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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




Harm to Palestinians must be proportional

Israel does not recognise human rights law but the Supreme Court has upheld the rights of property owners, even when they are Arabs. Now the country’s top lawyer (AG) has ruled – to cries of outrage – that Palestinian land can be seized to provide access to settlements.

All legal opinion condemns land-grab bill

This is an excellent briefing from from Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights about the ‘Expropriation Act’ which has been made Israeli law by right-wing ‘force majeure’ in the Knesset.

The land-grabbers’ new clothes

Israel’s most right-wing law-makers are dragging their country across a ‘very thick red line’ into a preposterous domain of Newspeak. By giving a new Act the bland and lawyerly title of ‘Regulation’ Jewish Home hopes no-one will see the massive land robbery they’re trying to hide.

Israel reaps the whirlwind

There’s not much point in carrying reports of Netanyahu’s response to the UNSC’s resolution on settlements. It is entirely, self-pityingly, predictable. Here he musters his troops for a fight-back against the rule of international humanitarian law.

Settlement bill allows seizure of Palestinian land

Shmuel Rosner, Jewish Journal, is not certain whether the Knesset bill enabling seizure of Palestinian land is just a game in the coalition’s power shifts – or a profound turn towards West Bank annexation.