Where are we headed in Israel/Palestine? ICAHD UK Conference 2016

Posted February 1, 2016, by & filed under Events, UK Specific, UK Specific.

Salma Karmi Ayyoub, Khalil AlAmour, Jeff Halper, & Anthony Lerman

– Salma Karmi Ayyoub, Khalil AlAmour, Jeff Halper, & Anthony Lerman speaking at our 2015 annual conference. ICAHD 2016 AGM and Conference – Where are we headed in Israel/Palestine? DOWNLOAD THE FLYER HERE    After Israel destroyed the two-state solution what remains is unadulterated apartheid: Israeli Jews ruling over an entire Palestinian people with no national or… Read more »

Report of the Summer Rebuilding Camp 2015

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– The former Fhadad family home, only partially rebuilt after being self-demolished. This house rebuilding project, the 12th such camp carried out by ICAHD, ran from July 19th – August 3rd 2015. Twenty international volunteers from Finland, USA, Germany, UK, Australia supported by Palestinian and Israeli activists with a Palestinian team of professional builders, created… Read more »

Celebrating non-violent resistance on Martin Luther King day, 2016

Posted January 18, 2016, by & filed under Beduin, Personal Experiences, Study Tour Reports.

Bulldozers in the Negev Desert November 2015

January 18th, 2016 – Martin Luther King Jr. day On a recent 11-day tour of Israel and the West Bank, under the aegis of ICAHD, many instances of the worsening situation for Palestinians were witnessed. People who had visited the region before said they had never seen the Palestinians so despondent. The impunity with which… Read more »

ICAHD’s political study tour – Autumn 2015

Posted December 11, 2015, by & filed under Separation Wall, Study Tour Reports, Uncategorized.

  UK delegates joined what is the longest-standing political study tour offered of I/P   “This study tour, composed largely of close encounters with Israelis and Palestinians, penetrates the surface of Israel/Palestine, revealing realities ignored by the mainstream media. Participating in it has been one of the most valuable experiences of my 71 years,” so… Read more »

A British Volunteer with Project Hope Tells the Story of a Recent Punitive Demolition in Nablus

Posted December 7, 2015, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Demolitions, Israeli Military Actions, Personal Experiences, Uncategorized.

On 12th November, the family home of Ragheb ‘Oleiwy was demolished in Nablus, in one of the first demolitions using explosives rather than the more time and cost-intensive use of bulldozers. Ragheb, an engineer, was accused of killing two settlers on the road from Beit Forik near Nablus at the start of October 2015. He… Read more »

ICAHD Sponsored walk – A Radical Jewish History Tour

Posted September 18, 2015, by & filed under Events, Personal Experiences, Sponsored Walk, UK Specific.

  Two reflections from participants who joined our April Sponsored walk:   On 18th April ICAHD UK organised a hugely successful (and over-subscribed!) fund-raising walk through the Jewish East End led by tour guide David Rosenberg, author of ‘Battle for the East End’ and more recently, ‘Rebel Footprints.’ As a Jewish East Ender myself, I… 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 »