Israel and Palestine Related Content

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

 

Life in Occupied Palestine: Personal Accounts

Wed, Apr 13, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
ArtRage, 505 Hawley, Syracuse

Ahmed Hmeedat, human rights lawyer, artist and art coordina­tor of the Nakba Museum Project, will reflect on his experience growing up in a refugee camp. The Building Company Theater will perform Walls-Transition Position, a physical theater work exploring the stress fractures that result from holding an unsustainable position, or from forc­ing a rapid transition. The piece is based on the observations of a young woman during her visit to the West Bank in June, 2013.

Justice for Palestine Committee Monthly Meeting

Tue, Apr 12, 2016 12:00pm
2013 E. Genesee St. 2nd Floor, Syracuse NY 13210

Please come to the next Justice for Palestine Committee monthly meeting. 

If this is your first time, please contact Ursula at ursula@peacecouncil.net. or 315.472.5478.

Justice for Palestine Committee Meeting

Tue, Mar 8, 2016 12:00pm
Syracuse Peace Council 2103 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Please join us for the monthly meeting of Justice for Palestine. If this is your first meeting, please contact Ursula (315.472.5478, ursula@peacecouncil.net) in advance for information for orientation about what the meeting will be about. 

Tears of Olive Trees Reading

Tue, Oct 27, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Art Rage Gallery: 505 Hawley Ave

 

 

AbdulKarim Al Makadma, the author of “THE TEARS OF OLIVE TREES”will read passages from his book about growing up in Al Shati refugee camp in Gaza. The book is a multi-generational non-fiction memoir of a Palestinian family’s heroic struggle against poverty, violence and oppression. Discussion will follow the reading.

Learn more at www.thetearsofolivetrees.com

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