BDS

Boycott, divestment & sanctions handout

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement has received a great deal of attention recently, but what is it really about? This resources answers questions about the growing and dynamic BDS movement.   

5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide and Resources

This resource guide is intended to help facilitate discussion about the film “5 Broken Cameras” by social action groups, classes, and other interested parties.  We hope that discussion of this important film becomes a vehicle for developing a greater understanding of the issues involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and nonviolent resistance in Palestine.  

5 Broken Cameras: Bil'in Case Study

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide includes a case study developed based on interviews conducted by AFSC in Bil’in.

5 Broken Cameras: Discussion and Action

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide includes sample questions which can be used to guide discussions about the film and information about resources that interested individuals and groups can use to find out more about the situation in Bil’in, in Israel and Palestine, and about actions they can support that will help bring change. 

5 Broken Cameras: Palestinian Nonviolent Resistance

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide provides background information on Palestinian nonviolent resistance to Israel’s occupation. 

5 Broke Cameras: Overview

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide provides a brief summary of the film and background and context information about the village of Bilin. 

 

Acting in Faith podcast: Calling forth the goodness, Episode 2

"Calling forth the goodness" is a podcast series that features the voices and communities that work together to create change.

This episode, "Seeds of an Occupation," tells the story of how the AFSC is partnering with students, interfaith coalitions, and community groups to end the Israeli occupation in Palestine through the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

Listen and hear the voices of community members all around the country working together for change.

Boycott SodaStream

Join an interfaith group of people of conscience calling on all consumers and stores to stop buying and selling SodaStream products, which are manufactured within an Israeli settlement in occupied Palestinian territory.

Israel-Palestine No-buy List

The Wall

The Wall - Bethlehem

Following approval of an Israel-Palestine investment screen by AFSC’s board, a staff/board committee developed an implementation plan and “no-buy list”.  After careful consideration the committee decided to use a list of 29 companies compiled by the New England Conference of the United Methodist Church as the foundation for a new no-buy list.  This list was put together following extensive research described here and with assistance from the Who Profits team

Who we are

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more

Where we work

AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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