|Release Etaf `Alyan||Women`s Organization for Political Prisoners (WOFPP)- Protest The administrative detention of Etaf `Alyan, mother of a 18 months old baby, which has been extended for six months !
| Upcoming Action , The Week That Was ||Rabbis For Human Rights- This week we will need to be working in multiple locations all week *** Protect a home from demolition||30/4/2006|
|ANNOUNCING THE NEXT ETT/ICAHD STUDY TOUR||ICAHD - In order to strengthen the voice of the international community, the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD), one of the leading Israeli peace organizations, encourages people to visit Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories to see the situation for themselves. No amount of reading, attending lectures or watching films can convey an accurate understanding of the “facts on the ground” which are crucial to any program of advocacy.||29/4/2006|
|Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006 - Update, Take Action||Brit Tzedek - Despite the positive steps taken away from the original House legislation, both S. 2370 and H.R. 4681, as currently written, significantly restrict the U.S. role in bringing Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table and directing them to a two-state resolution of the conflict. Their sanctions and restrictions weaken moderate pro-peace Palestinian voices and embolden extremists, tie the President`s hands in dealing with emergency security crises, and drastically cut critical US assistance to the Palestinian people, which helps build Palestinian civil infrastructure.
|Palestin-Israel, Is it the end of the joint non violent strugle against the separation fence in Bil`in??||Anarchists Against the Wall
- "More than a year old non violent
joint struggle was "kidnapped" for the second consecutive time by youth of Bil`in who do not share nor respect the non violent strategy of the Bil`in village commitee for the joint struggle against the separation fence."||29/4/2006|
|URGENT ACTION: Halt construction of new wall in south Hebron hills At-Tuwani||Christian Peacekeeping Team - "Please contact Israeli legislators (listed below) to urge them to impose an immediate halt on construction of a low wall along bypass road 317 in the south Hebron hills."
|Arab and Jewish students for a direct action against the occupation - 29.4||Tel Aviv University Student Coalition,
Beir Zeit University Student council, and FFIPP Israel.||24/4/2006|
|LIBERATION SEDER HELD BY YOUNG BOSTON JEWS OUTSIDE AIPAC OFFICE IN BOSTON||ICAHD - The group set up a seder table and recited Passover`s traditional four questions, with newly written answers that included facts about Israel`s demolition of Palestinian homes, confiscation and destruction of Palestine`s land resources for the expansion of settlements and the Separation Wall, and malnutrition and poverty in Palestine caused by Israeli closure and movement restrictions.||23/4/2006|
|Help Ezra Nawi||Taayush - Many of you have either have met or heard of Ezra Nawi. For the past five years he has been the leading force behind the political activity in South Hebron, struggling literately day and night in an effort to strengthen the Palestinian cave dwellers as the Israeli government and settlers try to expel them from their land.||23/4/2006|
|The Freedom Theatre - Children Need Your Help||The Freedom Theatre - Help us to bring some hope and a bit of a normal life to the children of the [Jenin refugee] camp. They are not to be blamed for the choice of the democratically elected Hamas.
|Palastin-Israel, Bil`in, the joint struggle against the separation fence and occupation 21-4-06||Anarchists Against The Wall - "At noon, the demonstration started with the usual march from the village
center on the road leading towards the route of the separation fence - cutting
more than half of the village lands as preparation to their confiscation and
annexation to Israel. We were about 150 participants - half of us Bil`in
inhabitants. The theme of this Friday demo was the call for boycott on products
|Demonstration in At-Tuwani, Hebron Region, Against the Proposed Wall Along Settler Road||ISM -- Press Releases, Hebron Region -- demonstration against plan to build an 80cm security wall along one side of bypass route 317, Saturday 22 April 2006, 11AM ||21/4/2006|
|help me build an alternative to the [American] Religious Right--before it`s too late!||Rabbi Michael Lerner - Spiritual Activism conference in Washington, D.C. May 17-20, 2006||18/4/2006|
|Stop the madness ||Report by Adam Keller - The Other Israel - "When I went out of my house, a neighbor greeted me with `Happy Passover.` I wanted to scream at him `Did you not see TV last night, the children killed and wounded by our artillery in Gaza? What is there to be happy about?` But what`s the use? He was just a friendly old man being polite."
