The Deir Yassin Remembered Blog

End of an Era? For as long as this writer has been a political activist there has existed in Ann Arbor an anti-war protest at the federal building every Tuesday at noon. A local construction project has closed off one of the roads adjacent to the federal building, but it appears that this weekly protest, […]

The Reverend Ed Pinkney Stands With JWPF The Reverend Ed Pinkney, fighting a battle of land theft and appropriation in Benton Harbor, came to stand with members of JWPF, who protest the theft and appropriation of Palestinian land. Whirlpool Corporation and Harbor Shores are the aggressors in Benton Harbor, and European and American Jews are […]

High Holiday Draws Large Attendance Saturday was the Day of Atonement (aka Yom Kippur, the Sabbath of Sabbaths) and attendance at Beth Israel Congregation was high. A little rain kept some vigillers at home, but we still managed to put seven Witnesses out there. As reported earlier, our new sign, created expressly for this event, […]

When JWPF Speaks, the Jewish Community Listens David Shtulman, the Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor, is a faithful reader of these reports, and our thanks goes out to him and other members of the Jewish community who listen to our messages. In his Shabbat Message of August 27 David quotes […]

Hey! Where ‘Ya Going? The Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor has moved up its annual fund raiser yet another month (to October 12th) and this year changed its long-standing venue. The date change can be considered a slick fund raising technique, i.e. a year’s donation is now 11 months, yielding an 8.3% increase, but […]

JWPF Members Learn a Valuable Lesson University of Michigan football fans may remember last November 21 as day of the sixth defeat in a row by the Ohio State Buckeyes, but we remember that day because Vigiller G was assaulted by suspect David A. Fauman of Ann Arbor. The lesson we learned is to always […]

JWPF Supports Al Quds Day Jewish Witnesses for Peace and Friends have joined with the National Lawyers Guild, Arab Student Union (U. of Michigan), Students Allied for Freedom and Equality (U. of Michigan and Michigan State Univ.) and others as official supporters of The International Day of Quds. Our friends from The Jerusalem Committee (Dearborn, […]
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