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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



Remember the forgotten Israelis – a panel discussion in London, 9th October

Palestinian citizens of Israel constitute at least a fifth of Israel’s population and yet they are often overlooked, by Israel and by the international community. Inspired by Mohammed Amin’s 2-16 article, Remember the Forgotten Israelis, Oasis of Peace has organised a symposium in London to explore the issues at stake.

Based on the ethos of Neve Shalom / Wahat al-Salam (NSWaS), the mission of Oasis of Peace is to advance social equity and cohesion in both Israel and the United Kingdom.

Netanyahu backs a new major exercise in ethnic cleansing

Netanyahu has made public his adoption of far-right defence minister, Avigdor Lieberman’s transfer plan that “would see borders redrawn to allow Israel to annex coveted settlements in the West Bank in exchange for stripping hundreds of thousands of Palestinians of their Israeli citizenship and reassigning their communities to a highly circumscribed Palestinian state.”

The ongoing attack on Palestinian citizens of Israel


In videos released last week in English and Hebrew, Benjamin Netanyahu urged Palestinian citizens to become more active in public life. But these videos are addressed to European audiences, disquieted at the rank discrimination against Palestinians in Israel. The reality on the ground is that this discrimination is growing worse, as Jonathan Cook makes clear.

Netanyahu fuels ethnic hate against Israeli Palestinians

In statements reminiscent of extreme right-wing ideologues, Netanyahu fuels ethnic hostility, holding all Palestinian citizens of Israel collectively responsible for Tel Aviv new year’s day shooting attack.

The Palestinian Citizens of Israel

Citizenship in Crisis – The Palestinian Citizens of Israel: A Counterintuitive Account [1] Michal Biletzki, The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), JfJfP nd WM Junior Visiting Fellows’ Conferences, Vol. XXVII © 2011 by the authors Readers may redistribute this article to other individuals for noncommercial use, provided that the text and this note remain intact. This […]

The Arab Citizens of Israel

Don’t say you didn’t know about: The Arab Citizens of Israel Text drafted 13 May 2004 by Richard Kuper, updated 11 Sep 2004 Israel prides itself on being ‘the only democracy in the Middle East.’ Israel’s declaration of Independence on 14 May 1948 said that the state of Israel ‘will promote the development of the […]