ICAHD Newsletter – January 2016

Posted 3rd January 2016, by & filed under Latest News, Newsletter.

ICAHD Jerusalem and Jeff Changes Role in ICAHD With the end of 2015 we express our deep appreciation to all the ICAHD supporters who have helped sustain us during the incredible challenges that we as an Israeli political left-wing peace group continue to face in our resistance to our government’s policies towards the Palestinians. Thousands… Read more »

ICAHD Jerusalem and Jeff Changes Roles in ICAHD

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Our last news letter covered our annual rebuilding summer camp which was a great success following 2014’s canceled summer camp due to the brutal attack on Gaza and concern over safety. In summer 2016 we will rebuild another home demolished by the authorities which will again bring together internationals, Palestinians, and Israelis to share and… Read more »


Posted 27th December 2015, by & filed under Latest News.

Jeff Halper “Punitive” demolitions, which have become a trademark of Israel’s latest round of repression against the Palestinians of the Occupied Territory, are not only a pointless lashing out against defenseless families, but are downright counterproductive, even by Israel’s own standards. Since 1967 the Israeli authorities have demolished some 46,000 Palestinian homes in the OPT,… Read more »

Borrowed Freedom Is Not Freedom

Posted 24th December 2015, by & filed under Latest News.

In recent weeks Israel’s High Court of Justice approved the punitive home demolition of five family homes of Palestinians involved in attacks against Israelis. Under most circumstances when a Palestinian attacks an Israelis civilian or solider, he is neutralized, which means killed or injured and arrested. Therefore punitive home demolitions punish family members and neighbors…. Read more »

ICAHD Completes 189th Rebuild

Posted 9th September 2015, by & filed under Latest News.

Jeff Halper, ICAHD’s Director, reflects on the final day of ICAHD’s annual rebuilding camp for internationals: The ICAHD Rebuilding Camp is completed! Two weeks of building in 40 degree (104 F) heat, 20 international activists bolstered by their Palestinian and Israeli compatriots and a wonderful, professional Palestinian team of builders led by Salim and Riad,… Read more »

Ruth Edmonds interviewed for PPI on the politics of house demolitions

Posted 19th May 2015, by & filed under Uncategorised.

The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions estimates that 48,038 Palestinian structures have been demolished in occupied Palestinian territory since 1967, making housing demolition a key aspect of Israel’s policy of control over Palestinians. PPI’s (Partners for Progressive Israel) Nicole Cooper interviews Ruth Edmonds, advocacy officer and tour coordinator for the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions… Read more »

‘It is Mafia, not law’

Posted 4th May 2015, by & filed under Uncategorised.

 A phenomenon that is absent from much of Western Europe is a fear of bulldozers. A logical absence it would seem. Yet the story is somewhat different for Palestinians living in Israel and the West Bank. I am being driven to meet a Palestinian family, Atta Jaber and his wife and four children, whose home… Read more »

Report On A One State Solution

Posted 27th April 2015, by & filed under Uncategorised.

Julia Olioff – ICAHD Intern – 2015 As facts on the ground in Israel/Palestine make it evident that a two state solution is no longer feasible, there has been increasing discourse on the possibilities of a one state solution among intellectuals, activists and journalists. Over the past month I interviewed some of these Israeli and… Read more »

Jeff Halper Interviewed on THE REAL NEWS NETWORK

Posted 1st November 2014, by & filed under Jeff Halper.

  Jeff Halper was interviewed by The Real News Network’s Anton Woronczuk in Baltimore on the fate of Jerusalem, the Israeli left, and the apathy of the general Israeli public.      [video:http://youtu.be/mQqWbv42iJI width:400 height:600]