2017 Protest Against AIPAC

This year’s protest against the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) was marked by two rallies, one organized by the Jewish-Americans against settlements group “IfNotNow” and the other organized by Abbas Hamideh of Al-Awda, the Palestine Right To Return Coalition which was co-sponsored by ANSWER Coalition. Both protests ended in front of the Walter E.…

‘Drop the Film Fest’ protest exposes Israeli Apartheid in Chicago

Last week, twenty protesters gathered outside the Music Box Theatre on Chicago’s Northside to protest the Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema (CFIC) and to support the international call for a cultural boycott of Israel. The “Drop The Film Fest” protest was organized by a coalition of members from different organizations, including For the People Artists…

Stolen Homes Coalition targets Airbnb, Fidelity Investments

The Stolen Homes Coalition’s campaign demanded Airbnb stop listing rentals in Israeli settlements, during a Day of Action on June 2. Rallies targeting Airbnb and its investors were held in 18 cities in the U.S. and abroad. The home-sharing service reportedly allows Israeli settlers to list their properties without mentioning that they are located on occupied…

Thousands gather in DC to protest AIPAC Conference

A crowd of people gathered in front of the White House on Sunday to demand the right of return for Palestinians and protest the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Protesters then marched to the Walter Washington Convention Center, where the pro-Israel lobbying group is hosting its annual convention. Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and…

JVP protests Hebron Fund as part of Open Shuhada Street Campaign

Last month, Jewish Voice for Peace Columbia/Barnard held a protest outside the office of the Hebron Fund, a Brooklyn based organization that provides financial assistance to Jewish settlers in the Palestinian city of Hebron. A group of about 30 protesters demanded that the government revoke the Hebron Fund’s status as a tax-exempt non-for-profit because the…