|PLEASE SIGN PETITION TO RE-INSTATE EU AND US AID TO PALESTINE!||Link to the petition to Re-instate EU and US aid to Palestine and to end the economic boycott of Palestine. Please sign this and circulate it to others who might sign. "This aid is desperately needed because the Israeli government
systematically pursues policies that prevent economic self sufficiency
on the west bank and in Gaza."
|Plowing North of Hebron - Monday 17/4||On Monday, 17th of April, we`ll join Palestinians living north of Hebron in ploughing lands to which they are denied access by settlers and the army. We need as many activists as possible.
|120 former Israeli, Palestinian combatants in new peace drive ||Reuters - Formation of the new "Combatants for Peace" group is a rare sign of comradeship at a time when separation increasingly characterizes relations between Israelis and Palestinians. Editor`s note: visit the group`s page at http://www.combatantsforpeace.org/
|A CALL TO EUROPE||Gush Shalom, The Israeli Peace Bloc -- "It is in the interest of Europe, as it is in the interest of Israel and Palestine, to achieve peace. Don`t succumb to pressure from outside interests, whose policy has already led to several recent disasters in the Middle East"||14/4/2006|
|"Combatants for Peace" Israeli-Palestinian Liberation Gathering||"Combatants for Peace" is a unique non-profit organization comprised of a group of Israeli and Palestinian individuals who were actively involved in the cycle of violence in our area. The Israelis served as combat soldiers in the Israeli army and the Palestinians were involved in acts of violence in the name of Palestinian liberation. In the past we used weapons against one another, we saw each other only through weapon sights - now, we are working together for peace and justice.
|The settlers in Hebron continue to attack the Palestinians - volunteers needed||The settlers in Hebron continue to attack the Palestinians and
International Volunteers in the City, including two serious attacks in the last week. The coming month is especially dangerous, and the
presence of Israeli volunteers helps in reducing the attacks. Volunteers are needed for patrols, especially in Passover, on 12-15/4 and 18-20/4, and also every Saturday and any other day.||3/4/2006|
|AVIV SELA IS REFUSING – DEMO NEXT TO THE TEL HASHOMER DRAFT BOARD||Refuser groups- On Wednesday April 5, 2006 Aviv Sela will refuse his first call-up order to the Israeli army of occupation. Aviv will be sentenced to military prison for an unknown period of time. Aviv could have found other ways to avoid army service, however he chosen to refuse publicly in order to advance a public discussion about the occupation.
|Action Update from Rabbis for Human Rights ||RHR - Plowing *** Saber Shayta of Salem is in Beilinson Hospital after being attacked today by 4 settlers ||2/4/2006|
|Russia to give PA aid||Associated Press - "Russia will give the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority USD 10 million in funding, a newspaper reported Tuesday."||19/4/2006|
|German group calls on Israeli Soldiers to refuse orders to kill innocents||IMEMC & Agencies - "This is an appeal to Israeli soldiers to fulfill their moral duty to prevent war crimes!"||19/4/2006|
| Teenage bomber who shook the Middle East||Eric Silver in Jerusalem and Sa`id Ghazali in the West Bank - The Independent - "A youthful Islamic Jihad activist blew himself up outside a crowded falafel bar in Tel Aviv yesterday, killing at least nine civilians and wounding about 50."||19/4/2006|
|Weekly Update from Rabbis for Human Rights||We submitted a petition along with the Jerusalem Center for Human Rights, an objection against the Zif-Carmel Road in the Hebron area *** Salem farmers protected by Israeli human rights activists organized by Rabbis For Human Rights and the Kibbutz Movement will return Friday morning at 9:00 to continue agricultural work at the site of violent settler attacks last Friday and Saturday. ||9/4/2006|
|Occupation Refuser Aviv Sela sentenced to 21 days imprisonment||Occupation Refuser Aviv Sela was sentenced Wednesday, April 5 2006, to 21 days imprisonment in a military jail #4 after he announced his refusal to be enlisted for regular mandatory service in the IDF. Dozens of friends, family members and supporters demonstrated in support of Aviv Wednesday morning at the gate of the national conscription center.
|Anti-Wall Campaign asks for boycott of French companies following home demolitions in Walaja ||IMEMC & Agencies - "The Grassroots Palestinian Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign issued a call for citizens and civil society groups to stand up and demand the immediate cessation of the involvement of French companies Alstom and Connex in the construction of a high-speed train route through the Al Walaja area."||1/4/2006|
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