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Aug 2015: Call on Global leaders to lift the Gaza blockade



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JfJfP comments


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


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


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

Comments in 2012 and 2011



Books on Israel-Palestine

A guide to the literature on Israel-Palestine and the wider region

Most recently published books

Older books:

1. Memoirs/biography/oral testimonies
2. The Arts: fiction/poetry/photography
3. History
4. Current affairs/politics


There are a large number of good books and films relating to the history and development of Israel-Palestine and the wider region. Over time, we aim to build up a reference library of links to recommended books and films and to critical commentary on them.

Here is a simple listing of half-a-dozen introductory books to go on with:

Mike Berry & Greg Philo, Israel and Palestine: Competing Histories
Karl Sabbagh, Palestine: A Personal History
Michel Warschawski, On the Border
Raja Shehadeh, Palestinian Walks
Judith Keshet, Checkpoint Watch: Testimonies from Occupied Palestine
Suad Amiry, Sharon and my Mother-in-law
Arthur Neslen, Occupied Minds: A Journey Through the Israeli Psyche
Anything and everything by Edward Said!



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