August 2015 – Write to your MP’s

Posted August 25, 2015, by & filed under Protest Actions, UK Specific.

Sample letter to your MP’s Please send this and spread the word   Regarding the particularly vicious spate of demolitions this week, and following our press release, we have drafted a letter for you to send to your MP’s. Full text is included below, and you can find the word document for downloading here. We have… Read more »

DAHMASH: No place like home

Posted August 22, 2015, by & filed under Don't Say You Did Not Know, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, House Rebuilding, Israeli Military Actions, Personal Experiences, Summer Camps.

Jean Riesman, an American ICAHD rebuilding camp participant, provides more insight into the demolitions in Dahmash, a ‘unrecognized’ community within the state of Israel where every home is slated for demolition. DAHMASH: NO PLACE LIKE HOME Debris from the houses demolished in April in the Palestinian-Israeli community of Dahmash still sat next to the newly,… Read more »

Jeff Halper and ICAHD UK at Greenbelt 2015

Posted August 21, 2015, by & filed under Culture, Events, UK Specific.

Greenbelt Festival Jeff Halper is a featured speaker at this years festival 28th – 31st August, Kettering, Northamptonshire Greenbelt, the arts and social justice festival that has focused attention on charities and faith-based activism for the last 41 years – has invited ICAHD’s co-founder Jeff Halper, to bring current analysis from Israel and Palestine to the programming…. Read more »

Press Release on demolitions – Aug 2015

Posted August 20, 2015, by & filed under House Demolitions, International, Israeli Military Actions, Press Release.

ICAHD calls on the international community to enforce the end of all demolitions Jerusalem, August 19th, 2015 The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) deplores the continued demolitions and displacements occurring in East Jerusalem, the E1 area near Ma’ale Adumim and in the Jordan Valley. At 3:30am this morning the Israeli army, police and border police together… Read more »

ICAHD Press Release – HOME DEMOLITIONS AND DISPLACEMENTS ON MASSIVE SCALE IN JERUSALEM, JORDAN VALLEY AND E-1 AREA

Posted August 19, 2015, by & filed under House Demolitions, International, News, Press Release.

Following is ICAHD’s Press Release: HOME DEMOLITIONS AND DISPLACEMENTS ON MASSIVE SCALE IN JERUSALEM, JORDAN VALLEY AND E-1 AREA Jerusalem, August 19th 2015 The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) deplores the continued demolitions and displacements occurring in East Jerusalem, the E1 area near Maale Adumim and in the Jordan Valley. At 3:30am this morning… Read more »

Tel-Aviv-on-the-Seine

Posted August 18, 2015, by & filed under International, Opinion, Personal Experiences, Summer Camps.

Jean Reisman, an American who participated in ICAHD’s recent rebuilding camp, responds to the news that a ‘Tel Aviv Day’ will be featured along the banks of the Seine in Paris. Jean draws upon what she learned during the field trips that were provided for the internationals at the camp: Tomorrow, the Paris city government… Read more »

Dimes of Wrath

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An American who participated in ICAHD’s recent rebuilding camp writes about what she now terms the Jewish National Fund’s ‘DIMES OF WRATH’. I don’t remember collecting dimes for pine needles. The bright green leaves on the stamps were distinctly deciduous, one for each ten-cent donation I collected, until there were enough to summon up a… Read more »

First time at ICAHD’s Rebuilding Camp

Posted August 4, 2015, by & filed under House Rebuilding, Opinion, Personal Experiences, Summer Camps.

Reflections from one of the participants who joined ICAHD’s 13th annual rebuilding camp: Despite not being completely new to travelling or experiencing different cultures, the two weeks I spent at ICAHD’s summer rebuilding camp offered encounters I couldn’t have imagined and that would never have happened had I been travelling to that area on my… Read more »