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SPC Birthday Dinner with Remi Kanazi

Sat, Oct 3, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Bellevue Heights Methodist Church, 2112 Geddes St. 13207

Remi Kanazi, spoken word artist and author of "Before the Next Bomb Drops", will be the featured guest at the Syracuse Peace Council's 79th Birthday Dinner. Please join us!

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Criminalizing Dissent and Palestine Solidarity

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By Ursula Rozum

The election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the US unleashed a wave of protests and demonstrations. In response to the outpouring of dissent, anti-protest bills have been introduced in state legislatures. Many states are drafting bills to increase fines and jail sentences for protesters obstructing traffic (Minnesota, Washington, South Dakota, Indiana, Florida, Mississippi, Iowa), trespassing on infrastructure such as railways and pipelines (Colorado , Oklahoma), wearing masks (Missouri), or refusing to leave an “unlawful protest” (Virginia).

Justice For Palestine Meeting

Wed, Aug 16, 2017 6:30pm
Syracuse Peace Council, 2013 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY, Second Floor

Founded in the wake of the December ‘08 Israeli attack on Gaza, Justice for Palestine is a community educational and organizing project. We provide grassroots education and generate political pressure needed to re-orient US policy toward a just peace. Coordinated by the Syracuse Peace Council, it includes people active in the local Methodist Task Force for Middle East Peace, the Islamic Society of Central New York, Al Huda Muslim American Society Mosque and Syracuse Jews for Peace.

Justice For Palestine Meeting

Wed, Jul 12, 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Syracuse Peace Council, 2013 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY, Second Floor

Justice for Palestine is a community educational and organizing project. We provide grassroots education and generate political pressure needed to re-orient US policy toward a just peace. Coordinated by the Syracuse Peace Council, it includes people active in the local Methodist Task Force for Middle East Peace, the Islamic Society of Central New York, Al Huda Muslim American Society Mosque and Syracuse Jews for Peace.

Contact: Julia Ganson- jgganson@syr.edu

Boycott HP: Technology of Israeli Apartheid

Wed, Apr 19, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm
University United Methodist Church 1085 E. Genesee St. Syracuse, NY 13210

At a time when Congress is increasing military aid to Israel to the tune of $3.8 billion annually and the Trump administration is supporting the expansion of illegal settlements, human rights activists MUST use all the tactics at our disposal to organize and build a movement for justice.

 

Two decades ago, the international boycott of firms that supported the apartheid South African regime played an important role in overturning that racist regime. It's time to do it again as part of our efforts to end the Israeli occupation of Palestine.

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Palestinian Human Rights Defender Facing Trial in Israeli Military Court

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by Ariel Gold

Human rights activists are under attack in Israel/Palestine. On October 21, 2016, Israeli Knesset member David Bitan called for Hagai El-Ad, executive director of the Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem, to have his citizenship revoked after his testimony before the United Nations Security Council criticizing the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land. In March, 2016 Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon accused Breaking the Silence, an Israeli veteran’s organization that collects and publishes testimony from Israeli soldiers, of treason.

Miko Peled in Cazenovia

Fri, Sep 16, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cazenovia United Methodist Church, 23 Lincklaen St, Cazenovia

The Justice for Palestine Committee is greeting the author and activist Miko Peled in Syracuse on Friday September 16 for two events. Peled’s 2012 book The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, as an account of how he, "the son of an Israeli General and a staunch Zionist, came to

Freedom to Boycott Rally at the State Fair

Thu, Aug 25, 2016 10:30am - 12:30pm
New York State Fair

Remodel RE/MAX:

Fri, Jul 15, 2016 3:45pm - 5:00pm
108 Buchman Close Circle, Fayetteville NY

Join us in front of the RE/MAX office in Fayetteville to tell RE/MAX to set standards that their franchises NOT sell houses in illegal Israeli settlements and their brokers and agents NOT refer clients to offices that engage in such practices. There will be signs and props to hold - or you can bring your own. Leave a message if you would like to help with organizing!

Nakba Commemoration 2016

Sun, May 15, 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm
ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave.

A community commemoration of the Nakba. Nakba means “Catastrophe” in Arabic. It refers to the destruction of Palestinian society in 1948 when approximately 750,000 Palestinians fled or were forced into exile by Israeli troops. Today, there are more than 4 million registered Palestinian refugees worldwide. Israel refuded to allow Palestinian refugees to return to their homes and to pay them compensation, as required by UN Resolution 194 of 1948.

 

Speakers:  Kawthar A Shomar, Pat Carmeli, Ava Carmeli

 

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