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Amtrak Hosts Synagogue Vigil Summit In the early hours of December 3, a meeting of the leaders of the only two known synagogue protests in the world was held at the Amtrak terminal in Denver, Colorado. The California Zephyr stopped for fuel and supplies while plans to continue protests in Ann Arbor and Boulder on Saturday […]

Jewish Power in Ann Arbor Council Election In the June-Aug 2012 edition of the Washtenaw Jewish News appears a letter by Henry Brysk entitled “A ‘nuanced’ anti-Zionist runs for the Ann Arbor City Council”. Brysk reveals his Jewish tribal loyalties as he excoriates candidate Chuck Warpehoski, director of the Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice, for […]

Can Stevie Wonder See Through “End the Occupation”? This week we hear from the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation (ETO) that they’ve taken credit for Stevie Wonder’s refusal to perform at a fund-raiser in Los Angeles which raises money for the Friends of the IDF. In and of itself, that’s a good thing, […]

Doing Our Share When our small group of friends in Dearborn call for a demonstration against Israel’s so-called Operation Pillar of Defense, Jewish Witnesses for Peace and Friends rev up the taxi squad and show up. We hope – as we mount our vigils every Saturday morning – that these activists would recognize the continual […]

Miko Peled: What He Doesn’t Say … Miko Peled, author of The General’s Son – Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, gave a recorded talk in Seattle last month and it came to our desk with flying colors: “A Must Watch”, “Let the world know good Israeli Jews do exist!!!!” And sure enough, many critical comments […]

Is She Jewish? Does it Matter? The National Students for Justice in Palestine (NSJP) conference was held in Ann Arbor Nov. 2-4, but no JWPF members even knew about it until our friend Michael – from the Yom Kippur protest in Boulder, Colorado – informed this writer that he was planning to attend. But alas, […]

CROP Walk “A success” Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice program coordinator Bill Alt deemed this year’s annual CROP walk a success and links his readers to an article by annarbor.com where readers can view photos of this event. What these thumbnails won’t show you is three members of Jewish Witnesses for Peace and Friends who […]

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