initiative with Jewish Voice for Peace.
On its website we read that Jewish Voice for Peace is the only national Jewish organization that provides a voice for Jews and allies who believe that peace in the Middle East will be achieved through justice and full equality for both Palestinians and Israelis.
With offices in New York and California, 100,000 online activists, chapters across the country and an Advisory Board comprised of numerous prominent Jewish thinkers and artists, JVP supports nonviolent efforts here and in Israel-Palestine to end Israel’s Occupation, expand human and civil rights, and implement a US policy based on international law and democracy:
- conducting global campaigns to defend and free Israeli and Palestinian human rights activists
- supporting the growth of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement through divestment from companies that profit from the occupation and
- working in coalition with others including Arab, Muslim, Palestinian and Christian groups to fight bigotry and end the occupation.