Rabbi Brant Rosen: Jews in Solidarity with Palestinians

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 7:00pm

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions & Beyond

Rabbi Brant Rosen is the Rabbi of Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation (JRC) in Evanston, IL. He is the co-founder of Ta’anit Tzedek – Jewish Fast for Gaza and serves as the Chairperson of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council. He blogs regularly at Shalom Rav (

"Encounter Point" flyer for March 11, 2013

Poster for March 11, 2013 film in Concord NH

FILM - "Encounter Point" - re-scheduled

Monday, March 11, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This award-winning film brings us into the lives of remarkable Palestinian and Israeli families who have all lost family members in the ongoing violence, and who decide through courage and heart-breaking openness to become bridges of nonviolent peacemaking.  This is a true story of everyday people who have made the extraordinary decision to choose dialogue over vengeance.  

Young American Jew works for Palestinian justice

No one would say it’s easy to question beliefs you have held your whole life.

For Daniel Kaplan, an American Jew who organizes college students in a national campaign to pressure divestment from corporations that profit from the Israeli occupation of Palestine, answering these questions honestly meant reconciling a deep sense of justice with an equally deep sense of himself.

Daniel grew up in a liberal Jewish community in the Chicago area that taught him that Jews’ struggles with persecution compel them to stand up for others who are oppressed and persecuted.

Take Action! Denounce the Raid on Palestinian Human Rights Organizations

At 3 am on December 11, the Israeli army raided the offices of Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights, the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committee (UPWC), and the Palestinian NGO Network (PNGO).  Soldiers destroyed furniture, office appliances, ransacked filing cabinets, and confiscated computers, computer hard drives, and video cameras.

Take Action! Denounce the Raid on Human Rights Organizations

Dear all,

Hold Those Who Profit From Occupation Accountable

The last week of violence, bombings, and death in Gaza, make clear that we must redouble our existing efforts to organize effective campaigns against those who profit from and are responsible for enabling Israel’s ongoing occupation of Palestine.

Voices from Gaza

We are collecting stories from Palestinians whose lives are affected by the current conflict. We will continue to add more voices as our staff and partners in the region are able to collect and share more.

Learn more about AFSC's response to the crisis in Gaza.

End violence between Gaza and Israel

Gaza demonstrations across the U.S.

Gaza Demonstration in Chicago
San Francisco: United for a just Middle East peace
Gaza Demonstration in San Fransisco
Gaza Demonstration in San Fransisco
Gaza Demonstration in Chicago
Gaza Demonstration in Chicago
Gaza Demonstration in Chicago
Gaza Demonstration in Chicago
Gaza Demonstration in Chicago
Gaza Demonstration in Chicago
Gaza Demonstration in Chicago

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Images from around the US of demonstrations against the conflict between Gaza and Israel.

Gaza demonstrations across the U.S.

As the situation in Gaza and Israel unfolds, we will bring you AFSC's latest statements, resources, and stories from the people affected by the conflict. 

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