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  • How Peace Can Survive Trump and Bibi

    In the wake of the United States’ elections, the waning weeks of 2016 are being defined by despair for progressives. That despair is at its…

  • Feinstein-Netanyahu Letters on Susiya

    Senator Dianne Feinstein today released a series of letter exchanges between herself and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concerning the Palestinian village of Susiya, which lives…

  • Policy Brief: Israel’s “Formalization” Law

    On Sunday the Israeli cabinet unanimously passed a bill that would legalize settlement outposts in the occupied West Bank that were built on privately owned…

  • Likud Chairman Threatens Citizenship of B’Tselem’s Executive Director

    These incidents represent a steadily mounting effort to erode Israeli democracy, which is already reeling under the weight of fifty years of occupation. Arresting that erosion is crucial for Israelis, Palestinians and the cause of peace and justice for both.

  • The Settlements vs. the Peace Process

    On Wednesday, in the wake of Israel’s announcement of hundreds of more units in West Bank settlements, the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted a…

  • Q&A with Rebecca Vilkomerson

    Rebecca Vilkomerson has been a member of Jewish Voice for Peace since 2001 and the group’s Executive Director since 2009. She lived with her family…

  • Five Takeaways from the US-Israel MOU

    On Wednesday Israel and the United States finally signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), committing the United States to provide Israel with $38 billion…

  • Settlement Withdrawal And “Ethnic Cleansing”

    Earlier today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office tweeted out a short video in which Netanyahu confronts the claim, made regularly by the United States and the rest…