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Questions for Mr. Shtulman David Shtulman is Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor and was present at JWPF’s protest of the Federation’s Main Event on Sunday, October 30th. His was one of four voices quoted in “Jewish Federation offended by protests; security office unruffled” an article which appeared in the Nov. […]

Thirty Feet of Palestine Those who attended the Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor’s Main Event on October 30th passed by twenty dedicated peace activists and a thirty-foot long Palestine flag, as a reminder to them that their financial and spiritual assistance to Apartheid Israel will not pass unchallenged. If photo is not visible, please […]

Author’s note of 1 Sept 2009: This article was started and mostly completed in December 2008. Then the Israeli massacre in Gaza intervened, followed by an intensification of organizing efforts for the Batsheva Dance Company protests. After that, it gathered dust in the Drafts folder while I moved cross-country. An extended, remix version of “People […]

Beth Israel Seeks “Legal Options” An undated tri-fold flyer from Beth Israel Congregation, obtained in 2007, is entitled “Frequently Asked Questions About the Synagogue Protesters“, and includes the following: What is Beth Israel doing about them [Jewish Witnesses for Peace and Friends]? …Since what they are doing is legal, we cannot force them to leave, […]

A Rude Awakening One would think that our colleges and universities would be bastions of free speech, and would open their doors to all points of views on a wide range of topics. And especially when property owners are assessed taxes to support such public organizations, in this case Washtenaw Community College. The summer taxes […]

Great Turnout JWPF would like to thank some wonderful people who pushed our attendance to fifteen on the 2nd annual Eat-a-Cheeseburger Day on October 8. Our Team Statistician informs us that the last time we put 15 vigilers on Washtenaw Avenue was August 13, 2005, and said we should take pride in a group which […]

JWPF at City Council This writer’s three-minute address presented to the Ann Arbor City Council this week on the topic of “Israel’s Legitimacy Questioned”, was covered by Dave Askins of the Ann Arbor Chronicle. Video of talk here [20:02 minutes]. Askins writes: Comm/Comm: Palestine Henry Herskovitz told the council he wanted to address an issue […]
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