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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




Historic olive grove sentenced to death

The ancient olive groves of Cremisan, a Christian community, have been severed from their owners by the wall. Now what were reputed to be Palestine’s best olives, and their owners, are being left to wither on the vine.

Cameron attacks Israel’s land policy

David Cameron’s statement of shock at viewing the immurement of East Jerusalem will not have been spontaneous. Separation walls have turned Israel and the OPT into scores of ghettoes and Netanyahu has not a single national leader who will defend his policy of ghettoisation and settlements.

Starving the people out of East Jerusalem

City dwellers need an income, home, amenities in order to survive. Local and national government controlling East Jerusalem provide house demolitions and high taxes instead, in the hope that fewer and fewer Palestinians will want to live there – including the present population. Jillian Kestler D’Amours describes the degradation enforced by the massive separation wall isolating East Jerusalem.

State and settlers’ illegal economic war against Palestinian olive farming

The olive harvest, principal source of income and way of life for many Palestinians, begins this week. It galvanises the IOF into checking the IDs of Palestinians returning to help with the harvest and settlers into cutting down olive trees in a drive to destroy the Palestinian economy and land ownership, And then there’s the wall, reports JK D’Amours,1st, which Israel plans to drive through the lands of Battir. The Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice on the illegality of the Wall is given 3rd.

Begun in 2002, judged illegal 2004, Israel’s apartheid wall goes on regardless

Ten years ago, the Israeli state began building a gigantic wall to seal out Palestinians. Marching across the West Bank it has taken in much Palestinian land which its owners now can’t reach. It was unequivocally judged illegal by the International Court of Justice in 2004. The European initiative against the wall is running an awareness campaign this week, 1. The court’s judgment, and reasoning, is posted, 2.

We say apartheid, you say hafrada

The Cape Town sitting of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine concluded that ‘Israel subjects Palestinians to an institutionalised regime of domination’ (1). (2) Jeff Halper provided the tribunal with a sober account of the buildings pulled down and put up by the Israeli state. enacting its official policy of hafrada, or separation or apartheid (2)