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2016:

06 May: Tair Kaminer starts her fifth spell in gaol. Send messages of support via Reuven Kaminer

04 May: Against the resort to denigration of Israel’s critics

2015:

23 Dec: JfJfP policy statement on BDS

14 Nov: Letter to the Guardian about the Board of Deputies

11 Nov: UK ban on visiting Palestinian mental health workers

20 Oct: letter in the Guardian

13 Sep: Rosh Hashanah greetings

21 Aug: JfJfP on Jeremy Corbyn

29 July: Letter to Evening Standard about its shoddy reporting

24 April: Letter to FIFA about Israeli football

15 April: Letter re Ed Miliband and Israel

11 Jan: Letter to the Guardian in response to Jonathan Freedland on Charlie Hebdo

2014:

15 Dec: Chanukah: Celebrating the miracle of holy oil not military power

1 Dec: Executive statement on bill to make Israel the nation state of the Jewish people

25 Nov: Submission to All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism

7 Sept: JfJfP Executive statement on Antisemitism

3 Aug: Urgent disclaimer

19 June Statement on the three kidnapped teenagers

25 April: Exec statement on Yarmouk

28 Mar: EJJP letter in support of Dutch pension fund PGGM's decision to divest from Israeli banks

24 Jan: Support for Riba resolution

16 Jan: EJJP lobbies EU in support of the EU Commission Guidelines, Aug 2013–Jan 2014

2013:

29 November: JfJfP, with many others, signs a "UK must protest at Bedouin expulsion" letter

November: Press release, letter to the Times and advert in the Independent on the Prawer Plan

September: Briefing note and leaflet on the Prawer Plan

September: JfJfP/EJJP on the EU guidelines with regard to Israel

14th June: JfJfP joins other organisations in protest to BBC

2nd June: A light unto nations? - a leaflet for distribution at the "Closer to Israel" rally in London

24 Jan: Letter re the 1923 San Remo convention

18 Jan: In Support of Bab al-Shams

17 Jan: Letter to Camden New Journal about Veolia

11 Jan: JfJfP supports public letter to President Obama

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This week’s postings on JfJfP.com website

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There is no single issue to this week’s postings though the claim that Israel is constantly in danger from its neighbours is belied – or confirmed – by Israeli attacks on the Bedouin – the enemy within – and on an Iranian general in a Syrian convoy. Much is attributed to PM Netanyahu’s drive to cut a good figure for the March election.

Mass protest at police killing of Bedouin

Foul racism endemic to ‘Jewish state’

Drone killing for electoral gain

Meanwhile, the PNA, having given up hope in US diplomacy, has applied directly to the ICC, and been met with an intensive Israeli lobbying effort in the US to disparage both the ICC and the Palestinian cause.

Israelis should learn the rules of the ICC
Lobbyists aim to crush diplomatic intifada

The term ‘apartheid’ to describe the power relations in Israel / Palestine is disputed by Irene Calis, al-shabaka. White South Africans needed chap black labour; Israelis want Palestinians to disappear; short of that, they make their life impossible with a bureaucratic regime of permits to be alive.

All Palestinians are criminals until they get the right permits

The 70th anniversary of the end of the holocaust / shoah / judeocide is producing much general coverage. Here,we post material from the Holocaust Memorial Trust (theme Memory)- and articles questioning why the former USSR – first liberators of the camps but ambivalent about Jews- have been left out of all the ceremonies.

Remember remember (but let’s forget the Soviet Union)

A BDS victory in Tower Hamlets, whose council has decided on an ‘ethical procurement policy’ is reported here.

London borough to exclude unethical companies

And much else beside.

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