On 15th March 2014 Hilary and Philip wrote:
We have just returned from a week spent in Israel trying to find out the current position for the Bedouin in the Negev since the so-called “shelving” of the Prawer-Begin plan in December.
We are greatly concerned at what we have learned and it seems imperative at this stage to increase awareness of the situation (more…)
A petition posted up by a member of the UK group Jews for Justice for Palestinians and titled Jews say No to ‘Israel as Jewish state’ has mined a rich seam of feelings from Jews (mainly in UK, USA and Canada) speaking in their own voices, about being handed a share of Israel.
Petition author Rachel Lever says “This is not a numerical poll, nor a questionnaire. It doesn’t calculate percentages of a sample or fit people into a pre-set choice of attitudes, but gives them a platform to speak for themselves, as Jews, to say how they feel about Israel’s claim to be “theirs”. (more…)
Beautiful new Song for Palestine, to music inspired by anti-apartheid anthem Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika, written in the hours of the night following the death of Nelson Mandela, this song and video are published by One Democracy.