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JfJfP comments


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


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


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



Hebron, epitome of the Occupation

As one witness says here, Hebron has every device and method invented for controlling Palestinian movement – all for the protection of 86 Jewish families. The ratio of soldiers to settlers is c. 2:1 in the old city and 1:4 outside, a pointless and provocative extravagance .

In the peace-killers’ twisted world

This is an extract from a new book by Dan Ephron on the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin 20 years ago published by The Observer. We learn that killer Amir thought he was chosen by God to save Israel and admired mass killer Baruch Goldstein. Such men inhabit a world in which they are the heroes in a country grown soft and sloppy. They have their admirers today.

Jews can be terrorists too

Any beleaguered, discrete group of people can sustain itself on a dogma of its moral superiority. Jews are no exception – but the idea is false and dangerous when carried into state power, as in Israel, and when the many acts of terrorism carried out by Jews, both in the army and by civilians, are forgotten and denied. Jerry Haber reminds us.

Palestinians unite to demand ‘Open Shuhada Street’

Open Shuhata St.

Shuhada Street was a main thoroughfare in Hebron, lined by Palestinian shops, leading to the market square. Ten years ago, a far-right American Jewish settler, Baruch Goldstein, shot dead 29 Palestinians in the Ibrahimi mosque. He was beaten to death by survivors. In response, the IDF closed Shuhada Street to all Palestinians, turning the area into a ghost town dotted with Jewish settlements and Israeli checkpoints. For the last few years on the anniversary of the massacre Palestinians have demonstrated for the opening of Shuhada Street to them.